Brooke Burns Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Brooke Burns Quick Info
Height5 ft 8 in
Weight57 kg
Date of Birth 16, 1978
Zodiac SignPisces
SpouseGavin O’Connor

Brooke Burns is a model turned actress best known for her role as Jessie Owens in Baywatch: Hawaii (1998–2001) and frequent appearance in Hallmark and Lifetime TV films. She was a presenter in reality shows in the early years of her career and became a game show host with The Chase (2013–2015) and Masterminds (2020).

Born Name

Brooke Elizabeth Burns

Nick Name

Brooke

Brooke Burns in an Instagram selfie as seen in March 2017
Brooke Burns in an Instagram selfie as seen in March 2017 (Brooke Burns / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Pisces

Born Place

Dallas, Texas, United States

Residence 

Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Burns studied at Trinity Christian Academy in Addison, Texas.

She started learning ballet at the age of 2 and started training as a dancer with Dallas Metropolitan Ballet.

Occupation

Model, Actress, Game Show Host / TV Personality

Family

  • Father – Brad Thomas Burns (Worked in the Oil business)
  • Mother – Betsy Davis Burns
  • Siblings – She has 2 sisters.
  • Others – Bobby McGregor Burns (Paternal Grandfather), Abigail Mae Hamilton Burns (Paternal Grandmother), Gregory O’Connor aka Greg (Brother-in-Law) (Producer, Writer)

Manager

She is represented by –

  • Agency for the Performing Arts (APA)
  • Cohn / Torgan Management

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 8 in or 173 cm

Weight

57 kg or 125.5 lbs

Brooke Burns with her daughter as seen in June 2020
Brooke Burns with her daughter as seen in June 2020 (Brooke Burns / Instagram)

Boyfriend / Spouse

She has dated –

  1. Julian McMahon (1998–2001) – Brooke married actor, Julian McMahon in 1999. The couple separated in 2001 and finalized their divorced in 2002. Julian is the son of former Prime Minister of Australia, Sir William McMahon. The couple has one daughter together named Madison Elizabeth McMahon (b. June 2000) who splits her time between her two parents in Los Angeles and New York City.
  2. Steve Bing (2003) – Burns was frequently spotted hanging out with businessman and film producer Stephen Leo Bing in 2003. She broke up with him after he cheated on her.
  3. James Wilder (2003) – She was spotted kissing soap opera actor, James Wilder in a parking lot in 2003.
  4. Bruce Willis (2003–2004) – Burns started dating the action movie star in autumn 2003. Following a brief engagement, the couple broke up in June 2004 after a relationship of 10 months.
  5. Dominic Purcell (2008) – The actress reportedly dated the Australian actor from April to June 2008.
  6. John Cusack (2010–2011) – Brooke dated the veteran actor for a little over a year.
  7. Gavin O’Connor (2011–Present) – The actress publicly announced her engagement in a TV interview aired in December 2011. Gavin is a filmmaker from Long Island best known for directing Warrior (2011) and The Accountant (2016). He has a daughter named Bronwen O’Conner from a previous relationship and Brooke is her stepmother. Gavin and Brooke have a daughter named Declan Welles (b. January 2017).

Race / Ethnicity

White

She predominantly has English and Scottish ancestry.

Hair Color

Blonde

Eye Color

Blue

Brooke Burns in a selfie in March 2020
Brooke Burns in a selfie in March 2020 (Brooke Burns / Instagram)

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • A lean and slender figure
  • Thick lower lip
  • Often wears a big smile for the camera showcasing perfectly veneered teeth

Shoe Size

9.5 (US) or 7 (UK) or 40 (EU)

Brand Endorsements

  • She was a model in ads for Mug Root Beer and Carrows Restaurants in the past.
  • Brooke has also been featured in Betty Barclay advertisements.
  • She was cast in TV commercials for Double Mint Gum (1997) and as Vicki Vale in Batman-themed commercials for OnStar (2001).

Religion

Christianity

Brooke Burns Favorite Things

  • Sports Team – Dallas Cowboys (American Football)
  • Breakfast Food – Oatmeal
  • Beverage – Coffee (Hot Latte, Ice Coffee)
  • Guilty Pleasure – French Fries, Dairy Queen
  • Dinner Meal – Steak, Mashed Potatoes, Beans
  • Lunch Meal – Quinoa, Vegetables
  • Chewing Gum – Spry gum
  • Vacation Spot – Hawaii, Big Sur
  • Weekend Getaway – Cabo San Lucas in Mexico
  • DesignersDolce & Gabbana, Prada
  • Game ShowsThe Price is Right, Wheel of Fortune

SourceTwitter, WomensRunning.com, HealthyLiving.us, ArcaMax.com, NY Post, Insider Direct TV

Brooke Burns in an Instagram post in December 2017
Brooke Burns in an Instagram post in December 2017 (Brooke Burns / Instagram)

Brooke Burns Facts

  1. In high school, Brooke was gangly and taller than all the boys in her class so her classmates would call her Olive Oyl – the cartoon character.
  2. Brooke aspired to become a professional ballet dancer hoping to work with legendary choreographer Mikhail Baryshnikov someday. Her dreams were cut short when she tore the ACL of the knee at the age of 15 in a skiing accident and tore it again at 17. Brooke went into depression and her mother encouraged her to try modeling to get her out of it.
  3. When she turned 16, her family temporarily moved to Europe, and Burns briefly stayed at Paris, Milan, and Munich as a working model.
  4. Running in the mountains is her main form of exercise and gives her a lot of pleasure.
  5. In 2005, she sustained a neck fracture due to diving in the shallow end of a pool. Her paramedic friend onsite floated her to the surface without putting any stress on her spine that saved her from becoming a quadriplegic. She underwent a procedure in which the doctors installed a rod and 2 plates of 10 screws of titanium in her cervical spine.
  6. In an episode on Hollywood Medium aired in August 2017, Brook revealed the details of her grandparents’ tragic demise. Her grandmother shot her grandfather and then killed herself with the same gun.

Featured Image by Brooke Burns / Instagram

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