How many children does Karey Burke have? Does Karey Burke have children? In this write up, we will introduce you to the children of Karey Burke.
The president of Disney General Entertainment, Karey Burke is an important figure in the entertainment figure and due to the career she has had, a lot of people are interested in knowing more about her personal life. So read on as we introduce you to her children. But before that, let’s first take a look at who Karey Burke really is.
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Who Is Karey Burke?
Karey Burke is the president of 20th Television, which is a production company owned by The Walt Disney Company. She was born on September 25, 1966 in Orange County, California to American parents.
She obtained her first degree from the University of California, Los Angeles where she graduated Magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a degree in communication studies. Since then, she has been very active in the entertainment industry. Burke initially started her career as a comedy development assistant at NBC.
She was senior vice president of Primetime series from 1996 to 1999 and played a key role in the development and production of popular series such as Friends, Just Shoot Me, Mad About You, Providence, etc. Burke later became executive vice president of Primetime series at NBC from 1999 to 2003 where she saw to the production anything that has to do with primetime comedy and drama programming.
Under her tenure as executive vice president of Primetime series at NBC, there were shows like Law & Order: Criminal Intent, West Wing, Freaks, ER, Scrubs, American Dreams, etc.
She later became partners with Ashton Kutcher and Jason Goldberg in Katalyst Films where she saw to the creation of television series such as “Blah Girls”, “Miss Guided” and “The Beautiful Life.” She has also partnered with director Todd Holland in Dark Toy Entertainment in 2010 where they happened to produce “Free Agents” for NBC.
Burke later became executive vice president, Programming and Development at Freeform in October 2014. She continued to serve in that capacity for four years, during which time she helped Freeform to become the No. 2 most social cable channel. She was in control of her position and made sure whatever content that comes from Freeform was of the highest quality.
By 2018, Burke decided to look for another challenge else where and became president of ABC Entertainment from November 2018 to December 2020. During that time, she was in charge of all business affairs, casting, programming, development, marketing and scheduling operations for ABC primetime and late night as well.
Karey Burke Children
Karey Burke has five children with her husband although their names have not been made public by her. She has however revealed that, she has two queer children, one transgender and one pansexual.
She made this revelation in a company-wide zoom call where she suggested that Disney must do more to be more inclusive.
According to her, the issue of advocating for more inclusive Disney characters was because of the sexuality of her children and also because of her position as a corporate leader. She said “I’m here as the mother of of two queer children. Actually, one transgender child and one pansexual child, and also as a leader.”
Who Is Karey Burke Husband?
Burke is married to Michael Duggan, an American writer and director. They live together in Santa Monica and doesn’t look like they will be giving up on their love anytime soon.
Burke and her husband have attended a number of public events together including the 91st Annual Academy Awards in 2019 in Hollywood, California.