Dave Portnoy Biography
Dave Portnoy is a prominent American blogger and internet celebrity. He is the creator of the sports and pop culture blog called Barstool Sports. After graduating in 1999, he moved to Boston and began working at the Yankee Group, an IT market research firm. Dave sold shares of Barstool in two transactions. In 2016, he first sold a majority stake to The Chernin Group.
In addition, Penn Gaming acquired a 36% stake from the founders for $163 million in January 2020. Dave donated $500,000 to The Barstool Fund, a relief effort for small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. By As of May 2021, the campaign has raised more than $39 million for 348 businesses.
Dave Portnoy Age
Dave Portnoy was born on March 22, 1977 in Swampscott, Massachusetts, United States of America. He is 46 years old.
Height Dave Portnoy
Dave stands at 5 feet 9 inches (about 1.75 m).
Dave Portnoy Family
Dave was born to Jewish parents Michael and Linda in Swampscott, Massachusetts, United States. However, there is not much information about his devoted parents or if he has any siblings.
Dave Portnoy’s girlfriend
In 2009 he got married Renee Sutherthwaite. Unfortunately, the duo split in January 2017. Renee has been nicknamed the “First Lady of Barstool” due to her bubbly personality, unrelenting opinions, and overall social media presence.
In 2021, Dave started dating Silvana Mojicaan Instagram model and social media influencer, widely known for sharing swimwear, fashion and lifestyle photos on her eponymous account.
Dave Portnoy training
He earned his high school diploma from Swampscott High School. Later, Dave enrolled at the University of Michigan in 1995 and graduated with a degree in education.
Dave Portnoy Net Worth
Davee has amassed a huge fortune over the years of his career and has an estimated net worth of $80 million.
Dave Portnoy Barstool Sports
Dave left the Yankee Group after four years to start what would eventually become Barstool Sports. On January 7, 2016, Peter Chernin’s The Chernin Group bought a significant stake in Barstool. It was later reported that the headquarters would be moved to New York.
In 2020, Penn National Gaming purchased a 36% stake in Barstool Sports from the founders for $163 million, including $28 million in non-voting Penn convertible preferred stock and $135 million in cash. After the sale, Dave continues to run the site and retains creative control of the content, while the Chernin Group retains a 36% stake in the company.
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