Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant was a professional basketball player in the NBA. In 1996, he was selected as the 13th pick in the NBA draft and became the youngest player in NBA history. After a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, Bryant retired in 2016 with five NBA championship rings and four NBA All-Star game MVP titles. In January 2020, Bryant tragically died in a helicopter crash alongside his daughter Gianna Bryant.
Kobe Bryant
Full Name
Kobe Bean Bryant
Hometown
Philadelphia, PA
Notable Projects
NBA
Born
08/23/1978
Died
01/26/2020 (Age: 41)

FAQs

When did Kobe Bryant die?

Kobe Bryant died on Jan. 26, 2020 in a helicopter crash outside of Calabasas, California when was 41. His 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, and seven others also died in the crash.

How many Olympic gold medals did Kobe Bryant have?

Kobe Bryant won two Olympic gold medals for Team USA. His Olympic titles were won in the 2008 Beijing Games and the 2012 London Olympics..

How many kids did Kobe Bryant have?

Kobe Bryant shared four daughters with his wife Vanessa Bryant: Natalia Bryant, Gianna Bryant, Bianka Bryant, and Capri Bryant.

Where was Kobe Bryant from?

Kobe Bryant was born in Philadelphia. From ages 6 to 13, Kobe lived with his father who was playing basketball professionally in Italy.

Who was Kobe Bryant's uncle?

John Arthur "Chubby" Cox is the brother to Kobe's mother, Pamela. He was a former NBA player drafted by the Chicago Bulls in 1978.

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