Dave Portnoy net worth, age, height, wife, biography

Dave Portnoy

Dave Portnoy net worth, age, height, wife, biography.

Dave Portnoy is an internet personality, entrepreneur, and media owner from the United States. He is the creator of the satirical sports and men’s lifestyle site Barstool Sports.

Dave Portnoy: Profile summary

Full Name:Dave Portnoy (David Scott Portnoy)
Net Worth:$120 Million
Date of Birth:22 March 1977
Age:44 Years
Birth Place:Swampscott, Massachusetts, United States
Profession:Blogger and Internet Celebrity
Hometown:Swampscott, Massachusetts, United States
Zodiac Sign:Leo
School:Swampscott High School, Swampscott, Massachusetts, United States
College / University:University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
Education Qualification:Graduate

Dave Portnoy: Early life & Boigraphy

He was born on March 22, 1977, in Swampscott, Massachusetts, to Sharon and Eileen Portnoy. He has two sisters, Elise and Danna. David Portnoy’s father was a doctor, and his mother was a homemaker. Portnoy attended Swampscott High School, where he played varsity basketball and lacrosse. He then went on to study at the University of Michigan, earning a degree in education.

After college, he also worked as a trader on Wall Street. In 2016, he launched Barstool Sports, a sports and pop culture blog. The website has since become one of the most popular in the world, with millions of unique visitors each month. He currently resides in New York City with his wife Rena (nee Diehard) and their two children.

Dave Portnoy: Physical Appearance

Dave Portnoy is a young, attractive, intelligent, and dashing man with a charming and dashing personality. His physical measurements are excellent, and he has the muscular build of an athlete. He also has a strong and appealing physique.

He is about 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs about 76 kilogrammes. He has short, trendy blonde hair and stunning, fascinating eyes that are searing light brown in colour.

Age/How Old:44 years old
Height/How Tall:In Centimetres – 188 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
Weight:In Kilograms – 81 kg
In Pounds – 179 lbs.
Eye Colour:Green
Hair Colour:Light brown

Dave Portnoy: Career

Following graduation in 1999, David Portnoy moved to Boston and began working at Yankee Group, an IT market research firm.

After four years, Portnoy left the Yankee Group to begin what would eventually become Barstool Sports. Peter Chernin’s The Chernin Group purchased a majority stake of Barstool on January 7, 2016, and it was announced that the headquarters would move to New York City.

In 2020, Penn National Gaming purchased a 36% stake in Barstool Sports from the founders for $163 million, including $135 million in cash and $28 million in Penn non-voting convertible preferred stock. Following the sale, The Chernin Group maintains a 36% stake in the company, while Portnoy continues to run the site and retains creative control over the content.

On the site, Portnoy gradually cultivated his persona as “El Presidente”, a blunt and candid character. His writing was well-received among young men, and the publication subsequently became a mainstay of bro culture. He became known for his unapologetic and brash attitude and has faced criticism over blog posts and disparaging comments towards women and others.

Portnoy has twice been detained in NFL-related incidents: first on May 12, 2015, when New York City police arrested him after he and three Barstool employees handcuffed one another on the floor of NFL headquarters to protest Deflategate, and again in 2019 when he was placed in a holding cell at Mercedes-Benz Stadium for a portion of Super Bowl LIII. In the latter incident, he had created fake passes to attend a press event the day prior and was prohibited from attending the game.

The National Labor Relations Board investigated Portnoy in 2019 for posts on Twitter on charges that he illegally threatened to fire his workers if they were unionized. That December, David Portnoy reached an informal settlement with the Board, which required him to delete his threatening tweets and remove any potential anti-union material created by Barstool Sports. The settlement also noted that the Twitter account originally encouraging employees to unionize was owned by Barstool in an attempt to out labour organizers.

In 2013, Portnoy launched an unsuccessful campaign to become the Mayor of Boston following the retirement of Thomas Menino. After raising over $17,000 in campaign contributions, he failed to submit enough nomination signatures to qualify for the election. During the race, Portnoy identified as a Libertarian.

Dave Portnoy: Wife

David Portnoy was married to his longtime girlfriend Renee Satterthwaite, they had their wedding in 2009. However, Dave and his wife Renee separated in January 2017. In 2020 Portnoy donated $500,000 to The Barstool Fund, a relief effort for small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The campaign raised over $39 million for 348 businesses as of May 2021. Portnoy is Jewish.

David Portnoy: Net worth

How much is David Portnoy worth? David Portnoy’s net worth is estimated at around $120 million.

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