Dave Portnoy Biography – Dave Portnoy aka David Scott Portnoy is an American blogger and social media personality.
|Date of Birth:||March 22, 1977|
|Net Worth:||$120 million|
Dave Portnoy Biography
Born on 22 March 1977. He was born and raised in a well-settled Christian family from Swampscott, Massachusetts, United States.
He completed his early schooling at Swampscott High School in Swampscott, Massachusetts, United States.
After that, he enrolled himself at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the United States from where he completed a graduate degree in education in the year 1999. Since childhood, he wanted to do something big in his life and gained popularity and stardom in his career.
He is popularly known for being the founder of the sports and pop culture blog named Barstool Sports.
He also came into the headlines when the National Labor Relations Board started an investigation on Portnoy in the year 2019, after a post on Twitter in which he was allegedly to threaten to fire his workers if they were unionized.
Dave Portnoy Age
He is 46 Years Old as of 2023.
Dave Portnoy Height
Dave Portnoy is a young good-looking smart and handsome man with a charming and dashing personality. He owns a strong and attractive physique with impressive body measurements and an athlete’s muscular body type.
Dave Portnoy Parents
Dave Portnoy’s Parents are Michael and Linda Portnoy. Dave Portnoy’s father’s name is Michael Portnoy who is a businessman by profession and his mother’s name is Linda Portnoy who is a housewife.
Dave Portnoy Siblings
As far as we came to know he has no brother or sister.
Dave Portnoy Nationality
He is an American by nationality and has his belief in the Christian religion.
Dave Portnoy Career
Dave Portnoy started his career as an IT professional and started working with a popular IT market research firm named Yankee Group in the year 1999. After working there, for four years he left the organization and started working as a blogger which eventually became a popular blog named Barstool Sports.
In the year 2016, The Chernin Group has purchased a majority of the stake of Barstool Sports and the headquarter was moved to New York City. After that, in the year 2020, Penn National Gaming purchased a 36% stake in Barstool Sports with a whopping amount of $163 million, following the sale The Chernin Group retains the 36% stake in the company and Portnoy continues to run the site and retained the creative control over the blog’s content.
On this popular blog, he made his image of a blunt and candid character. He gained popularity among young men for his unapologetic and brash attitude. He also faced a lot of criticism for his disparaging comments for women and others. In the year 2013, he also tried his luck in politics and contest the election to become the Mayor of Boston. His campaign was unsuccessful as he failed to gather the required nomination signatures to qualify.
In the year 2020, he started a campaign to support the small business affected during the COVID-19 pandemic and raised a fund of over $39 million. He donated $500 thousand to The Barstool Fund campaign and supported nearly 348 small businesses.
In the year 2019, Portnoy was investigated by the National Labor Relations Board on the charges of an alleged post on Twitter in which he threatened his company workers through illegal means stating that he will fire all of them if they were unionized.
Dave Portnoy was also arrested twice in NFL-related incidents, once in the year 2015 and again in the year 2019.
Dave Portnoy Wife
Dave Portnoy’s marital status is divorced. He was married to Renee Satterthwaite in the year 2009. After eight years of their marriage, they got separated in the year 2017 due to some personal reasons.
He is currently in relationship with Silvana Mojica.
Dave Portnoy Net Worth
As of September 2023, Dave Portnoy’s net worth is $120 million.
He majorly earns through his blog Barstool Sports and several other business ventures.