Who is Marilee Fiebig?

Marilee Fiebig is an attorney, business executive, and Chief of Staff. She is acknowledged for being the wife of the American Journalist TJ Holmes.

TJ Holmes and Marilee Fiebig married on March 1st, 2010, and have a child together.

Marilee Fiebig Biography
Marilee Fiebig Biography

Quick Facts

Full NameMarilee Fiebig Holmes
BirthdayOctober 27th 
Place of BirthDemocratic Republic of Congo
Sun SignScorpio
Scorpio Traits:Positive: Passionate, Ambitious, and Clever
Negative: Stubborn, Aggressive, and Obsessive
ParentsWillian Fiebig (Father)
Paulie Fiebig (Mother)
SiblingsChantale Fiebig (Sister)
Jason Fiebig (Brother)
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseTJ Holmes (husband)
ChildrenSabine Holmes (Daughter)
Brianna Holmes (Step-Daughter)
Jaiden Holmes (Step-Son)
Place of ResidenceNew York City
ProfessionLawyer, Business Executive, Model, and Chief of Staff.
Weight150 lbs
Eye ColorDark Brown
EducationVanderbilt University BA (Political Science+French) and Law
Net WorthUSD 500k-1M
Social MediaInstagram
Quick Facts about Marilee Fiebig

Personal Life 

Marilee Fiebig was born on October 27th in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. She is of mix-ethnicity (Afro-American) and grew up alongside her two siblings.

She and her siblings got raised in the Republic of the Congo until 5. After that, she moved to America from Congo with her siblings.

Fiebig completed her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan with a dual degree majoring in Political Science and French. Later on, she attended Law School at Vanderbilt University, receiving a Joint Doctorate Degree.

Marilee Fiebig Parents

Marilee Fiebig was born to William Fiebig and Pauline Fiebig. Her father is of American Nationality, and her mother is from Central Africa’s Democratic Republic of Congo.

Marilee Fiebig
Marilee Fiebig’s parents, William Fiebig and Pauline Fiebig

William Fiebig worked for the Peace Corps. He was on a mission in Congo when he first met Pauline Fiebig.

Pauline Fiebig represented the Democratic Republic of Congo. She got featured in a coffee table book named; Africa as I saw by Fenton B.

Marilee Fiebig Siblings

Marilee has two siblings: a sister named Chantale and a brother named Jason.

Chantale is a Lawyer, just like Marilee, and they share a very close bond. According to Marilee, they were even pregnant at the same time.

When their brother Jason married Rebecca Parker, Chantale was nine months pregnant, and Marilee was five months pregnant. Thanks to that, their children share the same age and have an intense bond just like their parents.

Marilee Fiebig with her little sister Chantale at the wedding of their brother Jason
Marilee Fiebig with her little sister Chantale at the wedding of their brother Jason


There are no confirmed sources of her being in a relationship with another man besides TJ Holmes before her marriage. However, Marilee and TJ Holmes dated for quite some time before they tied their knot together.

They met each other for the first time at a private event in 2009.

Marilee Fiebig and TJ Holmes Marriage

TJ Holmes and Marilee Fiebig got married on March 1st, 2010. The couple held a private wedding event in Memphis, Tennessee, with the presence of only family and close friends.

Wedding picture of TJ Holmes and Marilee Fiebig
Wedding picture of TJ Holmes and Marilee Fiebig

About TJ Holmes

Born on August 19th, 1997, with the name of Loutelious Holmes Jr, TJ Holmes is an American Journalist and TV Personality. TJ is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and 100 Black Men of Atlanta.

TJ completed his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Arkansas, majoring in Broadcast Journalism. He got renowned for the first time after he started working as a correspondent and an anchor for CNN.

He is the youngest of 2 children in his family, so he got T Junior’s nickname. Following that, he started his TV profession with the same name TJ.

TJ Holmes with his wife
TJ Holmes and Marilee Fiebig..

TJ commenced his TV career in Joplin, Missouri, at KSNF Channel 16 as a producer and grew professionally, becoming an assignment reporter followed by the weekend anchor. All of these within a year.

He is on the Chancellor’s Board of Advisors at the University of Arkansas. Additionally, he is also on the Board of Visitors at Emory University in Atlanta. 

TJ Holmes also was mentioned in Root’s 100 lists of most influential Black Americans.

So far, TJ has worked for ABC News, HLN, CNN Saturday & Sunday Morning, MSNBC, and BET Networks as a producer, assignment reporter, anchor, freelancer, and host & correspondent.

TJ Holmes was previously married to Amy Ferson, an American Anchor for Political News. They got married in the early 2000s.

Unfortunately, things didn’t go well, resulting in the couple’s divorce. Amy Ferson and TJ Holmes got divorced in 2007.


Marilee and TJ Holmes have a cute and loving daughter together, Sabine Holmes. She was born on January 6th, 2013, in the USA.

She is nine years old as of 2022 and is attending school for her primary education. Sabine follows a healthy lifestyle and enjoys a lot of time with her family.

She goes jogging every day with her mother, Marilee, and father, TJ. Sabine also helps her father, TJ Holmes, in cooking different delicacies on various occasions.

Sabine Holmes being a part of festive cooking at home
Sabine Holmes being a part of festive cooking at home

She got featured in GMA (Good Morning America), where the show takes kids to work. Sabine helps her father, TJ Holmes, get ready for his work. 

Besides Sabine, Marilee has two stepchildren from her husband’s previous relationship, a stepdaughter, Brianna, and a stepson, Jaiden.

Brianna and Jaiden are probably in their late teens or early twenties. TJ and Marilee Holmes got both Brianna and Jaiden’s custody as per sources.

However, there have been no confirmed sources of the two children living together with Marilee, TJ, and their little sister Sabine.

Marilee Fiebig Career

Marilee Fiebig is currently working as an Immigration Lawyer, Fashion & Entertainment Executive, Senior Director at Save the Children, Board of Trustees at Brooklyn Independent, Mentor at Unlock her potentials, and a leading DEI.

She is also a model and joined a modeling agency a few years ago. Marilee got featured in magazines like Harper’s Bazaar, FashionBombdaily, etc. TJ Holmes’ wife previously worked as the Vice President of Operations and the General Council at Wilhelmina and Chief of Staff at ROC Nation.

Marilee Fiebig with Wilhelmina Team Members posing for a team picture
Marilee Fiebig with Wilhelmina Team Members posing for a team picture

She is an experienced lawyer associated with immigration. She has worked for figures like Del, Rey, Fragomen, Bernsen, and Loewy. 

Marilee was also associated with Alston & Bird LLP and Powel Goldstein LLP in the past.


Unlike her husband, TJ Holmes, Marilee Holmes is not a part of any controversy. However, her husband was a part of a controversy that started through his tweet.

TJ Holmes uploaded a video on Twitter with the caption, “Driving while black ain’t a joke.” The video features TJ getting pulled out by law enforcement officers in Atlanta.

The above reason became the topic of controversy on CNN, including other tabloids.

Marilee Fiebig Net Worth

Marilee has a net worth of above USD 500K and nearly 1 Million. Her primary source of income is her career as an attorney and varied career prospects, which are still growing as she is experiencing different fields.

On the other hand, her husband, TJ Holmes’s net worth is USD 3 Million. And his primary source of income is his career as a Journalist and Anchor.

Social Media 

Marilee Holmes is an active user of Instagram with almost 8k followers. She shares her day-to-day life, inspirations, cooking, exercise, and other activities, including fun work breaks.


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