TV Producer

Mark Burnett

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Age 63
Birthday July 171960
Birth Sign Cancer
City London
Country England
Profession TV Producer

Mark Burnett is a famous TV Producer, born on July 17, 1960 in United Kingdom. As of December 2022, Mark Burnett’s net worth is $500 Million. He worked with numerous celebrities, including CeeLo Green on The Voice, Martha Stewart, Sarah Palin, and Jeff Foxworthy. He sold half of his company to the Hearst Corporation in 2011.

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Spouse Roma Downey , Dianne Burnett
Children(s) Cameron Burnett, James Burnett

Mark Burnett Biography

Producer of numerous TV reality shows, including Survivor and The Apprentice. His programming aired in 70 countries. He has also produced feature films, including Son of God and Woodlawn. Burnett was born on 17 July 1960 in London, the only child of Archie and Jean Burnett, both Ford Motors factory workers, and was raised in Dagenham, Essex. His father was a Roman Catholic and his mother was a Presbyterian; it is not known in which denomination he was raised. Aged 17, he enlisted in the British Army, and became a Section Commander in the Parachute Regiment. From 1978 to 1982 he served with the 3rd Battalion, Parachute Regiment in C Company and saw action during the Falklands War and Northern Ireland..

He began dating actress Roma Downey in January 2004, and they married on April 28, 2007. They co-produced The Bible miniseries for The History Channel, which smashed all viewing records for the network in 2013. He has two sons with his first wife, Dianne Burnett.

Mark Burnett (born 17 July 1960) is a British television producer who is the current Chairman of MGM Worldwide Television Group. He is best known for creating and producing the reality shows Survivor and The Apprentice.

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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In October 1982, Burnett emigrated to the United States, where his friend Nick Hill, who had emigrated from the UK earlier, was working as a nanny and chauffeur. Hill knew of an open position for a live-in nanny with the Jaeger family in affluent Beverly Hills. Despite having no experience as a nanny, Burnett went on the interview. The Jaegers, realizing the advantage of having a nanny and security at the same time, hired him. After a year of working for the Jaegers, he moved on to another family in Malibu, California, taking care of two boys for $250 a week. He was eventually given a position in the insurance office owned by Burt, the father of the two boys. Two years later, Burnett rented a portion of a fence at Venice Beach in Los Angeles, and sold T-shirts for $18 each during weekends. Realizing he made more money selling T-shirts, he left his insurance job. In 1991, Burnett, and four others joined a French adventure competition, the Raid Gauloises. Afterward, Burnett saw a business opportunity in holding similar competitions. He purchased the format rights and brought a similar competition, Eco-Challenge, to America. Eco-Challenge launched Burnett’s career as a television producer.

Mark Burnett Net Worth

Mark Burnett is one of the richest TV Producer & listed on most popular TV Producer. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Mark Burnett‘s net worth $500 Million.

Net Worth $500 Million
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Source of Income TV Producer
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House Living in own house.

He joined the British military when he was 17, rising to Section Commander in the Parachute Regiment and fighting in the Falklands War.

In October 1982, Burnett emigrated to the United States, where his friend Nick Hill, who had emigrated from the UK earlier, was working as a nanny and chauffeur. Hill knew of an open position for a live-in nanny with the Jaeger family in affluent Beverly Hills. Despite having no experience as a nanny, Burnett went on the interview. The Jaegers, realizing the advantage of having a nanny and security at the same time, hired him. After a year of working for the Jaegers, he moved on to another family in Malibu, California, taking care of two boys for $250 a week. He was eventually given a position in the insurance office owned by Burt, the father of the two boys. Two years later, Burnett rented a portion of a fence at Venice Beach in Los Angeles, and sold T-shirts for $18 each during weekends. Realizing he made more money selling T-shirts, he left his insurance job. In 1991, Burnett, and four others joined a French adventure competition, the Raid Gauloises. Afterward, Burnett saw a business opportunity in holding similar competitions. He purchased the format rights and brought a similar competition, Eco-Challenge, to America. Eco-Challenge launched Burnett’s career as a television producer.

Burnett married Dianne J. Burnett (née Valentine) in 1992; they have two sons together, James and Cameron. In 2014, Cameron survived a neuroendocrine tumor at the age of 17, had brain surgery and had to learn to walk again. He was awarded the 2015 Courage Award at the Visionary Ball which raises money each year for UCLA’s Department of Neurosurgery.

As reflected in the following chart, Burnett has been nominated for many television industry awards between 1999 and 2018, including Emmy Awards, Critics Choice Awards, Producer’s Guild of America Awards, People’s Choice Awards, and more.

Who is Mark Burnett dating?

According to our records, Mark Burnett married to Roma Downey , Dianne Burnett. As of May 2022, Mark Burnett’s is not dating anyone.

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In 2004, NBC premiered The Apprentice, a reality television series in which contestants competed for a job under real estate magnate Donald Trump. The Apprentice spawned numerous licensed international versions of the show.

Mark Burnett Height

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Facts & Trivia

Ranked on the list of most popular TV Producer. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United Kingdom. Mark Burnett celebrates birthday on July 17 of every year.

In 2004, Time magazine called Burnett one of the Most Influential People in the World Today. Burnett was also named “Philanthropist of the Year” by the Reality Cares Foundation. He has won both Brandweek’s “Marketer of the Year Award”, the prestigious Rose d’Or Frapa Format Award, the Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Award and the Norman Lear Award from the Producers Guild of America.

How much is Mark Burnett Survivor worth?

Net Worth:$500 Million
Date of Birth:Jul 17, 1960 (61 years old)
Gender:Male
Profession:Television producer, Screenwriter, Film Producer, Television Director
Nationality:United Kingdom

Does Mark Burnett own MGM?

In 2014, Burnett and Hearst sold a majority interest in One Three Media to MGM, which named Burnett head of the newly revived United Artists Media Group. The following year, he sold the remaining 45% to MGM and became head of its worldwide TV group. The sale to MGM was worth about $120 million to Burnett.

Is Mark Burnett a Catholic?

MARK BURNETT: I grew up with a Presbyterian mom and a Catholic dad. And never a bad word between them. Especially on the subject of the Bible. I don’t remember ever as a kid not having bibles in our house.

Who is Mark Burnett’s wife?

Wife

What is Donald Trump’s net worth?

3 billion USD (2022)

The couple filed for legal separation in September 2002 and a judgment for legal separation was granted in December 2003; they divorced in 2006. In January 2004, Burnett began dating Roma Downey. In November 2006, while the two were vacationing with their children in Zihuatanejo, Mexico, he proposed to her. They wed on 28 April 2007 in their Malibu home. The ceremony was officiated by Downey’s former co-star, Della Reese.

Burnett has produced several other television franchises including: Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?, Shark Tank, The Voice, Beat Shazam, and TKO: Total Knock Out. He has maintained a strong presence in award show franchises, having produced the MTV Movie Awards (2007–2011), the annual People’s Choice Awards (2010–2017), the Spike Video Game Awards (2011 & 2012) and the 2011, 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards.

Burnett served for two years on the Board of Directors for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. In November 2007, Burnett was elected into the Broadcast & Cable Hall of Fame and in 2008, it was announced that he would be honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. On 8 July 2009, Burnett received a star at 6664 Hollywood Blvd. In June 2011, Burnett was elected into the Producers Guild of America Council Board of Delegates and currently serves on the Producers Council. He is an ambassador for Operation Smile.

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