Skip Bayless is an American sports journalist and television personality who is best known for his work on ESPN’s First Take. He is also a regular contributor to Fox Sports 1’s Undisputed. Bayless has been a sports journalist for over four decades and is one of the most recognizable faces in the industry.
Bayless was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on December 4, 1951. He attended Northwest Classen High School and then went on to the University of Oklahoma, where he graduated with a degree in journalism. After college, Bayless began his career as a sports journalist, working for the Miami Herald and the Los Angeles Times. He then moved to the Dallas Morning News, where he wrote a column called “Skip Bayless’ Sports Beat.”
Bayless’ career took off in the early 1990s when he began appearing on ESPN’s SportsCenter. He then moved to ESPN’s First Take, where he has been a regular contributor since 2004. He is known for his outspoken opinions and his willingness to debate any topic.
Bayless has also written several books, including Hell-Bent: The Crazy Truth About the “Win or Else” Dallas Cowboys, which was a New York Times bestseller. He has also written for ESPN The Magazine and ESPN.com.
Bayless’ net worth is estimated to be around $15 million. He is married to Ernestine Sclafani, a former ESPN producer. The couple has two children.
Bayless is 6 feet tall and weighs around 180 pounds. He is an avid golfer and enjoys playing basketball and tennis.
Bayless is one of the most recognizable faces in sports journalism and is known for his outspoken opinions and willingness to debate any topic. He has been a sports journalist for over four decades and is a regular contributor to ESPN’s First Take and Fox Sports 1’s Undisputed. His net worth is estimated to be around $15 million.