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Mark Burnett

Born: Jul 17, 1960

Birthplace: London

Profession: Film Producer

Nationality: United Kingdom

Mark Burnett

Date of Birth : Jul 17, 1960
Birth Place : London

Mark Burnett is an English-born television producer based in Los Angeles and is currently the CEO of United Artists Media Group, a subsidiary of MGM Holdings. Burnett is currently the executive producer of 11 network television series. He has won six Emmy Awards, two Producers Guild of America Awards, two Critics' Choice Television Awards, and five People's Choice Awards. His current unscripted series are Survivor, The Apprentice, The Voice, The Sing Off, Shark Tank, Beyond the Tank, Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader, 500 Questions and the People's Choice Awards. In addition to these network shows, Burnett also produces cable series: On the Menu, Women of the Bible, Lucha Underground, and Divine Intervention. In 2013, TV Guide Magazine named Burnett its "Producer of the Year". In 2014, The Hollywood Reporter named Burnett No. 1 on the Top 50 Reality Players in 2014. In 2015, Burnett was named No. 1 on the Reality TV Power List: 30 Most Powerful Sellers of 2015 in The Hollywood Reporter. In 2013, Burnett produced The Bible series that brought in around 100 million viewers, which ended up being the most-watched cable miniseries of the year.


  • Film Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Television producer
  • Television Director


  • Archie Burnett
  • Jean Burnett


  • Dianne Burnett
  • Roma Downey


  • Cameron Burnett
  • James Burnett

Awards Won

  • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Reality-Competition Program
  • Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lifestyle Program
  • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Structured Reality Program
  • PGA Lifetime Achievement Award in Television
  • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Nonfiction Program
  • PGA Television Producer of the Year Award in Episodic - Competition Television
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