Danielle Trotta is an American journalist covering auto racing for Sirius XM. She has remained a co-host for NASCAR Race Hub and has also worked for the pre-race show NASCAR RaceDay, covering Xfinity Series events for Fox Sports 1. Trotta started her professional life and wanted to be a journalist in high school. She graduated from the University of Carolina at Charlotte and immediately landed a job as a journalist at local broadcaster WBTV. She was forced to transfer her job to Fox Sports in July 2010, where she began covering NASCAR and NFL. Later in that job in 2018, she began working with the cast of The Boston Sports Tonight Show on NBC Sports Boston.
On March 13, 1981, Danielle was in Westchester County, New York, where she was raised her entire life until she became an adult. She was raised by her loving and caring parents named Phyllis and Dan Trotta along with a younger sister, Andrea.
The Trotta family had to move to Richmond, Indiana when Danielle was just 10 years old and before she started her high school, and had to move to Carmel for business reasons. Trotta started his professional life at a young age.
While attending Carmel High School, she began getting television gigs, for which she began working on a local 24-hour channel and hosting between 1995 and 1999. While part of the local channel at her school, she competed in back-to-back national championships in swimming, car driving and springboard diving.
Trotta enrolled at the four colleges before graduating from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a degree in mass journalism.
Danielle Trotta career
During her college years, Trotta applied for various internships, one of which ended up with television stations in Indianapolis and Charlotte, North Carolina-based stations WCNC-TV and WBTV. Immediately after graduating, she was hired as the weekend news editor at WBTV.
Danielle Trotta began working as a photographer and later held talks with the station management about her television appearance. She convinced the team and made her debut on screen in 2007 after leaving Kricket Morton. Trotta soon began hosting various shows including Sports Saturday Night and co-hosting The Point After with D&D on Sunday nights. Later in August 2006, she joined the network’s sports department. She worked for WBTV until 2010 and later joined Fox Sports in July.
Although she left the network entirely, WBTV won one of the awards for the special sports show called First Class, which she contributed back in 2010. Trotta also appeared on one of the ACC Network’s telecasts and halftime shows called The ACC Blizz. She began writing football columns for newspapers such as the Charlotte Weekly.
She also became the weekly NASCAR and ACC football contributor for Charlotte-based talk show radio station ESPN 30. After that, Trotta became part of NBC Sports’ NASCAR coverage in 2019 and began hosting the “Victory Lap,” which was one of the Post-race is shows covering races of the cup series. On August 3, 2020, Trotta was fired from the network along with many other on-air personalities due to the decision of NBC Universal’s parent company.
Danielle Trotta Biography
|Real name||Danielle Trotta|
|Date of birth||March 13, 1981|
|Age (as of 2022)||41 years|
|Place of birth||Westchester County, New York, United States|
|Height||in feet inches – 5′ 8” – in centimeters – 172cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 60kg – in pounds – 132 pounds|
|shoe size||8 (USA)|
|eye color||dark brown|
Danielle Trotta Family
|school||Carmel High School|
|University||University of North Carolina at Charlotte|
|Who is Danielle Trotta’s husband?||Robbie Benton|
Danielle Trotta is a happily married woman who is currently involved in a long-term marriage relationship with her longtime known boyfriend named Robby Benton. On December 9, 2016, Trotta took the help of Instagram to show her delight and expressed that Benton had suggested her pop the question of marriage while gifting her a beautiful solitaire ring.
Trotta said yes and the couple left a year later to exchange marriage rituals. Robby Benton previously co-owned professional stock car racing team RAB Racing, which was victorious in the Xfinity series. Benton later became part of Penske and joined the team as NASCAR team manager.
Danielle Trotta Net Worth
Danielle Trotta has different opportunities to collaborate with different platforms and showcase her talent to the world. What is certain is that she earns enough money with her only job as a journalist and has made a name for herself in the industry with her involvement with Fox Sports and Sirius XM. Although she never came forward to reveal the exact figures of her net worth, we assume that Trotta’s net worth is $2.5 million.