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Mark Burnett

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17, 1960
London, England
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17, 1960 (age 58)
London, England


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. 

Before Fame

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


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.

Family Life

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. 

Associated With

He worked with James Cameron on Stars Earn Stripes. He also produced On the Lot with Steven Spielberg.