Skip Bayless born on December 4, 1951 is an American sports columnist, television personality and commentator who is known for his work as a commentator on the ESPN2 show First Take with Stephen A. Smith. However, he left the show in June 2016. On September 6, 2016, Skip debuted his new show called Skip and Shannon: Undisputed with Shannon Sharpe on Fox Sports 1
Skip Bayless Family/Parents
Born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, his father’s name is John Edward Bayless. His parents owned the Hickory House restaurant situated in Oklahoma City, which specialized in barbecue. He has a younger sister.
Skip Bayless Affairs/Girlfriend/Spouse/Wife
His wife name is Ernestine Sclafani.
Profile / Wiki / Information
- Name: John Edward “Skip” Bayless II
- Nickname: Skip
- Birthday: December 4, 1951
- Age: 69 years old
- Gender: Male
- Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
- Current Residence: New York, NY; Bristol, CT
- Education: Vanderbilt University
- Profession: Sports columnist, television personality, commentator
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity/Race: White
- Religion: Coming Soon
- Hair Color: Dark Brown
- Eye Color: Dark Brown
- Zodiac: Sagittarius
- Girlfriend: His wife name is Ernestine Sclafani.
- Net Worth: 25 Million USD
- Height: 5 feet 8 inch or 178 cm
- Weight: Coming Soon
Trivia and Facts, you may not know about Skip Bayless
- In 1977, Skip has won the Eclipse Award for Outstanding Newspaper Writing for his coverage of Seattle Slew’s Triple Crown victory.
- National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association voted Skip as Texas sportswriter of the year for the three times (1979, 1984 and 1986).
- Skip has wrote three books which are titled: “God’s Coach: The Hymns, Hype, and Hypocrisy of Tom Landry’s Cowboys,” “The Boys: The Untold Story of the Dallas Cowboys’ Season on the Edge, Simon & Schuster” and Hell-Bent: The Crazy Truth About the “Win or Else” Dallas Cowboys.
- In 2021, Skip reportedly bagged a deal that’s going to pay him $32 million to stay at Fox.
- For more information about Skip, contact him on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
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