Who is Danielle Colby?
Danielle Colby was born on the 3rd December 1975, in Davenport, Iowa USA, and is a reality TV star, best known to the world for her appearance in the highly-acclaimed reality show “American Pickers”, alongside Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz. However, primarily she serves as the office manager of the shop Antique Archaeology, owned by Mike Wolfe.
Is Danielle Colby Married?Danielle, ever an intriguing personality, is married to French artist and graphic designer Alexander De Meyer – the two held their wedding ceremony on the 14th February 2015. Previously, she was married to Kevin Colby with whom she has two children. The couple married in 2004, but after her career started gaining momentum, and she was more away from home, the two decided to divorce.
Danielle Colby Bio: Early Life, Parents, and Education
Danielle was raised by a single mother, Sue, and grew up in her hometown with her sister. During her childhood years, Danielle experienced sexual molestation by an older man, whose identity she failed to reveal to the media. Danielle was raised as a Jehovah’s Witness, but as she got older she left the doctrine, which caused a strain in the relationship with her family. There is no information about her educational background.
If looks could kill… (11-year-old Danielle) Photo by my dad.
Career Before Reality TVDanielle was a professional burlesque dancer before she was called by Wolfe to join his business. There was a time in her life when Danielle lived in Chicago with her family. and on one instance visited a burlesque performance starring Margaret Cho and dancer Angel Cecelia Helene Walker or Satan’s Angel, which ignited a desire in young Danielle to become a burlesque dancer herself. She moved back to Iowa, and created Burlesque Le Moustache, a professional troupe. She assumed the stage name Danielle Diesel, and toured eastern Iowa and western Illinois with her group of nine burlesque dancer. Danielle then founded Dannie Diesel’s Bump ‘n’ Grind Academy, located in the Rogers Park neighborhood of Chicago. To speak of her further endeavors outside television, Danielle is the owner of a clothing company – 4 Miles 2 Memphis – and was also a part of the female roller derby team, the Big Mouth Mickies, but injuries forced her to leave the sport.
I’m excited to announce that this signed poster (of me in my 1890’s Lillie Langtry costume from her performance in “Cleopatra” Paris) is now for sale: https://t.co/Niszo1IA0A pic.twitter.com/1lRIv6vqxv
— Danielle Colby (@daniellecolby) August 16, 2018
Being a close friend of Mike Wolfe for over a decade, it was only natural for Danielle to accept his calling when Mike needed another assistant. Having been picking from his fourth year, Mike has only honed his skills, and identifying differing valuables from junk became his everyday life. He teamed up with another junk collector, Frank Fritz, and the two pitched the concept of the show to the History Channel, and in collaboration with Cineflix Media, “American Pickers” premiered on the 18th January 2010. Danielle works behind the scenes, finding barns, sheds, and other places in which people store their antiques and other collectibles. The trio focuses on hoarders and people who have inherited vast collections of supposed junk. Danielle is the office manager, and also runs a dedicated website, among many other responsibilities. Since the show has been launched, Danielle has become a national celebrity, and with her quirky character an idol to numerous women across the US. Though popularity caused her problems on a personal level, such as the end to her first marriage, luckily she has managed to overcome those difficulties, with the help of her co-workers and fans.
Do You Know How Rich Danielle Colby Is?
Colby has reached prominence through her appearance in “American Pickers”, and her other projects have also contributed to her popularity, and also to her wealth. So, have you ever wondered how rich Danielle Colby is, as of mid- 2018? According to authoritative sources, Colby’s net worth is estimated at over $1.5 million. Pretty neat don’t you think?
— Danielle Colby (@daniellecolby) July 26, 2018
Danielle is not only a television star, but also a star on social media, as she is quite popular on platforms such as Facebook and Twitter. Her official Facebook page has over 500,000 followers, who have enjoyed daily posts by Danielle in regards to her career, especially new findings on “American Pickers”. Also active on Twitter, with over 80,000 followers, she has used the site to further promote the “American Pickers” show, announcing new episodes among other tweets. Danielle isn’t active on Instagram. So, if you aren’t already a fan of this popular reality TV star, then this is a fantastic opportunity for you to become one, just skip over to her official pages.
Danielle Colby Tattoos and Body Measurements
If you have ever seen Danielle you couldn’t go without noticing numerous tattoos all over her body. The most striking one is on her chest, flowers with a leopard skin style background. She has tattoos all over her fingers and hands, and on her lower back. Do you know her body measurements, height, and weight? Danielle stands at 5ft 9ins, (1.70m), while she weighs 171lbs (78kgs). Her vital statistics are 39-28-40.