Scottie Pippen

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Full Name Scottie Pippen
Age 55 Years Old
Nick Name Scottie Pippen
Gender Male
Famous As Basketball Player
Birth Date September 25th, 1965
Birth Place Hamburg

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A retired professional basketball player of America who used to play in the National Basketball Association is named for Scottie Pippen. He is best known for his time with the Chicago Bulls. He has played alongside Michael Jordan on six Chicago Bulls Championship teams. On December 8, 2005, the Chicago Bulls retired his number #33, while his college, University of Central Arkansas, retired his number #33 on January 21, 2010, as well. Overall, he was a very talented basketball player. 

Larsa Pippen, the estranged wife of NBA great Scottie Pippen, denies rumors involving Sixers’ Ben Simmons

Sixers star Ben Simmons entered the world of gossip media when he began dating Kendall Jenner. But despite breaking up back in May after dating for a year, Simmons’ name has lingered in the tabloids. During a recent trip to Australia, media reports swirled after Simmons was spotted spending time with Australian glamour model Talia Richman. Simmons also drew headlines after claiming he was racially discriminated against by an Australian casino, which the casino denies. Earlier this week, Simmons was once again in the headlines, this time linked to Larsa Pippen, who starred in the short-lived The Real Housewives of Miami and is the estranged wife of Basketball Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen. Larsa also happens to be a close friend of the Kardashian family, so when she and Simmons were reportedly entering and leaving The Highlight Room in Hollywood around the same time on Monday night, rumors began to link the two romantically. According to TMZ, Pippen appeared to be referencing Kardashian friend Jordyn Woods, who allegedly cheated with Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Tristan Thompson while he was in a relationship with Khloé Kardashian, leading the two to split up. 

Early Life of Scottie Pippen

Scottie Pippen was born on 25th September 1965 as Scottie Maurice Pippen in Hamburg, Arkansas, USA. His nationality is American and ethnicity is African-American. He is the youngest of 12 children of Ethel and Preston Pippen. Scottie belonged to a lower-class family and his parents were not able to send their other children to college. He was interested in basketball since his childhood age. His father’s name is Ethel Pippen and father’s name is Preston Pippen. He attended Hamburg High School. He played as a point guard for his school’s team and led his team to the state playoffs and earned all-conference honors as a senior. After high school graduation, he attended the University of Central Arkansas in Conway and played for the University’s team. He did not receive much recognition in college because the school played in the NAIA. He celebrated his 53rd birthday as of 2018.

Body Measurements of Scottie Pippen

Scottie Pippen is a very handsome person with an athletic body build. He has a height of 6 feet 8 inches. His body weighs 103 kg. He has black hair and dark brown eyes. His other body measurements will be added soon.

Career of Scottie Pippen

  • Scottie Pippen began his professional career as a basketball player in the year 1987. 
  • He was selected fifth overall in the 1987 NBA draft by the Seattle SuperSonics and traded to the Chicago Bulls for Olden Polynice and a future draft pick options.
  • He made his NBA debut on November 1987. 
  • In the 1990-1991 NBA season, he emerged as the Bulls’ primary defensive stopper and became a vital member of the team.
  • In September 1991, he was selected for the United States men’s Olympic basketball team to represent the United States of America at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. 
  • He won the NBA World Championship six times with the Chicago Bulls. 
  • He left the club in 1998 and joined Houston Rockets. After playing with the club for two years, he joined the Portland Trail Blazers in the 1999-2000 NBA season.
  • He left the Portland Trail in 2003 and returned to Chicago Bulls. 
  • He played for the club for two years and retired in October 2004. 
  • He is considered one of the 50 greatest players of all time and was selected in 1996 as one of the “50 Greatest Players in NBA History”.
  • The Chicago Bulls retired Pippen's jersey number in a ceremony on December 9, 2005. 

Net Worth of Scottie Pippen

Scottie has made a huge fortune from his professional career. he is living a lavish life with a net worth of $50 million. His source of income is from his basketball career. His salary has not been revealed yet as of now. 

Marital Status, Wife, Child

  • Scottie Pippen is a married person. He has been married twice in his life. His first wife was Karen McCollum. They were married in 1998. The couple together had a child. They stayed together for more than seven years and they divorced in 1995.
  • He then got married to the famous American model and television personality, Larsa Younan. They started dating each other back in 1995 and after being together for over two years, they got married on July 20, 1997. They together had three sons and a beautiful daughter named Justin Pippen, Preston Pippen, Scotty Pippen Jr., and Sophia Pippen. After being together for 19 years, he filed for divorce in 2016. However, a year after filing for the divorce, Scottie decided to dismiss the petition for a split.
  • This player has two daughters from his previous ex-girlfriends. Sierra Pippen’s mother is Yvette, while Taylor Pippen’s mother is Sonya Roby.