Mark Burnett
Mark Burnett
Real Name/Full Name James Mark Burnett
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Mark Burnett
Birth Place: London, England
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 17 July 1960
Age/How Old: 63 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 178 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
Weight: In Kilograms – 80 Kg
In Pounds – 175 lbs
Eye Color: Light brown
Hair Color: Dark brown
Parents Name: Father –Archie Burnett
Mother –Jean Burnett
Siblings: None
School: Not known
College: Not known
Religion: Not known
Nationality: British
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Roma Downey- (m. 2007), Dianne Minerva- (1992 to 2006), Kym Gold-(1988 to 1989)
Kids/Children Name: James and Cameron
Profession: Television producer, executive producer, and author
Net Worth: $550 million
Last Updated: May 2024

James Mark Burnett is a British television producer, executive producer, and author, popularly known as Mark Burnett. His fame came after creating and producing The Apprentice and also Survivor reality show. Currently, he is the chairman of MGM World Wide Television Group.

Well, how well do you know about Mark Burnett? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Mark Burnett’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Mark Burnett to date.

Biography and Early Life

Mark Burnett was born on 17 July 1960 in London, England. He happened to be the only child of Archie and Jean Burnett. Both his parents were working-class and were employed as Ford Motors factory workers. His family resided in Dagenham, Essex, while he was growing up. He was brought up in two different denominations, Roman Catholic of his father and Presbyterian of his mother, but it is not known which he followed.

He was enlisted in the British Army at the age of 17, becoming a section commander.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Mark Burnett in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Mark Burnett’s age is 63 years old as of today’s date 19th May 2024 having been born on 17 July 1960. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 175 lbs in Pound and 80 kg in Kilograms.


There is no information concerning Burnett’s educational background. Although his education is not known, he must have gone to school when we look at his present career.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Mark Burnett With Wife Roma Downey
Mark Burnett With Wife Roma Downey

Burnett has been married three times in his life. His first marriage was to Kym Gold from 1988 to 1989. He married Dianne in 1992. Together the couple was blessed with two sons, James and Cameron. Cameron was diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumor when he was 17, but he survived it.

Burnett and Dianne separated in 2002, and their divorce process was finalized in 2006. Even before their divorce process was over, Burnett was into another relationship with Roma Downey in 2003. After proposing in November 2006, they wedded on 28 April 2007 in their Malibu Home.

Burnett also has a stepdaughter.

Is Mark Burnett Gay?

Burnett is straight afar as sexual orientation is concerned. He is neither gay nor bisexual. He is currently married to Roma Downey, and they are happily living together.

Professional Career

Burnett had come a long way before getting to his television producer job. After leaving the British Army, he emigrated to join his friend, Nick Hill, in the United States. Nick was working as a nanny and introduced Burnett to it. He was employed by the Jaeger family. Although he did not have the required experience, he had security experience.

Later he was employed by the Burt family, who later eventually gave a position in his insurance office. Two years later, he began a t-shirt selling business, and when he realized that he was making more money, he decided to quit the insurance job. Together with four others, they joined Raid Gauloises, a French adventure competition, in 1992. He later got a business opportunity and brought similar competition, Eco-Challenge, which later launched him as a television producer.

Burnett became well known after producing the reality show, Survivor. IN 2004, he produced The Apprentice, which was premiered on NBC. He has produced several other shows having over 3200 hours of television programming. Together with his wife, they produced The Bible drama.

Burnett was named the president of MGM Television and Digital Group in December 2015, where he signed a five-year deal. By 2018, Burnett was the executive producer of six network television shows. These shows are Beat Shazam aired on FOX, TKO in CBS, Shark Tank in ABC, The Voice in CBS, and The World’s Best in CBS.


Burnett has won and also been nominated in a lot of awards. Among them are winning twelve Emmy Awards and 143 Emmy Awards nominations. He has won five Producers Guild of America Awards as well. Other awards he has won are the seven Critics Choice Television Awards, GLAAD Awards, and People’s Choice Awards. Apart from winning, he has also been the producer of a number of awards.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Mark Burnett in 2024

Mark Burnett Net Worth
Mark Burnett Net Worth

As of 2024, Burnett has an estimated net worth of $550 million. He has acquired such a huge amount of wealth from creating and producing most reality TV shows. He is currently the chairman of MGM Worldwide Television Group.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Burnett had made his first million by the early 90s, even before he began his production career.
  • He is involved in philanthropic organizations, and as of 2019, he had helped over 10,000 displaced Christian refugees.

In conclusion, we can say without fear that Burnett is an inspiration to many. He started very low, being employed as a nanny for several years, but his determination and hard work made his dream for a better life. He is not only a famous television and film producer but also an author.


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