Desiree Burch Biography
Desiree Burch (full name – Desiree Lea Burch) is an American comedian, TV presenter, actor, and voice actor known for hosting “Flinch” and narrating the Netflix series “Too Hot to Handle.” She has also appeared on other different shows.
Burch is also a theatre-maker and NY-to-London transplant. She has firmly and quickly set herself as among the break-out comic stars in the United Kingdom. When coming to her education, Burch is a proud graduate of Yale University where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in Theatre Studies. Upon graduation from college, she went to work as a founding member of the New York Neo-Futurists in New York City. She also frequently performed as an actress and stand-up comedian on the New York comedy circuit.
Burch went to London in the year 2014 to achieve wider acclaim in TV. After that, she became the winner of the annual Funny Women competition in the year 2015. Burch also won Fringe First Award for “Tar Baby,” her self-written and one-woman program. Subsequently, Burch went to work for Degenerate Fox Theatre as a founding Artistic Director.
Desiree Burch Age
Burch is 43 years old as of 2022. She was born on January 26, 1979, in Diamond Bar, California, United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 26th of January every year.
Desiree Burch Height
Burch stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 3 inches (1.60 m).
Desiree Burch Family
Burch has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. Also, there is no information regarding Burch having any siblings.
Desiree Burch Bisexual
Burch is openly bisexual. Much about her sexual life is unknown but it is under review. She states on her Twitter that she is not interested in dating. As she was interviewed by “Insider,” she stated that she did not know and understand why there were no more LGBTQ+ contestants on the reality TV show “Too Hot to Handle.” She once revealed her past relationships including how she lost her virginity twice!
Desiree Burch Net Worth
Burch has an annual estimated net worth ranging from $1 Million to $5 Million.
Desiree Burch Too Hot to Handle
Burch is starring in the reality TV series and dating game show “Too Hot to Handle,” which premiered on April 17, 2020, on Netflix. She has been the narrator of the series since the year 2020 in its first season and episode. She also appears in the last season (season 4), which premiered its first episode on December 7, 2022, and its latest (episode 7) on December 14, 2022.
The reality TV show follows a group of determined singles visiting paradise to meet and mingle, as well as remain celibate for their chance to go home with $100,000. In order to carry home the enticing grand prize, there is a twist! All the singles have to give up sex. The total number of cast members featured in the series is 24 – including Burch – the narrator, and 10 singles.
Desiree Burch Flinch
Burch is one of the hosts of the TV game show, “Flinch,” which premiered on May 3, 2019, on Netflix. She co-hosts the show alongside Lloyd Griffith and Seann Walsh.
The series has one season with 10 episodes. The latest episode premiered on May 3, 2019. Each and every episode of the show is filmed on a remote farm in the hills of Ireland, tests brave — and foolish? — contestants’ nerves in 3 fiendish games. The series is about the natural reactions of individuals that may be flinching when experiencing an unexpected or scary event. If the contestants flinch, they face painful consequences — and the hosts, each of whom has selected a contestant to represent them in the games. The contestants should flinch the least to win the game.
Desiree Burch Other Shows
Burch has also starred in the series “Comedy at Blackpit Brewery,” and appeared as a host of “Live at the Apollo,” “Chris Ramsey’s Stand Up Central,” “Have I Got News for You,” “Richard Osman’s House of Games,” “The Mash Report,” “Mock the Week,” “The Fake News Show,” “Frankie Boyle’s New World Order,” “The Russell Howard Hour,” “American Autopsy,” and “Chris Ramsey’s Stand Up Central.”
Burch has also played the role of Pamela Winchell (former Mayor of Night Vale and current Head of Emergency Press Conferences) in the podcast, “Welcome to Night Vale.” In the year 2021, she was also set to co-star with Arnold Schwarzenegger in “Superhero Kindergarten,” the Kartoon Channel series. Also, in 2021, she appeared in “A Castle for Christmas,” a Netflix film. Burch was a contestant in BBC’s “I’ll Get This” in May 2020. She also appeared as a contestant on the BBC show, “Best Home Cook,” in January 2021. Also as a contestant, she appeared on “Taskmaster,” a Series 12 of Channel 4.
Desiree Burch Weight Loss
Burch has been dealing with her weight issues all her life. She says that this sometimes results in low self-esteem. As interviewed with “The Guardian,” she stated that she was always fat as she was growing. She stated that she survived 18 years to get to someplace where she thought life might happen to her.