Scottie Pippen

by John Max 26 Dec,2016
Scottie Pippen
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 8 Inch
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Scottie Maurice Pippen
  • Birth Place Hamburg, Arkansas
  • Famous Name Scottie Pippen
  • Father Preston Pippen
  • Mother Ethel Pippen
  • Net Worth $50 million
  • Salary $11 million
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity Black
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Larsa Younan (m. 1997), Karen McCollum (m. 1988–1990)
  • Divorce Yes
  • Children 8

Basketball Star Scottie Pippen has played for the Chicago Bulls, Houston Rockets, Portland Trail Blazers, Torpan Pojat, and Sundsvall Dragons. He teamed up with Michael Jordan and helped the Chicago Bulls to win six NBA titles.

Pippen was among the NBA’s 50 greatest players and was considered one of the best small forward and retired in 2005. He is currently in the process of divorce with his second wife, Larsa Pippen. He has an estimated net worth of $50 million in 2019.

Net worth-$50 million

The 53 years old former American NBA player, Scottie Pippen has an estimated net worth of $50 million in 2019, including all of his properties and earnings. Arguably, he is one of the best basketball players of all time and used to receive an annual salary of $5,408,700 while at the Chicago Bulls in the last season.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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He is currently serving as a senior adviser to the franchise’s president and COO, Michael Reinsdorf, a role he’s had since 2012. He also makes some money from his current work. He also has endorsement deals with various brands, including Nike, and can be often seen promoting the brand on social sites.

Salary and earnings:

Season Team Salary
1990/91 Chicago Bulls $765,000 ($1,508,463*)
1991-92 Chicago Bulls $2,770,000 ($5,217,030*)
1992-93 Chicago Bulls $3,425,000 ($6,257,416*)
1993-94 Chicago Bulls $3,075,000 ($5,454,568*)
1994-95 Chicago Bulls $2,225,000 ($3,850,798*)
1995-96 Chicago Bulls $2,925,000 ($4,912,906*)
1996-97 Chicago Bulls $2,250,000 ($3,677,866*)
1997-98 Chicago Bulls $2,775,000 ($4,434,166*)
1998-99 Houston Rockets $11,000,000 ($17,285,723*)
1999-00 Portland Trail Blazers $14,795,642 ($22,802,648*)
2000-01 Portland Trail Blazers $13,750,000 ($20,429,038*)
2001-02 Portland Trail Blazers $18,083,564 ($26,022,350*)
2002-03 Portland Trail Blazers $19,727,524 ($28,088,199*)
2003-04 Chicago Bulls $4,917,000 ($6,856,043*)
2004-05 Chicago Bulls $5,408,700 ($7,303,113*)
Total salary   $107,892,430 ($164,100,327*)

Pippen owns the 10,000-square-foot mansion in the Highland Park which they listed for sale for $2.25 million in 2018. The couple bought the house for $2 million in 2004. The mansion includes six bedrooms, five and a half bathrooms, an outdoor infinity-edge pool with a slide, and a hollow indoor b-ball court featuring an oversized graphic of Scottie’s old NBA jersey on the floor.

Scottie Pippen's house in Highland Park is on sale SOURCE: NBC Chicago

Pippen has several cars for riding including his Ferrari. He has a huge fan base on social networking sites where he regularly updates about his lavish lifestyle. 

Divorce-Karen McCollum

Scottie Pippen married twice. He married Karen McCollum in 1988 and divorced in 1990. He has a son named Antron Pippen with Karen. Karen gave birth to Antron before their marriage.

Wife-Larsa Younan

His second wife is Larsa Younan who he married on July 20, 1997. They together have four children, Sophia Pippen, Justin Pippen, Preston Pippen, and Scottie Pippen. Larsa starred in “TV show The Real Housewives of Miami.”

Scottie Pippen and Larsa Pippen are in the process of divorce SOURCE: US Weekly

Currently, he is in the process of divorce with his present wife. They are splitting up after 21 years of their marriage. Larsa filed for divorce citing “irreconcilable differences” as the reason. According to sources, Scottie Pippen appealed for full custody of his children and refused to pay any alimony to Larsa. The couple was also in the process of divorce two years ago but later reconciled in February 2017.

Scottie Pippen and Larsa Pippen with their children SOURCE: bckonline.com

Scottie Pippen also has children named Sierre Pippen and Taylor Pippen from his former fiancée Yvette De Leon and former girlfriend and model Sonya Roby. He is a philanthropist and supports the Research for Child Cancer. 

Early Life

Scottie Pippen was born as Scottie Maurice Pippen on 25th of September 1965 in Hamburg, Arkansas, United States. The American citizen has mixed ethnicity with Libra star sign. He is the son of Preston Pippen and Ethel Pippen, and both of his parents were tall as his mother was 6 feet tall and his father was 6’1.

Pippen spent his childhood alongside his eleven siblings in Hamburg. Pippen attended Hamburg High School and emerged as a basketball player in his school. He played as a point guard.

Professional Career

Scottie started his NBA career with Chicago Bulls. He played with Chicago Bulls from 1987 to 1998. The NBA ALL-Defensive Team also honored him consecutively eight times and the ALL-NBA First team three times. 

During his 17 years of the basketball career, he played 12 seasons with Bulls. He is also the one-and-only player who won an NBA title and Olympic gold medal in the same year. He was a prominent member of the 1992 U.S Olympic “Dream Team.” He then played for Houston Rockets for next season and moved to Portland Trail Blazers.

After four years, he rejoined Chicago Bulls and played for one season. He took retirement in 2004. Chicago Bulls arranged a ceremony with a game against Los Angeles Lakers in the presence of NBA stars like Phil Jackson, Michael Jordan, Dennis Rodman, etc. However, Scottie later made a comeback with Torpan Pojat in 2008 and also was on the team of Sundsvall Dragons same year. 

Awards and Achievements:

  • 6 NBA championship
  • 7 NBA All-Star
  • 1 NBA All-Star Game MVP
  • 3 All-NBA First Team
  • 8 NBA All-Defensive First Team
  • NBA's 50th Anniversary All-Time Team
  • No. 33 retired by Chicago Bulls
  • USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year (1996)
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