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Skip Bayless Bio

The great author and sports columnist Skip Bayless was born on December 4, 1951, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA as John Edward Bayless II. He was born to father, John Bayless, and mother, Levita Bayless. He is also an actor, known for Rocky Balboa (2006), High Flying Bird(2019) and The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame... (1999). 

Skip Bayless Early Life and Education

His father was responsible for placing his name as Skip rather than his real name John Edward Bayless II. Moreover, from a very young age, he displayed a keen interest in sports such as baseball and basketball.

In the same way, he completed his early schooling from Northwest Classen. Later on, he attended Vanderbilt University and graduated majoring in English and history in 1974. He initiated his career as a writer in The Miami Herald for The Los Angeles Times for more than two years. Later on, he moved to work for The L.A. Times in the Dallas Morning News.

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Skip Bayless Carrer and Achievements

Skip started his career as a writer in The Miami Herald for The Los Angeles Times and worked for more than two years. After working on the Times Herald for 17 years, Bayless joined the Chicago Tribune in 1996 and then the San Jose Mercury News. Since 2004, he is working on ESPN and ESPN.com as full-time staff.

He is also the host of the show named “ESPN First Take”. On April 26, 2016, it was reported that Bayless had parted ways with ESPN, and would be moving to Fox Sports after his contract expires in August. His final appearance on First Take was on June 21, 2016.

Skip Bayless Personal Life

Skip has been married to Ernestine Scalfani since July 28, 2016. His wife is public relations executive, but probably better known for her marriage to sports commentator and television personality Skip Bayless, who is prominent from his work on ESPN.

The couple is loyal to their relationship, due to which there are no rumors of them getting divorced. Though their relationship is going well, there is no information about their child yet.

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His brother is Rick Bayless who is an American chef and restaurateur who specializes in traditional Mexican cuisine with modern interpretations.

Skip Bayless Age and Body Measurements

Skip Bayless stays in great shape by working out regularly and eating healthy. His height is 5 feet 10 inch and weight is 76 kilos. His star sign is Sagittarius and he is now 67 years of age. He has light brown hair color and his eye color is also light brown. However, there is no detailed information regarding his exact body figure. 

Skip Bayless Salary and Networth

Skip generated enough profit and income as a sports columnist, author, and television personality to increase his net worth. As of now, his net worth is $13 million with a salary of staggering $4 million per year.

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Skip Bayless in Social Media

Bayless is an active user of social sites. Also, he is active on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, He has around 387k followers on Facebook, more than 231K followers on Instagram and has more than 2.87M Followers on Twitter. 

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