Scottie Pippen Net worth 2022: Salary, Cars, Income, Endorsements

Scottie-Pippen Net worth 2021
Net Worth$20 million
BornSeptember 25, 1965
Country of OriginThe United States of America
Source of WealthProfessional Basketball player

Scottie Pippen is a former professional Basketball player who played in the NBA between 1987 and 2004. He is a legend of the NBA team the Chicago Bulls, where he played the majority of his career. Born on September 25, 1965, the Arkansas-born player managed to lift the NBA title six times in his career.

He retired for the first time in 2004 after playing two seasons with the Bulls. Later In 2008, he came out of retirement to play 1 season in Europe, before ending his basketball career.

In this article, we will have a look at Scottie Pippen’s Salary, Net Worth, Personal Information, Family, Career details, Controversies, FAQs, etc

Scottie Pippen’s Net Worth

Scottie Pippen’s Net Worth is estimated to be around $20 million in 2021. He earned most of his worth from his Salary and Endorsements while playing Basketball.

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Scottie Pippen’s Salary

Here is the salary that the player earned in the NBA:

TeamSalary [Cumulative] (Approx)
Chicago Bulls (1990-1998***)$20 million
Houston Rockets (1998-99)$11 million
Portland Trailblazers (1999-03)$66 million
Chicago Bulls (2003-04)$5.5 million

*** His salary before the 1990 season was not recorded

Scottie Pippen’s Endorsements

The following were the endorsements done by the legend during and after his career.

  • Avia Sneakers
  • Nike (Launched Pippen sneakers)
  • Frito-Lay
  • Visa
  • Ameritech Cellular TV
  • McDonald’s
  • Right Guard
  • Coca-Cola

Teams represented by Scottie Pippen

Team RepresentedSeasons
Chicago Bulls1987-1998 & 2003-04
Houston Rockets1998-99
Portland Trailblazers1999-2003
Torpan Pojat2008
Sundsvall Dragons2008

Scottie Pippen’s Basketball career

Chicago Bulls

Pippen was drafted to the Chicago Bulls in 1987. He was a Round 1 pick of the draft. In his first season with the Chicago Bulls, He played 79 games but didn’t start a single game for the Bulls in his first season. He averaged 7.9 points per game in the first season.

Pippen consistently averaged around 18 points per game after the 1990 season. Overall he spent 11 seasons with the Chicago Bulls. With the Bulls, he managed to win 6 NBA titles. He also was a part of 7 NBA All-Star teams and the MVP of the NBA All-Star game in 1994. At Chicago, he formed a dream attacking duo with Michael Johnson. The duo was part of one of the most iconic teams in NBA history.

In 1994 when Jordan retired, he became the main man of the Chicago Bulls team. Pippen became the franchise’s second all-time leader in points, assists, and steals.

Houston Rockets

After spending 11 years at the Bulls, Pippen joined the Houston Rockets in 1998-99. At the Rockets he got a salary of about $11 million. He played 50 games for the Rockets and his PPG dropped severely to 14.5. He could not help the Rockets go much further in the playoffs and decided to be traded out after just one season there.

Portland Trail Blazers

Pippen moved to the Trail Blazers in 1999 after a forgetful season with the Rockets. He was past his prime and it showed the Points that he scored per game. He had an approximate PPG of 11.0 in his four seasons here.

His salary for those four seasons was a significant total of $66 million approximately. The 1999/2000 season was his best season with the franchise. The TrailBlazers managed to go deep in the playoffs but couldn’t win the Championship. In his other seasons there, Portland Trail Blazers were eliminated in round 1 of the Playoffs. He left the franchise after a four-year stay there.

Chicago Bulls

Pippen returned to the Chicago Bulls for the 2003/04 season. He got a veteran:s contract with the team and was paid $5.5 million per season. He managed to play only 23 games that season, averaging a disappointing 5.9 points per game.

Pippen couldn’t lead the Chicago Bulls to the playoffs and retired at the end of the season. It was the first time in his career that he did not reach the playoffs.

Torpan Pojat

In January 2008, Pippen made a comeback to professional basketball, but for just 4 games. The 42-year-old played two games for the top Finnish league team Torpan Pojat.  In his first game, on January 4, 2008, Pippen scored 12 points in Pojat’s 93–81 win over Porvoo. He registered nine points and nine rebounds in his second game as Pojat had a 98–85 win over Honka on January 5, 2008.

Sundsvall Dragons

He then moved to Sweden with the Sundsvall Dragons. In his first game for the Dragons, he registered 21 points, 12 rebounds in 30 minutes against Akropol of Rinkeby. The Dragons paid Pippen around $65,000 for his appearance in the match.

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Scottie Pippen’s Career Stats

The following are Scottie Pippen’s Stats from the NBA’s regular season.


His stats for Torpan Pojat and Sundsvall Dragons are unavailable.

