Scottie Pippen is one of the powerful and versatile players ever in NBA history. The vital component of the Chicago Bulls, Pippen, along with Michael Jordan, led the team to six NBA championships in the 1990s.
Pippen is widely described as one of the greatest small forwards of all time. The seven-time NBA-All-Star, Scottie has won an NBA title and Olympic gold medal in the same year twice in 1992 and 1996, making him the only NBA player to date.
Pippen received twice stars on Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame for his individual career and as a member of the Dream Team on 13 August 2010. With a prolific career that spanned over two decades, the former basketball player also collected a decent amount of wealth.
Scottie Pippen's net worth stands at $30 million as of 2020. He played 17 seasons in the NBA from 1987-2008 with several established basketball teams. He spent the majority of his career playing nine of his seasons with Chicago Bulls.
Pippen made $109 million from his club's salary alone.
Here are all the details of his salary from various teams Scottie played for,
|Portland Trail Blazers||2000||$14,790,000|
|Portland Trail Blazers||2001||$13,750,000|
|Portland Trail Blazers||2002||$18,080,000|
Scottie also earned a huge amount of money from his sponsor and endorsement deals. He made $3 million from his off-court endorsements with Nike and Ameritech Cellular TV in 1996.
In May 1995, Cook County Circuit Judge, David Delgado ordered Scottie Pippen to pay $10,000 to a former girlfriend Sonya Roby, after she claimed he is the father of her twin daughters born in 1994.
Furthermore, the basketball player previously invested more than $20 million in real estate and an airplane through the adviser, Robert Lunn. Pippen later filed a case against Robert claiming that he and his firm, Lunn Partners LLC, were entrusted with his $17.5 million.
In November 2004, Scottie won an $11.8 million against a financial adviser. In March 2016, Lunn got a three-year prison term on multiple fraud counts.
Scottie Pippen first listed his Florida mansion on the market for $16 million in 2010. But, after years of struggle, the house is now for sale for $9.8 million.
Built-in 2003, the Venetian-style mansion includes a pool, basketball court, gourmet kitchen, media room, game room, and waterfront views.
Additionally, Pippen also put his lakefront Chicago mansion on the market for $3.1 million in 2016. After three years on the market, he dropped the price to $1.899 million.
The former Chicago Bulls star originally bought the property for $2.225 million in 2004. It boasts six bedrooms and five and a half bathrooms. Other major highlights of the house are a home movie theatre, a sauna, a game room, a brick wine cellar, and a custom-built indoor basketball court.
He owns a Mercedes-Benz G-Class.
Scottie Pippen was born on 25th September 1965, in Hamburg, Arkansas. He grew up in a large joint family as he is the youngest of 12 children born to Preston Pippen and Ethel Pippen. His father used to work in a paper mill.
Scottie did his schooling from Humburg High School and played college basketball for the University of Central Arkansas in Conway.
Scottie Pippen first tied the knot with Karen McCollum in 1988. The couple has a son, Antron Pippen, born in 1987. They divorced after two years of marriage in 1990.
For the second time, Pippen went on to marry Larsa Younan in 1997. They have four children: three sons, Scotty Pippen Jr., born in 2000, Preston Pippen, born in 2002, Justin Pippen, born in 2005, and a daughter, Sophia Pippen, born in 2008.
They also separated after over two decades of togetherness in 2018.