Brooke Burke is a super talented Hollywood star who is into dancing, acting, modeling, and TV hosting. She is best-known as one of the models to pose for Playboy. However, the mother of four and Thyroid-cancer survivor reverberated her powerful personality throughout American showbiz after winning the seventh season of Dancing with the Stars and for co-hosting the show. She has since established herself as one of the highest in-demand stars in addition to magazine appearances, business ventures, books and voicing of video games and countless commercial videos appearances.
The younger of two siblings, Brooke Burke was born on September 8, 1971, in Hartford Connecticut. She spent her childhood in Tucson Arizona and was raised in the Jewish faith. She is of mixed descent. Her father is of French and Irish origin while her mother is of Portuguese descent though she was adopted. Burke didn’t have a perfect home while growing up, her father left them when she was just two leaving her at the mercy of her stepdad Armenian.
It wasn’t easy for little Burke to pursue her dream of becoming a model. But the nudge has always been there even while she was at Sahuaro High School and Palo Verde High School in Tucson. She first got a chance to showcase her cute body in the 1990s modeling lingerie for the Frederick’s of Hollywood catalog. While continuing her path as a model, she gained TV fame with a contract to Wild On! on the E network from 1999 to 2002. By then she was already done studying broadcast journalism.
Her breakthrough came when she appeared in the TV series Rock Star which opened her door to fame. capitalizing on this, she took her next big career step which saw her win the seventh season of Dancing with the Stars as well as co-hosting Dancing With The Stars from 2010 to 2013. Since then it has been endless hosting jobs for the star. Some of her hosting stints include the pre-show for the 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards and Miss America beauty pageant.
She has also taken some time out of her modeling and hosting schedule to film some movies with credits in the action horror film The Wraith – an uncredited role. She was also cast as Jill in the horror film Dead Scared (2004). The star is ready to spend the next several years hosting more shows and flaunting her body while probably still letting her acting career blossom.
Brooke Burke’s Husband, Divorce and Kids
Brooke has been married more than once. Her first marriage was to Garth Fisher, a famous plastic surgeon. But their love dwindled in 2005 and since divorce isn’t as tragic as staying in an unhealthy or unhappy marriage, the couple went their separate ways after two daughters Neriah and Sierra. The following year, Brooke Burke started dating David Charvet, a French actor.
David Charvet wanted something more than just dating, so he proposed to the TV host. In 2011, the duo exchanged marriage vows in St. Bart’s. They have two children, a son named Shaya Braven born 2007 and daughter Heaven Rain born 2008. Their marriage seemed very successful and people thought they found a true friendship in each other that wouldn’t die so easily.
However, it came as a shock to many when the duo announced that they were separating after 7 years of marriage for irreconcilable differences. Their divorce filing proposes that the share joint physical and legal custody of their children. It also demands that the court reserve the right for the future determination of spousal support.
Height and Measurement
Brooke Burke is a dedicated workout person and over the years she has managed to be in great shape. Her swimsuit body, midsection, and legs remain incredibly toned even though she has had four kids and has seen weight fluctuation after that. She weighs only 51kg or 112 pounds. Her body measurements (bust, waist, and hip) are 36-23-34. Her dress is 4(US) or 36(EU) or 8(UK). She wears 34B bra size and US shoe size 8.5 or 39(EU).
You may be wondering how she has been able to sustain such a sculptured figure. She does it through workouts that include pilates sessions in a week and also does booty burn class thrice a week. Booty burn may sound like it works just the butts, but no, it is a full body exercise that targets different body parts.
Beyond exercise, the 5 ft 7 inches tall star maintains her tone by following a Mediterranean diet which consists of chicken, fish, vegetables, olive oil, and lean grilled beef. She also does portion control, eating a small quantity of the food daily. Also, Brooke Burke never misses breakfast and makes her own dinner.