Though his brother Rick Bayless carried the family business and became a renowned chef, Skip Bayless became a famous face in the field of sports. Besides that, his married life with Ernestine Sclafani is an example of true love and dedication.
Skip Bayless is an American sports columnist and television personality known as a commentator on the ESPN2 show First Take alongside Stephen A. Smith until April 2016. Currently, he hosts an American sports talk show Skip and Shannon: Undisputed with Shannon Sharpe and Joy Taylor.
He married to Ernestine Sclafani; currently working as the vice president of Weber Shandwick Public Relations in New York. The couple is together for over a decade now. How is their relationship going on? Any divorce rumors? What about their children? We have all the details here!!!!!!
Skip Bayless's Married Life With Wife Ernestine Sclafani-Know All The Details Of Their Personal Life
Skip, and Ernestine after dating for a while got married in a small ceremony several years back, and they are almost inseparable since then. The couple is very happy in their relationship, and we have not heard any divorce rumors between them.
Bayless met his current wife while working in the SSPN sports program Cold Pizza when she brought actor Kevin Dillon to the set. They built an instant connection and had dinner together the same night. They both met, fell in love and you might be aware of the rest of the story.
American sports columnist Skip Bayless
The couple does not have any children yet. Maybe both of them are busy in their respective career, and they are yet not ready to bear the responsibility of parenthood.
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They don't prefer much public appearance also don't reveal much about their personal life. Ernestine once describe her husband saying;
"He’s got a heart of gold. He’s funny, shy, respectful, caring. He’s just a good guy."
Some sources close to Skip said,
"Ernestine is the only one who handled him throughout his life. Skip and Ernestine have shared many memorable moments as girlfriend and boyfriend and at the start of their relationship."
Skip also misses no chance to embrace his darling wife with all the possible words. He once talked about his wife saying,
"She’s the strongest-willed and can elbow her way into my life better than the others."
Skip's wife Ernestine Sclafani
Skip Bayless: His Past Affairs And Relationships
Ernestine is not the first lady love of the TV personality. Skip was previously married to his college girlfriend. Though the identity of the lady is still a mystery, they remained an item for many years till an unfortunate break.
Sources also say that Bayless had four other long-term relationships; most probably all ended for one common reason-his dedication to his work.
Meanwhile, it's all past, and as of now, he is a happily married man.
Ernestine Sclafani; Quick facts
- She was born in 1962 in Long Island, New York.
- Her nationality is American and belongs to white ethnicity.
- She went to Suffolk County Community college and graduated in 1998.
Skip Bayless; Quick Facts
- He was born on 4 December 1951 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
- His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
- His height is of 5ft 8in (1.78).
- Had a keen interest in sports since childhood; was active in baseball and basketball.
- His younger brother Rick Bayless is a famous chef.
- Became the member of the National Honor Society and also remained the school's Fellowship of Christian Athletes chapter.
- Completed his graduation from the Vanderbilt University in English and history in 1974.
- He was selected by The Dallas Morning News to write the lead sports column.
- Also worked in the Dallas Times Herald.
- Voted Texas sportswriter of the year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association for three times.
- Hosted a sports talk show for Dallas radio station KLIF in 1991.
- He made a debut in his new show Skip and Shannon: Undisputed with Shannon Sharpe on Fox Sports 1 in September 2016.
- His net worth is estimated to be around $7 Million as per the Richest while Celebrity net worth states that he has a net worth of about $12 million with an annual salary of $4 million at Fox Sports.