What Is Vanessa Bryant’s Net Worth? Career & Earnings

Vanessa Bryant was married to Kobe for over 20 years. After the basketball legend Kobe Bryant’s death in a helicopter crash, fans took out to commemorate his achievements. The helicopter crashed near Los Angeles. In the helicopter were present Kobe’s daughter Gianna and some family friends. This incident in 2020 took the whole world by shock and sorrow. There were tributes made by fans all around the globe for the Black Mamba.



Fans and family didn’t forget to acknowledge his role as loving husband and father to his 4 daughters. They had seen their own share of problems throughout their married life. Their relationship also tethered on the verge of divorce before Kobe’s death. But nonetheless, Kobe and Vanessa shared a very strong bond in their 20-year strong relationship.





Vanessa Laine Bryant was born on May 5, 1982, in Los Angeles, California, USA. Her birth name was Vanessa Cornejo Urbieta. Her parents are Stephen and Sofia Laine. She is an only child. She grew up in a strict household with restrictions on dating. But in her high school years, she appeared in many music videos. Her music video model debut was in G’d Up. She appeared alongside Snoop Dogg and Tha Eastsidiz. During the making of one such music video, she met Kobe. And they started dating when Vanessa was in the senior year of high school. We will talk more about the American model here.



Vanessa Bryant’s Life & Relationship With Kobe
Vanessa’s parents divorced when she was a baby. Being raised by a single mother had a big impact on her. Her mother was very hardworking and raised her independently. Vanessa was always a model student. She was praised by teachers and classmates alike. She even took advanced mathematics classes. And she was active in the theater club. Although, she had no interest in acting. She wanted to make a career as a make-up artist. But surprisingly, she established a successful career in modeling.



She was recruited suddenly by a guy with a recording camera in search of a music video model. Then she went on to appear in many music videos with celebrities like Snoop Dogg and Krazy Bone. And thanks to this career, she met with Kobe. They dated when she was only 17. Due to this, Vanessa recieved much media attention. She had to complete high school from home.


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