Scottie Pippen was born in Hamburg, Arkansas, in September 1965. Although his first name is spelled “Scotty” on his birth certificate, he goes by “Scottie.”
Pippen played 17 seasons in the NBA and won six NBA championships with the Chicago Bulls. The 6’ 8” small forward was a critical member of the team during the 1992 and 1996 NBA championships and won two Olympic gold medals during his career. He went on to play one season with the Houston Rockets and four with the Portland Trail Blazers before retiring in 2008.
The former basketball player married Karen McCollum in 1988. Their son, Antron, arrived in 1987, but they divorced in 1990. He also shares daughter Taylor, born in 1994, with ex-girlfriend Sonya Roby and daughter Sierra, born in 1995, with ex-fiancée Yvette De Leon.
Pippen wed Larsa Pippen (née Younan) in 1997. They welcomed sons Scotty Jr. in 2000, Preston in 2002 and Justin in 2005 and daughter Sophia in 2008. The pair announced their separation in 2015 but reconciled in 2017. They split for good in 2018 when the Real Housewives of Miami alum filed for divorce.