Danielle Trotta is an American journalist working for the FOX Business Network(FBN) as a host of My Dream Car.
Danielle Trotta Biography
Danielle Trotta is an American journalist working for the FOX Business Network(FBN) as a host of My Dream Car. She joined the station in October 2021. Additionally, she serves the National Motorsports Press Association on its board of directors since January 2023. Further, she works for SiriusXM as a radio host since February 2017.
Danielle Trotta Education
Trotta attended the University of North Carolina at Charlotte after completing her high school education at Carmel High School. When she finished her studies in 2005, she became a graduate and attained a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Journalism. During her time in college, she served as an intern with TV stations at WCNC and WBTV.
Danielle Trotta Career
Trotta works for the FOX Business Network(FBN) as a host of My Dream Car. She joined the station in October 2021. Additionally, she serves the National Motorsports Press Association on its board of directors since January 2023. Further, she works for SiriusXM as a radio host since February 2017.
She earned inspiration for broadcasting after watching an NBA on NBC pre-game broadcast by Bob Costas and Hannah Storm. Her TV career began while she was still in high school when she worked for her high school’s 24-hour local channel as a host and presenter between 1995 and 1999.
Further, she partook in three solid statewide championships in swimming, diving, and springboard diving. After graduating, WBTV hired her as a weekend news editor. At the station, she started out as a photographer and convinced the station’s management to let her on-screen.
In August 2006, she started working in the station’s sports department. She had her initial TV appearance at WBTV as a weekend sports anchor in 2007. Further, she served as a host of Sports Saturday Night and co-hosted The Point After with D&D.
She left WBTV in 2010. Trotta said her favorite stories were that of high school athletes overcoming challenges on the playing field and in the local community. After WBTV, she started working for Fox Sports’ Speed where she received a 3-year contract as a reporter on NASCAR Race Hub.
The Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas awarded her for a sports special program dubbed First Class that she contributed to in October 2010. Additionally, she co-presented the ACC Network’s pregame and half-time program, The ACC Blizz.
Moreover, she worked on NASCAR and ACC Football on ESPN 730. In 2012, she started co-hosting and presenting Speed’s coverage of the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Awards Ceremony from Las Vegas. Also, she hosted several specials dedicated to NASCAR, Supercross, and MotoGP events in 2014.
Since 2015, she works as the host of NASCAR RaceDay for Xfinity Series races. In 2015, she worked as a sideline reporter for the broadcast of the game between the Arizona Cardinals and Cleveland Browns on Fox NFL.
She began working as a host of the “Victory Lap” post-race program for select Cup Series races for NBC Sports’ NASCAR coverage in 2019. In 2022, she hosted 10 unscripted motoring episodes of My Dream Car! on the Fox Business cable news channel.
Danielle Trotta Age
Trotta was born on March 13, 1981, in Westchester County, New York, U.S. She is 42 years old as of 2023. Trotta celebrates her birthday every March 13th annually.
Danielle Trotta Height
Trotta stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 6 inches
Danielle Trotta Family
Trotta was born to Phyllis and Dan Trotta. Her father works as a high school girls’ basketball coach. They raised her in Westchester County, New York. Further, she has a younger sister named Andrea. When she was 10, her family relocated to Richmond, Indiana, and to Carmel when she was 13 for business reasons.
has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if Trotta has any siblings.
Danielle Trotta Husband
Trotta married her husband, Robby Benton. Robby is a former NASCAR Busch Series stock car driver. He works for Team Penske’s NASCAR teams as the team manager since January 2018.
Danielle Trotta Net Worth
Trotta has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through being a journalist.
Danielle Trotta Salary
Trotta earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Danielle Trotta Leaves NASCAR
On February 13, 2017, Trotta tweeted about her decision to leave NASCAR Race Hub in pursuit of other opportunities. A press conference was held which revealed that Trotta’s duties will be taken over by Shannon Spake. In 2022, Trotta told The Charlotte Observer that she left Fox Sports because she did not want to be typecast as “the NASCAR girl.”
Danielle Trotta NBC
In 2019, she began working as a host of the “Victory Lap” post-race program for select Cup Series races for NBC Sports’ NASCAR coverage. However, she among other NBC Sports Boston on-air personalities was laid off on August 3, 2020, as part of the decision made by NBC Universal.