What is Scottie Pippen's Net Worth?
Scottie Pippen, who is a retired American basketball player has a worth of $20 Million. Pippen earned a $109 Million salary alone from playing games for 17 seasons in NBA.
Quick Facts About Scottie Pippen
|Scottie Pippen's Net Worth||$50 Million|
|Date of birth||Sep 25, 1965|
|Height||6 ft 7 in (2.03 m)|
|Nationality||United States of America|
|Profession||Basketball Player, Actor|
Scottie Pippen Net Worth, and Career
Scottie Pippen is the wealthiest athlete. As mentioned earlier, he had played for 17 seasons in the NBA which helped him earn $109 million in salary alone.
Adding to this, he also earned tens of millions more which was from endorsements.
Pippen played nine of his seasons with the club "The Chicago Bulls". The Bulls have won six of their NBA titles. They also have a record of 72 wins in the 1995-96 season. It was said that Scottie was instrumentational in them.
During his games, he was an excellent basketball player who was named one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History. He is also one of four players to have his jersey retired by the Chicago Bulls.
Pippen has won an NBA title. He is the only one with the title from NBA players. Pippen also won the "Olympic gold medal" in the same year. e have earned the Olympic gold medals twice, (1992, 1996).
With basketball, he also built his career in endorsements. Looking at the reports, Pippen had endorsement deals with brands like "Ameritech Cellular TV", "Frito-Lay", "Visa", "McDonald's", "Right Guard", and "Coca-Cola".
Scottie Pippen Relationship,Personal life and Real state
Pippen was married twice.
In 1988, Pippen got married to Karen McCollum. A year later, In 1987 they had a son named Antron.
Later In 1990, Pippen and Karen got divorced.
Again in 1997, Pippen married Real Housewives of Miami star, Larsa Younan. They have four children. They are Scotty Jr., Preston, Justin, and Sophia.
Pippen has children from his past relationships also.
He had a fiancÃ©e, Yvette De Leon. He has a daughter with her named Sierra Pippen who was born in 1995.
He also had another daughter, Taylor Pippen who was born in 1994, with his former girlfriend Sonya Roby.
In 2004, it was reported that Scottie and his wife Larsa Pippen bought a home. The mansion was 10,000 square feet on 2.6 acres which were located at the lakefront Chicago suburb of Highland Park. It was also sourced that it was bought for $2.225 million.
In 2016, after 12 years, Scottie put it on the market which was for $3.1 million. Later, after three years on the market, the price of the house was lowered to $1.899 million.
Also, Pippen previously owned a mansion in South Florida. The mansion was on and off the market for a decade. Beginning in 2010, the mansion was listed for $16 million.
At some point, the mansion was offered as a luxury rental worth $40,000 a month.
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Scottie Pippen Early Life, Family
Pippen was born on September 25th, 1965. He was born in Hamburg, Arkansas.
His father Ethel Pippen and his mother Preston Pippen had 12 kids. Scottie was the youngest among them.
As they had a large family it was hard for them to account for 12 kids. They had to manage for Money. Hence, Preston and Ethel could not afford to send all of them to college.
Pippen went to Hamburg, which was a small school. He used to play basketball from school time.
After Hamburg, he had no options but he was fortunate enough to be discovered by Don Dyer.
Dyer was a head coach of the University of Central Arkansas. He saw the untapped potential in Pippen and offered him a full scholarship at The University of Central Arkansas.
Interesting Facts About Scottie Pippen
- Pippen once signed a contract that was not fair to him which later cost him millions.He was advised earlier not to sign the contract.
- Pippen is deniably the greatest role player of all time. His hardworks ,understandings and dominations led him 6 NBA championships.
- Pippen got retired from basketball from the Chicago Bulls.