Kobe Bryant Wife, Family, Height, Net Worth, Shoes, Jersey, Kids

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Kobe Bryant was a former American basketball player. After high school, he directly started to pursue his NBA career. His basketball career is amusing as it consists of 2o seasons in the league with the Los Angeles team “The Lakers”. Also, he has won several accolades for his teams, such as five NBA championships, fifteen-time All-NBA team, 18 All-Star awards, and two times NBA finals. In this article, you can see more about Kobe Bryant’s early life, personal life, career, and net worth. 

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Kobe Bryant Bio Height, Net Worth, Career and Personal Life

Full Name: Kobe Bean Bryant
Nickname: Black Mamba
Parents: Joe Bryant (father), Pam Bryant (mother)
Spouse: Vanessa Laine Bryant
Siblings: Shaya Bryant (sister), Sharia Bryant (sister)
Children: Capri Kobe Bryant, Bianka Bella Bryant, Gianna Maria-Onore Bryant, Natalia Diamante Bryant
Born: August 23, 1978
Place of Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died: January 26, 2020 (at age 41)
Nationality: American
Height: 6 feet 5 inches
Shoes Size: 14
Weight: 210 lb (96 kg)
Education: Lower Merion High School
Net worth: $500 million
Occupation: Ex-Basketball Player
Retired Team: Los Angeles Lakers
Jersey Number: #24
Playing Career: 1996–2016

Family and Education 

Kobe Bryant was born on 23rd August 1978 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is the youngest son of professional basketball player Joe Bryant and Pamela Bryant. At the age of three, Kobe Bryant started playing basketball, and he is very fond of the Lakers team. He did his schooling at Lower Merion School in Ardmore. Since school days, Bryant received various awards for his outstanding performance in basketball. 

Professional career 

Kobe Bryant made his debut in the Summer Pro Basketball League in California. His first performance was very impressive, and Lakers coach Mr. Del Harris admired his skills. In the year 1996, Kobe was the youngest NBA player, and he got the opportunity to play as Rookie. In the finale, he scored 36 points and gave a tough fight to the defenders. Kobe Bryant established his 20 year NBA career with great hard work and success. Later in his career, he got the opportunity to represent the United States at the world championship. Throughout his basketball journey, he has remained an inspiration to many young players. 2016 is an important year as Kobe Bryant announced his retirement. 

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Private life 

In the year 2001, Kobe Bryant got married to his girlfriend, Vanessa Laine. The couple has three beautiful daughters Natalia Diamante Bryan, Gianna Maria, and Bella Bryant. Kobe Bryant is very close to his family as they have always been supportive of his basketball career. In 2003, Kobe was accused of a sexual assault case. Later, it was said that he was involved in adultery but was not guilty of sexual assault. Unfortunately, He died on 26th January 2020, the Sikorsky S-76 helicopter crashed. Kobe and his daughter Gianna with the other nine passengers, died during this accident. His death was devastating news for people around the world. 

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Height, weight, and age 

His height and weight are 1.98 m and 96 Kg, respectively. Kobe Bryant was born in Aug 1978, and he was 41 years old when he passed away in a tragic helicopter accident. 

Awards and achievements 

Kobe Bryant Awards

Kobe Bryant received several honorable awards throughout his basketball career. Some of the special awards won by him are NBA championship, NBA finals MVP, NBA valuable –player, NBA all-star, and lots more. In the year 2008 and 2012, Kobe Bryant won two Olympic gold medals for the American basketball team. 

Kobe Bryant Net Worth 2020

Kobe Bryant Net Worth

As per the 2020 estimation, Kobe Bryant’s average net worth is over $600 million at the time of his death. He made him this fortune through his hard work and dedication to the basketball game. He was earning million dollars for every NBA game he played for the Lakers team. Also, he was earning additional income through sports endorsements, magazines, and films.

Death

On January 26, 2020, He died tragically in a helicopter crash .

Conclusion 

Kobe Bryant is an epitome American dream as he is not only a fantastic basketball player but also a good human being. Even after his death, Kobe Bryant’s presence can be felt by all his fans around the world through his sport and his good deeds.