Scottie Pippen Net Worth Is $29 Million
Scottie Pippen (born Scottie Maurice Pippen) is an American national who used to be a professional basketball player in the NBA. He is mostly known for his time with the Chicago Bulls, and helped the team acquire a total of 6 NBA titles. Together with Michael Jordan, Pippen played a very crucial role in converting the Bulls team into a symbol of popularizing the National Basketball Association around the world in the 90s. He is also considered to be among the best small forwards of all time.
During his professional career in the NBA, Pippen was named an All-NBA First Team 3 times, NBA All-Defensive First Team 8 consecutive times, 7-time NBA All-Star, and a 1 time NBA All-Star Game MVP in the year 1994. In the course of the 1996-1997 season, he was ranked among the 50 Greatest Players in NBA history. Pippen is also one of the 4 players to have his jersey retired by the Chicago Bulls. He remains the only player to have won an NBA title as well as an Olympic gold medal in the same year for two times (in 1992 and in 1996).
On August 13, 2010, Pippen became an inductee of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. In the same year, the Dream Team (which he was part of) was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame. Bleacher Report named Pippen the greatest defensive small forward ever in the history of NBA. The same site also ranked him 4th on their list of Greatest Small Forwards in NBA history. Several magazines and websites also ranked Pippen and Jordan as the greatest duo of all time.
Scottie Pippen currently has an estimated net worth of $29 million. During his professional career in the NBA, he earned about $110 million in salary before taxes. He earned his highest salary in 2002 when he was paid a total of $19.7 million by the Portland Trail Blazers. Regrettably, Pippen made some poor investment decisions that almost got him bankrupt a couple of years after retiring from the NBA.