President Of Mgm Television And Digital Group, Mark Burnett has a net worth of million dollars in 2017-2018. The Television producer has given famous shows like The Voice, Shark Tank and Survivor.
Biography & wiki
The ford motors factory workers, Archie and Jean Burnett gave birth to Mark Burnett on 17 July 1960 in London. He was raised in Dagenham, Essex. At the age of seventeen, he was selected as a Section Commander in the Parachute Regiment in British Army. He saw action during the Falklands crisis which was a ten week war between Argentina and UK. He got married to Roma Downey on 28th April 2007 whom he was dating since 2004. He has two children, James and Cameron Burnett.
After moving to California, USA in 1982, he did job as a nanny for rich families. He also worked in an insurance office. After two years, he also sold t-shirts on Venice Beach during weekends. He first experienced success in 1991 when he joined a French adventure competition, the Raid Gauloises. And then he got inspired to create Eco-challenge, a competition which included racing, trekking etc.
The first eco challenge event was held in 1995. In the same year, he started producing a documentary show of the Eco-challenge event. He is famous for producing the hit reality show, Survivor which premiered in 2000. Survivor was named as number one reality series of all time by Entertainment weekly in 2009. His History Channel mini-series ‘The Bible’ attracted 13 million viewers.
Awards & achievements
In 1999, he got Sports Emmy Award for best Programme Achievement. In 2001, he got Reggie Award for Survivor. In 2004, Mark Burnett got awarded as Brand week marketer of the year, Reality Cares Foundation’ Philanthropist of the year and also got Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Award. He was named as one of the 100 most influential people in the world by TIME Magazine. In 2005, he got Rose d’Or Frapa Format Award.
In 2009, he got Producers Guild of America ‘Normal Lear Award and was awarded as Hollywood Walk of Fame Star: Excellence in Television. In the year 2010, he got Producers Guild of America ‘Lifetime Achievement Award in Television. In the year 2013, he was awarded as ‘Producer of the year’ by TV Guide Magazine. He also got Recognition by Dove Foundation for his movie ‘Son of God’ in 2013. In the year 2014, he got Anti-Defamation league ‘Entertainment Award’.
Net Worth of Mark Burnett
Mark Burnett has a net worth of $ 450 million approximately. He has garnered huge bank balance under his production house. Famous reality TV shows like The Voice and Survivor has been helmed by him. With a single season of Survivor, Mark earns $11 million. He works along with Oprah Whiney as well. All of these has contributed a lot in his overall net worth. His total earnings in the year 2013 was alone $3 million. This provides a glimpse of his high earnings every year.
Mark Burnett is a famous television and film producer and author. He is currently serving in MGM Television and Digital group since year 2015. He is famous for A.D. The Bible Continues, 500 Questions. He has written many books, one of the famous books is A Story of God and All of us, The Night of Betrayal, Netflix and Kill. He has worked very hard to be on Top. There was the time when he used to sell T-shirts and now he is counted as one of the richest people in the world. He is an inspiration to everyone.