David Portnoy Net Worth, Career And Biography

admin March 10, 2020
Updated 2020/03/10 at 11:37 AM
David Portnoy Net Worth
David Portnoy Net Worth

David Portnoy is probably most known as a blogger, but he is also an entrepreneur, businessman, and podcast host. He is the founder of the popular Barstool Sports, the controversial and satirical sports and men lifestyle’s blog. This well-informing article presents you the opportunity to discover more about David Portnoy net worth, profession, and personal life, and how much he is worth

If you’re interested in finding out David Portnoy’s net worth and how his career as a blogger helped him to make his money and fame, then this article is for you.  Firstly, we shall take you through David Portnoy’s biography and early life, then to his professional life and everything else about the millionaire blogger.

David Portnoy’s Early Life

David Portnoy was born in Swampscott, Massachusetts, the United States on March 22, 1977.

He hasn’t disclosed much about his family but there’s information that he grew up with his family in Swampscott where he was born. He also schooled there for some time by attending Swampscott High School, before attending the University of Michigan from where he graduated with a degree in education.

After graduating from the University of Michigan with a much-deserved bachelor’s degree, he moved to Boston where he focused on his career.

Professional Life & Career

When he moved to Boston he started to work at a local technology market company known as Yankee Group. However, he quit his job with the group after working there for 4 years. In 2003 David Portnoy started to publish a newspaper with 4 black and white pages focused on gambling.

He also wrote on some other topics which helped him get the attention of more advertisers. He started to make connections and signed contacts with popular local and national brands, including the likes of Miller Lite or Bud Light, and Lyons Group.


David decided to focus on his personal blog about sports and men’s lifestyle, on his site, Barstool Sports. To date, Barstool Sports is a big name, and also one of the most famous sports blogs on the internet. Getting over a million views every month from all corners of the world has made the Barstool Sports blog a huge success.

David is known on his website as El Presidente, which is the nickname that he is recognized with by the big number of followers he has garnered on his website, which is becoming more popular every day.

Although the home city of Barstool Sports was Boston, it was moved to New York City in 2016, and later to other cities in America, such as Philadelphia, Chicago, and Washington.

To date, David Portnoy is still in charge of running his website and as well as complete control over it. He is making a good sum of money from his blog by selling high-quality branded merchandise and even concert tickets on his site, and this way, he keeps gaining more visitors.


To accompany his main career as a blogger and business person, David Portnoy also channeled his resources into being a politician. He is known for his political campaign to become the Mayor of the city of Boston. It was after the retirement of Thomas Femenino in 2013. But, the campaign launched by the blogger was completely unsuccessful so he stuck to his blogging career which already works for him.

Personal Life, Marriage, Children

Although he hardly talks too much about this aspect of his life, David Portnoy’s life away from his profession as a blogger is quite interesting. He was once a happily married husband to Renee Satterthwaite. They had a long relationship before they got married, so while it may seem that our man actually got married to someone we can refer to as a friend, it wasn’t exactly the case.

There were rumors about their divorce for quite some time before their marriage which took place in 2009 came to a halt in 2017. While David is focusing on his career, he is yet to have a child after being married once, for eight years from 2009 to 2017.

David Portnoy Net Worth

The annual salary and net worth of David Portnoy have been disclosed below. Of course, as a blogger who runs one of the most popular sports and men’s lifestyle blogs in the world where he engages in the sales of high-quality branded merchandise and even concert tickets, one should expect that his net worth is as mouth-watering as it is.

While he keeps earning over $500,000 per annum, David Portnoy’s net worth of $10 million has continued to increase over the years.

In 2015, the same year of his arrest for protesting at the NFL headquarters, David bought a house in New York worth around $2 million. David’s total net worth of $10 million, makes him one of the richest bloggers and entrepreneurs, along with the likes of Jeffree Star, and several others.

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