Pretty sure Raquel has already said that Damon is married or engaged,. Sherry Holmes ranks #19235 among the Most Girl-Crushed-Upon Celebrity Women..
His son recently picked up a bungalow that is quite the fixer upper.
He says shop classes turned him on to building projects at an early age and laments that there are few of those programs available to high school students today.
His son is now motivated by all the exercise on the job.
All three were on hand at a work site in the northwest corner of Toronto a few weeks ago, gutting a 50-year-old suburban bungalow that had been contaminated with asbestos and lead products, a too familiar find in properties of a certain vintage. “Mike’s leading the way in trying to change the industry.” Holmes, 47, couldn’t be prouder that his children have followed in his footsteps. Sherry Holmes says her dad took her to work sites at an early age and was always building stuff for her, including a handmade Barbie house.
“Anytime before the ’80s they used asbestos in the plaster,” says Damon Bennett, the crew supervisor Holmes refers to as “my general.” Holmes is on a mission to save the environment one house at a time, limiting grey water drainage and channelling new sources of energy and power. “It had hinges and opened up and everything,” she recalls. He’s a demanding task master and treats her like the rest of the crew. “I’ve worked hard to be accepted into this man’s world.” Her brother, 21, says he was more into school and not so much into construction as a young teen. says his son had a “black belt in Nintendo.” Holmes, who did his first plumbing job at 12 and had his own construction crew at 19, couldn’t understand his son’s initial reluctance to get his hands dirty.