David Portnoy Biography
|Date of Birth:||1977|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Birth Name||David Portnoy|
|Nick Name||El Presidente|
|Birth Place/City||Swampscott, Massachusetts|
|Net Worth||$3 million|
|Special Title||Barstool Sports|
|Married to||Renee Portnoy|
|Education||University of Michigan|
David Portnoy is an American businessman and the founder as well as president of the popular and controversial sports and men’s lifestyle blog Barstool Sports. Besides, he is also a blogger and podcast host.
Through his business, he has also made a considerable amount of net worth.
Early life And Bio Of David Portnoy
David Portnoy was born on 22 March 1977, in Swampscott, Massachusetts, United States America. He belongs to American nationality and his ethnicity is White. He spent his wonderful childhood in his birthplace Swampscott, Massachusetts with his family.
Portnoy attended Swampscott High School with his classmate American football TV analyst and commentator Todd McShay. After completing his High School studies, he went on to study at the University of Michigan in 1995, from where he earned a degree in education. After that, he decided to go back home, to Boston.
David Portnoy's Professional Career
Following graduation in 1999, David Portnoy began his working at a local technology market research firm, named Yankee Group. As he was more into contesting, he decided to focus on this area and he quit his job.
In the year 2003, Portnoy started publishing a newspaper with just four black-and-white pages that featured gambling spreads, which improved by writing about other topics and in order to attract more advertisers.
David began to get contracts with both local and national brands, including the Lyons Group, Bud Light, and Miller Lite. Portnoy launched an unsuccessful campaign to become the Mayor of Boston following the retirement of longtime Thomas Menino in 2013. He was not able to submit enough nomination signatures to qualify for the election after raising more than $16,000 in campaign contributions.
At the beginning of 2016, he moved his business online, now where are franchise sites in many important cities in the USA, like New York City, Washington, Philadelphia, Iowa, and Chicago. He uses his site to sell concert tickets and branded merchandise in order to grow the site’s smarter and a number of visitors, and growing the site’s earning from advertisement.
David Portnoy's Net Worth And Salary
David Portnoy has collected a huge amount of money from his prolific career. According to the Celebrity net worth, the American businessman has an estimated net worth of $10 million as of 2018. David makes all his money from his business that seems to be going very well. His main source of income is the sports blog Barstool Sports, ‘For the common man, by the common man’, which was described by its owner.
Barstool Sports earns an average of $1.4 million unique visitors in a month. In November 2015, he also bought the home in New York for $2 million. The mansion features four bedrooms.
David Portnoy's Personal life And Affair
The blogger and podcast host David Portnoy married his girlfriend Renee Portnoy. The couple tied the knots in 2009, in an intimate ceremony. They have not shared any child.
However, at the beginning of 2017, Portnoy was announced that he was separated from his wife. But it is still a mystery that the couple is together or divorced. He currently resides in Boston.
Portnoy is also quite busy on social media like Instagram, Facebook, as well as micro-blogging site Twitter.
David Portnoy's Controversy
On May 12, 2015, New York City Police officers arrested David Portnoy, after he and three Barstool Sports employees handcuffed one another on the floor of NFL headquarters.
Portnoy one again involved in a controversy after a host of Barstool’s Chicks in The Office Ria Ciuffo called him out on the air for comments made regarding her appearance, on June 28, 2018.