Rod Burnett began his television career as an intern for David Letterman. Later he became the head writer for the show in 1992. While working as a head writer, he also helped numerous people to develop Loves Raymond. Burnett and Jon Beckerman also created the television comedy, The Knights of Prosperity. Burnett and Beckerman's together created an independent movie; We Made This Movie opened in September 2012.
Burnett wrote and directed the "The Fundamentals of Caring" featuring Paul Rudd, Craig Roberts, and Selena Gomez. The film was received warmly as the closing night film at the Sundance Film Festival and aired on Netflix as a Netflix Original.
Similarly, Burnett launched one of the popular show "Ed" together with Jon Beckerman. Later the show became more popular and received two People's Choice Award and nominated an Emmy Award. He also won the P.T. Barnum Award for his outstanding work in the field of media and entertainment.
Burnett is an American by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. He is a married man. He married his long-term girlfriend, Eunice, after dating her for a long time. The couple blessed with three children, Lucy Burnett, Sydney Burnett, Charlie Burnett. The husband and wife live a happy married life along with their children in Connecticut, and there is no any rumor of divorce between the couple.
Burnett is also active on social networking sites including Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. He has more than 9.2K followers on his Twitter account, whereas he has 4.7K followers on his Instagram account.
As a director and producer, Brunett earns a huge amount of money from his professional career. He has directed numerous movie from which he earns a decent amount of salary. According to some source, his net worth is estimated to be $32 Million.