David Portnoy Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 26 Sep, 2021
Facts of David Portnoy
Date of Birth: 1977
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet
Name David Portnoy
Birth Name David Portnoy
Nick Name El Presidente
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Swampscott, Massachusetts
Ethnicity White
Profession Businessman
Net Worth $3 million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Face Color White
Special Title Barstool Sports
Married Yes
Married to Renee Portnoy
Children N/A
Divorce N/A
Education University of Michigan
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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, Portnoy has also made a considerable amount of net worth.

Early Life, Bio, And Family 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 And Wiki

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 my 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 the number of visitors, and growing the site’s earnings from the 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 2019. David makes all his money from his business which 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.

The businessman owns a house in Boston which worth is maybe $million. His major source of income is also his Instagram account where she has over 1.4 million. He can command over $7K a promotional post. 

David Portnoy's Wife, Married, Relationship 

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. 

As per some of the sources he is currently in a dating relationship with a mysterious girl. s per the site, he has already admitted to saying that he is dating a new girlfriend following his divorce. However, the detail on it is yet to ve verified. 

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 was once 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. 

Labor investigation

The National Labor Relations Board make an investigation into Portnoy in August 2019 after he threatened to fire his work if they unionize.

David Portnoy's Age And Height

  • David Portnoy's age as of 2019 is 41 years.
  • Height: He is 6ft tall. 
  • He is Jewish.