Who is Alexa Datt?
Alexandra Brittany Datt was born in 1985, in Derwood, Maryland USA, and is a sports broadcast journalist, best known for her work with the MLB (Major League Baseball) Network, doing coverage of the professional baseball scene. She is also known for being the wife of radio disc jockey Peter Rosenberg, who previously hosted a show for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).
The Net Worth of Alexa Datt
How rich is Alexa Datt? As of mid-2019, sources estimate a net worth that is over $500,000, earned through a successful career in broadcasting – her salary is reputed to be close to $100,000 pa. Her wealth has also been potentially elevated thanks to the success of her husband who has a net worth estimated at $600,000. As she continues her endeavors, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Early Life and Education
Very little is known about Alexa’s life before her rise to a career in sports broadcasting. According to her, her parents were very supportive of her growing up – she has always been fascinated when watching reporters on television, which would eventually lead to her career choice. as after she matriculated from high school, she enrolled at the University of Maryland (UMD).
The public research university is located in College Park and is the flagship institution of the University System of Maryland, being the largest in the state. They have an enrollment of over 41,000 students representing all fifty states along with 123 countries. They offer over 200 degree granting programs and have institutional support from agencies such as the National Institute of Health and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The university is consistently ranked among the top 100 universities both in the country as well as in the world. Alexa took up a degree in broadcast journalism while also taking courses in Spanish language and literature.
Sports Broadcasting Career
Datt started doing coverage of various professional leagues shortly after completing her education, including on the National Basketball Association (NBA), the National Football League (NFL), and many more. She worked for the website 120 Sports, as the co-host of the program entitled “The Morning Run”. She also worked as a reporter for SportsNet New York, and became an in-stadium host for Citi Field, covering the baseball games of the New York Mets. As her career progressed, she became more settled with professional baseball. and then worked for MLB.com hosting the daily program “12:25 Live with Alexa”.
Her fame and income increased significantly after she was hired to work for the MLB Network, the network owned by Major League Baseball, and so dedicated primarily to baseball. Their headquarters is located in Secaucus, New Jersey which was the former studio of MSNBC. The network is available to over 69 million households, or 60 percent of subscription television customers in the US. She became a regular in the studio show called “The Rundown”, but also does field reporting at various baseball games.
Husband – Peter Rosenberg
Peter began his career as a disc jockey while attending the University of Maryland, where he started a late-night underground hip hop show called “From Dusk ‘Til Dawn” on the campus radio station. After completing his college education, he continued to work as a DJ for various stations, mostly in the Washington, D.C. area for such as WPGC, WHFS, and WJFK-FM. He later moved to New York to become the co-host of two programs, namely “Ebro in the Morning” which is a weekday morning show at the station WQHT, and “The Michael Kay Show” which is aired on the ESPN Radio affiliate WEPN-FM.
Hulk Hogan could have manned up and apologized to the fans in a proper way. He never did. Now it’s officially Stone Cold’s world. The GOAT pic.twitter.com/PbcUL1WoOE
— RosenbergTelevision (@Rosenbergradio) July 23, 2019
He is also a big fan of professional wrestling, and in 2009 he created a YouTube show called “Wrestling with Rosenberg”, in which he interviewed wrestlers such as Hulk Hogan, Shawn Michaels and Mick Foley. He then became a guest commentator for promotions such as Rinof Honor (ROH) and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA). In 2016, he became a panelist for the pre-show of “TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs” leading him to become the host of the WWE Network show called “Bring it to the Table”. He continues to serve as a panelist for various pre-show pay-per-views for the network.
Personal Life and Social Media
For her personal life, it is known that Datt is married to Rosenberg, though details about their marriage are scarce. According to several sources, the two met while students at the University of Maryland and have been together since then. He proposed to her on the Brooklyn Bridge, and had a private marriage ceremony in 2012 attended by close friends and family, apparently in Derwood, Montgomery County, Maryland. The two reside on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York. He is of Jewish descent.
Similar to numerous broadcast personalities, she is highly active online through accounts on several major social media websites. On Instagram she has over 22,000 followers, and posts a lot of personal photos, including those taken from behind the scenes while she is working. She also posts pictures of her with family members, and pictures of her going to trips around the country. She has a Twitter account which has over 23,000 followers, and she posts about the latest big events in the sporting world. She also gives her opinions on the professional baseball scene, and so promotes her work on the MLB Network.