|Name Danielle Colby|
TV shows American Pickers
Spouse Alexandre De Meyer
|Height 1.75 m|
Role Television Personality
|Born December 3, 1975 (age 47) (1975-12-03) Davenport, Iowa, U.S.|
Occupation burlesque dancerAntique shop office managerTV personalityClothing boutique owner
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Danielle Colby Bio and Net Worth 2019 (American Pickers)
5 Lesser Known Facts About Danielle Colby of American Pickers
Danielle Colby (born December 3, 1975) is an American reality television personality who co-stars on the History reality television show American Pickers.
- Danielle Colby Bio and Net Worth 2019 American Pickers
- 5 Lesser Known Facts About Danielle Colby of American Pickers
- Personal life
- Performance career
- American Pickers
- Fashion design
Danielle Colby was born in Davenport, Iowa, and brought up as a Jehovah’s Witness. By 2004, she was married with two children. Colby's television career eventually led to the breakup of her marriage. In May 2012, she told WQAD-TV that "fame and notoriety are not easy for him to deal with at all, so the relationship ended up not working out".
Colby owned and participated in a female roller derby team, the Big Mouth Mickies, for three years until injuries forced her to give it up.
While living with her family in Chicago, she attended a Burlesque performance starring comedian Margaret Cho and dancer Satan's Angel. This prompted in her a desire to become a burlesque dancer; and, after she moved back with her family to the Quad Cities area of Iowa, she created the professional burlesque troupe Burlesque Le Moustache, with nine performers, including Colby herself under the stage name Dannie Diesel, touring eastern Iowa and western Illinois. As of October 2014, Colby owned a burlesque academy called Dannie Diesel's Bump 'n' Grind Academy in the Rogers Park neighborhood of Chicago.
Colby had been a close friend of Mike Wolfe for a decade before the concept of the show had even been developed.
Once the show was sold to the History Channel, Wolfe asked Colby to work at the office of the antique shop Antique Archaeology.
American Pickers premiered on History, formerly known as the History Channel, on January 18, 2010. As of September 8, 2010, it was the top rated non-fiction series of 2010 among total viewers and adults 25-54.
Colby owns and operates 4 Miles 2 Memphis, a retro clothing boutique in the Wicker Park area of Chicago, which was opened at this location on January 18, 2013.