Brooke Burke was the globetrotting, bikini-clad host of Wild On, an adventure travelogue on the cable network E!, from 1999-2002. (Burke took over for former host Jules Asner, and was succeeded by Cindy Taylor.) Burke is a former Ford Agency model whose early assignments included posing for lingerie company Fredericks of Hollywood and appearing in high-profile ads for Bally’s exercise clubs. Her work on Wild On made her a star, leading to appearances in Playboy, Maxim and other magazines. She also hosted the E! show Rank from 2002-03, and appeared in the 2008 edition of the TV show Dancing With the Stars.
Burke’s birthplace is sometimes listed as Tucson, Arizona; she was actually born in Connecticut and then raised in Arizona… She is sometimes confused with actress Brooke Burns.