Danielle Colby is an Amercian reality television personality who rose to fame after being cast in the 2010 reality show, American Pickers. In the show, the cast traveled almost everywhere to search for antique pieces for resale and for their collection. She owns a company named Antique Archaeology where she deals with antique items.
Colby married Kevin Colby in 2004 but the marriage wasn't strong and they divorced later on. After her divorce with Kevin, she married Alexandre De Meyer who is an artist and graphic designer by profession. They are living a lavish and content life with their children in Chicago.
Early Life And Education Of Danielle Colby
Danielle Colby was born to Sue Colby on December 3, 1975, in Davenport, Iowa, US. She grew-up as Jehovah Witness and her parents were quite strict. Early on, she used to work for a clothing designer company called Gorilla Clothing.
Danielle Colby's Career
Danielle Colby became a professional burlesque dancer as she was interested in the dance form from an early age of 12. She became fascinated with the dance style as she had seen a burlesque dance performance in Chicago with her family.
Later on, she launched her own dance group of nine members named Burlesque Le'Moustache. The group did lots of performances and tours. She made a career in fashion designing as well. Colby has a clothing boutique named 4 Miles 2 Memphis in LeClaire, Iowa which she opened in 2013.
Her boutique showcases retro and antique clothing which she designs herself as well. Colby is also the producer for movies Tempest Storm, American Pickers and American Pickers: Best Of.
The show American Pickers is the show where the pickers Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz travel to various countries to search for antique pieces for resale purposes. Those antique pieces are for their personal use all well which they store in their collection. The show is a successful one having 19 seasons and 256 episodes so far.
She also runs the office of Antique Archaeology. Colby was an owner and member of a female roller derby team named Big Mouth Mickies and used to run a burlesque dance academy named Dannie Diesel's Bump 'n' Grind Academy.
Danielle Colby's Net Worth
Danielle Colby has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million according to the sites, The Richest and Celebrity Net Worth. She earned her million dollar fortune from her career as a burlesque dancer, fashion designer, and a reality TV personality.
Her present husband Alexandre De Meyer owns a printing shop in their town in Chicago where the couple is residing. He is a graphic designer and an artist who earns his living by designing things.
According to Radar news, Colby owed thousands of dollars in taxes for the sales of her vintage products. She was liable to pay tax payment of $5,978,40 and $5,995.40 on retail sales in 2013 and in 2014, it went to total up to the sum of $11, 973.42.
Danielle Colby's Personal Life
Danielle Colby got married to Kevin Colby in 2004 but their marriage didn't last long. They gave birth to two children. The couple later divorced since her involvement in the showbiz industry wasn't appreciated by her ex-husband. In an interview, she even said that Kevin couldn't deal with the fame she achieved. One of her children name is Memphis Colby.
She then married Alexandre De Meyer in 2015 after being in a relationship for some time and the couple is residing in Chicago. He is a french graphic designer and an artist by profession who owns a printing shop in Chicago.
Colby is fully indulged in art and loves artworks as she has lots of tattoos in her body. All her tattoos mean something. She posts lots of photos of her nail arts and others. She was interested in picking antiques which led to her immense success in the reality show. Her hobbies include reading lots of books related to women.
Colby talks about having a very bad childhood as she was molested by an older man but the details related to it are not mentioned.