David Portnoy is an American entrepreneur, philanthropist, and controversial figure. Further, he is best known for founding a digital media company ‘Barstool Sports’. The company produces the content of sports and pop-culture-related news, blogs, and podcast. Additionally, he has interviewed then-President Donald Trump in July 2020 at the White House.
The controversial figure has involved in an alleged sex tape released in 2019. He later released a press conference ‘TeamPortnoy’ and explained the man seen in the video. Additionally, he has also faced the criticized for his alleged treatment of women that led him to exit from the ESPN family as soon as he joined. Let us scroll over to know more of the details.
Caption: The entrepreneur and internet celebrity, David Portnoy.
Dave Portnoy: Bio, Family, Career
David Scott Portnoy was born on 22 March 1977 which makes hisSwampscott, Massachusetts, the U.S. He has provided information on his siblings or early years. He has an American nationality and belongs to white caucasian ethnicity.
Portnoy completed his schooling at Swampscott High School from his hometown. He later went on to attend the University of Michigan in 1995 from where he graduated with a degree in education. In 1999, he moved to Boston and started to work at the IT market research firm, Yankee Group.
However, he left the company to open his own after four years and eventually founded the digital media company, Barstool Sports. He identified himself as a Libertarian and also had competed in becoming the Mayor of Boston in 2013 following the retirement of Thomas Menino. In 2019, he charged for threatening illegally to fire his workers, however, he later settled it with the National Labor Relations Board.
Dave Portnoy: Perosnal Life & Wife
Moving toward his personal life, he has kept his personal life away from the media after the sex tape incident. Further, in 2019, a very racy video(8-second screen recording) of his with an unidentified woman circulated on the internet. Further, the founder has plenty of jokes about the release of the alleged sex tape. Later, he made an official press release from “Team Portnoy,” with the light of the situation, he also gave the description of the man seen in the video.
However, the controversial person is a married man to his long-term girlfriend named Renee Portnoy. The couple married in 2009 after knowing together for years. However, their marriage began to sink and started to live separately in 2017. Some sources say they are divorce while others say their divorce is yet to be finalized.
Short brief of Renee, she is an Equestrian since the age of 8 and loved the horses ever since she remembers. She later started to work with SmartPak that sells horseriding gear and equine supplements in 2010 as a senior buyer. From 2012, she began riding horses in competitions and also owns several horses along with her ex-husband. Other than this, she is also an internet personality and former vine user.
Caption: David Portnoy and ex-wife Renee Portnoy
Dave Portnoy: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
The founder and owner of the digital sports conglomerate Barstool Sports company, Portnoy is surely making a hefty amount from his career. He is also famous on the internet having millions of followers on his account which helps to make earn a profitable amount. Therefore, he has an estimated net worth of around $120 million. In addition, he has bought a few properties including his 2,256 sq. feet house worth over $2.25 million.
He is highly active over different social media platforms with verified accounts. On Instagram, he goes by the handle @stoolpresidente with 3.5 million followers. He has an unverified Twitter account @stoolpresidente with 2.3 million followers. On Facebook, he goes by the handle under his name with 1.4 million followers.
Dave Portnoy: Body Measurements
The businessman has a slim and athletic body structure that stands to a height of 6 feet 2 inches or 1.88 meters. His body weighs 81 kg with unknown body measurements. He has dark brown hair color with brown eyes.