Have you ever heard of the name John Edward Bayless II? Actually, this is the real name of American author, sports columnist and personality Skip Bayless. He is also known as the Texas sportswriter and was awarded thrice.
He has been spotted in weekly SportsCenter debate program which doubled his fame. Today, here we will be discussing the net worth of Skip Bayless and his total earnings from ESPN, alongside a huge contract deal.
Skip is working in many sectors like in the writing, sports and anchoring sector as well. The way he presents himself in the media has compelled many people to think him as a rich guy. The total net worth of Skip Bayless is estimated to be around $7 million. While working as a commentator for ESPN, he earned around $500,000 per year.
Let's go flash back to his earning in the past year 2016, Skip Bayless is estimated to earn around $5,500,000 from Fox Sports. The estimated signing bonus was around $4,000,000 by Fox Sports. There is no doubt that his net worth will be definitely be increasing in upcoming days.
Skip spent his 12 long wonderful years with ESPN but now he is working for a new position as a co-host of 'Skip and Shannon: Undisputed at the channel Fox Sports'. Going through his twitter, we came up with info that Skip was paid around $4 million up to his next summer contract. Furthermore, Fox Sports will be paying around $5.5 million per year for around four years. Also, he will be given $4 million signing bonus. This particular statement gives us the idea about increasing his net worth very soon.
While interviewed, Skip has many times mentioned himself as the most underpaid on-air talent at ESPN network. Thus, we can predict that it's the money that has attracted the Skip towards Fox Sports. He will definitely be happy working for Fox Sports.
The news of the departure of Skip Bayless from ESPN has once been on the top for a while. However, the reports of sports personality to be joining Fox Sports came later disappeared the news. Skip has signed a four-year contract with Fox Sports which will pay around $22 million. Wait a sec, he will also get the singing bonus too worth of $4 million. For the 4 years contract, he will be paid around $25 million which is actually more than ESPN will ever be offering.
He owns a black 2013 Cheverolet Camaro. Bayless is seen grabbing his gym bag from his car's trunk. See it for yourselves, here you go.. The car costs around $25,905 - $36,905.