Facts of Skip Bayless
|Date of Birth :|
|Age :||68 years old|
|Family Name :||Bayless|
|Birth Sign :||Sagittarius|
|Birth Place/City||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma|
|Net Worth||$ 4 million|
|Married to||Ernestine Sclafani|
|Education||Northwest Classen High School, Vanderbilt University|
|TV Show||First Take Since 2007|
John Edward “Skip” Bayless is an American sports columnist, author, and television personality. He is well known for his work as a commentator on the ESON2 show, First Take, with Stephen A. Smith, a show which he left in April of 2016. His parents used to call him ‘Skip’ (as in ‘Skipper of the ship’) and since then his name stuck with skip. Later he has legally changed his name to skip. Skip is the eldest of the three children, has a brother and sister. Skip’s parents were in the restaurant business. Skip Bayless first appearance on TV was in 1989 where he was on the panel of an ESPN show called The Sports Reporter. He has also written books and had cameo roles in movies.
Skip Bayless' Personal Life
Skip is married to a publicist, Ernestine Sclafani since 2016. They met on ESPN’s show ‘Cold Pizza’. Ernestine is a private person therefore for the first few years, it was thought that her existence is a rumour. But even after all these her non-existing rumors, Skip didn’t comment in his wife.
This marriage isn’t the only marriage of Skip. He was married to his high school girlfriend which ended in divorce. Skip hasn’t revelled the reason for ending his first marriage except commenting on it as his biggest mistake. There is no information about children from his first marriage.
Now that Skip and Ernestine are together and are living happily, there is no rumours or news about their extra marital affairs or divorce or children.
Skip Bayless' Net worth
He holds an estimated net worth of about $13 million as of 2019.
Also See: Stephen A. Smith Net worth
He has a $5 million yearly salary on Fox Sports since 2016.
Skip Bayless' Wiki-Bio
John Edward Bayless II was born on 4 December 1951 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
He is renowned as the commentator on the ESPN2 show, First Take with Stephen A. Smith. He left the show in 2016 and the same year he joined Shannon Sharpe on Skip and Shannon: Undisputed on Fox Sports 1.