Brooke Burke

Model / TV Personality

Born: 8 September 1971
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut
Best known as: Host of TV's Wild On from 1999-2002
Brooke Burke was the globetrotting, bikini-clad host of Wild On, an adventure travelogue on the cable network E!, from 1999-2002. (Burke took over for former host Jules Asner, and was succeeded by Cindy Taylor.) Burke is a former Ford Agency model whose early assignments included posing for lingerie company Fredericks of Hollywood and appearing in high-profile ads for Bally's exercise clubs. Her work on Wild On made her a star, leading to appearances in Playboy, Maxim and other magazines. She also hosted the E! show Rank from 2002-03, and appeared in the 2008 edition of the TV show Dancing With the Stars.
Extra credit: Burke's birthplace is sometimes listed as Tucson, Arizona; she was actually born in Connecticut and then raised in Arizona... She is sometimes confused with actress Brooke Burns.

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