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|Birth date:||December 4, 1951|
|Birth place:||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Profession:||Writer, Commentator, Actor|
|Education:||Northwest Classen High School, Vanderbilt University|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Parents:||John Bayless, Levita Bayless|
|Nominations:||Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Personality - Studio Analyst|
|TV shows:||1st and 10, Cold Pizza, First Take, Pardon the Interruption|
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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 ESPN.com 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).