What is the net worth of Delta Burke?
Delta Burke is an American actress, author, and producer who has a net worth of $8 million. This is a combined net worth with her husband since 1989, actor Gerald McRaney. Burke is best known for her role as Suzanne Sugarbaker on the CBS series Designing Women (1986–1991), a role that earned her two Primetime Emmy nominations.
Delta has over 60 acting credits to her name, including the films “Sordid Lives” (2000), “What Women Want” (2000) and “Hansel & Gretel” (2002) and the television series “Filthy Rich” (1982) . -1983), “1st & Ten” (1984–1987), “Delta” (1992–1993), “Designing Women” spin-off “Women of the House” (1995), “Popular” (1999–2001), “DAG” (2000–2001), “and “Boston Legal” (2006–2007). Burke worked as a producer on “Delta” and “Women of the House,” as well as the 1996 film “Maternal Instincts” and the 1997 TV Movie “Melanie Darrow.” Delta also performed on Broadway, playing Mrs. Meers in “Thoroughly Modern Millie” (2003–2004) and Truvy in “Steel Magnolias” (2005). In 1994, she launched the clothing company Delta Burke Design, which offered ” real clothes for real women”, and in 1998 he published the book “Delta Style:
Delta Burke was born Delta Ramona Leah Burke on July 30, 1956, in Orlando, Florida. She grew up with her mother Jean, stepfather Frederick (who adopted her after he married Jean), younger sister Jennifer and younger brother Jonathan. Delta attended Colonial High School, where she was voted “Most Likely to Succeed.” As a teenager, Burke was crowned Flame by the Orlando Fire Department and later became State Miss Flame. In 1974, she won the Miss Florida pageant, appeared on “Bozo the Clown” and graduated from high school. Delta is offered a talent scholarship by the Miss America Organization, and she spends two years studying at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.
In 1978, Burke had an uncredited role in the TV movie Zuma Beach, and in 1979, he appeared in the television movies Charleston and A Last Cry for Help and the miniseries The Seekers. In 1980, she played Bonnie Sue Chisholm in the CBS series “The Chisholms”, then starred in “Nero Wolfe” (1981), “The Fall Guy” (1981–1982), “Fantasy Island” (1983) , “Remington Steele” (1983), “The Love Boat” (1983–1984), “TJ Hooker” (1984), and “Who’s the Boss?” (1985). Delta played the role of Kathleen Beck on the CBS sitcom Filthy Rich from 1982 to 1983 and Diane Barrow on the HBO series 1st & Ten from 1984–1987, and from 1986 to 1991, she played Suzanne Sugarbaker on the Designing Women” with Dixie Carter, Annie Potts, Jean Smart and Meshach Taylor. In 1990, in an interview with Barbara Walters, Burke called the “Designing Women” set a “difficult and unpleasant job”, and the following year he was granted. Delta claimed that she suffered harassment on set because of her weight and that she was singled out for speaking out about the “psychological abuse” that took place. She later split with Linda Bloodworth-Thomason, the show’s creator, and reprized the role of Suzanne Sugarbaker in the 1995 spin-off Women of the House. Delta claimed that she suffered harassment on set because of her weight and that she was singled out for speaking out about the “psychological abuse” that took place. She later split with Linda Bloodworth-Thomason, the show’s creator, and reprized the role of Suzanne Sugarbaker in the 1995 spin-off Women of the House. Delta claimed that she suffered harassment on set because of her weight and that she was singled out for speaking out about the “psychological abuse” that took place. She later split with Linda Bloodworth-Thomason, the show’s creator, and reprized the role of Suzanne Sugarbaker in the 1995 spin-off Women of the House.
Burke anchored “Saturday Night Live” in 1991, then appeared in the TV movies “Love and Curses…And All That Jazz” (1991) and “Day-O” (1992). From 1992 to 1993, she starred as Delta Bishop on the ABC sitcom “Delta,” and in 1994, she voiced Viola the toucan on the Family Channel series “The Mighty Jungle.” Burke starred in “Diagnostic: Murder” (1994), “Touched by an Angel” (1996; 2001), “Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman” (1996) and “Promised Land” (1996) and starred lead role in the 1997 TV movie “Melanie Darrow,” then had a recurring role as Cherry Cherry on The WB’s “Popular” from 1999 to 2001. In 2000, she appeared on the big screen in “Sordid Lives.” and the Mel Gibson-Helen Hunt romantic comedy What Women Want, and from 2000 to 2001, she co-starred with David Alan Grier in the NBC sitcom DAG. Delta appeared in the TV movies Dangerous Child (2001), Going For Broke (2003) and The Year Without a Santa Claus (2006) and in the 2002 feature film Hansel & Gretel, and from 2006 to In 2007, she had a recurring role as Bella Horowitz on ABC’s “Boston Legal.” She starred in “Drop Dead Diva” in 2009, and in 2019, appeared in the Netflix anthology series “Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings.”
Delta married fellow actor Gerald McRaney on May 28, 1989, and she is the stepmother of his children, Kate, Jessica and Angus. Delta was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in her forties and participated in the BYETTA Let’s Talk Campaign, which was dedicated to “teaching patients with type 2 diabetes the importance and benefits of leading a healthier lifestyle and healthy. more active”. Burke underwent therapy for compulsive hoarding syndrome, and she told USA Today in 2008, “At one point I had 27 storage units. I don’t have a big enough house! My mom had it, it’s mom’s fault. She. I saved the diaper I came home from the hospital in!” She also spoke about depression in the interview, stating: “I was parked in my car in the hills with a gun and a bottle of Xanax next to me. trying to recover from the hurtful words said in the tabloids. I just wanted the pain to go away.” Delta’s sister is a lesbian, and Burke has been a longtime supporter of gay rights. In 2006, Delta and openly gay actor Leslie Jordan went on to appear on Talk of the Town, a Talk. -show in Nashville, but their appearance was canceled because the general manager thought the Del Shores books and skin topics they were promoting would offend “very conservative viewers,” he issued.
Awards and nominations
Burke received Primetime Emmy nominations for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for “Designing Women” in 1990 and 1992, and the show earned her viewers nominations for the Quality Television Award for Outstanding Actress in a Series . quality comedy in 1989, 1990, and 1991. In 1999, Delta won an Online Film & Television Association Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Cable Series for “Any Day Now,” and in 2001, she received a TV Guide Award nomination for Actress in a New Series for “DAG.”
In 2001, Delta and Gerald paid $800,000 for a 3,610 square foot home in Studio City, California. Today, the five-bedroom, six-bedroom home is valued at $3 million. The couple also has cases in New Orleans, Louisiana, and Telluride, Colorado.