Brooke Burke

American actress and model Brooke Burke was born on September 8, 1971, in Hartford, Connecticut, the daughter of Donna and George Burke. Her mother is Portuguese, but was raised Jewish, while her father combines French and Irish ancestry.

Brooke attended Sahuaro High School and Palo Verde High School in Tucson. Later, she studied journalism at University of California, Los Angeles. While studying at the university, she worked as a model and appeared in campaigns of Coca-Cola, Anheuser-Busch, M Professional Cosmetics, Bally