Where Is Renee Satterthwaite? Ex-wife of Dave Portnoy

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Renee Satterthwaite is an American-born equestrian and now a social media personality. She is also an ex-wife of Dave Portnoy, an American internet celebrity, blogger, and founder of Barstool Sports sports and pop culture blog. Currently, Renee Portnoy is working as a director of merchandising at Smart Park Equine.

Primarily those fans of sports blog, Barstool Sports knows her better as the ex-wife of sports blog founder David Portnoy.

Even though the two have long been apart, Renee helped David expand his international business online. As a result, fans also call her theFirst Lady of Barstool Nation.’

Renee Satterthwaite age
Renee Satterthwaite, better known as the ex-wife of David Portnoy

So, what happened to the couple that Renee had to divorce with her ex-husband, David?

And where is she now? What is she up to? We have so many questions regarding Satterthwaite.

Well, we have exactly what you all need. Everything will be disclosed here, from Renee’s early life to her marriage following the divorce.

Renee Satterthwaite’s Quick Facts

Full Name Renee Satterthwaite
Birth Date May 5, 1987
Birth Place Abington, Massachusetts, USA
Now known as  Renee
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Ethnicity White Caucasian
Education Boston University
Horoscope Taurus
Father’s Name Unknown
Mother’s Name Unknown
Siblings N/A
Age 36 Years Old
Height 5 feet 7 inches(170 cm)
Weight 55 kgs(121 lbs)
Shoe Size 8 (US)
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown
Build Slim
Body measurements 34-24-35 inches
Marital Status Divorced
Husband  David Portnoy
Profession Equine Buyer
Active Years N/A
Net Worth $4 million
Social Media Instagram, Twitter
Famous As The ex-wife of David Portnoy
Merch of David Portnoy Poster
Last Update April, 2024

Who Is Renee Satterthwaite?

Renee Satterthwaite is a businesswoman who is often overshadowed by her former husband, David Portnoy. Why would he not?

          Renee Portnoy (Source: Instagram)

He is a famous American businessman and the content creator for the Barstool Sports site.

Not to mention, Renee was the one who helped expand his business in an international market.

How Old Is Renee Satterthwaite? – Age and Appearances

Renee Satterthwaite, a smart businesswoman, and the experienced equine consultant were born in 1987. She is 36 years old.

Also, her birthday falls on May 5 under the sun sign, Taurus.

Likewise, the people of this sign are known to be stubborn but diligent and hard-working. It might be her hard-working nature that she is successful in the business.

Renee Satterthwaite height
Renee Satterthwaite

Other than that, Renee’s appearance also shows her charm by carrying herself. Satterthwaite stands at 5 feet 7 inches(170 cm) and weighs around 55 kg (121 lbs). 

It is incredible how, even in her 30s, the intelligent businesswoman has managed to be fit and healthy.

As a result of her healthy diet and exercise have maintained her gorgeous figure measuring 34-24-35 inches as a result of her healthy diet. 

Aside from that, Renee has long brown hair and stunning brown eyes.

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Early Life and Education

The intelligent businesswoman and brains behind her former husband’s successful expansion, Renee Satterthwaite, was born in Abington, Massachusetts, in the United States of America.

There are not many details revealed about her parents. Hence, we have no idea of their whereabouts or even their names.

Similarly, being the only child of her parents, she has lived a comfortable life. Yet, at the age of eight, she started riding ponies and horses.

Renee Satterthwaite childhood photo
Renee Satterthwaite’s childhood photo (Source: Ecelebs Bio)

Not to mention, Satterthwaite loved all kinds of animals and enjoyed spending time with them.

As for her education, the American-born went to her local high school in Abington and graduated in 2001.

After that, she enrolled at Boston University and acquired a BS degree in international relations and business.

Professional Life and Career

As a business degree holder, Renee went straight to work after completing her university. In 2010, she joined the company SmartPark and started working.

In 1999, the company was established to help equestrian and horse owners as it provides equine supplements, riders’ apparel, gear, and other necessities for horse owners.

Renee Satterthwaite career
Renee Satterthwaite is an animal lover.

Likewise, Renee started as a senior buyer and was gradually promoted to director of merchandising.

Her dream job was to consider how Satterthwaite loves animals, and SmartPark specializes in horses’ and dogs’ supplements.

Charity Events

Since Renee is an animal lover, it is no secret that she also advocates for pet adoption.

Instead of buying most of whom will be abandoned on the streets, she encourages them to adopt animals from shelters.

Moreover, Renee is a long-term supporter of the local animal foster home, the Nantucket Island Safe Harbor, for animals.

Aside from raising funds and donating for the sake of animals, Renee personally takes care of the animals, feeding them and cleaning them.

Renee Satterthwaite and David Portnoy- Marriage

Something that we already knew before diving into this article is that Renee was married to David Portnoy.

The two met for the first time in 2005 when she graduated from college, and David was working for Yanke Group in Boston.

