Jarel Portman - Updated Feb 2024

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Jarel Portman

Jarel Portman is a well-known American business owner, and musician. He is also recognized as the husband of famous actress Traylor Howard.

Early Life

Jarel Portman was born in the year 1962 and his age is currently 61 years old. Likewise, he stepped into this world in his birthplace, Atlanta, the United States of America which makes him American by nationality.

Moreover, he is a true follower of Christianity. Moving towards his family members, he was born to his father John C. Portman, and his mother Joan Newton.  His father is a former architect and developer.

Similarly, he has five siblings; four brothers named Jae Portman, John Calvin Portman III, Jeffrey Lin Portman, and Michael Portman, and a sister named Jana Portman.

He grew up with his siblings in their family home named Entelechy.


Talking about his educational background, Jarel Portman had done homeschooling in South Carolina where he also spent his childhood.

Moreover, he also attended Atlanta’s Lovett School where he used to play basketball and baseball.

Further, after schooling, he joined the Florida International University and graduated there with a Bachelors’s degree in hotel management.

After this, he attended the Thunderbird School of Global management.

Jarel Portman – Net Worth 2023

Regarding his net worth, he currently has an estimated net worth of $46 million US dollars according to online resources.

He earns most of his income from his business. Besides, his wife Traylor has a net worth of $2 million US dollars as of 2022.

Relationship Status

Jarel Portman is a 55-year-old married guy with a son. He married Traylor Elizabeth Howard, an actress from the United States.

In 2004, Portman met Traylor, his future wife, and the two married on January 1, 2011.

Julien Portman, the couple’s first child, was born in 2012. The pair is in a happy marriage and maintains a positive relationship.

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Caption: Jarel with his wife Traylor (source: Married Wiki)

Traylor previously had relationships with actors such as Ryan Reynolds and George Clooney. Traylor married Cameron Hall in February 1991 and divorced without children on March 12, 1993.

She married Christian Navarro in April 2003 after her first divorce, and they divorced in 2006.

Professional Life and Career

At Portman Holding, Jarel Portman serves as the Managing Director of Portman House. He was in charge of Portman Holdings’ brand marketing initiatives as well as the entire project team.

He is, nevertheless, in charge of delivering Portman House serviced apartment buildings that meet the Portman House brand’s requirements.

It entails finding new places, forming partnerships, and supervising design and construction.

Portman also worked as an Executive Vice President for Portman Financial. He worked on numerous development initiatives in the United States, Korea, and China while there. Portman formerly worked for Hyatt in San Francisco as a hotelier.

He was paid an annual salary of $11K at the time. He used to supplement his income by performing at a neighborhood tavern.

After a few years of employment, he was offered the opportunity to join his father’s company and relocated to Los Angeles in 1987.

Along with this, he is also a musician and can play guitar and piano very well. He has even released some of his singles and an album.

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Caption: Jarel Portman music on Amazon (source: Amazon)

Social Media

Moving on to his social media availability, the business owner is quite available on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

His official Facebook page has more than 1,132 followers. Similarly, his @jarel_portman_ Instagram account has over 1.1k followers.

Also, Jarel Portman joined the Twitter community in December 2011 and has gained around 453 followers.

Jarel Portman – Body Measurements

Enhancing his body measurements, Jarel Portman stands tall at an estimated height of 6 feet 4 inches or 1.93 meters and his weight is unavailable.

Other than this, his chest-waist-hip measures, biceps, shoe size, dress size, etc are still under analysis.

Furthermore, the businessman has golden brown hair and a pair of blue eyes.