Net Worth :
140 million dollars
Date of Birth :
August 23, 1978
Country of Citizenship :
Kobe Bean Bryant is an NBA basketball player. Bryant is the son of NBA player Joe "Jellybean" Bryant and his wife Pamela Cox, sister of NBA player John "Chubby" Cox.
Bryant entered the NBA at the age of eighteen after a spectacular high school career in the Philadelphia Main Line suburb of Lower Merion, and was originally selected by the Charlotte Hornets but never played for the team. Within weeks of being drafted, he was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers. Though young and somewhat introverted, Bryant's immense talent made an immediate impression with his teammates on the practice court, although he has occasionally clashed with Lakers center Shaquille O'Neal.
Bryant's career trajectory as an NBA player out of high school has been exceptional. By the age of twenty-four, Bryant had won many individual awards, and had been named to the All-NBA team multiple times. He is regarded as one of the best players in the NBA. Bryant helped the Los Angeles Lakers to three NBA championships.
Bryant's youth, style, good looks and accomplishments on the basketball have made him one of the most popular and most marketable players in the NBA. He speaks fluent Italian and Spanish; he spent much of his childhood in Italy when his father played professional basketball there.