Why did Heather Storm leave Garage Squad? Net Worth, Dating

April 18, 2024
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Who is Heather Storm?

A television host, actress, producer, and model, Heather Storm was born as Danielle Trotta, under the zodiac sign of Gemini on 24 May 1986, in West Chester, Pennsylvania USA; she holds American nationality and her ethnicity is White. She’s perhaps known best as a co-host of the series “Garage Squad”, alongside Bruno Massel, Joe Zolper and Cy Kellogg.

Early life and education

She was raised by her parents Phyllis and Dan; she hasn’t disclosed having any siblings, so it’s assumed that she’s their only child. When she was 12  years old, the family moved to a small town in Montana, where she spent most of her childhood, as she said, enjoying riding a bicycle and exploring nature.


She attended a local high school, and upon matriculating in 2004, enrolled at the University of Oregon, from which she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, in 2008.

She then moved to Puerto Rico, where she learned to surf, but then moved on to Los Angeles, California, and worked as a model and fitness trainer to provide for herself.


Speaking about her acting career, Heather made her debut in the 2003 erotic thriller “Underbelly”, followed by her role in “Lies and Alibis”, and in the short movie “Always a First Time”, before she portrayed Stripper in the series “Sleeper Cell”, in 2006.


In the following year, she was cast to play Aslo’s Girl in the comedy “Epic Movie”, written and directed by Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer, and a spin-off from epic movies “The Da Vinci Code”, “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion”, and “Witch and the Wardrobe”, among others.

Heather made an appearance in “Rush Hour 3” starring Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker, and Max von Sydow, before she had a minor role in the series “Manswers”, then in 2008, she portrayed Alexis in “No Bad Days”, acting alongside Keith David, Declan Joyce and Richard Tyson.

She starred in the 2009 horror “Nail Demon”, and then made appearances in a few series and TV movies – her most recent role was in “Tae-Bo Evolution”, in 2015, and she was heard as a voice actor in the crime drama “Nightingale”, which had 12 award nominations, including two for Primetime Emmys, and won four.

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In mid-2015, she started co-hosting “Garage Squad”, a reality show described in their words as: ‘The Garage Squad responds to fan requests for much-needed help completing their automotive endeavors. National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) driver Bruno Massel, lead mechanic Joe Zolper, and new co-host Heather Storm bring expertise, parts, and tools as they crash the garages working round the clock to transform cars. After working alongside the owners to ensure the perfect vehicular vision, the squad returns the completed cars to their owners for an emotional reuniting of man and machine.’

Heather worked with “Garage Squad” until 2018, when she left the show to be replaced by Cristy Lee.


Why did Heather leave Garage Squad?

People were wondering why she was gone, what was the problem; some rumors were saying that her contract expired, however, there was no problem among the crew, but Heather decided to create her own show.

Heather established her eponymous YouTube channel on 30 September 2010, and has been posting various videos during these years, however, on 8 December 2021, she uploaded a teaser video announcing her new show – “Heather Storm Off Road” – which was premiered on 13 December 2021. The series follows her on her journey visiting small towns across the United States, the first episode of the show being filmed in Colorado.

The video “EPISODE 1: The Largest Bronco Celebration in the West-Heather Storm Off Road” was uploaded on 14 December 2021, and has been viewed over 5,000 times. Comments below the video were full of support and love from her fans, some of them were: ‘You’ re fun, honest and truly genuine!……….ALWAYS enjoy watching your shows & content!’ and ‘Looks like lots of fun. Hope to see more’

Besides her new show, Heather is a co-founder of Black Lab ventures, an eco-event company, and boutique fine wine collection.

Love life and relationships

There were various rumors both concerning Heather’s love life and her sexual orientation, however, she hasn’t spoken about any man or woman whom she has been with.


Rumors were saying that she has been in a secret relationship with one of her fellows from “Garage Squad”, however, she hasn’t commented about these assumptions.

She prefers to keep her private life away from the public eye, so as of January 2022, it is assumed that she’s single, hasn’t been married or engaged, and doesn’t have children.

Hobbies and other interests

One of Heather’s favorite hobbies is traveling; she has visited several US states, and been around the world. Her favorite travel destination is Playa del Carmen, Mexico, while she dreams of visiting the original Mustang factory, in Dearborn, Michigan. She is a big fan of these cars, and she enjoys cruising around in her own ’65 Mustang.

Heather is into outdoor activities – she likes swimming, hiking, camping, horse riding, and uses every opportunity to be in nature and enjoy it – she likes adventures and long car rides.

In her spare time, she likes to read and watch movies; she enjoys books such as “The Art of Happiness: A Handbook for Living”, “Freedom in Exile”, and “The Universe in a Single Atom” written by Tenzin Gyatso (the 14th Dalai Lama). Heather’s favorite actors are Johnny Depp and Leonardo DiCaprio, while she adores movies starring her favorite actress Sharon Stone – her favorite is “Basic Instinct”.


Heather is active on social media platforms – her Instagram account has been followed by over 100,000 people, while her Twitter has gained over 15,000 followers; her Facebook page has over 200,000 fans.

Age, height, and net worth

Heather is 35 years old, with long blonde hair and hazel eyes; she weighs around 132lbs (60kgs) and is 5ft 7ins (1.7m) tall, with vital statistics of 33-35-34.

As of January 2022, her net worth has been estimated at over $1.5 million.

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