Vanessa Marie Bryant is an ex-model and philanthropist from America. She was born on May 5th in the year 1982. She has been born in Huntington Beach, California.
She is of English, German, Irish and Mexican, ancestry. Her birth name was Vanessa Cornejo Urbieta. Her parents are Stephen and Sofia Laine.
She is an only child. While she was in high school, she became a member of the varsity cheerleading team before shifting to Marina High School.
But in her high school years, she has been featured in numerous music videos. Her music-video model made its first appearance in G’d Up. In the year 2000, she graduated with distinction. She was married Kobe Bryant shortly after graduation at the age of 18.
Vanessa has been making appearances in numerous music videos for musicians such as Ludacris, Pharrell, Tyrese, and Snoop Dogg. Their daughter, Natalia Diamante, was born in the year 2003. The birth caused a settlement between Bryant and his parents.
She filed for a divorce, citing conflicting differences, and the couple requested joint custody of their daughters on December 16th in the year 2011.
she announced via social media that they had called off their divorce on January 11th in the year 2013. Their third daughter, Bianka Bella, was born in the year 2016. Their fourth daughter, Capri, was born on July 4th.
She has net worth estimates to 600 million dollars as of the ear 2021.Vanessa Bryant is dating no one at the moment. Kobe Bryant and Vanessa Bryant met in November in the year 1999, when she was just age 17.
She had been working as a backup dancer, and he had been working on a never-released album at the same studio. They got engaged 6 months later, in May in the year 2000. They got married on April 18th in the year 2001, though most of Kobe’s parents, close friends, and teammates did not attend.
She never liked the spotlight. She kept her married life strictly private. Even Though she has shown up with Kobe on numerous games and red carpet occasions. Kobe died in a helicopter crash. The helicopter crashed near Los Angeles.
In the helicopter, it turned out to be attended by Kobe’s daughter Gianna and a few family friends. The group was traveling to Camarillo Airport in Ventura County for one basketball tournament on to the Mamba Sports Academy in Thousand Oaks.
Owing to slight rain and mist that morning, the Los Angeles Police Department helicopters and much other air traffic were stranded. The helicopter collided with the edge of a mountain in Calabasas.
The cause of the crash is still undetermined, as the helicopter was not outfitted with a black box. This incident in the year 2020 took the entire world by shock and grief.
A few months after their passing away, it was disclosed that pro-athletes had been directly sending messages to Vanessa Bryant on Instagram to ask her out on dates. Although they are not a romantic relationship, Vanessa has been close friends with Kobe’s LA Lakers teammate, Pau Gasol.
He has also been shown in the picture spending time with Vanessa and Kobe’s kids. After Kobe’s death, she is currently not dating anyone. The death of her husband and daughter left her shocked. She made a speech in memory of him, recalling him as a good husband and loving father.
She unveiled the brand Mambacita in collaboration with Dannijo on her daughter Gianna’s fifteenth birthday. She honored her late husband on what would’ve been their twentieth anniversary in April in the year 2021, sharing two Instagram posts for the occasion.
She captioned about their 20 years of marriage along with a photo from their wedding day in the year 2001. She also shared a video editing with an old interview of Kobe oozing about their romance.
She criticized rapper Meek Mill over a song that references her late husband in his latest song. His latest song contains the lyric: “If I ever lack, I’m goin’ out with my chopper, it be another Kobe.”
She said the lyric was “extremely insensitive and disrespectful.” Later he apologized through social media and in private to her.