Larsa Pippen’s Relationship With Michael Jordan’s Son Marcus: Exploring Ups and Downs of the Celebrity Power Couple

Published 02/13/2024, 5:27 AM EST

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Larsa Pippen and Marcus Jordan’s love story, though just a year long, was topsy turvy to say the least. Despite facing public scrutiny, the couple found solace in each other, making headlines for all the right reasons, and occasionally for the wrong reasons as well. After dating for slightly more than a year, the duo just hinted at their split through unusual gestures like unfollowing each other on social media.

The breakup rumors were quite unexpected given how Larsa and Marcus have been all praise for each other in front of the public. As more updates emerge, here’s a brief on Larsa and Marcus’ relationship so far.

Power couple Larsa Pippen and Marcus Jordan’s cherished moments


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Just in January of 2024, the star pairing made an appearance on the second season of ‘The Traitors.’ Marcus Jordan, during an interview about the show, suggested that their strong bond might have stirred jealousy among fellow contestants. Michael Jordan‘s son expressed his happiness in sharing the screen with his partner.

Before that, the two even graced the episodes of ‘The Real Housewives of Miami.’ Following that, Jordan and Pippen were spotted on a romantic date in Paris, where Marcus donned a stylish white outfit, while Larsa paired her chic black attire with an extravagant fur jacket.


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After shooting for ‘The Traitors,’ Larsa was also seen celebrating Marcus’ birthday with him. The couple even contemplated their future together. Larsa Pippen openly expressed her feelings about having children with Marcus Jordan. “I feel like if I was to be with someone,” Pippen said, “Like I am now, that didn’t have kids, I feel like if he wanted to have kids, I would be up for it.”

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The RHOM actress froze her eggs to ensure the possibility of having children with her partner in the future. The 49-year-old explained, “I’m really happy with my four kids. But I feel like it wouldn’t be fair for me to not give Marcus that opportunity if we wanted to have kids.” Though they looked forward to the future with hopes of wedding bells, their relationship hasn’t been all sunshine. The duo also had to weather some storms to be together.

Struggles that plagued Larsa and Marcus’ relationship


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The whispers of a budding romance between Larsa and Marcus started in September 2022 and by January 2023, the couple officially confirmed their relationship. Soon, the duo were under the scrutiny of the public eye, facing criticism. The 16-year age gap between Larsa and Marcus became a talking point, as did the entanglement with the dramatic history involving Larsa’s ex-husband, Scottie Pippen, and Marcus’ father, Michael Jordan.

Despite the controversies though, their love and bond remained unbroken. Following this, Larsa and Marcus started their joint podcast, ‘Separation Anxiety’ to talk about their relationship. However, their happiness was short-lived when the Chicago Bulls legend Jordan publicly expressed his disapproval with a simple statement, “No.”

The couple continued to weather storms of criticism, particularly for their public displays of affection (PDA). Despite the challenges, Larsa and Marcus remained steadfast, creating even more confusion about their alleged split. Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.


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Written by:

Pritha Debroy


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Pritha is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. After reporting on the luxurious lifestyle of celebrities for a year, she used that experience to cover the glamor side of the basketball world. She has expertly covered Larsa Pippen and Marcus Jordan's complicated love story and the lavish vacations of NBA superstars, among other off-court scoops.
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Edited by:

Aakash Nair