Marc Summers Net Worth

Marc Summers Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Marc Berkowitz net worth is
$8 Million

Marc Berkowitz Wiki Biography

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.

Full NameMarc Summers
Net Worth$8 Million
Date Of BirthNovember 11, 1951
Place Of BirthIndianapolis, Indiana, USA
Height5' 8" (1.73 m)
ProfessionTelevision personality, Anchor, radio disk Jockey, stand-up Comedian, Producer, Actor, Director
EducationNorth Central High Schoo, Grahm Junior College in Boston Massachusetts
SpouseAlice Filous (m. 1974)
ChildrenMeredith Berkowitz, Matthew Berkowitz
SiblingsMike Berkowitz, Lori Berkowitz
AwardsPeach Cobbler Award (2008)
NominationsSports Emmy Award for Outstanding Open/Tease
Movies“On Your Marc”, “Freedom from Fear”
TV Shows“Coach Potatoes” (1989), “What Would You Do? (1991) and “Win Tuition” (2002), “Double Dare” (1986–1993), “Unwrapped” (2001–2011), “Restaurant: Impossible” (2011-), "Scrabble", "Super Password", "Talk About", "Lingo", "To Tell the Truth", "Win", "Lose or Draw", "Hollywood Sq...
1He didn't host a game show until he was 34. When Summers moved to Los Angeles, at the time, the network wasn't ready for this young, unfamiliar comedian to host a game show, allowing much matured, experienced game show emcees, who hosted their own game shows.
2Best known by the public as host of Double Dare (1986) and Unwrapped (2001).
3His mentors were: Wink Martindale and Bob Barker.
4Like Kirk Fogg, Marc never was a panelist on Nickelodeon's "Figure It Out" in the late 1990s.
5Living in Philadelphia, since 2004. [2010]
6Suffered multiple broken bones in his face, from an accident involving a taxi, in which he was a passenger, in Philadelphia [August 16, 2012].
7His favorite obstacle from the Double Dare (1986) obstacle course was the Gum Drop.
8His daughter, Meredith Berkowitz, was an assistant on Pick Your Brain (1993).
9Guest-hosted one week on Scrabble (1984) in 1987 while host Chuck Woolery played against other game show hosts.
10Attended North Central High School in Indianapolis.
11Adopted stage name "Summers" because of media attention surrounding "Son of Sam" killer David Berkowitz.
12Has obsessive-compulsive disorder, which was made public on television in 1996.


On Your MarcDocumentary executive producer post-production
Six Degrees of Everything2015TV Series executive producer - 5 episodes
A Hero's Welcome2014TV Movie executive producer
Bar Rescue2013TV Series executive producer - 1 episode
Kitchen Ambush2013TV Series executive producer
$24 in 242012TV Series executive producer
Restaurant: Impossible2011-2012TV Series executive producer - 19 episodes
Food Feuds2010TV Series executive producer - 8 episodes
Dinner: Impossible2007-2010TV Series executive producer - 62 episodes
Wickedly Perfect2004TV Series co-executive producer
Trivia Unwrapped2003TV Series executive producer
Ultimate Revenge2002TV Series producer - 3 episodes
Double Dare 20002000TV Series producer
I Can't Believe You Said That1998TV Series producer
Pick Your Brain1993TV Series executive producer - 1993-1994
Wild & Crazy Kids1990TV Series executive producer - 2002
Bring Me the Head of Dobie Gillis1988TV Movie producer
Double Dare: The Messiest Moments1988Video producer
Mystery Magical Special1986TV Movie executive producer


Booted2011completedSamuel Austere
Workaholics2011TV SeriesMarc Summers
Good Charlotte Last Night at Double Dare2011Short
Our Home1997TV Series
The Sleepwalker Killing1997TV Movie2nd Reporter
Pick Your Brain1993TV SeriesHost
What Would You Do?1991TV SeriesHost
Mystery Magical Special1986TV MovieMarc
Double Dare1986TV SeriesHost


