Kobe Bryant
Kobe Bryant
Celebrated Name: Kobe Bryant
Real Name/Full Name: Kobe Bean Bryant
Gender: Male
Age at the time of death: 41 years old
Birth Date: 23 August 1978
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.98 m
Weight: 96 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Vanessa Laine Bryant (m. 2001)
Children: Yes (Natalia Diamante Bryant, Gianna Maria-Onore Bryant, Bianka Bella Bryant, Capri Kobe Bryant)
Dating/Girlfriend
(Name):
N/A
Profession: American basketball player
Net Worth in 2020: $600 million
Last Updated: November 2020

Kobe Bryant is a former NBA player who has played for Los Angeles Lakers for 20 years in his NBA career. He was lucky enough to get a direct entry in the team after high school. He has helped Lakers in winning five championships. He is also won 18 times ‘All-Star Player’ of the NBA.

Maybe you know about Kobe Bryant very well But do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2020? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Kobe Bryant’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life

Kobe Bryant was born as Kobe Bryant in 1978 on 23rd August in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Pam Bryant and Joe Bryant. His father was also a basketball player, so it comes as no surprise as to where Kobe got his talent from. He also has two elder sisters. He was raised in Philadelphia. He attended Lower Merion High School, where he was pushed as an athlete and later he directly drafted by the Lakers right after he completed his High School.

Update: unfortunately, Basketball legend dies in a helicopter crash on 26 January 2020. Bryant, 41, was traveling in a private helicopter when it came down and burst into flames.

Personal Life

Kobe married his wife Vanessa Laine Bryant in 2001. The couple has three beautiful daughters together named Natalia Diamante Bryant, Bianka Bella Bryant, and Gianna Maria-Onore Bryant. He is very close to his family and far away from any controversies. His family supported his passion for the sport and was always there to support him during his matches.

In 2003, Kobe Bryant was arrested because of his connection in a sexual assault investigation. Reported he was charged from making physical advances on hotel employee who was only 19 years old. In 2004 the case was dropped, how it tarnished his public images and terminated his endorsement deals with Nutella and McDonald’s.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 23 August 1978, Kobe Bryant was 41 years old at the time of his death. His height is 1.98 m tall, and his weight is 96 kg.

Career

Kobe Bryant played basketball in shooting guard position. Kobe Bryant instantly rose to fame in his High School and soon became the best player in Philadelphia, this garnered Lakers attention, who instantly drafted him. In his NBA career of 20 years, he has stuck to Lakers and helped himself and the team in setting up some new records. He was officially signed by Lakers in 1996.

Later he also represented the United States team in World Championships and Olympic Games. In 2016, he officially announced his retirement from the team and as well as the NBA. Kobe Bryant has a record of making 33,643 points, 7047 rebounds and 6306 assists in his career. He has supported numbers 8 and 24 on his jersey.

Awards & Achievements

Kobe Bryant has won titles like 5 ‘NBA champion’ (2000–2002, 2009, 2010), 2 ‘NBA Finals MVP’ (2009, 2010), ‘NBA Most Valuable Player’ (2008), 18 ‘NBA All-Star’ (1998, 2000–2016), 4 ‘NBA All-Star Game MVP’ (2002, 2007, 2009, 2011), 11 ‘All-NBA First Team’ (2002–2004, 2006–2013), 2 ‘All-NBA Second Team’ (2000, 2001), 2 ‘All-NBA Third Team’ (1999, 2005), 9 ‘NBA All-Defensive First Team’ (2000, 2003, 2004, 2006–2011), 3 ‘NBA All-Defensive Second Team’ (2001, 2002, 2012), 2 ‘NBA scoring champion’ (2006, 2007), and ‘NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion’. He has also won two Olympic Gold Medals in 2008 and 2012, for the United States Basketball team. In 2007 he also won ‘FIFA Americas Championship’ for the USA.

Net Worth & Salary of Kobe Bryant in 2020

Kobe Bryant Net Worth
Kobe Bryant Net Worth

As of November 2020, Kobe Bryant has an estimated net worth of over $600 million. He has made most of his fortune through his million-dollar salary with his form NBA team Lakers. He also makes millions through his endorsement deals for sports brands and magazines.

Kobe Bryant is literally an NBA legend who inspires and motivated everybody to play basketball. He is considered as the greatest player of the NBA by most players who are playing today. His fans still love to look at his compilation videos and understand how he was able to make so many impossible shots with such ease.

10 COMMENTS

  1. Well myself being into basketball over 25 yrs it was also educating to watch Kobe amaze how he could change the way the games was played. He could turn any player shaking their head with the brillant plays and leaving them in the dark. I lived in a small town in Newfoundland Canada, but i loved the game and use my basketball plays as NBA players could do. The world is loosing one of the greatest players to play the sport. God bless his teammates,fans and most of all his beautiful family. RIP Mr. Kobe Bryant the greatest who ever played the sport of basketball.

  2. When i first heard the news of his death i could not believe it i was praying it was one of those celebrity death hoax you see on internet but i turned on cnn to see if it was true i was in shock and disbelief i cried for his family sending my condolences to his wife his other children and his parent may your soul Rest In Peace and May your daughter gianni Rest In Peace and the souls of the other passengers on helicopter very sad and devastating news i just remind us how short life is

  3. What did he do for the black community before his death ?600 million dollars what did he do in Africa?another brother who gain the world but lost his soul

  4. I am writing a media paper for my class. it is a sociology class, in our class we discuss marriage and family this will be and interesting topic to write about as I am learning more about a great father and humanitarian.

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