Born on August 4, 1970, in Brooklyn, Maryland, Scott Van Pelt is one of the most successful TV personalities in the US. He is best known as a sportscaster for the ESPN. He is also a writer as well as an actor and has appeared in few movies.
Today, Scott’s trademark is making fun of his baldness. Because of his humorous jokes, he has done a great impression on his audience. His “Whee!” during the show is very popular. We’ll talk about his work life below.
He is a graduate of the University of Maryland and has a degree in radio, television and film studies. He started his career as a sportscaster in WTTG-TV in 1990.
He has shifted too many channels since then. In 1994, he moved to Golf Channel and worked as a studio host. He was then offered an opportunity to host the popular program “SportsCenter” by the ESPN in 2001. He also got a chance to cover the major golf tournaments as well.
He is currently involved in both the programs in ESPN. He has a close relationship with Tim Kurkjian, the ESPN baseball analyst. So, he often invites Tim to his radio shows. Though he has worked in many shows, he has not been fired from any of them.
He covered Tiger Wood PGA Tour 10 as well as the Master Tournament. He has also hosted the ESPN Radio.
His work impressed the higher-ups at ESPN, and he was given a full three hours show called “The Scott Van Pelt Show” in 2009. This program is currently known as “SVP & Russillo” and is very popular among the audiences.
Scott has also worked as the host for the ESPN Network where he has covered ESPN college football games. Besides this, he has also appeared in golf video games as a commentator. Some of these video games include “Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11”, “Aqua Teen Hunger Force Zombie Ninja Pro-Am” and “Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10”.
He is a very tall guy with a height of 6 feet 6 inch. He has reached the age of 49. Because of his efforts, he was nominated for the Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Personality and Studio Host.
He is one of the highest paid TV personalities. He has an annual salary of $2 million dollars and has a net worth of $16 million dollars. So much money, that’s why he goes to places like this!
— Scott Van Pelt (@notthefakeSVP) June 11, 2016
His personal life has been a secret for the media. Because of this reason, there is no evidence regarding his dating life and any past girlfriend.
But in 2011, there was a rumor that he was dating his current wife, Stephanie. They got married in 2011, and both the husband and the wife are happy with their relationship.
In 2014, they started talking about having children. Since they seem very close, there is no question about them getting a divorce anytime soon.
He is very popular in the social networking sites as well. He has a large number of followers on Twitter i.e. 923 thousand. You can also follow him on Twitter @notthefakeSVP. If you want to know more about his biography, you can visit his page on Wikipedia and IMDb.
Though he is bald, pictures of him with hair are also present on the web. So, do not miss out on seeing them. You can also find his legendary voicemail on YouTube and other internet sources.
“If you tried to make a show for every person’s particular interest, it’d be impossible because everyone is going to consume it the way they want to. All you can do is try to do an hour that makes sense for all.” – Scott Van Pelt