Scott Van Pelt Biography

( 1966 - )

Facts of Scott Van Pelt

Date of Birth: 1966, August 4
Age: 52 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 6 Inch
Birth Sign:: leo
Birth Name Scott Van Pelt
Famous Name Scott Van Pelt
Father Sam Van Pelt
Mother Cathie Mathis
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Birth Place Brookeville, Maryland
Salary $1.5 million
Net Worth $16 million
Currently Married Yes
Married to Stephanie Van Pelt (m. 2011)
Children N/A
Divorce N/A

Scott Van Pelt is an American sportscaster and sports talk show host who previously co-anchored the 11 P.M. edition of Sports Center on ESPN. He has also worked as the co-host of SVP& Russillo alongside Ryen Russillo on ESPN Radio.


Van Pelt is currently the single anchor of the SportsCenter that broadcasts midnight. His annual salary is reported to be about $4 million and has an estimated net worth of $16 million.

Scott Van Pelt's Early Life 

Scott Van Pelt was born on August 4, 1966, in Brookeville, Maryland. He holds the citizenship of the United States and his ethnicity is white. His Zodiac sign is Leo.

Van Pelt was born to parents Cathie Mathis and Sam Van Pelt. He has three brothers named Mark, Mike and Matt. One of his brothers is in the marine corp. Pelt attended Flower Valley Elementary School in Rockville, Maryland and later joined Sherwood HighSchool in Sandy Spring, Maryland.

Van Pelt graduated from the University of Maryland in 1988 with a degree in radio/television and film.

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Professional Career of Scott Van Pelt

While studying at the University of Maryland, Pelt was the active member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. He started his early career with WTTG-TV, a FOX affiliate in Washington, D.C. In 1990, upon working for WTTG-TV he moved to the golf channel where he served from 1994 to 2000.

Van Pelt landed on ESPN channel in 2001. After joining ESPN, he served as a presenter hosting the popular show called Sports Center. He was one of the top golf correspondents and also covered major tournaments of golf. Currently, he hosts the nighttime solo edition of SportsCenter. 

Recently in August, Pelt also discussed the Maryland football controversy on SportsCenter.

Personal Life

Scott Van Pelt is married to his longtime girlfriend Stephanie Van Pelt. The couple got married on 22nd October 2011 after dating for several years.

Van Pelt and Stephanie are parents to two children. The couple had their first child named Lila Catherine in 2012. They welcomed their second child, a son named Sam Van Pelt on February 17, 2016. The journalist currently lives with his wife and children in Farmington, Connecticut.

He is a faithful husband and a responsible father too. Currently, he has not been part of any controversies or rumors. 

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Net worth and Salary

Scott Van Pelt is one of the highest paid media personalities. His annual salary previously was more than $1.5 million and is currently reported to be making $4 million per year. As of 2018, Scott Van Pelt reportedly has an estimated net worth of around $16 million dollars.

He is 6 feet and 6 inches tall in height. He is actively growing on social networking sites. He has 1.01M followers on Twitter. Details info about his life and bio can be found in Wikis too.

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