Delta Burke Bio


Relationship Statistics of Delta Burke

What is Delta Burke marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Delta Burke get married ? (married date):May 28, 1989
Is Delta Burke having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Delta Burke lesbian ?: No
Who is Delta Burke husband ? (name):Gerlad McRaney

More about the relationship

Delta Burke is a married woman. She is married to Gerald McRaney. He is an American actor well-known for his works in Simon & Simon, Promised Land, Major Dad, and House of Cards.

The couple met in 1987 when Burke made a guest appearance on an episode of Simon & Simon. Moreover, McRaney once appeared on Designing Woman as Dash Goff. They started dating and got married two years later. They exchanged wedding vows on May 28, 1989. Burke’s ‘Designing Woman’ co-star, Dixie Carter was the maid of honor. Since then, the couple has been married. From their relationship, they don’t have any children. McRaney, however, has three children from his previous marriages, Angus, Jessica, and Kate.

The couple lives in Los Angeles, California. Together, they also own an antique store in Collins.

Who is Delta Burke?

Delta Burke is an Emmy-nominated American actress, producer, and author. She is well-known for her work in ‘Designing Women’, ‘Filthy Rich’, ‘Delta’, ‘Women of the House’, among others.

Delta Burke: Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Childhood, Ethnicity

Delta Burke was born as Delta Ramona Leah Burke, in Orlando, Florida on July 30, 1956. As of 2020, her age is 63. She was born to mother, Jean who was single at the time of her birth. She never got to meet with her biological father. Later, her mother married Frederick Burke. He was a realtor and adopted Delta. She spent her childhood days in Florida.
She has two siblings; a brother and a sister. Her brother’s name is Jonathan and her sister’s name is Jennifer. She spent her childhood days in Orlando. Her ethnicity is Caucasian.

Education: School/College, University

Talking about her education, she went to Colonial High School. From there, she graduated in 1974. During her time there, she was a very bright student and also won the title of ‘Most Likely to Succeed’. Following that, she studied for two years in the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts.

What is Delta Burke Worth?

Delta Burke has an estimated net worth of around $3 million. She was a well-known actress in the late 80s and early 90s because of her role as Suzanne Sugarbaker in the popular sitcom,Designing Women’. There is no information about her salary. An average American actress earns around $40k a year.

She and her husband, Gerald own a house in Los Angeles, California which is their primary residence. They also have a house in Telluride, Colorado, and also in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Delta Burke: Professional Life, Career

Delta Burke started her career as a model while she was in her teenage. She participated in several pageants from her early days. In her last year at high school, she entered the Miss Florida pageant and won. Following that, she got to represent Florida in the Miss America Pageant where she won a talent scholarship.

In 1978, she made her film debut in the movie, ‘Zuma Beach‘ with an uncredited character. The following year, she made an appearance in the miniseries ‘The Seekers’ which was her official TV debut.
Delta Burke
Caption: Delta Burke and Gerald McRaney (Source: AmoMama)

In 1986, she landed the most significant role of her career. She was cast as Suzanne Sugarbaker in ‘Designing Women‘. The show rand for seven seasons. For her portrayal of Suzanne, she received two Emmy nominations for Best Actress in a Comedy Series. When a teenager she

Burke then founded her own production company, Perseverance, Inc. The company produced and Burke starred in the television series, Delta in 1992. She demonstrated her singing skills and dyed her hair blonde for the series. In 1995, she reunited with Designing Women creator, Linda Bloodworth-Thomason. She produced and starred in Women of the House.

Currently, the veteran actress spends time as a fashion designer and manager of her own New York company, Delta Burke Design.

Rumors and Controversies

In 1990, Delta publicly expressed her dissatisfaction with the show on an interview with Barbara Walters. She argued on Entertainment Tonight(ET) that there was labor dispute in labor in ‘Designing Women‘. The actors in the show, according to her, were regularly forced to work over more than 15 hours a day. Sometimes, the executives even blocked the doors to keep the actors on set.

That also sparked tension between her and her close friend, Dixie Carter who was the maid of honor at her wedding. Burke claimed that she was siding with her bosses. In 1991, at the end of the fifth season of the show, she was let go from her contract because of her sour relations with Dixie and the show’s producers.

It took more than a decade for her relationship with Carter to get better. They restarted their friendship when Delta was guest-starring in an episode of the TV series, Family Law on which Dixie was a regular cast member.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Delta Burke stands at a height of around 5 feet 5 inches. She weighs around 68 kg. She has body measurements of 36-25-38 for breasts, waist, and hips. Burke has black hair and blue eyes. There is no information about her bra size, dress size, shoe size, etc.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

She is not active on social media sites. She remains absent from any social media sites including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

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