Larsa Pippen Ethnicity; Is She Mexican? Is She Diabetic? Suffer From Any Disease?

By Aarone Hernandez | Published on: February 29, 2024 | Updated on: February 29, 2024
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The Real Housewives Of Miami star, Larsa Pippen is a model, influencer, TV star, and whatnot! Apart from her glamorous life as a celebrity, fans are always curious to know the real Larsa. Details on her ethnicity, family, and siblings have been a topic of concern for years. Over and above this, many think she’s Mexican; is this true? Well, this article is all about her family background.

Oh, wait, that’s not all. Her fans are also concerned about her health; does she suffer from any kind of illness? Read to find everything out!

Key Takeaways:

  • Larsa Pippen, born Larsa Marie Younan is a Syrian-Lebanese born and brought up in the US.
  • Her parents’ names are unknown but her father is from Syria and her mother is from Lebanon. They settled down in Chicago, Illinois, and built a family.
  • She grew up with 3 siblings – Samuel Younan, Nino Younan, and Bella Younan.
  • She is a spiritual person who believes in energy and vibrations and accepts God in different forms.
  • She does not suffer from any kind of illness.

Though many claim her to be African-American, the fact is she has a Syrian-Lebanese ethnic background. In other words, she is Assyrian by origin.

Is Larsa Pippen Mexican?

No, the socialite is not Mexican. Due to her appearance, which resembles many Latinas, we understand from where this confusion arose. However, without a doubt, we can say that she is far from being Mexican. She is rather a successful American TV personality.

Who Are Pippen’s Parents? Her Family Background

Although Larsa’s parents’ names are unknown, we do know that Larsa’a mother is from Lebanon, while her dad is from Syria. It is speculated that they migrated from their respective nations and settled in the USA for a better life. Furthermore, they have called Chicago, Illinois their home for many years.

In addition to this, her parents possess the name, Younan. This is also Larsa’s maiden name which she gave up after marrying the basketballer, Scottie Pippen.

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Did She Grow Up With Siblings?

Absolutely! The TV star did grow up with siblings; with 3 of them to be precise. According to the sources, she has 2 brothers and a sister. Talking about their names, Samuel Younan, and Ninos Younan are her brothers, while Bella Younan is her sister.

Pippen’s brother, Samuel is an entrepreneur from Chicago. He is highly active on social media and often shares glimpses of his luxurious lifestyle on Instagram. In addition to this, he is also somewhat of an actor. While attending the University of Illinois, he acted in When My Eyes Go Dark.

Now, unlike him, Ninos likes to lay low. He is also active on Instagram, however, doesn’t post as much compared to the rest of his siblings. As per our assumptions, he might also be active in the world of business.

Likewise, Larsa’s sister, Bella uses Instagram as her personal blog. So, in a way, she is influenced by her sister to become an influencer herself. Furthermore, as her posts suggest, she is happily married to her hubby, Paul A. Youkhana, and is a mother of 3 kids; 2 daughters and a son. From Paul’s Instagram, we were able to find out that he’s a lawyer, living in Chicago.

Is Larsa Pippen Diabetic?

The answer is no, Larsa is not suffering from diabetes. Apart from revealing how she loves going under the knife, the TV personality has not opened up about having diabetes or any other diseases.

Plus, she is a fairly active person who takes good care of her well-being; she maintains a healthy diet and works out almost 7 days a week. So, it is highly likely that she is not suffering from any type of life-altering condition.

She Tested Positive For COVID-19 In 2020; Did It Trigger Any Disease?

In November 2020, just like any other person in the world, Larsa tested positive for COVID-19. Through a now-deleted post on her Instagram, she shared this sad news with the world. She wrote,

“I’ve been battling Covid for a week. It’s no joke I’ve never felt pain like this!”

Well, many of her fans are concerned if Covid triggered any disease in Pippen. Thankfully, Larsa does not suffer from any life-threatening disease. Throughout her journey as a victim, she never missed a day to update her fans about her recovery. Thanks to god, she squeezed herself out of the grasp of COVID before it was too late.

What Religion Does The TV Star Follow?

As far as we know, even Pippen (Younan) isn’t sure what religion she follows. While some of her fans believe she’s into Christianity, some, on the other hand, have their own bizarre theories regarding the star’s religious values.

Nevertheless, in an interview with US Weekly in 2018, she revealed her views on religion and erased some confusion. She said,

“God and the universe. I believe that everything happens for a reason and that we’re all here on a journey to learn and grow.”

Likewise, later on, with E! News, she also expressed how she believes in “energy and vibrations” and thinks how they’re “really important”. Additionally, she is a spiritual person who respects God in all forms.