Sierra Pippen is an American star kid, who is primarily famous as the daughter of the American basketball player Scottie Pippen and Yvette DeLeone. Born in 1995, she is 27 years old and was once the subject of huge controversy because of her misbehavior in university.
Well, talking about her father, Scottie is a Hamburg-born former NBA player who is one of the greatest small forwards of all time. Seven times NBA All-Star and six times NBA champion is the only player to win an NBA title and Olympic gold medal in the same year twice, first in 1992 and later in 1996.
Besides, Sierra Pippen was also in the limelight when the former NBA player denied to accept her as his daughter until a paternity test. So, how is her relationship with her dad at present? Know in detail 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-pound, 6-ounce on Friday at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. As of 2022, her age is 27 and she stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7-inch or 170 cm tall.
As we said earlier, Pippen is the daughter of a basketball player-father Scottie Pippen and mother Yvette DeLeone. Her nationality is American and as far as her ethnicity is concerned, she belongs to a mixed ethnic group.
Her Eldest Half-Siblings Is No More
Sierra Pippen is the only daughter of Pippen and his ex-girlfriend DeLeone. Being the only child she does not have real siblings but she altogether has seven half-siblings.
Unfortunately, her eldest half-sibling, Antron Pippen passed away at the early age of 33. After the heartbreaking news, she paid tribute through her social media by sharing a series of photos with a caption saying:
“Took a moment for me to compose this. I can’t help but ask why you? I’d like to hear you laugh again. I’m sad I can’t call you anymore. The happiest and most humble of us all. Sometimes He wants the good ones too I guess. Father God watch over my big brother, You truly gained someone so special. Keep hooping up there boaaa. You’ll never be forgotten and I’ll make sure of that. I love you Antron. Gone too soon.”
Likewise, her half-sister named Tyler Roby Pippen also died after nine months after being born. The 27 years 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 Father 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 to 2004. One of the greatest small forwards of all time has so far played 17 seasons for professional basketball teams like Chicago Bulls (1987-1998, 2003-2004), Houston Rockets (1999), and Portland Trail Blazers (1999-2003).
Pippen played for 17 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He along with Michael Jordan has huge contributions to converting The Bulls into a championship team and popularizing the NBA around the globe during the 1990s.
Looking towards his career highlights, Scottie is 6 times NBA champion, 7 times NBA All-Star, NBA steals leader (1995), and USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year (1996). Likewise, he became one of the league’s greatest players of all time by being titled to the NBA 75th Anniversary Team in October 2021.
Sierra Pippen Was Arrested Near The University of Iowa
The star kid attended the University of Iowa but never graduated. Back in 2015, the cops arrested her near the campus almost at 1:29 am on Sunday for urinating on The Sheraton Iowa City downtown hotel’s lobby floor.
As per Iowa City Police Department complaint, Pipper was smelling of booze, showing signs of intoxication, impaired speech, loss of balance, and even got in a fight with the hotel staff. Earlier the same day, she got into a heated argument with the security of the hotel as a result of which she peed in the hotel lobby.
Moreover, later after the arrest, Sierra also denied a sobriety test, and a post-arrest breath test and instead blamed the officer for being a racist. She was released around 10 am on a $500 bond from custody.
Sierra’s Father & Mother Broke Up Soon After Her Birth
Sierra’s parents, Scottie and Yvette reportedly met at a basketball event in the year 1992. After dating for some time, the couple started living together.
As per reports, the duo even got engaged and they together welcomed their only daughter, Sierra Pippen in 1995. After three months of their child’s birth, they, unfortunately, broke up 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 arm of the woman and pushed her against a car in their Highland Park home.
Later, The Bulls’ star got arrested for domestic brutality charges, however, the case was closed in July when Yvette left the state refusing to give evidence against him.
Sierra Pippen Lived With Her Mother After Their Divorce
Following her parent’s divorce, Pippen lived with her mom, Yvette DeLeone. In fact, after their split, there was a paternity case to find out if Sierra was the NBA player’s child.
During the paternity charge against Scottie, he accepted Sierra as his daughter in a court deposition as the blood test was also in their favor. Later, he was ordered to provide $5,000 per month in temporary child support for DeLeone. However, there is no confirmation if Scottie Pippen is still paying for the child support.
She Does Not Have A Boyfriend
Well, Sierra apparently does not have a boyfriend in 2022. Moreover, she also was never involved in any romantic relationship in the past as far as the reports are concerned.
Having said that, it is also possible that she could be secretly dating a partner but maybe she has not revealed it to the public. So, does she have any wedding plans? Well, apparently she never married and she also does not seem to have any plans to tie the knot any time soon.
She Is Active On Social Media
Well, Sierra Pippen is on Instagram and Twitter but she is not very active on both platforms. As of 2023, she has over 6k followers on Instagram and around 100 followers on Twitter.