Scottie Pippen is a famous American former basketball player, father of his children, and has a wife.
He is regarded as the greatest No.2 basketball player ever in history behind Michael Jordan.
|Wife||Antron Pippen And Larsa Pippen|
|Children||Antron, Taylor, Sierra, Scotty Jr, Preston, Justin, and Sophia Pippen.|
|Age||55 years old|
He now lives with his family happy in their home together.
Scottie Pippen Biography
Scotty Maurice Pippen was born in Arkansas, the USA, on September 25th, 1965. He is the youngest child of his parents, among 11 other siblings.
He started showing his surprise love for basketball as a sport at a young age. Pippen played for the Hamburg High School basketball team as a student.
In high school, He did everything possible to watch the NBA games at home, on TV, or at school.
After four years of basketball in college playing for Central Arkansas, Pippen moved into the NBA in 1987.
Seattle Supersonics planned to sign him on their team full time, but Chicago Bulls moved ahead to get his signature.
Pippen started all 82 games and scored average points of 17.8 per game. He got named in the NBA All-Star team of the year.
During his 11 years spell for the Bulls, Scottie Pippen, Michael Jordan, and Dennis Rodman improved the team to set a new NBA record of 72 games won and ten defeats.
After leaving the Bulls, he played for other top American NBA teams like Houston Rockets and Portland Trail Blazers.
However, he returned to the Chicago Bulls for his final NBA career season before announcing his retirement.
He was a part of the Bulls iconic team during the 1990s. He played alongside the great Michael Jordan and led the Bulls to reach incredible heights during his time.
Thanks to his achievements in NBA, The Chicago Bulls retired Pippen’s no.33 jersey.
During his iconic 17-year career, Pippen became a six-time NBA Champion and All-Star player seven times.
Scottie Pippen Wife Larsa Pippen
Scottie is a father and husband to his controversial wife, Larsa Pippen. The Sports couple have been together since 1995 and have children together.
Before meeting Larsa in 1995, Scottie had divorced his first wife, Karen McCollum, but has a son with her called Antron Pippen.
Larsa and Scottie Pippen got married together on July 20th, 1997, in Chicago at the famous First United Methodist Temple.
In 2016, The police visited their family home twice after Larsa called 911 crying and accused her husband, Scottie, of verbal aggression. Some days later, Pippen asked for divorce for the first time.
The Basketball legend has four children from his marriage to Larsa; the first child is Scotty Jr, born in 2000, Preston was born in 2002, a boy named born in 2005, and a girl named Sophia in 2008. Scottie has seven children in total.
His oldest son from Larsa, Scotty Jr, has his father’s basketball gene and is a point guard for the Vanderbilt College team. Before playing for Vanderbilt, he played high school basketball at Sierra Canyon in Los Angeles.
During his college years; he signed his first-ever NBA contract and earned $5 million for six years.
At the Chicago Bulls; he signed a new contract for the next seven years worth $18 million. Pippen earned $2.8 million during the 1998-99 NBA season.
On his return to the Chicago Bulls before retirement, He signed a final two-year contract worth $10 million, and that takes his NBA career earnings to $110 million in total.
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Pippen has signed endorsement deals with brands such as Coca-Cola, Nike, Right Guard, Frito-Lay, Visa, McDonald’s, and others.
The former NBA player has also appeared in various TV shows and movies over the last few years.
Pippen has also made some unrealistic decisions in his life, spending $4 million on a private jet that required another $1 million to work.
Scottie Pippen Net Worth
He has a net worth of $20 million. In 1998, Pippen signed a five-year contract with the Houston Rockets worth $62.7 million and started to grow his net worth.
Scottie Pippen remains one of the greatest American basketball players over the last twenty years.