Brooke Elizabeth Burns was born on the 16th March 1978, in Dallas, Texas USA, and is an actress, television presenter and former model, best known to the world for portraying Jessie Owens in the highly popular TV series “Baywatch” (1998-2001), with other stars of television such as David Hasselhoff and Pamela Anderson. She has been an active member of the entertainment industry since 1996.
Have you ever wondered how rich Brooke Burns is, as of mid-2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Brooke Burns` net worth is as high as $3 million, an amount she has earned through her many talents.
Brooke Burns net Worth $3 Million
Brooke is one of the children of Betsy and Brad; she has two sisters. While growing up, Brooke fell in love with ballet, and she went to ballet lessons until she turned fifteen, when she suffered an injury which forced her to quit. After that, she focused on modelling, but with the whole family moved to Europe.
Thanks to her good looks, Brooke soon found engagement on runways throughout Europe, including the cities of Milan, Paris and Munich, which only increased her net worth.
After her initial success in modelling, Brooke tried herself as an actress, and landed the role of Peg/Meg in the TV series “Out Of The Blue” (1996). She then became focused on acting, and in 1997 appeared in the TV series “Ally McBeal”, and then the following year Brooke was selected for the role of Jesse Owens in the TV series “Baywatch”. The show aired until 2001, increasing Brooke`s net worth by a large margin, but also making her extremely popular, thanks to the success of the series.
After the show ended, she landed a small role in the film “Shadow Hall” (2001), with Gwyneth Paltrow, but three years later was selected for the role of Nicole Booth in the TV series “North Shore” (2004-2005). She continued with engagements in TV series, finding her spot in the cast for the TV series “Pepper Dennis” (2006) as Kathy Dinkle, after which she starred in the film “Urban Decay” in 2007. Her net worth was rising.
The following year she featured in the film “The Art of Travel”, and TV series “Miss Guided”, adding further to her net worth. In 2009, Brooke`s net worth increased when she was selected for the role of Vanessa Mancini in the popular TV series “Melrose Place” (2009-2010). To speak further of her accomplishments as an actress, Brooke appeared in films “Borderline Murder” (2011), “A Sister`s Revenge” (2013), “Where Hope Grows” (2014), and most recently “The Gourmet Detective” (2015), and its sequel “The Gourmet Detective: A Healthy Place to Die” (2015), all of which added a considerable amount to her net worth.
Regarding her personal life, Brooke has been married to director Gavin O’Connor since 2013. Previously, she was married to Julian McMahon from 1999 until 2001, and the couple have a daughter together. Brooke was also engaged to a star actor Bruce Willis, with whom she was ten months in a romantic relationship.
In 2005 she suffered a neck injury while diving, which left her with titanium fusion in her neck consisting of a plate, rod, and ten screws.
Brooke is also recognized for her charitable activities, collaborating with numerous organizations, including Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, Give Back A Smile, Life Rolls On Foundation, and many others.