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NBA superstar Scottie Pippen announced that his eldest son Antron passed away on April 18, 2021.
The former basketball player has seven children, each from different relationships.
Karen McCollum was Scottie Pippen’s first wifeCredit: Instagram @karaeanpippen
Who is Scottie Pippen’s first wife Karen McCollum?
Scottie Pippen, 55, was first married to Karen McCollum, a professional musician.
The pair had a son, Antron Pippen, 33, in 1987 and married a year later.
They divorced in 1990 but reportedly remained amicable.
McCollum was featured on the CW show Dynasty during season two as she played the role of a pianist.
Pippen and McCollum had a son, Antron Pippen togetherCredit: Instagram @karaeanpippen
What was Scottie Pippen’s son Antron’s cause of death?
On a Twitter post, Pippen revealed his son suffered from chronic asthma, however, he did not state what was his Antron’s cause of death.
“I’m heartbroken to share that yesterday, I said goodbye to my firstborn son Antron. The two of us shared a love for basketball and we had countless conversations about the game.
“Antron suffered from chronic asthma and if he hadn’t had it, I truly believe he would’ve made it to the NBA.
Antron’s cause of death was not revealedCredit: Instagram @karaeanpippen
“He never let that get him down, though-Antron stayed positive and worked hard, and I am so proud of the man that he became,” Pippen shared.
“Please keep his mom, Karen, and all of his family and friends in your thoughts and prayers. A kind heart and beautiful soul gone way too soon.
“I love you, son, rest easy until we meet again,” Pippen concluded.
Who did Scottie Pippen marry after Karen McCollum?
Pippen married Larsa Younan, a Real Housewives star back in 1997.
They met in Chicago five years after his divorce from McCollum.
Together, Pippen and Larsa have four children: Scotty Jr., Preston, Justin, and Sophia Pippen.
The couple were together for over two decades and divorced in 2018.
After his divorce from McCollum, Pippen married Larsa YounanCredit: Twitter/@ScottiePippen
What is Scottie Pippen’s net worth?
Pippen is reportedly worth between $20 – 50 million.
He played 17 seasons in the NBA and earned $109 million in salary at the time.
The former player also reportedly made millions off of endorsements and deals.
Pippen’s NBA salary was higher than Michael Jordan’s, who earned $94million in the league.