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Mark Burnett

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Net worth 2018: $13 Million
Industry: Other
BirthDay: 17 July 1960
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Children: 2

Mark Burnett was bornon 17 July 1960 in United Kingdom, is Director/ProducerDirector/Producer. The father of reality TV is now turning his consider business talents to the world of Christian entertainment. His History Channel miniseries, "The Bible," attracted 13 million viewers when it debuted last year. Burnett and his wife, Roma Downey, cleverly turned the Jesus section of the show into a feature length movie, "Son of God," which grossed $68 million at the global box office. The couple is now helping Paramount and MGM make a big-budget remake of "Ben-Hur" and working on a sequel to "The Bible" titled "A.D."


In 2017, Burnett had timeslot winning shows on six nights out of seven


In 2016, Burnett produced the film Ben-Hur, a film adaptation of the novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ


"The Voice" and "Shark Tank" were nominated at the 2015 Critics’ Choice Television Awards, at which "Shark Tank" won for Best Reality Series


In 2014, Burnett and his wife Roma Downey were recipients of the Anti-Defamation League's Entertainment Industry Award


In 2013, The Voice, Shark Tank and The Bible were nominated for Primetime Emmy Awards; The Voice won for Outstanding Reality – Competition Program


In June 2011, Burnett was elected into the Producers Guild of America Council Board of Delegates and currently serves on the Producers Council


On 8 July 2009, Burnett received a star at 6664 Hollywood Blvd


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


In November 2006, while the two were vacationing with their children in Zihuatanejo, Mexico, he proposed to her


In 2004, Time called Burnett one of the Most Influential People in the World Today


The couple filed for legal separation in September 2002 and a judgment for legal separation was granted in December 2003


Burnett is best known for producing the hit reality show Survivor, which premiered in the summer of 2000 and was the most watched summer series since Sonny and Cher


In 1991, Burnett, and four others joined a French adventure competition, the Raid Gauloises


In October 1982, Burnett emigrated to the United States, where his friend Nick Hill, who had emigrated from the UK several years earlier, was working as a nanny and chauffeur


From 1978–82 he served with the 3rd Battalion, Parachute Regiment in C Company and saw action during the Falklands War


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

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