Scott Van Pelt

PSR 23 Apr,2016

Facts of Scott Van Pelt

Full Name
Scott Van Pelt
Last Name
Birth Name
Scott Van Pelt
First Name
Famous Name
Scott Van Pelt
Married to
Stephanie Van Pelt (m. 2011)
Currently Married
Sam Van Pelt
Cathie Mathis
Father Nationality
No. of Twitter Followers
1.93 million


Career & Net worth

$6 million
Net Worth
$25 million
Famous for
the correspondent of ESPN
Started career as
sportscasting at WTTG-TV


Married to
Stephanie Van Pelt (m. 2011)
Currently Married

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.

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

Scott Van Pelt's Salary, Net Worth, and Earnings from ESPN

Scott Van Pelt, an American sportscaster, has accumulated a considerable fortune of $25 million. He is widely known for his role as a co-anchor on ESPN's SportsCenter and as the host of The Scott Van Pelt Show on ESPN Radio. Van Pelt has covered various golf events for ESPN. He is often regarded as a prominent figure at ESPN, being referred to as the network's face.

Scott Van Pelt has an estimated net worth of $25 Million. SOURCE: USA Today's FTW

Van Pelt earns an annual salary of $6 million at ESPN. In November 2017, he signed a contract extension with ESPN that significantly boosted his salary. This extension solidified his status as a valuable member of the ESPN team and highlighted the network's appreciation of his talent and influence in the sports broadcasting industry.

Scott Van Pelt has an estimated net worth of $25 Million. Van Pelt is one of the highest-paid media personalities.  Scott earns an average annual salary of $6 Million. Besides, there is no information about his real estate properties, cars, and other income-generating ventures. 

Scott Van Pelt's Wife, Stephaine Van Pelt: Scott is Married to a Stunning Lady!

Scott Van Pelt, the popular ESPN anchor, is happily married to his wife Stephanie Van Pelt. The couple tied the knot in October 2011 after dating for a significant period of time. While there are limited details available about their relationship, their long-lasting marriage reflects a strong bond between the two.

Scott Van Pelt with his wife Stephanie at an event SOURCE: Zimbio

Van Pelt and Stephanie are parents to three 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, and their third child named Charlie Van Pelt whose date of birth is kept private. The journalist currently lives with his wife and children in Farmington, Connecticut.

Scott Van Pelt's Family & Education

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 Corps.

Pelt attended Flower Valley Elementary School in Rockville, Maryland, and later joined Sherwood High School in Sandy Springs, Maryland. Van Pelt graduated from the University of Maryland in 1988 with a degree in radio/television and film.

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Scott Van Pelt's Professional Career of Scott Van Pelt

While studying at the University of Maryland, Pelt was an active member of the 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 the ESPN channel in 2001. After joining ESPN, he served as a presenter hosting the popular show called Sports Center. Scott was one of the top golf correspondents and also covered significant tournaments of golf. Currently, he hosts the nighttime solo edition of SportsCenter. 

Recently in August, Pelt also discussed the Maryland football controversy on SportsCenter. He is scheduled to host the 2nd Annual Change for Charley on March 9 in Chicago.


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