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Skip Bayless Net Worth

Skip Bayless Net Worth is
$4 Million

Skip Bayless's salary
$2 Million

Skip Bayless Bio/Wiki 2018

American sports journalist and television personality Skip Bayless was born John Edward Bayless II on December 4, 1951 in Oklahoma City, OK. His dad called him Skip or Skipper and also the name stuck. He was never called John by his parents however he is Skip Bayless consistently to them so he legally changed his name to Skip. Rick attended Northwest Classen High School and played in the school’s basketball team that made it to the 1970 Oklahoma State Finals. Rick is additionally an associate of the inaugural class of the Vanderbilt Student Media Hall of Fame.

Skip Bayless Net Worth $4 Million

Skip Bayless has an estimated net worth of $4 million with an annual salary of $500,000 as a commentator for ESPN. Skip started working as a writer for The Miami Herald for a couple of years and then for The Los Angeles Times. Skip was hired away from The L.A. Times by the Dallas Morning News. Skip was subsequently offered among the best wages for almost any sportswriter nationwide to write for The Dallas Herald Times that prompted The Wall Street Journal to do a story on the development.

Bayless was named Texas sportswriter of the year three times. However, he chose to move to the Chicago Tribune in 1996 after spending 17 writing years for the Times Herald. He left the Chicago Tribune and transferred to write for the San Jose Mercury News. He became a fixture on ESPN’s Rome is Burning while in San Jose. He also had a weekly SportsCenter discussion program shortly after. He became the total staff member of ESPN and in 2004. By 2007, he became completely concentrated in his television programs ESPN First Take and First and 10. He also wrote three novels for the Dallas Cowboys: God’s Coach: The Hymns, Hype, and Hipocrisy of Tom Landry’s Cowboys (1990), The Boys: The Untold Story of the Dallas Cowboys’ Season on the Border (1993), and Hell-Bent: The Crazy Truth About the “Win or Else” Dallas Cowboys (1996).

Net Worth$4 Million
Salary$2 Million
Date Of BirthDecember 4, 1951
Place Of BirthOklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
ProfessionWriter, Commentator, Actor
EducationNorthwest Classen High School, Vanderbilt University
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseErnestine Sclafani
ParentsJohn Bayless, Levita Bayless
SiblingsRick Bayless
NicknamesJohn Bayless II, John Edward Bayless II
NominationsSports Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Personality - Studio Analyst
TV Shows1st and 10, Cold Pizza, First Take, Pardon the Interruption
1Legally changed his name to Skip Bayless in 1990s.
2Uncle of Lane Ann Bayless.
3Brother-in-law of Deann Groen Bayless.
4Brother of chef Rick Bayless. Both grew up working in their parents' barbeque restaurant.


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Undisputed2016-2017TV SeriesHimself
ESPN First Take2007-2016TV SeriesHimself - Host / Himself / Himself - Panelist
Mike & Mike2011-2015TV SeriesHimself - Substitute Co-Host / Himself - ESPN / Himself - ESPN First Take / ...
Tim Tebow's Wild Rise2012TV Movie documentaryHimself
ESPN Friday Night Fights2012TV SeriesHimself
30 for 302010TV Series documentaryHimself
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2004-2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Mantle2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame...2005TV SeriesHimself
Pardon the Interruption2004TV SeriesHimself
ESPN SportsCentury2004TV Series documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

Mike & Mike2013-2016TV SeriesHimself - ESPN First Take / Himself
30 for 302010TV Series documentaryHimself

Nominated Awards

2012EmmySports Emmy AwardsOutstanding Sports Personality - Studio Analyst

Known for movies

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