Michael began buying domain names in 1994 and has amassed one of the most impressive domain name portfolios in the world. In 2014, he sold the Castello Brothers’ Whisky.com for $3.1 million.
Michael is also a member of ICANN’s Business Constituency. In 2009, he and his brother, David, were voted into the TRAFFIC Domain Name Hall of Fame.
Contact: Michael Castello
David partnered with Michael in 1997 and began monetizing PalmSprings.com. In its first ten years, the site generated over $15 million in profit and its monetization model was replicated with other sites throughout the CCIN network including Nashville.com and WestPalmBeach.com.
He is also a member of ICANN’s Business Constituency. In 2009, David and Michael were voted into the TRAFFIC Domain Name Hall of Fame.
David is a published author (The Diary of an Immortal 1945-1959) and professional drummer (Werewolf Tunes). He lives in Flagler Beach, Florida with singer/guitarist/songwriter Bree (BreeMusic.com), daughter Venus Victoria, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel (Sophia) and Minuet cat (Ivan).
Articles / Interviews:
Castello Brothers at NamesCon 2021
Drew Wash Live Domain-to-Profit Interview w/ David Castello
Giuseppe Graziano Interviews David Castello
Why The Pandemic Makes Domain Names More Valuable Than Ever
Ron Jackson Interviews David Castello about the Future of dotCOM
Don’t Kid Yourself, dotCOM is King For Branding Your Business
Contact: David J Castello