How Tall Is Dave Portnoy And Other Important Facts

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Dave Portnoy

Dave Portnoy is an American internet celebrity, and the founder of the sport and pop culture blog, Barstool Sports. Originally, he was born as David Scott Portnoy in Swampscott, Massachusetts, United States, on March 22, 1977. He is currently 44 years old.

Dave Portnoy: Physical Stats

Dave stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches, which is approximately 1.8m. Also, he weighs a total of 81kg (179lbs). Additionally, his looks to die for are proudly graced by his brown hair, brown eyes, and often the well-toned stylish choice of outfits.

Early Life

In Swampscott, MA, where he was born and raised, he attended the Swampscott Highschool during his early years.

Following his high school graduation, the 6’2 internet celebrity went a step further to join the University of Michigan where he studied and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in education in 1995.

Dave was born into a small family as he was the only child of his parents – Michael Portnoy and Linda (née Kaufman) who were avid Jewish believers.

Dave Portnoy: Career

In 1999, after his graduation from college, Dave started to work in an IT Research company, Yankee Group. He channeled his time and energy into his work for four years and finally arrived at the decision to break off and start a company of his own.

With enthusiasm and the experience he acquired pitching ideas to prospective advertisers while working with Yankee Group, he started his own company named Barstool Sports.

At first, he started Barstool sports in form of a newspaper in 2003, which later turned to the original Barstool Sports site in 2007

In 2016, it was brought to the notice of the public via his announcement, that a major portion of the company’s shares has been purchased by a group called, The Chernim Group. He stated that he would be handling the creative contents himself.

Furthermore, Dave has been able to make a decent amount of cash ever since he started his satirical sports and pop culture blog, Barstool Sports, and being the creative that he is, he went ahead to create a show named One Bite with Davey Pageviews where he shares videos of him reviewing pizza from different places.

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Barstool Sports is responsible for covering sports news all over America and has proceeded to become one of the most popular independent sports blog on the internet.

Currently, their headquarters is located in New York City, and they’ve so far gained over 80 million visits in a month and have gained more than 4.5 million followers on Instagram and over 1.18 million on Twitter.

The One Bite with Davey Pageviews show which consists of him reviewing pizzas was originally created in 2017 after he began his goal of visiting every pizza place in Manhattan.

In most of his videos, he appears alone, but in some of them are celebrity guests gracing the show.

Additionally, there is The Barstool Radio with Dave Portnoy, a weekly “best of” podcast where they deliver to the audience the best 60-90 min from Barstool’s daily show on SiriusXM. These podcasts are aimed at focusing on the inner workings of Barstool Sports while also pointing out some important topics of the week.

The internet celebrity, Dave Portnoy attributes the success of Barstool Sports to the old chestnut concept of “doing what you love”.

Undoubtedly, it is certain that he loves what he does wholeheartedly, and he recommends the same to whoever wants to lead a successful life or run a successful company.

He shared the fact that doing what you love will enable you to wake up every day energized and motivated to chase your vision, which is what keeps him and his company going.

Relationship Life

In 2009, Dave walked down the aisle with his sweetheart Renee Satterthwaite. Renee is a well-recognized internet personality and equestrian, though she came to the limelight as a result of her relationship with the internet celebrity.

She was born in Abington, Massachusetts, United States on May 5, 1987. The couple decided on a private blissful wedding ceremony away from too much public show-off. The only attendants present were close family and friends.

Eventually, in 2017, the duo thought it wise to separate, and due to some irreconcilable differences, they officially divorced. However, it is noteworthy that within the eight years of marriage between the two, there was no child.

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