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David Holmes Net Worth – $2 million

What is David Holmes’ net worth? Is David Holmes married?


David Holmes is a DJ, composer, and producer who is currently part of the band Unloved alongside musicians Keefus Ciancia and Jade Vincent.


He was born on February 14, 1969, in Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK.

David is the youngest of ten siblings.

At age 15, Holmes began his career as a DJ in his local bars and pubs, playing disco, rock, jazz, and soul.

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David Holmes, DJs Live, Belfast, 2000s – @Getty

”My mum was so supportive of everything I did,” David told Belfast Telegraph. He added: ”She used to stay up till two in the morning listening to my mixes on Pete Tong and tell me how great they were.”

”I think that when you’re a kid, you can’t explain why you love certain kinds of things; you just respond to the music,” Holmes said in another interview.

In 1992, he scored his first electronic hit, “De Niro,” with Lindsay Edwards and Ashley Beedle.

In the ’90s, Holmes began running a club called Sugar Sweet in Ulster University’s Belfast campus.

Debut Album

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DJ David Holmes performs onstage for the Arthurs Day Guinness 250th Anniversary Celebration held at the Storehouse on September 24, 2009 in Dublin – @Getty

In 1995, David released his first solo album, ”This Film’s Crap, Let’s Slash the Seats.”

In 1997, he released ”Let’s Get Killed” via Go! Beat Records. The album was included in the book ”1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die.”

In 1999, David recorded his third album titled – ”Bow Down to the Exit Sign.” The song “69 Police” features during the 2001 remake of ”Ocean’s Eleven.” The album includes collaborations with actor Sean Gullette, film score composer David Arnold, composer Jon Spencer, multi-instrumentalist Martina Topley-Bird, Scottish musician Bobby Gillespie, and novelist Carl Hancock Rux.

In 2002, Holmes released another album called – ”David Holmes presents The Free Association.”

In 2006, David, alongside Glenn Leyburn and Lisa Barros D’Sa, founded Canderblicks Films, a film production company.

In 2008, his fifth album, ”The Holy Pictures,” was released via Go! Beat. It was awarded to the best Irish album of the year.

David Holmes biography

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”I’m like most people when it comes to making music in that I try to reinvent myself every time and make it interesting for myself and follow my heart,” Holmes said.

In 2014, Holmes appeared in the short film ”Unloved: When a Woman is Around.”

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David Holmes djs on Record Store Day 2016 at Rough Trade East on April 16, 2016 in London – @Getty

In 2015, David, with Jade Vincent and Keefus Ciancia, formed an alternative music trio called ”Unloved.”

In 2016, Unloved released their 2016 debut album – ”Guilty of Love.” It was followed by ”Heartbreak” in 2019.

He received an Ivor Novello award for his score on the TV series London Spy in 2016.

In 2017, David scored Steven Soderbergh’s heist comedy ”Logan Lucky.”

In April 2019, Holmes won a Bafta TV Craft Award for his soundtrack to the TV series Killing Eve. In July 2020, he was nominated for an Emmy Award for his work on Killing Eve.


On September 6, 2002, David Holmes married Lisa Holmes.


The couple has a daughter, Nina Holmes.

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David Holmes, musician, composer and DJ at his home on October 12, 2023 in Belfast – @Getty

David Holmes – Net Worth

So, how much is David Holmes worth?

Holmes earned most of his wealth from selling copies of his albums – The Holy Pictures, David Holmes presents The Free Association, Bow Down to the Exit Sign, Let’s Get Killed, and This Film’s Crap Let’s Slash the Seats.

He has since composed scores for films, TV series, and documentaries, including Five Minutes of Heaven, Dara Ó Briain’s Science Club, The Fall, Ocean’s Eleven, Ocean’s Twelve, The Laundromat, Ocean’s Thirteen, The Storms of Jeremy Thomas, Good Vibrations, Death and Nightingales, Perrier’s Bounty, The Girlfriend Experience, and Ordinary Love.

David has reworked tracks by artists such as Ice Cube, U2, Saint Etienne, Doves, Page and Plant, Primal Scream, and Manic Street Preachers.

Holmes worked as an underground concert promoter. He also formed The Free Association with composer Stephen Hilton. In addition, he produced two Apple iPhone ads.

Therefore, Northern Irish composer David Holmes has an estimated net worth of $2 million.

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