Mark Burnett was born on July 17, 1960 in the east end of London, England. He was the only child of two Ford Motors factory workers. He was raised in London, and later moved in Dagenham, a small town in Essex. At the age of seventeen, he enlisted…more
In 2008 Mark's former business partner, Conrad Riggs, began legal proceedings against him, claiming he was owed more than $5.12 million for his contribution to their various business projects.
He was a paratrooper in the British Army.
He holds dual U.S. and British citizenship.