Brooke Burke-Charvet on Her Favorite 'Dancing with the Stars' Moments
The TV personality and model also reveals what inspires her and answers our 26 burning questions.
Brooke Burke-Charvet can do it all. Throughout her career, the model, actress, and TV personality has appeared on magazine covers, penned books, launched her own line of activewear, and started her own company (she's the co-CEO of Modern Mom). Dance fans will recognize Burke-Charvet as the Season 7 winner of ABC's Dancing with the Stars. She later went on to co-host eight seasons of the hit competition series.
The busy mom of four has recently been focusing on inspiring women (she recently teamed up on a health campaign with Poise) to live healthy and active lifestyles. Burke-Charvet chatted with Zimbio about her favorite Dancing with the Stars moments and what it really means to empower women.
Advice you'd give to your teenage self:
Listen to your inner voice.
Biggest lesson you've learned in life:
Learn how to reset the button.
Costume you loved wearing on Dancing with the Stars:
Playing Sandra in “You’re the One That I Want.” Tearaway dress revealing hot pink sequins.
Dance move you approve of:
All dance moves.
Earliest childhood memory:
Playing backgammon with my father.
Favorite Dancing with the Stars moment:
Hoisting the mirrorball trophy which represented so many different feelings of achievement.
GIF that accurately describes how you feel today:
It’s all about women empowerment! Shoshanna from Girls says it best:
When the doctor finally told me I was having a boy the 4th time around ;)
If your life were a movie, what would it be called?
Dancing Through the Chaos.
Job you'd have if you weren't an actress, model, TV host:
CEO of an advertising firm!
Kids' TV show you really don't mind watching:
Hidden Heroes on CBS. There is important messaging and it's very educational!
Last movie you streamed or saw in theaters:
The Searching for Sugar Man documentary.
Music video from the '90s you still think is awesome:
Michael Jackson's "Black & White".
Nineties movie character you love:
One fun fact about yourself:
I love to sky dive.
Phrase you're tired of hearing:
"Should I post this, Mom?"
Question you get asked all the time.
"What do you eat?"
Revelations you've had about Hollywood:
To work in the business is a blessing.
Song that never fails to pump you up:
Tina Turner's version of "Proud Mary".
#TBT. Send us a Throwback Thursday photo and tell us the story behind it:
The birth of a child is everything.
Unsolved world mystery you'd like to see solved.
Vacation destination that always inspires you:
St. Barth’s; fashion. cuisine – wink wink ;-)
Weirdest thing you've ever had to do on camera:
Shooting a manmade rocket tethered to someone’s home in New Zealand.
Since we will not ask for your favorite "X word," tell us about your partnership with Poise:
LBL; a subject matter that is embarrassing to many women; however, it’s time for us to seize our Poise moment. I’m so excited about the lighthearted commercial we created with Poise that will start the important dialogue and hopefully help women be more comfortable with their own body.
YouTube video you've been showing all of your friends lately:
“Gymnastics abs” set to "Uptown Funk."
If you didn't know Zimbio was an entertainment site, what would you think "a Zimbio" was?
A remote control robot.