|Real Name/Full Name||David Scott Portnoy|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Dave Portnoy|
|Birth Place:||Swampscott, Massachusetts, United States|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||22 March 1977|
|Age/How Old:||46 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 188 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 81 Kg
In Pounds – 179 lbs
|Hair Color:||Light Brown|
|Parents Name:||Father – Michael Portnoy
Mother – Linda Portnoy
|School:||Swampscott High School|
|College:||University of Michigan|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Renee Satherthwaite (m. 2009- 2017)|
|Net Worth:||$140 million|
|Last Updated:||June 2023|
David Portnoy, aka Dave Portnoy, is an American Sports Blogger who founded a famous sports and pop culture blog named Barstool Sports. He also ran for the position of Boston Mayor; however, he failed to win.
Well, how well do you know about David Portnoy? If not much, here is what we know about David Portnoy to date.
Biography and Early Life
The birthplace of David is Swampscott, but his family relocated when he was very young, and he grew up in Massachusetts. he belongs to a Jewish family. His father’s name was Michael Portnoy, while his mother’s name was Linda Portnoy. David is very much private about his personal life and does not like to share such information. Any information about his siblings or his childhood is still not available now.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is David Portnoy in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, David Portnoy’s age is 46 years old as of today’s date 2nd June 2023 having been born on 22 March 1977. Though, he is 6′ 2″ in feet and inches and 188 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 179 lbs in Pound and 81kg in Kilograms.
David started his schooling by attending Swampscott High School. He was the classmate of Todd McShay. David got his High School graduation degree in 1991. He continued his higher study by enrolling himself in the University of Michigan, where his major was education. He got his college graduation degree from there in 1995.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
David is a private person who loves to keep his details hidden. However, after dating for a few years, he got married to Renee Satherthwaite in 2009. The couple divorced in 2017 after eight years of their marriage. However, they don’t have any children.
David is known for his charity work, and during the pandemic, he donated more than $500,000.
Is Dave Portnoy Gay?
David has been married only once till now. However, it is known that before his marriage, he dated several women. Though now he is divorced, he was into an eight years long heterosexual marriage relationship. He has never been heard of getting linked to any man ever. These facts prove him to be straight. Thus, we can assume that he is straight and is not gay.
After graduating in 1999, Dave worked in an IT market Firm in Boston for four years. In 2003, he left his job to start his own company. He founded Barstool Sports Company. Gradually he entered the Stock market. In 2016, the Chemin Group bought 36% of Barstool’s stake in return for $135 million. David also owns $28 million convertible stock, which is non-voting in Penn National Gaming.
After selling 36% to Chernin Group, David took back control over the content creation of his company. David’s company named Barstool Sports is famous for quirky contents, making it very famous among the younger generation. Though often his blogs are criticized because of racist and downwards comments towards women and others, David successfully kept it prominent by using negative publicity.
His writing style made his blogs famous in Bro Culture. Besides writing sports blogs, David has appeared in various internet shows, including The Pizza review show named ‘One Bite With Davey Pageviews.’ David is the co-creator of the show. He appeared in the front himself in 2017, intending to review each and every pizza place in Manhattan. He also invited various celebrities and sports persons to collaborate in the show and review pizza.
In 2015 and 2019, David was arrested along with two of his employees because of interrupting NFL Games Shows. During super bowl LIII, David was given a restraining order to stay away from the venue as he tried to enter there with a fake identity card. In the same year, he and his company were scrutinized by the NLRB because of the rumor that he treated his employees to fire from their jobs if they participated in any Labor Organization.
In 2020, David was nominated for the 2020 Sports Media Awards. He won the award in the ‘Most Polarizing Sports Personality Of The Year’ category.
His company Barstool Sports won the same award in 2020 in the ‘Special Quarantine Content Award’ category along with Coach Diggs. In 2019, Dave represented his Company Barstool Sports by hosting the red show carpet award named Dunkin Award.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Dave Portnoy in 2023
According to 2023, it has been revealed that David has an estimated net worth of around $140 million which he had earned through his very successful blog in his career. In 2020 36% stake of his blogging company was sold in return for 163 million dollars. He has also appeared in various internet shows from where he earns a huge sum of money.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- David has been arrested twice till now for disturbing NFL games
- He is known for his misogynist and racist comments.
Though David Portnoy is often criticized because of his unapologetic personality, he has fans worldwide. He is very active in social media and has millions of people following him on Twitter and Instagram.