Scott Van Pelt (born on 4th August, 1966 in Brookeville, Maryland) is an American sportscaster and a sports talk show host who previously co-anchored the 11 p.m. edition of SportsCenter on ESPN. He served as the co-host of SVP & Russillo alongside Ryen Russillo on ESPN Radio, and hosts various golf events for the network. In June 2015, Van Pelt left his radio show to become a solo anchor for a midnight edition of SportsCenter.
How did Scott Van made up to his professional career?
After his graduation, Scott initiated his sports hosting career in 1990 with his first job at WTTG-TV, a FOX affiliated in Washington D.C. After working there for 4 years, he moved on to the Golf Channel (an American pay television network owned by the NBC Sports Group) where he served from 1995-2000 as a studio host.
In 2001, he joined ESPN, where he serves as a presenter for one of the popular show called Sports Center. Scott is one of the network’s top golf correspondents, covering major tournaments such as the Masters Tournament. Van Pelt also appeared on ESPN’s coverage of The Open Championship.
He is also a prominent personality for ESPN Radio, where he co-hosted the Tirico and Van Pelt show alongside Mike Tirico. However, the show was canceled and it was replaced with Scott’s own three hour program “The Scott Van Pelt Show” in 2009. The show was renamed SVP & Russillo in October 2012. He is a studio presenter for the ESPN Network’s Friday night College Football on ESPN.
Scott has also appeared as a commentator in golf video games, alongside Kelly Tilghman on EA Sports’ Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10 and Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11 and in a comedic turn in Aqua Teen Hunger Force Zombie Ninja Pro-Am.
In May 2015, Scott left the SVP & Russillo show to become a solo anchor for a midnight-edition of SportsCenter. He continues to work there today and has won a lot of fans himself over the years.
How much is Scott Van Pelt’s Net worth & Salary?
As per the study, Scott Van Pelt has an estimated net worth of $16 million. Scott Van Pelt is one of the highest paid sportscaster. Previously, his annual salary was more than $1.5 million and currently he is going to make it $4million per year.
Besides, there is no information about his properties, house, cars, and other income generating sources.
Scott Van Pelt: Wiki, Bio, Age, Parents, Education
Scott was born on 4th August, 1966 in Brookeville, Maryland and grew up in the Washington D.C. to his parents; Cathie Mathis (Mother) and Sam Van Pelt (Father). Scott has three brothers named Mark Van Pelt, Mike Van Pelt and Matt Van Pelt. He is 53 years old and belongs to the birth sign, Leo. Van Pelt holds the nationality of American and his ethnicity is White.
Talking about his education, he attended Flower Valley Elementary School in Rockville, Maryland and later joined Sherwood High School in Sandy Spring, Maryland. Van Pelt graduated from the University of Maryland in 1988 with a Degree in radio/television and film.
Personal Life & Affair of Scott Van Pelt
Scott Van Pelt was dating with his longtime girlfriend, Stephanie Van Pelt and the couple married on 22nd October 2011. The couple are blessed with two kids, first child is Lila Catherine born on 2012. They welcomed their second child, a son named Sam Van Pelt on 17th February 2016.
The journalist currently lives with his wife and kids in Farmington, Connecticut. He is a loyal husband and a caring father too. There is no any rumor about their separation or about an extra-marital relationship.
Height, Weight & Social Media
The Sportscaster holds a height of 6 feet 6 inches but the information about his weight hasn’t been revealed yet. He holds 1.99 million followers in Twitter.
Facts of Scott Van Pelt
|Full Name:||Scott Van Pelt|
|Birth Date:||August 4, 1966|
|Profession:||American sportscaster and a sports talk show host|
|Height:||5 feet 6 inches (1.68m)|
|Wife||Stephanie Van Pelt|
|Net Worth||$16 million|
|Birth Place||Brookeville, Maryland|
|Education||University of Maryland|
|Father||Sam Van Pelt|
|Siblings||Mark Van Pelt, Mike Van Pelt and Matt Van Pelt|
|Kids||Lila Catherine & Sam Van Pelt|
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