Accolades Won by Scottie Pippen

Scottie Pippen won the following awards during and after his playing career:

  •  NBA champion (6 times) (1991,1992,1993,1996,1997,1998)
  • 7× NBA All-Star (1990,92,93,94,95,96,97)
  • NBA All-Star Game MVP (1994)
  • 3× All-NBA First Team (1994,95,96)
  • 2× All-NBA Second Team (1992,97)
  • 2× All-NBA Third Team (1993,98)
  • 8× NBA All-Defensive First Team (1992,93,94,95,96,97,98,99)
  • 2× NBA All-Defensive Second Team (91,00)
  • NBA steals leader (1995)
  • NBA 50th Anniversary Team
  • NBA 75th Anniversary Team
  • USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year (1996)
  • 2× Consensus NAIA All-American (1986,1987)
  • No. 33 retired by Central Arkansas Bears
  • No. 33 retired by Chicago Bulls
  •  2x Olympics Gold (1992,96)
  • Hall of Fame (Career & “Dream Team”)

Scottie Pippen’s Personal Information

The following are some personal information about the former NBA player Scottie Pippen:

NameScottie Maurice Pippen
Date of Birth25th September 1965
Age56 years
Born inHamburg, Arkansas, USA
Parents NameEthel and Preston Pippen
Numbers worn33
SchoolNot known
CollegeUniversity of Central Arkansas
Drafted to NBA in 1987 / Round: 1 / Pick: 5th overall
CitizenshipUnited States of America
Height2.03 m
Weight103 kg
SpouseKaren McCollum (1988-90) Larsa Pippen (1997-2018)
ChildrenAntron, Taylor, Sierra, Sophia, Scotty Jr., Preston, and Justin Pippen
Basketball PositionSmall forward
Hair ColourBlack
Eye ColourBlack
Retired in2008
Known forPlaying Basketball (former NBA player)

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Scottie Pippen Social Profiles

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Scottie Pippen’s Wife and Children

Karen McCollum: Born in Arkansas, Karen was the first wife of Scottie Pippen. She is a musician, entrepreneur, and social media influencer by profession. It is not known when or where she met Scottie, but the pair are said to have dated for a long time before they got married.

The couple got married in 1988 and had a son named Antron Pippen. The marriage didn’t last long and the pair parted ways in 1990.

Sadly Antron Pippen passed away in 2021. The cause of his death is unknown.

Larsa Pippen/Younen: Larsa Younen is a model based out of Chicago. She was the second wife of Scottie Pippen. She studied at the University of Illinois and graduated with a political science degree. Larsa is a famous model and a fashionista by profession. She is well known for appearing on The Real Housewives of Miami Season 1 in 2011. She also appeared on Keeping Up With the Kardashians.

She and Scottie got married in 1997 and had four kids together named Scotty Jr., Preston, Sophia, and Justin Pippen.

The pair was very close until 2016. Larsa appealed for divorce twice and the couple finally separated in 2018 as per reports

Other Children: Pippen also has a daughter named Sierra with his former fiancée Yvette De Leon. He dated Leon before getting together with Larsa. But it didn’t work out and the couple parted ways.

The Basketball player also has a daughter named Taylor with his former girlfriend Sonya Roby. Taylor was reportedly born with a twin who died a few days after the birth.

Scottie Pippen’s Controversies

Calling Michael Jordan Selfish: Scottie Pippen was famously known as the partner of Michael Jordan in the Chicago Bulls. There didn’t seem to be any heat between the pair. But Pippen had harsh words for Jordan in 2021. Pippen lashed out against his former teammate, accusing Jordan of being “selfish” throughout their time on the Chicago Bulls.

Hotel Fight Controversy: In 2013, Camran Shafighi filed a $4 million lawsuit against Pippen. The lawsuit was filed over an incident that had occurred at restaurant Nobu in Malibu, California. Shafighi claimed that he was physically attacked by Pippen after taking the basketball players’ pictures inside and outside the restaurant. Shafighi reportedly was injured and was then taken to a hospital after the incident. The district attorney’s office later announced that charges would not be filed against Pippen.

FAQs about Scottie Pippen

Q. Was Scottie Pippen a good player?

A. Yes, Pippen was a good basketball player. He is a Chicago Bulls legend and has won the NBA Championship 6 times.

Q. Who is the mother of Taylor Pippen and Sierra Pippen?

A. Sonya Ruby(Taylor) and Yvette De Leon(Sierra) respectively. They dated Pippen in the early 1990s.

Q. Do Scottie Pippen’s children play in the NBA?

A. Not yet, Scotty Pippen Jr. does play Basketball in high school and may play in the NBA one day.

Q. Is Scottie Pippen a Hall of Famer?

A. Yes, Pippen is a two-time inductee into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. He was inducted for his career and once as a member of the “Dream Team”. He was inducted in 2010.

Q. When and where did Scottie Pippen start his NBA Career?

A. Pippen started his NBA career as a draft pick for the Chicago Bulls in 1987.

Q. What Jersey number did Scottie Pippen wear?

A. He wore the number 33.