Antron Pippen Biography

Antron Pippen

Quick Facts About Antron Pippen

Celebrated Name Antron Pippen
Age 33 Years
Nick Name Antron
Birth Name Antron Pippen
Birth Date 1987-12-29
Gender Male
Profession Basketball Player
Place Of Birth Lawrenceville, Georgia
Birth Nation United States
Nationality American
Famous For Scottie Pippen's Oldest Son
Father Scottie Pippen
Mother Karen McCollum
Siblings 6
Grand Parents Ethel and Preston Pippen
Brothers Scotty Jr., Preston, Justin
Sisters Sierra, Taylor, Sophia, Tyler (died 9 days after birth)
Ethnicity African-American
Religion Christianity
College / University South Georgia Technical College, Texas A&M International University
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Body Shape Athletic

NBA legend, Scottie Pippen's son, Antron tragically died in April 2021. Antron passed away at the age of 33. He was the eldest child of Scottie Pippen who won six NBA Championships with the Chicago Bulls in the 1990s. The official cause of death of Scottie's son Antron has not been released yet. However, Scottie confirmed his death via Twitter and stated that Antron was battling chronic asthma, leading to his death. 

Scottie confirmed his son's death via social media. He wrote on Twitter, 

Antron Pippen young

Source: @Twitter

"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."

In another post, he wrote, "Antron suffered from chronic asthma and if he hadn't had it, I truly believe he would've made it to the NBA. 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."

He wrote in another post, 

"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."

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Pippen family. 

Antron Pippen father

Source: @Twitter

What is Antron Pippen Famous For?

  • The eldest son of NBA legend, Antron Pippen. 

Where is Antron Pippen From?

Antron Pippen was born on 29 December 1987. He was born to father Scottie Pippen and mother Karen McCollum. He is the first child of Scottie. Following his parents' divorce, his father Scottie married Real Housewives of Miami star Larsa Younan in 1997. He has 6 half-siblings from his father's other relationships. His siblings from his father's other relationships are Taylor, Sierra, Scotty Jr., Preston, Justin, and Sophia. Scottie's daughter, Tyler (twins to Taylor) died nine days after her birth in 1994. His grandparents are Ethel Pippen and Preston Pippen. His birth place is in Lawrenceville, Georgia. He held American nationality. He belonged to African-American ethnicity and his religion was Christianity. 

Following his NBA legend father's footsteps, Pippen also pursued basketball. He played college basketball for South Georgia Technical College from 2006 to 2007. He then transferred to Texas A&M International University to play collegiate basketball. In the 2008-09 season, he averaged 3.3 points, 1.7 rebounds, and 0.7 assists in 2008-09 season. 

Antron Pippen Height

Antron Pippen stood at a height of 1.88 m. He had an athletic body build. He was living and working in Atlanta at the time of his death. 

Did You Know?

  • His father played 17 seasons in NBA.
  • He is the only child of Scottie from his first wife Karen McCollum.
  • His parents divorced when he was 3 years old.
  • His father is the only NBA player to have won an NBA title and Olympic gold medal in the same year twice (1992 and 1996).
  • His father was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame twice.
  • He played as a guard.
  • He never played in NBA.