Kobe Bryant Bio, Net Worth, Height, Facts

Kobe Bryant
  • Name: Kobe Bryant
  • Age: 38 years old
  • Height: 6ft 5in (196 cm)
  • Occupation: Basketball Player
  • Net Worth: US $360 Million
  • Status: Alive

Kobe Bryant is a five time NBA champion who plays exclusively for the Los Angeles Lakers. He’s an 18-time All-Star who made the All-NBA Team 15 times. He was born to Pamela and Joe Bryant on August 23, 1978 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His family relocated to Italy when he was a child. There he played basketball, soccer and became fluent in the Italian language. He enrolled at Lower Merion High School upon his return to the United States. He played on the varsity basketball team and was named Pennsylvania Player of the Year during his junior year. He led the team to a state championship his senior year, a title they haven’t won in 53 years.

Bryant was selected by the Charlotte Hornets with the 13th overall pick in the 1996 NBA draft. He was subsequently traded to the Los Angeles Lakers. Bryant played as a rookie off the bench and gradually earned more minutes as the season progressed. He won the Slam Dunk Contest in 1997 and was named to his first All-Star game in 1998. Bryant and Shaquille O’Neal led the Lakers to three consecutive championships from 2000-2002. He led the league in scoring from 2005-07 and was named regular season’s MVP in 2008. He won two more championships from 2009-2010. Bryant surpassed Michael Jordan as the third all time scorer with over 33,000 points. He retired from playing at the end of the 2015-2016 NBA season.

Kobe Bryant is 6ft 5in tall and has a net worth of $360 million. He married “Vanessa Laine” in 2001 and they have two daughters, Natalia and Gianna. The couple filed for divorce in 2011 but reconciled their marriage in 2013. It was reported in July 2016 that Bryant and his wife are expecting their third child.

Kobe Bryant Bio, Net Worth, Facts
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Kobe Bryant Age, Birthday, Married

  • Birth Name: Kobe Bean Bryant
  • Birthday: August 23, 1978
  • How Old : Age: 38 years old
  • Place of Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo
  • How Tall : Height: 6ft 5in (196 cm)
  • Occupation: Professional Basketball Player
  • Years Active: 1996-present
  • Net Worth : Salary: US $360 Million
  • Marriage(s): Vanessa Laine
  • Death-O-Meter: Alive
  • Official Site: kobebryant.com

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