Ernestine Bayless

Ernestine Sclafani was born in 1962 in Long Island, New York, USA. She graduated from Suffolk County Community College. In 1990, she was working at the Ball in Switzerland. In 2000, she started to work for Weber Shandwick Public Relations. Due to her skills she was the vice president of this company. She is mostly known for being married to famous sports commentator Skip Bayless.

The information about the biography before the couple married is almost unknown, and so is any information regarding their relationship. Even though Skip is a private person and discloses his personal life from media, there is some information regarding his private life and wife Ernestine Sclafani. Skip and Ernestine don’t have any children yet. However, the two are going really great in their personal lives. Skip Bayless, who seems to have prioritized his professional life than the personal one, has always faced controversies in his conjugal life.

However, he is lucky enough to get Ernestine Sclafani as his wife, who has come along the way throughout the years, supporting such a workaholic man. Ernestine first met Skip when he had started working at ESPN. Ernestine brought Entourage actor Kevin Dillion to the studio and met Skip. At their first meeting, they exchanged business cards agreed to go on a dinner one day. What's common between Skip and Ernestine is that they love their job and they also like Woody Allen. Both Skip and Ernestine are private persons and don't reveal much about their married life.

Even though Ernestine’s husband is all happily married now, there was a time when he wasn't so happy regarding his love life. It took Skip four long-term relationships to find his happy ever after with Ernestine. Skip once married his high school sweetheart but later separated with her due to unknown reasons. Skip also said marrying his high school girlfriend was his biggest mistake. There is no information about who his high school sweetheart is or when they separated.

Skip Bayless and his wife has an estimated net worth of $7 million with an annual salary of $500,000 as a commentator for ESPN. Sclafani, like Bayless, is a hardworking woman and both of them are involved in the journalism field. As it was said earlier, she is the vice president of Shandwick Public Relations. They both bond over understanding each other’s needs for maintaining their stead in their professional lives.

The lack of public appearances made many to speculate the marriage was not fruitful. This is because the couple rarely goes out as they like to spend their time together indoors, eating pizza and watching movies. For Skip Bayless, getting married to a wife who has similar work ethics and values in life was just the right fit for him. The couple does not have any children but they seem really satisfied with their existing lives. Skip Bayless is truly blessed to have such a lovely wife.

Last Modified: Mar 12, 2020

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