Ernestine Sclafani is an American media relations specialist, public relations advisor, and wife of the well-known television personality Skip Bayless. She is a media relations guru and began attracting media attention after dating her recent husband Skip Bayless. Ernestine is not active in any form of social media and appeared a few times with her husband on the FS1 show last year.
Ernestine Sclafani was born on August 3, 1962 in Long Island, New York, USA. Her mother’s name is Evelyn Sclafani, who died of pancreatic cancer in August 2013. Her father’s name is not known. She shared her childhood with a brother and sister and both of her siblings are doctors. Her brother is a doctor in Manhattan, New York and her sister is a breast surgeon in Ohio. Ernestine attended Suffolk County Community College in Selden, New York, and also earned an additional degree from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City.
Ernestine Sclafani career
Sclafani is a well-known American specialist in media relations and public relations. She has worked in public relations with many celebrities and high profile clients including celebrities, reality TV stars, famous chefs and authors. She has worked in handling celebrity media tours as well as satellite media tours for social media influencers. In addition, she is a PR expert and takes care of specialist areas such as fashion, lifestyle, marketing and event planning. Before founding her own PR company in 2018, Ernestine worked as Vice President for Consumer Media Relations at Weber Shandwick. During this time she led product launches for brands and clients such as Oreo, Dunkin Donuts, Pedigree, Unilever, Harley Davidson, Motorola etc.
Sclafani has a well detailed professional history working with media companies and outlets or television shows such as The Today Show, Access Hollywood, Entertainment Tonight, CNN, Huffington Post, CBS Early Show and Good Morning America. From 1995 to 2005 she worked as Vice President at Edelman Public Relations Worldwide. She is a PhD student at a fashion-based institute and as part of that has worked with various brands and production companies.
In September 2019, Sclafani published her first book, Balls: How to keep your relationship alive when you live with a sports-obsessed guy. She wrote in the book about her married life with her only husband, Skip Bayless, who is passionate about sports and also works in the same line of work. In the book she describes her experiences of living with a sports enthusiast.
Ernestine Sclafani biography
|Real name||Ernestine Sclafani Bayless|
|Date of birth||Aug. 3, 1962|
|Age (as of 2022)||60 years|
|Place of birth||Long Island, New York, United States|
|profession||Author, PR expert|
|University||Fashion Institute of Technology|
|Height||in feet inches – 5′ 7” – in centimeters – 170 cm|
|weight||in kilograms – 50kg – in pounds – 110 pounds|
Ernestine Sclafani family
|Who is Ernestine Sclafani’s husband?||Skip Bayless|
Ernestine Sclafani and Skip Bayless met on the set of Bayless’ ESPN2 show Cold Pizza when Ernestine was working in public relations. During this time, the two exchanged cards and soon they went on their first date, where Skip Bayless told her that no woman can be as important to him as his job. Ernestine and Skip were together for eleven years, six of which were engaged. Later, Bayless suggested to Ernestine that they fly by plane as they went from Newark to Oklahoma. Finally, on July 18, 2016, the couple exchanged wedding rituals. There aren’t many details about where and how they planned their marriage and what they planned after the wedding.
Ernestine Sclafani Net Worth
Ernestine Sclafani attracted media attention after her association with Skip Bayless. It is certain that she would make a good income due to the support of her only husband. She is known not only by her husband’s name, but also as an expert in public relations and media relations. Right now, Sclafani’s estimated net worth is around $2 million, along with her husband’s combined net worth, which is around $10 million.