Ernestine Sclafani

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PR expert, Author, Fashionista (1962)
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Relationship Timeline Of Ernestine Sclafani

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Husband : Skip Bayless
Ernestine Sclafan Married To Skip Bayless In 2016

Ernestine Sclafani is an American Public Relations (PR) specialist, author, and fashionista. Sclafani currently serves as a principal at Ernestine Sclafani PR. Besides, the professional work Ernestine is widely popular as the beloved wife of famous media personality Skip Bayless.

The adorable Ernestine was born in 1962, in Long Island, New York, USA, to an Italian father and a Jewish mother. Ernestine graduated from Suffolk Country Community College located in NY. Ernestine also enrolled at the Fashion Institute of Technology, Manhattan.

Who Is Skip Bayless?

The 68-years-old John Edward Bayless II, professionally known as Skip Bayless is a sports commentator, TV personality. The Sports Emmy Award-nominated Bayless is currently working at Fox Sports 1 talk show Skip and Shannon: Undisputed.

Ernestine Sclafani is the wife of sports commentator Skip Bayless.
Image: Ernestine Sclafani is the wife of sports commentator Skip Bayless.
Source: Instagram @skipbayless

Skip has worked in the TV shows like Cold Pizza, First Take, The Sports Reporters, The Best Damn Sports Show Period, etc. Bayless has also served for newspapers such as Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Dallas Times Herald, and others. 

First Encounter & Engagement

The PR specialist Ernestine and the sports commentator Skip first met one another back in 2005 at the set of the ESPN 2 show Cold Pizza, when her client Kevin Dillion was called for the interview by then host Skip.

After the first encounter, behind the show, Skip and Ernestine introduced and also exchanged their visiting cards. In her newly published book, she has described their love story interestingly. 

The PR expert Ernestine Sclafani and her now-husband Skip Bayless first met back in 2005.
Picture: The PR expert Ernestine Sclafani and her now-husband Skip Bayless first met back in 2005.
Source: Instagram @ernestine.

They began meeting one another and soon start their romantic affair. After five-years long dating, in July 2010, Skip merrily proposed Ernestine. Before the engagement, he said, 

"I have something important to say. We’ve been together for five years, and I love you (Ernestine) and there’s nobody else in this entire world I would like to spend the rest of my life with. If you feel the same way about me, then why don’t we get engaged?”

Ernestine also accepted her proposal happily. Although the duo was in a blissful romantic relationship, they were not living together in the same city. For the first ten-years of the relationship, she lived in NYC and he was working and living in Connecticut. They used to meet every Friday either in NYC or in Connecticut.

Living The Happiest Marital Life

Later, from 2016, both Ernestine & Skip began living in Los Angeles, after he starts working at Fox Sports 1. Not only that, but the couple also tied the wedding knot on July 28, 2016.

: Ernestine Sclafani Bayless & Skip Bayless are married since July 28, 2016
Picture: Ernestine Sclafani Bayless & Skip Bayless are married since July 28, 2016.
Source: Instagram @ernestine.sclafani.bayless

The love bird exchanged their wedding vows privately. So, the detailed information regarding their marriage still lacks in media. As of 2020, Mr. and Mrs. Bayless are sharing a healthy bond as a perfect married pair. 

They are spending their quality time together and also keep on updating their social media by sharing romantic & adorable pictures.

 Ernestine Sclafani Bayless & Skip Bayless' pet dog, 'Hazel'
Photo: Ernestine Sclafani Bayless & Skip Bayless' pet dog, 'Hazel'.
Source: Instagram @skipbayless

However, the married couple has yet not shared any children. But they are the proud dog parents. Ernestine and her husband Skip have a pet dog named Hazel Sclafani Bayless.

Net Worth

Ernestine has an estimated net worth of around $2 million. She has collected these hefty sums of wealth from her various professional works.

Ernestine has worked as assistant accessories director at Izod Lacoste, as assistant marketing director at Esmark Apparel, as Public Relations Director at Bally of Switzerland, as VP in Edelman Public Relations Worldwide, and as consumer media relation, VP in Weber Shandwick.

 The Public Relations Expert Ernestine Scalfani has an estimated net worth of around $2 million.
Image: The Public Relations Expert Ernestine Scalfani has an estimated net worth of around $2 million.
Source: Instagram @ernestine.scalfani.bayless

As per Salary.com, the PR expert earns an average salary of $54554 per year. Sclafani has also authored the book titled, "Balls: How to keep your relationship alive when you live with a sports-obsessed guy." On the other hand, Skip Bayless owns a total fortune of $13 million.

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