Meet Brooke Burke-Charvet

From Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Joy of Less


Meet Brooke Burke-Charvet


Brooke Burke-Charvet is above all a wife, mother, and philanthropist. She is one of social media’s most influential moms and a constant source of information regarding health and fitness, with an outreach of almost four million followers via Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Her blog is published on the website. Forbes recognized her as one of America’s top ten moms to follow. She has also written an autobiography: The Naked Mom, A Mother’s Fearless Revelations.

Brooke is recognized for first winning, and then going on to co-host eight seasons of Dancing with the Stars. Last year Brooke joined the CBS Dream Team to host the educational Saturday morning show, Chicken Soup for the Soul’s Hidden Heroes.

Brooke also co-created, produces and stars in Breaking Bread with Brooke Burke, a food-oriented lifestyle talk show with celebrity guests. She is a contestant on the 2016 Celebrity Apprentice, as well as being a frequent guest and host on a variety of other television shows.

Brooke has a fitness DVD series with Sony Home Entertainment, a line of fitness clothing, and she even teaches classes in her hometown of Malibu. She has graced the cover of every major fitness magazine.

Brooke beat cancer in 2013, and she continues to bring awareness and inspire people to support a variety of cancer organizations. She became the face of the American Cancer Society’s “Bucket List” campaign in 2014, and she continues to share her story through speaking engagements across the country. She sits on the boards of cancer related charities as well. Brooke is also a “Smile Ambassador” for Operation Smile.

Brooke enjoys her blended family life in Malibu with her beloved husband David Charvet and their four beautiful children, dogs, cats, lizards, and other creatures.


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