Who is Karey Burke? Inside The Family and Personal Life of The Disney President

Karey Burke (Full Name: Karey Nixon Burke; born September 25, 1966) is a 54-year-old American content creator, executive producer, and entrepreneur. She is also the president of Disney General Entertainment Content, a position she was appointed to in 2020.

Karey Burke is happily married to her long-time partner, Michael Duggan, a well-to-do writer, and director. The couple has five children together.

Her professional life doesn’t need much of an introduction as practically anyone familiar with the Disney General Entertainment Content knows who she is. However, her popularity has led to questions about what her family and personal life look like and we bring you all the scoop on it.

Summary of Karey Burke’s Bio

  • Full Name: Karey Nixon Burke
  • Gender: Female
  • Date of Birth: September 25, 1966
  • Karey Burke’s Age: 54 years old
  • Ethnicity: Caucasian
  • Place of Birth: Orange County, California, United States of America
  • Nationality: American
  • Zodiac Sign: Libra
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Karey Burke’s Husband: Michael Duggan
  • Karey Burke’s Children: 5 – Zoe Burke, Priscilla Burke, Embo Burke, Ry Burke, and one other
  • Karey Burke’s Parents: Ken Nixon (Father) and Marcia Nixon (Mother)
  • Karey Burke’s Height in Feet and Inches: 5′ 6”
  • Karey Burke’s Height in Centimeters: 167 cm
  • Karey Burke’s Weight: 55 kg (121 lbs)
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Hair Color: Blonde
  • Education: University of California, Los Angeles
  • Karey Burke’s Net Worth: Est. $1.1 million
  • Famous for: Being Disney General Entertainment Content President
  • Karey Burke’s Instagram: @ameliasma
  • Facebook: Karey Nixon Burke

Karey Burke Was Born In Orange County

Karey Burke was born Karey Nixon on September 25, 1966, in Orange County, Los Angeles, California. Her birth sign is Libra and she belongs to the Caucasian ethnic group. Her birth status allows her to enjoy the rights, privileges, and responsibilities of an American citizen.

Karey Burke

She was born to the family of Ken Nixon and Marcia Nixon. Aside from their names, however, there is no public record that shows what they did for a living. Available information on Burke’s early life does not also answer the question of whether she had siblings or if she was an only child.

Karey Burke has spent the majority of her life in Los Angeles. While there are no publicly available records to show where she attended high school, details of her formal educational background show that she was a student at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 1984. She graduated with the 1988 class with a degree in communications.

Karey Burke Is Married To Michael Duggan

Karey Burke is happily married to her longtime partner, Michael Duggan. We don’t have any sort of information with regards to how, or when they met, or even how long they were together before tying the knot, however, they celebrated their marriage ceremony in the living room of Karey’s house on December 24, 2019.

The couple has been married for over two years now. Their relationship is characterized by the love, devotion, commitment, support, and dedication they show to each other.

Karey Burke

Her husband, Michael Duggan is a writer, producer, and director who began his career in the American entertainment industry in 1981. His first project in Hollywood was for a TV show dubbed Hill Street Blues. Since making his debut, Karey’s husband has worked on other projects as a writer and a producer as well.

Some of his works include Miss Miami (2002), Secret Agent Man (2000), Millennium (1998), C-16: FBI (1997), Brooklyn South (1997), Earth 2 (1994), Crime & Punishment (1993), Law & Order (1990–1992), Nasty Boys (1990), and Miami Vice (1988). At the moment, his only work as a director is in the 2019 movie The F**k It List, which received a glowing review from Karey on her Facebook page.

Karey Burke Has Five Children

Karey Burke and her husband are parents to five children. Their names are Zoe Burke, Priscilla Burke, Embo Burke, Ry Burke, and one additional child whose name is yet to be made public.

The children’s last names opened the door to questions about who their real father was. At the moment, the answer to that question hasn’t been found as Karey remains tight-lipped about what her past relationships were like.

Two of the executive producer’s children identify with the LGBTQ+ community- one of her sons is transgender while the other one identifies as pansexual.

Karey Burke

After he came out as transgender, Karey revealed that the transition period for her son was not an easy one and she took the opportunity to express her gratitude to the doctor who made it easier by being available.

Karey has expressed her support for the LGBTQ+ community and she shows that support through her children. She has also voiced her plans to use her position at Disney World to make sure that the community is adequately and fairly represented in the company’s upcoming projects.

It is a sentiment that does not have the support of all, especially people who believe she has not considered the demographics that relate to the fact that less than 4.5 percent of Americans belong to the LGBTQ+ community, and also that movies like that will be banned by countries who are not as tolerant as the US. She seems resolute, however, in her conviction that it is the best way forward for the company.

She Was Appointed President of 20th Century Fox Television In 2020

Karey Burke put her communications degree to good use by finding employment at ABC as a comedy development assistant. She quickly rose through the ranks to become an executive producer and subsequently the network’s president from 2018 to 2020.

Karey Burke

Her career as an executive producer began in 2004 when she ensured the success of projects such as Nevermind Nirvana, Isabel (2012), and The Pro (2014). Her other projects as an executive producer include The Real Wedding Crashers, Pop Fiction, Miss Guided, Opportunity Knocks, The Beautiful Life: TBL, True Beauty, and several others.

She called time on her career at ABC in 2020 after which she was appointed president of 20th Century Fox TV Inc. in December 2020. She is currently the president of Disney General Entertainment Content, where she is currently pushing her agenda for movies that will adequately represent the LGBTQ+ community.

Karey Burke’s hard work over the years has helped her amass a net worth estimated to be around $1.1 million. She is not particularly active on social media and she has a private Instagram account with the handle @ameliasma. The page has just over 900 followers. She also has a Facebook account under the name Karey Nixon Burke. Karey Burke loves to spend time with her children and her husband and doesn’t make that piece of information a secret.

Hugo Wright
Hugo Wright
Hugo has extensive professional writing experience and has been writing and editing articles on multiple platforms for several years now. Away from work, he is a football addict who loves to catch up on his favourite pastimes.


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