Marc Summers Net Worth

May 29, 2023
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Marc Berkowitz was born on the 11th November 1951, in Indianapolis, Indiana USA, and is a comedian, television personality and producer perhaps best known for anchoring the television game show “Double Dare” (1986–1993), the cooking series “Unwrapped” (2001–2011), and currently he is an executive producer of the reality series “Restaurant: Impossible” from 2011. Marc has been active in the entertainment industry since 1972.

How much is the net worth of Marc Summers? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the outright size of his wealth is as much as $8 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2016.


Marc Summers Net Worth $8 Million


To begin with, he was raised in Indianapolis, where he was educated at North Central High School before Grahm Junior College in Boston Massachusetts.

Summers started his career as a radio disk jockey, then worked as a stand up comedian. However, he rose to fame after hosting the game show “Double Dare” (1986–1993), and following high ratings of the game show and popularity of the host, he was invited to anchor other programmes including “Coach Potatoes” (1989), “What Would You Do? (1991) and “Win Tuition” (2002). As a guest star he was invited onto a number of shows, including “Talk About” (1990), “Win, Lose or Draw” (1992), “Scrabble” (1993), “Password Plus” (1994), “To Tell The Truth” (1998), “Lingo: (2000) and other programmes. It should also be noted that he hosted the children’s game show “Pick Your Brain” (1983–1994) and cooking series “It’s a Surprise” (1992–1996). In the same decade he worked as a producer of the game show “I Can’t Believe You Said That!”. All contributed steadily to his net worth.

In 2002, he worked as an executive producer of the television game show “Wild & Crazy Kids”, and co-hosted the game show “History IQ” (2002) aired on History Channel, and reality series “The Next Food Network Star” (2005). In 2008, he went on working as a host for “Ultimate Recipe Showdown” (2008).

It is worth saying that Marc Summers increased his net worth working not only on various television programs, but also off the screen. From 2007 to 2011, he worked as the executive producer of “Dinner Impossible” aired on the Food Network. Since 2011, he has been holding the same position for another show, “Restaurant Impossible” also on the Food Network. To add more, Marc is also working on the documentary film entitled “On Your Marc” which focuses on a one-man theatre show as well as his life.

Finally, the personal life of the television personality, Marc Summers has been married to Alice Filous since 1974; the family has two children. They have two residences one in Los Angeles and another in Philadelphia and divide their time between these two places. Summers has revealed that he suffers from obsessive compulsive disorder, and took part in the series “Freedom from Fear” to help other people to combat the problem of behaviour disorders. In 2012, he had an accident which resulted in multiple head injuries.

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