Dinner: Impossible2008TV Series 2 episodes


Double Dare: The Messiest Moments1988Video
Double Dare1986TV Series 1 episode


Double Dare 20002000TV Series executive consultant


On Your MarcDocumentary post-productionHimself
Guy's Grocery Games2015-2016TV SeriesHimself - Judge
Home & Family2015-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest Co-Host
Guilty Pleasures2015-2016TV SeriesHimself
GeekRockTV2016TV SeriesHimself
The View2007-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Emcee, ViewChew
Restaurant: Impossible2012-2016TV SeriesHimself - Executive Producer / Himself / Himself - Producer
Robot Chicken2011-2016TV SeriesHimself / Dating Game Show Host / Judge Brown
Unwrapped2002-2015TV Series documentaryHimself - Host / Himself
Diners, Drive-ins and Dives2015TV SeriesHimself
Rewrapped2014TV SeriesHimself - Head Judge
Oprah: Where Are They Now?2014TV SeriesHimself
The Chew2012-2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest Contributor / Himself - Rewrapped / Himself - Guest
Fox and Friends2014TV SeriesHimself
Rachael Ray2009-2014TV SeriesHimself
The Kitchen2014TV SeriesHimself
Sanjay and Craig2013TV SeriesHimself (segment "Trouble Dare")
Phillies Nation TV2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Best Thing I Ever Ate2009-2011TV SeriesHimself
Ultimate Recipe Showdown2009TV SeriesHimself - Host
The Oprah Winfrey Show2008TV SeriesHimself
Food Network Star2006-2007TV SeriesHimself - Host
Jocking Around2007DocumentaryHimself
The Tony Danza Show2005TV SeriesHimself
Dennis Miller2004TV SeriesHimself
Trivia Unwrapped2003TV SeriesHimself - Host (2003)
Pyramid2003TV SeriesHimself
Cram2003TV SeriesHimself - Host
Lingo2003TV SeriesHimself - Contestant
WinTuition2002TV SeriesHost
Ultimate Revenge2001TV SeriesHimself
History IQ2000TV SeriesHost
Great Day America1998TV SeriesHimself (1998-1999)
I Can't Believe You Said That1998TV SeriesHimself - Announcer (1998)
Majority Rules1996TV SeriesHimself - Host
The Weinerville Chanukah Special1995TV MovieHimself
Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego?1995TV SeriesHimself
Biggers & Summers1995TV SeriesHimself - Co-Host
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1994TV SeriesHimself
The Big Help1994TV MovieHimself - Host
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards '941994TV SpecialHimself
Weinerville1993TV SeriesHimself
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards '921992TV SpecialHimself
The Joan Rivers Show1991TV SeriesHimself
What Would You Do?1991TV SeriesHimself - Host
Wild & Crazy Kids1990TV SeriesHimself
Lou Rawls Parade of Stars1989TV SeriesHimself
The New Hollywood Squares1988-1989TV SeriesGuest Appearance
The Pat Sajak Show1989TV SeriesHimself
Couch Potatoes1989TV SeriesHimself - Host
Super Sloppy Double Dare1989TV SeriesHimself - Host
Family Double Dare1988TV SeriesHost
Super Password1988TV SeriesHimself
Hour Magazine1988TV SeriesHimself
Double Dare1986-1988TV SeriesHimself - Host
Double Dare: The Messiest Moments1988VideoHimself
Kids Have Rights Too!1988Video shortHimself
$1,000,000 Chance of a Lifetime1986TV SeriesAnnouncer
Hot Streak1986TV SeriesAnnouncer
Scrabble1984TV SeriesGuest Host (1987)
The Joker's Wild1972TV SeriesSub-Announcer

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Home & Family2016TV SeriesHimself
The Goldbergs2016TV SeriesHimself - Double Dare Host
The Trap: What Happened to Our Dream of Freedom2007TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Double Dare: 20 Years and Still Making a Mess2006Video documentary shortHimself

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