Danielle Trotta Biography

Danielle Trotta is an American personality who is working as a journalist and covers 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 began her professional life and hustled to become a journalist in high school. She graduated from the University of Carolina at Charlotte and immediately got herself landed with the work of a journalist with the local station WBTV. She had to change her job to Fox Sports in July 2010 where she started covering NASCAR and NFL. Later this job in 2018, she started working with the cast of the Boston Sports Tonight show on NBC Sports Boston.

Early Life

Danielle was on 13th March 1981 in Westchester County, New York where she was brought up her whole life till becoming 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 joining her high school, and had to move to Carmel for some business reasons. Trotta started her hustle for professional life at a young age.

She started grabbing television appearances while attending Carmel High School, for which she started working on 24 hours local channel and hosted as a presenter between 1995 and 1999. While being part of the local channel at her school, she took part in the consecutive statewide championships held in the field of swimming, driving, and springboard diving. Trotta got herself enrolled in the four colleges before she completed her graduation from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a degree in Mass Journalism.

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Danielle Trotta Career

During her period in college, Trotta applied for various internships and landed herself one of them with television stations in Indianapolis and with Charlotte, North Carolina-based stations WCNC-TV and WBTV. As soon as her graduation finished, she was hired as a weekend news editor for WBTV. Danielle Trotta began working as a photographer and later had her talk with the station’s management regarding her television appearance. She became able to convince the team and made her first debut on the screen in 2007 following the departure of Kricket Morton. Trotta soon started hosting different shows including Sports Saturday Night and co-hosting The Point After with D&D on Sunday nights. Later in August 2006, she moved to the sports department of the station. She kept working for WBTV until 2010 and later moved to Fox Sports in July.

Despite leaving the channel completely, WBTV won one the awards for the special sports program called First Class which she contributed back in 2010. Trotta also presented herself at one of the ACC Network’s programs and halftime shows called The ACC Blizz. She started writing football columns for newspapers including Charlotte Weekly. She also became the weekly contributor for NASCAR and ACC football for Charlotte-based talk show radio station ESPN 30. Thereafter in 2019, Trotta became part of NBC sports NASCAR coverage and started hosting the “Victory Lap” which is one of the post-race shows covering cup series races. On 3rd August 2020, Trotta along with many other on-air personalities were all released from the network because of the decision by the parent company of NBC Universal.

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Danielle Trotta Biography

Real Name Danielle Trotta
Birth Date 13 March 1981
Age (as of 2022) 41 Years
Birth Place Westchester County, New York, United States
Nationality American
Profession Journalist
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Pieces

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 8” – in Centimeters – 172 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 60 kg  –  in Pounds –  132 lbs
Shoe Size 8 (U.S.)
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Slim


Father Dan Trotta
Mother Phyllis Trotta
Sister Andrea Trotta


School Carmel High School
College University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is her husband? Robby Benton

Personal Life

Danielle Trotta is a happily married woman who is currently involved in a long-time marriage relationship with her long-time known friend named Robby Benton. On 9th December 2016, Trotta took the help of Instagram to reveal her joy and expressed that Benton had proposed to her popping up the question of marriage while giving her a beautiful solitaire ring. Trotta said yes and the couple went to exchange the rituals of marriage a year after. Robby Benton was previously the co-owner of the professional stock car racing team RAB racing, which had its winning in the Xfinity Series. Later on, Benton became part of Penske and joined the team as the NASCAR’s team manager.

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Danielle Trotta Net Worth

Danielle Trotta has got various opportunities to work with different platforms and showcase her talent to the world. It is for sure that she is earning enough money because of her only profession of journalism and making her name famous in the industry with her involvement in Fox Sports and Sirius XM. Although she never came forward to reveal the exact figures of her net worth, we assume Trotta’s net worth as $2 million.

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