Danielle Trotta Bio: Wedding, NBC Boston, & Salary

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Danielle Trotta is an American journalist who covers auto racing for Sirius XM. On Fox Sports 1, she co-hosted NASCAR Race Hub and the pre-race show NASCAR RaceDAY for Xfinity Series events.

Fans of the show “Victory Lap,” which airs on NBC Sports, must be familiar with Trotta. She is one of the most beautiful and intelligent female TV show hosts for people.

Trotta told the Charlotte Observer in 2022 that she left Fox Sports because she did not want to be typecast as “the NASCAR girl.”

In 2022, on the Fox Business cable news channel, she hosted the ten-episode unscripted motoring television series My Car!

This talented journalist has amassed more than $2 million throughout her career, reflecting her success as of 2023.

Danielle Trotta
Danielle Trotta (Source: Instagram)

Due to the combination of beauty, brain, and wealth, Danielle has garnered much attention in the media.

So buckle in as we will take you through Danielle’s life. Here you will find everything from her early life to her present days.

We have also provided her net worth, salary, age, height, horoscope, family, and social media. Let’s start with quick fact.

Quick Facts 

Full Name Danielle Trotta
Birth Date March 13, 1981
Birth Place Westchester County, New York
Nick Name Not available
Religion Christian
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Education University Of North Carolina
Horoscope Pisces
Father’s Name Dan Trotta
Mother’s Name Phyllis Trotta
Siblings Andrea Trotta
Age 43 Years Old
Height 5 ft 10 in / 1.77 m / 177 cm
Weight 60 kg / 132 lb
Shoe Size Not available
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Blue
Married Yes
Girlfriend No
Spouse Robby Benton
Children No
Profession Sports Show Host
Affiliations NBC Sports, ESPN, Fox Sports, SPEED Inc., Charlotte Weekly
Net Worth $2 Million
Social Media Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
Last Update May 2024

Early Life, Family & Education

Danielle Trotta was born to her parents, Dan Trotta and Phyllis Trotta, on March 13, 1981, in Westchester County, New York.

Although she spent her childhood in New York, Trotta’s parents decided to move to Richmond, Indiana, when she turned 10.

Trotta has a younger sister named Andrea Trotta, but there is not much information about her sibling or childhood.

Danielle attended Carmel High School by working as a host and presenter for their 24-hour local channel from 1995 to 1999.

In the same period, she also competed in three consecutive statewide championships in diving, swimming, and springboard diving.

Danielle went to four colleges before graduating from the University of North Carolina with a degree in Mass Journalism.


Most of us start working after graduating from college. However, Danielle had several internships during her four-year as an undergraduate.

Specifically, she worked with television stations in Indianapolis, Charlotte, and North Carolina-based stations, WCNC-TV and WBTV.

After graduation, she was promoted to weekend news editor for WBTV. Later, Trotta made her on-screen debut in 2007 and hosted Sports Saturday Night.

Danielle Trotta
Danielle Trotta Hosting Behind The Scene (Source: Instagram)

She also co-hosted “The Point After with D&D” with Dellan Little.

After that, she moved to the sports department of WBTV before signing with Fox Sports in July 2010.

During her time with Fox, Danielle co-presented the ACC network’s pregame and half-time show, The ACC Blizz, with her co-host and football coach, Tommy Bowden.

She also wrote football columns for Charlotte Weekly and did weekly appearances for ESPN 730. After that, Trotta hosted many specials devoted to MotoGP, Supercross, and NASCAR events.

Danielle worked as a sideline reporter during her time with Fox. However, on February 13, 2017, she decided she needed a break to pursue other opportunities.

The break lasted for two years before joining NBC Sports’ “Victory Lap” as the host.

NBC Boston

Danielle has been working with NBC Boston since 2018. Moreover, Trotta is in the cast of the Boston Sports Tonight show.

Age, Body Measurements & Horoscope

Danielle’s parents gave birth to her in 1981, and she is 43 years old.

She was born and raised in New York and holds American citizenship.

Moving on, Danielle stands at 1.77 m and weighs 132 lb, and she regularly hits the gym to maintain her stunning look.

The blonde beauty celebrates her birthday on the 13th of March, and her star sign is Pisces.

People who fall under Pisces sign are easygoing and likable, which makes them socially popular.

Net Worth & Salary

Danielle has a massive net worth of $2 million from her journalism career.

Trotta has worked professionally for over a decade, contributing massively to her net worth.

Talking about her salary, Danielle is believed to be earning $115,000 per year with her current employer, NBC Sports. However, there is no definitive evidence to back up the information.

But, since Trotta is one of the most popular sports journalists, we wouldn’t be surprised if she earned the abovementioned amount.

Wedding & Husband

Danielle is a married woman.

She married Robby Benton. The pair tied the knot on October 27, 2018, after Robby romantically proposed to her inside the Cathedral of Monaco.

Benton is the co-owner of RAB Racing, a team participating in the Nationwide series. The other owner is his father, Robby Benton Sr.

The beautiful pair does not have any children.

Social Media Presence

Danielle Trotta is active on social media and updates her career, family, and other ventures on the site.

She recently posted on 16 January 2023, where she quoted, “Celebrating future Mr. and Mrs. Suarez.”


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A post shared by Danielle Trotta (@daniellektrotta)

Instagram: 42.6k followers

Facebook: 20k followers

Twitter: 89.4k followers

Popularity Graph

Danielle Trotta is a journalist who has worked with NBC Sports, ESPN, Fox Sports, SPEED Inc., and Charlotte Weekly.

Danielle Trotta
Danielle Trotta Popularity Graph (Source: Instagram)

The above graph shows Trotta’s popularity over the past twelve months.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)

What is Danielle Trotta doing now?

Danielle Trotta currently works at Sirius XM covering auto racing.

Is Danielle Trotta married?

Danielle Trotta is married to Robby Benton, a former NASCAR Busch Series stock car driver. He also works as the team manager for Team Penske's NASCAR teams.

Was Danielle Trotta a sportsperson?

Trotta is not an athlete but had participated in three consecutive statewide swimming, diving, and springboard diving championships during high school.

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