Danielle Colby Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 26 Sep, 2018
Facts of Danielle Colby
Date of Birth: 1975 , December-3
Age: 42 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Danielle Colby
Birth Name Danielle Colby
Nick Name Colby
Mother Sue Colby
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Davenport, Iowa
Ethnicity White
Profession Television Personality
Net Worth $1.5 million
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Black
Body Measurements 35-26-34 in
Weight in KG 53 kg
Famous for Burlesque dancer Antique shop office manager TV personality
Married Yes
Married to Alexandre De Meyer
Children 3
Education N/A
Awards Not Yet
TV Show American Pickers
Siblings Carbomb Betty
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Danielle Colby, an American reality television personality, burlesque dancer, and fashion designer, is notable for the historical reality television show American Pickers. She appears in the show alongside Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz. They have been appearing together since 2010. Currently, the show is running its season 18.

Early Life And Career of Danielle Colby

Danielle Colby was born on 3 December 1975, in Davenport, Iowa, United States. She is an American by nationality belonging to the White-American ethnicity. 

Danielle was brought up as a Jehovah’s Witness. In early days, she owned and participated in a female roller derby, the Big Mouth Mickies, for three years. However, the injuries forced her to give it up and focus on some other things.

Danielle Colby became interested in burlesque at the very young age of 12 and began to perform burlesque dancing. Residing with her family in Chicago, she went to a burlesque performance starring dancer Satan’s Angel and comedian Margaret Cho. The show prompted her desire to become a burlesque dancer.

Danielle Colby's Career

Colby's talent and interest in dance made her create the professional burlesque troupe ‘Burlesque Le Moustache’, with nine performers including Colby herself with the stage name Dannie Diesel, touring Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois.

Danielle owned a Burlesque Academy named ‘Dannie Diesel’s Bump ‘n’ Grind Academy’, as of 2014. It is located in the Rogers Park, near Chicago.

American Pickers

Danielle Colby became a household name and one of the biggest stars in the History Channel through the reality show American Pickers, alongside her colleague Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz who had been her friend for almost a decade before the show started in 2010.

The show premiered on The History, formerly known as the History Channel, on 18 January 2010. Within the short period of time, the show became the top-rated nonfiction series of 2010. Currently, the show is running its 18th season. 

Colby had been a close friend of Mike Wolfe for a decade before the concept of the show was developed. Wolfe asked Colby to work at the office of the antique shop Antique Archaeology, once the show, American Pickers was sold to the History Channel.

CAPTION: Reality star, Danielle Colby SOURCE: Kiwi report

While the guys are out picking, Danielle holds down the fort at Antique Archaeology, Mike's store and base of operations. She spends her time talking to buyers, packing up shipments and keeping Mike and Frank in line, while they keep her in stitches with their antics and jokes. Mike likes to say she's the glue that holds them all together.

A mother of three, Danielle is always working on a new creative project, whether it's painting, designing clothes or selling vintage-inspired gifts online. She feels extremely proud of the "boys" and fortunate to work with such a talented pair.

Fashion Design

Danielle Colby is also a fashion designer. She owns her own clothing boutique that features antique-inspired and retro appeals called ‘4 Miles 2 Memphis’, most of them were designed and created by her. The boutique is in the Wicker Park area of Chicago, which was opened on 18 January 2010.

Danielle Colby's Net Worth, Salary, And Body Measurements

Danielle Colby's net worth is $1.5 million at present. Her successful dancing career, reality television shows, and her boutique have played a significant role in maintaining such a good net worth in her life. On an average, she earned more than $50k from her dancing career.

According to a report from paysa.com, an actor at the History makes an average of $46,655 annual salaries. It also said, the salary ranges from least of $36,024 to $54,837. We believe, the dancer and the television personality, Danielle Colby's salary false in the same range.

 The reality star, Danielle Colby stands at the height of 5 feet 9 inches. Colby has a perfect body shape of an hourglass which measures in 39-28-40 inches. Her bra size is 36 and the cup size is C, her dress size is 12 (USA) and shoe size is 8.5 (USA).

Danielle Colby's Personal Life

Danielle Colby is a married woman. Danielle was married to Alexandre De Meyer, a French graphic designer, and artist, for a few years. Colby and De Meyer have been happily married ever since their marriage. The married couple resides in Chicago co-parenting three children together.

Alexander De Meyer is a designer who primarily creates poster, covers, artwork, logos, stickers, t-shirts and other pieces of stuff. He is of French origin and Caucasian ethnicity.

CAPTION: Danielle Colby along with her husband Alexandre De Meyer SOURCE: Pinterest

Before Colby tied the knot with De Meyer, she was in a marital relationship with her first husband Kevin Colby. Colby has two children with her former husband.

The television arena which gave the beautiful and tall presenter a successful career became one of the major reason for her divorce from her first husband Colby. She also told in an interview with WQAD-TV that her ex-husband partner couldn’t deal with her fame and notoriety. 

Colby is a tattoo addicted personality and has covered almost every part of her body by tattoos. 

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