Dave Portnoy (born March 22, 1977) is a famous American businessman and millionaire. He owns the multi-millionaire company known as “Barstool Sports”.
The entrepreneur created this fortune by himself in all these years. Every then and now we came to know something new about him. Recently he decided to try his hands on share trading in this time of lockdown.
He transferred $3 million dollars in his trading account and began his trading. He does live streaming of his trading on Twitter. He also accepted that he knows nothing about the stock market.
In an interview, he revealed he lost around $740 k, at first but later recovered $93 k, and now his loss stands at $647 k.
In a Jewish family of Swampscott, Massachusetts, U.S. David Scott Portnoy (age 43 years; as in 2020) took birth in the year 1977. This year he blew candles for 43rd time on his birthday on 22nd May.
As far as we came to know he has no brother or sister. Dave Portnoy attended an education institute in his hometown named Swampscott High School.
After that, he went to Michigan where he took admission to the University of Michigan for his Bachelor’s degree.
He is very active on social media but does not reveal much regarding his own family. His mother Linda used to do a job whereas his father Michael had a business.
Body Size & More
The entrepreneur, Dave Portnoy is a 6 ft 2 in (187.96 cm) tall height person. He does appear in events and always dresses in stylish but classy clothes. Dave Portnoy has light brown eyes and he always keeps the beard.
David is a millionaire but does not brag about it by wearing super expensive jewelry or wristwatches. Most of the time he tries to stay simple. This is the reason why you will never find him bragging about his wealth.
Once he got spotted at “Breeders’ Cup” where he was wearing neat brown coat pants with suede Chelsea shoes. He was also wearing a pair of black glasses.
In 2009 the president of the famous company Barstool Sports got married to a lady named Renee Portnoy. They were in love for a few years and after that, they decided to marry each other.
They spent 8 years happy years together but later it came to know that they divorced each other in the year 2017.
Some sources say that when his website achieved the success he started dating another lady which became the reason for the difference with his wife.
They both have no children and the amount that Dave Portnoy paid to his wife as alimony is also not revealed.
Portnoy is a very witty person he sometimes gets into the news just because of his harsh language. He has an Instagram account where 2.5 million people follow him.
|Real Full Birth Name||David Scott Portnoy.|
|Age (As of 2019)||43 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||March 22, 1977.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Swampscott, Massachusetts, U.S.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Birth Sign)||Aries.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 6'2".
Meters: 1.88 m.
Centimeters: 188 cm.
|Weight||Pounds: 178.5 lbs.
Kilograms: 81 Kg.
|Hair Color||Light Brown.|
|Social media||Facebook: David Portnoy - El Presidente (426 k likes).
Instagram: stoolpresidente (2.5 million followers).
Twitter: @stoolpresidente (1.4 million fans).
|Favourite actor||Kurt Russell.|
|Travel Destination||South Africa.|
|School||Swampscott High School.|
|Alma Mater||The University of Michigan.|
|Shows||1. One Bite with Davey Pageviews.
2. Stocks Central.
|Last Updated||4 June 2020 (©️ Copyright - Dreshare.com)|
|Cars||Ford Bronco and some others.|
|Net worth (As in 2020)||$100 million.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Dave Portnoy
- He has an Old yellow-colored Ford Bronco.
- Dave Portnoy has a pizza reviewing show named “One Bite with Davey Pageviews”.
- Sometimes celebrities and athletes also appear with him in his shows.
- In the year 2016 on 7th January “The Chernin Group” bought the majority of stakes of “Barstool Sports” for $450 million.
- Instead of the gambling show “Picks Central” he is running another radio show named “Stocks Central”.
- He admitted he has no clue what he is doing regarding investment in stocks.
- David Portnoy made a controversial Tweet. In this Tweet, he said that he will fire any employee of his company who will try to unionize.
- When the National Labour Relations Board came to know about this then they investigated. Finally, the case got settled and he was ordered to delete threatening Tweets as well as to remove any anti-union material from the company.
- Some people think that because of his Tweet regarding his employees he can face some legal challenges.
- Over the year he has earned a lot but in the past couple of years, he accepted that his net worth decreased and it is around $100 million at present.
- At NFL headquarters he and his three employees got arrested in the year 2015 to protest against Deflategate.
- He also has a significant fan base on social media platforms and we add the count of followers of all of them then it is around 4.3 million.
- He has a house in Nantucket which is worth around $2 million.
- Once his company raised $240 k for the people who suffered in Marathon Bombings in Boston.
- His name was attached to Claire Jacobs but the news never got confirmed.