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Who is David Portnoy?
David “Dave” Portnoy is a well-known millionaire, American blogger, media persona as well as a public figure. Besides, he is the founder of Barstool Sports. In addition, he is the creator of the famous blog, which publishes breaking news and highlights in the form of articles, videos, and podcasts.
Profile of David Portnoy
|Full Name||David Portnoy|
|Popular As||Dave Portnoy|
|Birthdate||22nd March, 1977|
|Place of Birth||Swampscott, Massachusetts, United States|
|Race / Ethnicity||Jewish|
|Education||Graduated in Education Degree|
|University||University of Michigan|
|Age||45 Years Old|
|Eye color||Light Brown|
|Height||6’2” (182 cm)|
|Parents||Michael Portnoy (Father) & Linda Portnoy (Mother)|
|Ex-Spouse||Renee Satherthwaite (Separated in 2017)|
|Net Worth||$120 Million USD|
David Portnoy is most recognized for founding Barstool Sports, a sports and pop culture blog that publishes the latest news and viral highlights via blog articles, videos, and podcasts. Moreover, he is also popular for his controversial statements.
Early-life, Education & Family Background
Dave Portnoy, originally David Portnoy was born on 22nd March, 1977. As of 2022, he is 45 years old. Accordingly, his astrological sign is Aries and practices Judaism as he is of Jewish ancestry. Moreover, David is an American citizen and was born in Swampscott, a town in Essex County, Massachusetts
Besides, Dave was born to parents Michael Kaufman and Linda Kaufman. His parents raised him in Massachusetts, where his family lives till date. However, there is very little details regarding his siblings as well as his childhood.
Regarding his academics, Dave has invested the most of his life to education. He graduated from the Institution of Michigan’s School of Nursing. Likewise, after failing numerous times to pass the undergraduate language exam, he transferred to the School of Education. Eventually, he earned a degree in education from the University of Michigan in 1995.
Professional Career of David Portnoy
Portnoy began his early career during the 90’s. In 1999, he started working for Yankee Group, an IT market research agency, where he acquired expertise pitching ideas to potential marketers. However, Dave exited the Yankees Group to found Barstool, a multibillion-dollar media company.
In 2003, Dave launched Barstool Sports as a newspaper, which evolved into the original Barstool Sports website in 2007. The first Barstool Sports website, however, was not published until 2007. Moreover, the site created individual blogs for New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, and other cities in 2013.
After digitizing his publishing in 2008, he and his blog site became prominent. In 2013, the company grew, and the adolescent boys appreciated him for his forthright and uncompromising views.
Furthermore, ‘The Bro Show’, a YouTube channel run by Barstool, has also expanded into original content. In addition, Portnoy began reviewing every pizza business in Manhattan in 2017 as a result of the work’s enormous success.
Podcast, Controversies & Arrest
David’s company was established in 2003 and has since evolved into a prominent sports media outlet. He is an entrepreneur who has developed a sports media empire. Besides, he is an entrepreneur and internet personality who was allegedly convicted for fabricating Super Bowl LIII tickets.
In his critiques and remarks, he is recognized for being forthright and outspoken. Nonetheless, he became well-known for his abrasive demeanor. Meanwhile, his writings are generally highly appreciated by young guys. He has, however, been slammed for making derogatory and insulting remarks about women.
Besides, Dave also runs the “Call Her Daddy” podcast, which is extremely popular and he has been criticized of misogyny. Additionally, he is infamous for having an opinion on just about everything, and his tweets are full of expletives expressing his views on whatever he chooses.
David’s Personal-life & Relationships
Currently, David Portnoy is single and not involved in any romantic relationships. Formerly, Dave was married to Renee Portnoy. The pair tied the nuptials in 2009 but after their courtship didn’t work out, they opted for divorce in 2017.
David Portnoy stands 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs roughly 75 kilograms. In addition, he has a thin body type, medium blonde hair, and light brown eyes. Moreover, everyone’s attention is always drawn to his strong public personality.
Social Media Handles of David Portnoy
With over 2.7 million followers on Twitter, David has a sizable following. Furthermore, he has more than 4 million Instagram followers. Likewise, he has more than 543k YouTube subscribers.
Net Worth of David Portnoy
David Portnoy’s personal wealth is derived from his Barstool Sports blog, media, and print publication. Moreover, his success as the founder of digital sports empire Barstool Sports has given him a net worth of $120 million. In addition, he also has a casting show that pays him between $ 50,000 and $100,000 on average.