Larsa Pippen of the The Real Housewives of America became famous for not only starring in a television show but for also being a successful entrepreneur and the former wife of National Basketball Association (NBA) star Scottie Pippen. Find out more about her in this piece as we look at her bio, kids, net worth and some interesting facts you never knew about her.
Bio and Age of Larsa Pippen
Larsa is reported to be of Syrian and Lebanese descent but was born in Chicago, Illinois on July 6, 1974. Her father is Syrian while her mother is Lebanese but being born and raised in the U.S makes her an American by nationality. Her name before marriage was Larsa Younan. There is no other information regarding her family in terms of what the names of her parents are, whether she has (a) sibling/s or not, their name/s and what they currently do now. However, it is a known fact that Larsa Pippen was properly schooled. She grew up in Chicago Illinois and when it was time for college, she got enrolled and studied at the University of Illinois and graduated with a bachelors degree in Political science. She further studied theatre at the Piven Theater Workshop under the tutelage of Byrne Piven. At the time of her graduation, she took the path of a freelancer and wrote on subjects like fashion and beauty including the all-important fitness and healthy living. At this same time, she also worked her way to carve a career for herself in modeling and acting of which the later paid off more.
Her career as an actress rose pretty fast due to her talent and dedication to it. She starred in The Real Housewives of Miami and amazed viewers being a new face on television. Probably, this led to her making appearances in very many episodes of Keeping Up With The Kardashians. Her close relationship with Kim Kardashian and her family also afforded her much exposure and publicity as a media personality. Notably, she gained much public interest when she covered the red carpet event of Extra TV and also when she made an appearance on Big Pippen, the reality television show in addition to her becoming the brand ambassador of Haute Living Magazine.
Family – Husband, Kids
Larsa Pippen was previously married to NBA star Scottie Pippen. They met in the year 1995 and dated for two years before deciding to get married on the 20th of July 1997. Their once happy marriage at that time saw to the birth of four children, three boys, and a girl. The names of their kids are given as Justin, Preston and Scotty Pippen Jr all boys, while the only girl among the four siblings is Sophia Pippen. The love that once was between Larsa and Scottie is no more as they halted their recognition as being married to each other in the year 2016 after being together for a solid 19 years. The reason for this was not officially given by either party, but online reports had it that Scottie filed for the divorce and it might not be unconnected to Larsa’s fling with American rapper Nayvadius DeMun Wilburn who goes by the stage name “Future.” Nonetheless, since her separation from her husband, she has not been linked to dating anyone whether with facts or by rumors. Of recent, Scottie and his former wife Larsa Pippen were spotted in their son’s basketball tournament together where they came to watch him. This might be suggesting something good happening between them in the way of their getting back together or probably, they were just there to cheer up their son.
Larsa Pippen is an actress, model, and entrepreneur who has earned well from her career. Despite being married to a rich man, Larsa didn’t allow that to make her lazy or stop her from growing and advancing her own career, and today, it has paid off since she is no longer with her rich husband. According to sources, her net worth is placed at as much as $14 million. She has not relented yet, so we expect to see her fortune rise some more in the coming years.
Other Facts You Need To Know
- Housewive: after her marriage, Larsa was a full housewive looking after her husband and kids.
- TV Show: she came on the show The Real Housewives of Miami as herself being one of the few most influential and connected women resident in Miami then.
- Philanthropy: through the Pippen foundation, Larsa has been involved in a lot of philanthropic activities putting a smile on the faces of many people.
- Body stats: Larsa is a beautiful woman who stands tall at 5 feet 2 inches, weighing 55kg. Her breast waist and hip measurements were obtained as 37-27-37 inches respectively. This mum of four certainly looks younger than most women her age.