Brooke Burke-Charvet is an American actress who hails from Hartford in Connecticut, USA. She has many features in her cap. In addition to being an actress, she is also a host as well as fashion designer and entrepreneur. She has taken part in various reality TV competitions and acted in some sitcoms too. Brooke is most prominent for winning the seventh season of "Dancing-with-the-Stars" and later hosting it, being a Playboy model and being a part of the video game "Need-for-Speed, Underground 2". She has tasted amazing success in most of her ventures and has a current net worth of $25 million.
Burke was born to Donna Burke 8, George Burke, on 8th September 1971 in Connecticut but was raised in Arizona according to Jewish customs and traditions. She's of mixed heritage; being Portuguese and Jewish from her mother's side and French and Irish from her father's side. Burke has three older sisters and three younger brothers. She went to the Sahuaro High-School and the Palo-Verde High-School in Tucson for her high school education and after completing high school, she got a degree in broadcast journalism.
After attaining her degree in broadcast journalism, Burke went on to host the show "Wild On!" for three years. She did bikini modeling before that but hosting this show brought her major recognition. She has also been a part of the show "The Weakest-Link" and the popular summer reality-show, Rock Star that featured on CBS. Brooke Burke struck gold after winning the dancing show, "Dancing-with-the-Stars" along with her partner Derek Hough. She gained global recognition after this which catapulted her status in the industry. Brooke was offered to host the same show but she discontinued in the year 2014. She also got the opportunity to be the pre-show host of the 66th Annual-Golden Globe-Awards in the year 2009. Brooke has been part of the TV shows "She's-Got-the-Look" and "The New-Celebrity Apprentice", also hosting many Miss America pageants.
Burke has also posed nude for various men magazines Maxim, FHM, Stuff, and Playboy. Her Playboy shoot which became very famous required her to pose topless and naked in some photographs. One of the contributors to her success is her having a hot and sexy body. She has featured on many lists of such sort. Perhaps due to this reason, she was rumored to have starred in a porn movie. But there is no evidence in support of such claims. She has authored a book called "The Naked-Mom, A Modern-Mom's Fearless-Revelations, Savvy-Advice, and Soulful-Reflections", which was about her reflecting on her life. She has been a part of innumerable advertisements and video games as well As for her entrepreneurial pursuits, she started her company called "Baboosh Baby" which offered wraps for expectant women and is currently the CEO of ModernMom.Com.
Brooke has been married two times, first to Garth Fischer and then to David Charvet. She divorced both of them in the year 2005 and 2018 respectively. She has two children, Neriah and Sierra from her first marriage and another two children, Heaven Rain and Shaya Braven for her second. On 8th November 2012, Burke announced that she was suffering from thyroid cancer and in December 2012 she announced that she was cancer-free.