Brooke Burke will be the new co-host of “Dancing with the Stars” on season 10. The 38 year-old Burke will be hosting alongside veteran “Dancing with the Stars” host, Tom Bergeron.
Brooke Burke won the season 7 “DWTS” competition in 2008 with dance partner, Derek Hough. It looks like Brooke will get a chance to be on the other side of the stage, interviewing contestants, as she replaces former co-host of “Dancing with the Stars,” Samantha Harris, who will focus on entertainment journalism.
Not a stranger to “Dancing with the Stars,” Burke knows the regimen contestants go through in preparing for competition. Impressive qualifications make Brooke Burke the perfect choice hosting “Dancing with the Stars.” Burke’s previous hosting experiences have been: E! channel show, “Wild On,” CBS “Rockstar: INXS,” and “Rockstar: Supernova.” She even has a background in studying broadcasting and journalism. A talent with much to offer, “Dancing with the Stars” will do well having Burke has its new co-host for season 10.
What interesting facts are there about Brooke Burke? Her new stint on “Dancing with the Stars” conjures up curiosity of what this lady is all about, her interests, and real-life facts. Some not-so-known trivia is listed here for fun. Some of the most fascinating – and hilarious – facts about this new co-host of “Dancing with the Stars” are:
Brooke won her first beauty pageant at age 14.
Brooke has appeared in Burger King commercials – specifically overcame, Pocket Bike Racer and during the Super bowl XL.
She thinks lobsters and crabs are the “cockroaches of the sea.”
Brooke had a pet tarantula as a child, but is scared of spiders.
Brooke is Jewish.
She shares the same birthday as Pink, David Marquette, and Aimee Mann.
Brooke has been in commercials for Bally Fitness, Coca-Cola, and Discover Card.
She sold her Hummer H2 on Eba after growing tired of it.
She was obsessed with Prince in Jr. high school.
Brooke is 5’7.”
Brooke studied Broadcast Journalism at UCLA and business advertising at Santa Monica College.
She appeared in Playboy magazine May 2001 and November 2004 issues.
Her modeling appearances have been for VenusSwimwear and Fredericks of Hollywood.
In 2007, Burke started Babyish Baby, a company offering wraps for pregnant women.
Brooke can’t stand shock jock, Howard Stern.
Add to this list, Brooke Burke, new co-host of “Dancing with the Stars.” Then again, this is already well-known trivia! Catch Tom Berger on and new co-host, Brooke Burke on “Dancing with the Stars,” premiering March 22, 2010 on ABC.
Sources: Los Angeles Times