After getting her start in 1999 as the host of E! network's Wild On!, Burke moved on to appear in Maxim, our former little brother title, Stuff, along with countless other magazines.
The multi-talented model continued to rise in fame as a winning contestant and a co-host on Dancing with the Stars, and has even landed supporting-acting roles in the hit TV shows Monk and The Bernie Mac Show.
The now 45-year-old mom-of-four married David Charvet of Baywatch back in 2011 (sigh), but we'll always love Brooke most for her impact on the modeling industry.
Help us celebrate Brooke's 45th with our favorite throwback photos, and a retro behind-the-scenes video: