Scott Van Pelt

Scott Van Pelt, 50, is a sportscaster from Brookeville, Maryland. He is most notably known for starring on Sportscenter and his own radio program, The Scott Van Pelt Show, which aired from 2009 to 2015, and currently hosts his own solo version of Sportscenter at midnight on ESPN. Van Pelt graduated from the University of Maryland where he studied radio, television and film. He worked for the Golf Channel from 1994-2000, joined ESPN in 2001 and is currently one of ESPN’s top golf sportscasters. He has covered numerous golf events such as the Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10 and the Master Tournament. Outside of golf, he has covered ESPN college football games and NCAA Women’s and Men’s championships, is a writer, actor and even appears in video games as a commentator, such as Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10 & 11. Van Pelt has an annual salary of $4 million a year and is worth an outstanding $16 million as of 2016, making him one of the highest paid TV personalities in the United States. Van Pelt has been nominated for the Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Personality and Studio Host due to his efforts and success as a sportscaster.


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