Renee Portnoy’s husband is none other than Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy who donated $500,000 to a relief effort for small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The campaign called The Barstool Fund,raised over $39 million for 348 businesses as of May 2021.
Well, his philanthropy came into question around the same time (May 2021) when he was in a leaked sex tape that shows him in the nude, holding a leash attached to a dog collar on a blonde woman who was not Renee Portnoy.
Renee Portnoy: She Helped Her Husband’s Business Till He Cheated On Her
1. Her real name is Renee Satherthwaite:
He married her in 2009, and she soon had a new name: Renee Portnoy.
The doting couple got separated after Dave’s affair with a woman named Jordyn Hamilton hit the headlines. Even though we say separated, we are not sure whether the two are divorced or just legally separated – as a blog post that Dave wrote said that himself and his wife were getting a divorce, but it’s unclear if the divorce papers were ever finalized.
The American-born equestrian and now a social media personality, still hasn’t changed two things: Renee Portnoy is reportedly still living in their $2 million Nantucket mansion and secondly, she hasn’t changed her surname either.
2. Her husband Dave Portnoy’s sex tape leak:
Dave Portnoy send shockwaves in May 2021 for a leaked sex tape featuring him and Instagram model Sydney Raines. The social media influencer and model was just 22 and has 10,000 followers on Instagram. The girl Dave Portnoy cheated on is from Atlanta, Georgia.
3. Her husband Dave Portnoy cheated on her earlier:
Renee Portnoy and Dave separated in January 2017 but while they were together, she was often dubbed the “First Lady of Barstool Nation”.
During their separation, there were murmurs and gossip of Dave’s extramarital affair (with a woman named Jordyn Hamilton who was exposed by the media in 2017) which led to the divorce.
Now, many are wondering where the celebrity blogger’s famous ex-wife was when he kept cheating on her? Running his business? Could be as she was an instrumental part in building her former husband’s online business.
4. That’s right, Renee Portnoy dedicated herself to Dave for 9 years:
Known as Renee Satterthwaite before her marriage to Dave Portnoy, she ended up managing his online business behind-the-scenes, for nine years after they got married.
5. What was her life like before working for Dave Portnoy?
Now a social media star, entrepreneur, and equine consultant was born in the year 1987 and raised in Abington, Massachusetts.
The American-born equestrian attended her local high school in Abington before graduating in 2001. In 5 years, she would meet Dave Portnoy after graduating from college.
After that, Renee Satterthwaite would go on to graduate from Boston University and acquire a bachelor of science degree in IR or International Relations and Business. In more ways than one, she worked at a company that specialized in animal supplements, especially due to her love for animals and Renee subsequently has been a longtime advocate of animal foster shelters and even helps organize funds for the care of neglected animals.
After that, Renee came back to work and landed a job at the company SmartPark in 2010 and started working as a senior buyer at the organization.
The company was formed in 1999 by providing riders’ apparel, gear, equine supplements, and other necessities of horse owners to help equestrian and horse owners by
Renee Satterthwaite soon rose as a talented business woman through the ranks and was promoted to director of merchandising.
6. How did Renee Portnoy and Dave meet?
The two of them met in 2005 when she graduated from college while he was working for Yanke Group in Boston, which was near her university.
The pair started dating and soon clicked enough to continue for three long years.
Renee Portnoy and Dave finally got engaged in 2008.
Renee Portnoy and Dave tied the knot in 2009 and she would manage Dave’s business affairs behind the scenes for the nine years that they were married.