Larsa Younan is one of the popular faces in The Real Housewives of Miami. Asides that, she is also a successful entrepreneur, a good friend of popular reality TV star, Kim Kardashian, and former wife of NBA star, Scottie Pippen. What’s more? This political scientist as per her training, has taken a divergent route from her academic roots and is hardly known for anything politics. This post takes a trip down her bio, family and interesting facts you didn’t know about Larsa Younan.
Larsa Younan’s Bio, Age
Larsa Younan was born in Chicago, Illinois, on July 6, 1974, into a middle-class Syrian-Lebanese family. Though there’s not been much details about her early childhood, education, parents or siblings, we know that she was raised and schooled in Chicago. She attended the University of Illinois where she earned a bachelors degree in Political science.
Following her graduation from college, Younan took the very first steps in her career when she attended Piven Theater Workshop to study under the ace director Byrne Piven. Around this time, she began working as a freelancer; writing on subjects like fitness, fashion, beauty, and modeling. She began the earliest steps of her modeling career around that time too. But that wasn’t enough. Larsa Younan soon spread her tentacles into acting.
Larsa Younan’s Career
Her big break came in February 2011 when she starred in the Bravo reality TV series, The Real Housewives of Miami. She and her close friend Andrina Maura remained on the show for three seasons until November 2013. In the years that followed, Younan appeared severally on Kourtney and Kim Take Miami. Her popularity soared even more when she appeared on a red carpet coverage on Extra TV. Asides The Real Housewives of Miami, she has appeared in other reality shows including, Big Pippen. Her growing popularity soon made her the center of attraction, especially for brands who sought to ‘ride with her current’. She became a brand ambassador of Haute Living Magazine among other brands she has had dealings with.
Salary and Net Worth
Reality TV stars are in hot demand in the modern US. The glitz and glamour around them exude affluence and lots of expensive lifestyle requirements to keep up with. But with enough inflow, that wouldn’t be a problem at all. Larss Younan sure has her money working for her ‘everywhere’. Although her exact salary isn’t known, we’re aware that her net worth is over $14 million.
Larsa Younan’s relationship with NBA star, Scottie Pippen began when they first met in 1995. After two years of fun-filled dating, the two decided to tie the knot on 20th of July 1997. Their union has produced three boys: Scottie Jr., Justin, Preston, and a girl; Sophia. However, their 19-year marriage eventually ran aground in 2016 when Scottie filed for divorce.
Although the reasons for the divorce wasn’t made plain, there are speculations that the divorce must’ve been a result of Younan’s affair with American rapper Nayvadius DeMun Wilburn who goes by the stage name, Future. Since her divorce, Younan hasn’t been spotted with any mystery man or been rumored to be in any relationship. However, she was seen together with her ex-husband at one of their sons’ school game. Whether or not that would heal their broken marriage, only time will tell.
Other Interesting Facts About Scottie Pippen’s Wife
1. Friendship with Kim Kardashian
The Syrian beauty is best of friends with Kim Kardashian. Little wonder she has often appeared on the show Keeping Up With The Kardashians. Besides, Kardashian identifies Larsa Younan as a member of her squad.
2. Model Daughter
Being the only girl among boys, Sophia, Larsa and Scottie’s daughter is enjoying the privileges of an only daughter. And she’s taken after her mom. At age seven, she’d begun her professional modeling career. Way to go!
Although we’ve mentioned this before, you may have missed it. While Younan doesn’t look like someone who can put pen on paper or type out some quality written content, it doesn’t change the fact that she is a writer who majors in lifestyle, fashion, health, fitness, and modeling. She and her former husband even co-ran the Pippen foundation. However, details about that arrangement are not known today.
4. Height and Body Measurement
Although in her 40’s already, Larsa Younan’s voluptuous build still makes her desirable to the eye. She stands 5 feet 2 inches (1.57) meters tall and weighs 121 pounds (55 kg). She has beautiful dark brown eyes and dark brown hair. Her body measures 37-27-37 inches for hips, waist and bust. She wears shoe and bra sizes of 8 (US)/38 (EU) and 32E respectively.