Renee Satterthwaite and David Portnoy
Renee Satterthwaite and David Portnoy

Soon, they started developing feelings for each other and started dating. Finally, the couple got engaged in 2008 after three long years. And a year later, the duo tied the knot.

Likewise, their wedding was held in front of their loved families and friends. Also, after their marriage, David gained fame as the founder of Barstool Sports, where Renee managed all his activities in the background.

However, she remained low profile and only appeared in candid moments captured by the media.

Rumors and Adultery- How Their Marriage Fell Apart?

Seeing how happy they were shocked the public when the duo announced their divorce in 2017.

The problems started brewing back in 2016 after David was seen having an affair with a mystery woman.

Apparently, David was seen with a woman (who appeared to be Jordyn Hamilton), chilling in the local bar.


Reene posting after David Cheated on her
Reene posting after David Cheated on her (Source: Instagram)

Amidst the rumors floating regarding their marriage, David went to his blog and announced their separation publicly. Also, later in 2017, Renne and David were legally separated.

Likewise, during this time, David also confessed to having an affair with another woman identified as Jordyn Hamilton later on.

But not long after his divorce, David did not take long to slam Jordyn.

He allegedly accused Jordyn of cheating him with her Soulcycle Instructor. Not to mention, Portnoy virtually attacked now his ex-girlfriend and her alleged lover.

While all this was going on, Renee lived a peaceful life staying away from the media the whole time. She is still single and instead focuses on her career and charity work as an animal lover.

Some Interesting Facts about Renee Satterthwaite

  • Favorite Actor: Robert Downey, Jr.
  • Favorite Actress: Jennifer Aniston
  • Dream Holiday Destination: Paris, France
  • Favorite Color: Black
  • Favorite Food: Burger
  • Hobbies: Travel, Shopping, Singing
  • Renee loved to go to the beach and see the sunset.
  • Renne still uses “Portnoy” as her last name.
  • Once when Renne was a kid, she fell from a pony, which threw her off and kicked her off mid-air.

Net Worth and Income

As of 2020, Renee has an estimated net worth of $4 million, something she earned from her work as a businesswoman and equine buyer.

Sadly, there is little information regarding her assets and other income sources.

Meanwhile, her former husband, David Portnoy, has an astounding net worth of $100 million.

The amount seems small, considering how he turned a small-town print publication and turned them into a media giant worth $450 million. 

Moreover, Portnoy has also built a loyal fan following of “Go Pres Go” blog fans. With this and looking at the company’s success rate, the company’s and David’s net worth are bound to increase in the future.

Net Worth of David Portnoy in Different Currencies

Here is the net worth of David Portnoy in different currencies, including BitCoin and Pound.

Currency Net Worth
Euro 3,535,000 
Pound Sterling £3,001,540 
Australian Dollar A$5,553,088 
Canadian Dollar C$5,149,120 
Indian Rupee 301,958,200 
BitCoin ฿82 

Who Is David Portnoy? – Founder of Barstool Sports

David Portnoy is an internet monster who built an entire empire from literally nothing. He started the Barstool as a local print publication where David personally distributed copies throughout the Boston metropolitan.

Over the years, the company grew as an online platform to provide sports advice and a place for sports gambling content.

However, everything changed once he changed the venue from physical to virtual in 2007.

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Furthermore, the company blew up as an online beast, especially after the Chernin Group bought most of the stake in 2016.

Soon the company moved its headquarters to New York and started expanding rapidly.

Barstool Sports has built an empire on the internet with a value worth $450 million.

Social Media Presence

Instagram handle (@renee_portnoy)-  39.2k followers (as of August 2022)

Twitter handle (@Renee_Portnoy)-  33k followers (as of August 2022)

Some FAQs

Who is Dave Portnoy’s Ex-Wife?

Dave’s Ex-Wife is Renee Satterthwaite, a social activist, and pet lover. She is an internet celebrity and has helped Dave build his company online. 

How much are Barstool Sports worth?

Barstool Sports is worth around $450 million, whose 36% of the share is acquired by Penn National, and its president is Dave Portnoy.

Why is Dave Portnoy so rich?

As the founder of digital sports conglomerate Barstool Sports, Portnoy has amassed a fortune. He sold Barstool in two separate deals. In 2016, he sold a controlling share to The Chernin Group. Penn Gaming paid the founders $163 million for a 36 percent interest in January 2020.

Who is Dave Portnoy’s GF?

Dave Portnoy’s girlfriend is Silvana Mojica -a model by profession. According to her LinkedIn page, she is currently in her twenties. She works as a social media marketing assistant for a Miami-based garment and fashion firm.

Why did Dave and Renee break up?

Dave and Reene broke up in 2017 as Dave’s extramarital romance with Jordyn Hamilton was revealed to the public.

Before her marriage to Dave Portnoy, she was known as Renee Satterthwaite and was called the “First Lady of Barstool Nation.” 

Kriti is a senior content writer and editor for biography, news, and gossips. She has previously worked for TVShowStars under the alias "Kira." Besides being an avid reader and anime fan, she loves perusing through YouTube/Spotify and discovering Indie bands.

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