Sierra Pippen is an American star child, who is best known as the daughter of American basketball player Scottie Pippen and Yvette DeLeone. She was born in 1995, is 27 years old and was once a subject of great controversy due to her misbehavior in college.
Speaking of her father, Scottie is a Hamburg-born former NBA player who is one of the greatest small forwards of all time. Seven-time NBA All-Star and six-time NBA Champion is the only player to win an NBA title and Olympic gold medal twice in the same year, first in 1992 and later in 1996.
By the way, Sierra Pippen was also in the spotlight when the former NBA player refused to accept her as his daughter until a paternity test. So, how is her relationship with her father right now? Learn about the father-daughter lawsuit, her mother, age, love affairs and much more in this article.
How old is Sierra Pippen?
Sierra Pippen was born on February 17, 1995 in the United States of America. At the time of her birth, she weighed 10 pounds, 6-ounces at Northwestern Memorial Hospital on Friday. As of 2022, her age is 27 and she stands at an estimated height of 5 feet 7 inches or 170 cm tall.
As we mentioned earlier, Pippen is the daughter of basketball player dad Scottie Pippen and mom Yvette DeLeone. Her nationality is American and as far as her ethnicity is concerned she belongs to a mixed ethnic group.
Her oldest half siblings are no more
Sierra Pippen is the only daughter of Pippen and his ex-girlfriend DeLeone. As an only child, she has no real siblings, but in total she has seven half-siblings.
Sadly, her eldest half-brother, Antron Pippen, passed away at the age of 33. Following the heartbreaking news, she paid tribute via her social media by sharing a series of photos with the caption:
“It took me a while to compose this. I can’t help but ask why you? I would love to hear you laugh again. I’m sorry I can’t call you anymore. The happiest and most humble of all of us. Sometimes He wants the good ones too, I guess. Father God watches over my big brother, You really have gained such a special someone. Keep hoping there boaaa. You will never be forgotten and I will take care of that. I love you Anthony. Gone way too early.”
Likewise, her half sister named Tyler Roby Pippen also died nine months after she was born. The 27-year-old’s half-brothers are Preston Pippen, Justin Pippen and Scotty Pippen Jr., and her half-sisters are Taylor Pippen and Sophia Pippen.
Sierra Pippen’s Dad Scottie Pippen Is A Popular Basketball Player
As mentioned, Sierra is widely popular as the daughter of Scottie Pippen. Her father is an American former professional basketball player between 1987 and 2004. One of the greatest small forwards of all time played 17 seasons so far for professional basketball teams such as Chicago Bulls (1987-1998, 2003-2004), Houston Rockets (1999), and Portland Trail Blazers (1999-2003).
Pippen played 17 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He, along with Michael Jordan, made a huge contribution to turning The Bulls into a championship team and popularizing the NBA around the world in the 1990s.
Looking at the highlights of his career, Scottie is a 6-time NBA Champion, 7-time NBA All-Star, NBA Steel Leader (1995) and American Basketball Athlete of the Year (1996). Likewise, he became one of the league’s greatest players of all time by taking the NBA 75th Anniversary Team title in October 2021.
Sierra Pippen was arrested near the University of Iowa
The star kid attended the University of Iowa, but never graduated. In 2015, police nearly arrested her near campus at 1:29 AM on Sunday for urinating in the lobby of the downtown Sheraton Iowa City hotel.
According to the Iowa City Police Department complaint, Pipper smelled of booze, showed signs of intoxication, impaired speech, loss of balance and even got into an argument with hotel staff. Earlier in the day, she got into an argument with hotel security, causing her to pee in the hotel lobby.
In addition, later after the arrest, Sierra also denied a sobriety test and a post-arrest breath test and instead, Sierra accused the officer of being a racist. She was released from custody around 10 a.m. on $500 bail.
Sierra’s mom and dad split up shortly after he was born
Sierra’s parents, Scottie and Yvette reportedly met at a basketball event in the year 1992. After dating for a while, the couple started living together.
According to reports, the duo even got engaged and welcomed their only daughter, Sierra Pippen together in 1995. After three months after the birth of their child, they sadly separated in the spring of 1995.
After Sierra’s parents called off their engagement in 1995, her mother reportedly filed a case against her father accusing him of domestic violence. He grabbed the woman’s arm and pushed her into a car in their Highland Park home.
The Bulls star was later arrested on domestic violence charges, but the case was closed in July when Yvette left the state and refused to testify against him.
Sierra Pippen lived with her mother after their divorce
After her parents’ divorce, Pippen lived with her mother, Yvette DeLeone. After their split, there was even a paternity case to find out if Sierra was the NBA player’s child.
During Scottie’s paternity charge, he accepted Sierra as his daughter in a court impeachment because the blood test was also in their favor. He was later ordered to provide $5,000 a month in temporary child support for DeLeone. However, there is no confirmation as to whether Scottie Pippen is still paying for child support.
She doesn’t have a boyfriend
Well, Sierra doesn’t seem to have a boyfriend in 2022. Moreover, she was also never involved in a romantic relationship in the past, as far as the reporting goes.
That said, it’s also possible that she’s secretly dating a partner, but maybe she hasn’t revealed it to the public. So, does she have wedding plans? Well, apparently she’s not married and doesn’t seem to have any plans to tie the knot any time soon.
Well, Sierra Pippen is on Instagram and Twitter, but she isn’t very active on either platform. As of 2022, she has over 6k followers on Instagram and about 100 followers on Twitter.
- 1 How old is Sierra Pippen?
- 2 Her oldest half siblings are no more
- 3 Sierra Pippen’s Dad Scottie Pippen Is A Popular Basketball Player
- 4 Sierra Pippen was arrested near the University of Iowa
- 5 Sierra’s mom and dad split up shortly after he was born
- 6 Sierra Pippen lived with her mother after their divorce
- 7 She doesn’t have a boyfriend
- 8 She is active on social media