Brooke Burke (born September 8, 1971), is an American actress, dancer, model, and television personality. She is known for Rock Star (2005–2006), winning the seventh season of Dancing with the Stars, and for co-hosting Dancing With the Stars from 2010 to 2013.
Burke was born in Hartford, Connecticut and raised in Tucson, Arizona. Her mother is of Portuguese-Jewish background. Her father is of French and Irish descent. Brooke was raised in her mother's Jewish religion, and is raising her children Jewish although she also celebrates Christmas.