Scott Van Pelt Bio

Scott Van Pelt Bio, Age, Parents, Wife, Kids, Illness, ESPN

Scott Van Pelt Biography

Scott Van Pelt is a sportscaster and host of a sports talk program in the United States. He is a single anchor for a SportsCenter midnight edition.  He co-anchored ESPN’s SportsCenter at 11 p.m., was a co-host of SVP & Russillo on ESPN Radio with Ryen Russillo, and hosted several golf events for the network.

Scott Van Pelt Age

He was born on July 9, 1966, in Brookeville, Maryland, U.S.

Scott Van PeltHeight

He stands at a height of 6 feet 4 inches tall

Scott Van Pelt Education

He began his education at Flower Valley Elementary School in Rockville, Maryland, and then transferred to Sherwood High School in Sandy Spring, Maryland. Van Pelt earned a degree in radio/television and cinema from the University of Maryland in 1988.

Scott Van Pelt Parents

He is a beloved son to Cathie Mathis (mother) and Sam Van Pelt (father).

Scott Van Pelt Siblings

Scott has three brothers named Mark Van Pelt, Mike Van Pelt, and Matt Van Pelt.

Scott Van Pelt Wife

He has been married to Stephanie Van Pelt since 2011. They live in Farmington, Connecticut.

Scott Van Pelt Kids

He is a loving father of three, Lila Catherine born in 2012, Sam Van Pelt, and one young one.

Scott Van Pelt’s Illness

He had supraventricular tachycardia, which is a condition in which the heart beats substantially quicker than normal. He did not host “SportsCenter” on Monday, January 10th, 2022 night following the national championship game due to a medical ailment.

Scott Van Pelt ESPN

Van Pelt has hosted the midnight edition of SportsCenter, since September 7, 2015. The show has been broadcasting from Washington, D.C. since August 2020. He also anchors ESPN’s golf coverage. These include the Masters and the PGA Championship, as well as SportsCenter reports and specials from the events. Van Pelt joined ESPN as the network’s lead professional golf correspondent in early 2001. He quickly rose through the ranks to become a SportsCenter anchor and, eventually, a co-host on ESPN Radio’s Tirico and Van Pelt weekday afternoon.

Additionally, The Scott Van Pelt Show debuted on ESPN Radio in July 2009, with a simulcast on ESPN2. In October 2012, the show was renamed SVP & Russillo, and it aired until the summer of 2015 when Van Pelt was preparing to introduce the new midnight SportsCenter. Van Pelt’s “Bald Man on Campus” segment was on ESPN College GameDay for several years. Van Pelt joined ESPN from The Golf Channel, where he worked as an anchor and reporter between 1994 and 2000.

Moreover, during his time there, he co-hosted the studio shows Golf Central and Leaderboard Report, as well as served as an occasional host of Viewer’s Forum. Van Pelt began his sports broadcasting career in 1990 at Washington, D.C.’s WTTG-TV (FOX). He worked in the WTTG sports studio production department, contributing content to the station’s The 10:00 News, Sunday Night Sports Extra, and Redskins specials.

Scott Van Pelt Salary

He earns a salary amounting to $ 4 million annually.

Scott Van Pelt Networth

His networth is approximately $16 million.

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