Venessa Bryant is a former American model and the wife of Late Kobe Bryant, a basketball player. Venessa married Kobe shortly after she graduated from high school in 2000.
Kobe and Venessa’s daughter Gigi died in a helicopter crash on January 26, 2020 Kobe and Venessa met when Venessa was a backup dancer in a music video. The two dated for a while and later got married and lived happily together.
Venessa has appeared in many music videos and albums such as Ludacris, Pharrell and Snoop Dogg etc. She also filed a divorce case against her husband but it was dismissed by the court as marriage in California lasts for more than 10 years. Later she announced that they have reunited and there is no problem between them.
Venessa Bryant Net Worth
According to reports, Venessa’s net worth is estimated at $600 million as she was seen as the transferor of her late husband’s multi-million dollar fortune. She is also heard to have received her husband’s BodyArmor shares which are worth about $200 million. She is also now the owner of Bryant’s other properties and investments.
Venessa Bryant is the daughter of Sofia Laine and Stephen Laine. Her full name is Venessa Laine Bryant, “Laine” being taken from her mother’s name Stephen Laine. Venessa first cried on May 5, 1982, in Los Angles, California. She is a 5’5 inch tall lady 38 years of age.
Venessa met Kobe during her high school years and married him soon after graduating from high school. Kobe’s parents were not ready for the union due to Laine’s age as she was a senior in high school. The two were married in a Catholic church in California.
Later, Kobe’s parents agreed after they had their first child in 2003. They lived smoothly and lovingly together. They had their first date at Disneyland in 1999. After some time, a hotel employee filed sexual assault charges against her husband Kobe in 2003.
Following this, Venessa also stood by her husband’s side and after two weeks, she gave him a diamond ring. Later, the employee dropped the charges. In 2011, Venessa filed for divorce against her husband after learning about his extramarital affairs, but they later dropped the divorce. After the death of her husband, Venessa filed a case against her mother, but later everything became short.
Venessa has always been multi-talented. She graduated from high school in 1996 from St. Boniface Parochial School, where she was part of a cheerleading squad. She then went to Marina High School where she graduated in 2000. At the age of 17, she worked as a dancer in one of Snoop’s Dog music videos.
At the age of 18, she was married to Kobe. She appeared in various music videos of many popular artists. In 2003, Venessa’s husband faced false allegations, at that time she stood by her husband. Later, the case was dismissed due to a lack of evidence.
Venessa loved her husband very much and had four children Natalia Diamante (2003) , Gianna Maria-Onore (2006) , Bianka Bella (2016), and Capri (2020). They loved each other so much that Venessa’s husband gave her wife an 8-carat diamond ring after he was attacked over a false sexual harassment allegation. The cost of the ring was said to be $4 million.
Vanessa Bryant is a nice lady and a very loving wife. She is caring and a good mother. She stands by her husband even after he was accused of false charges of sexual assault. She fell into rumors and filled divorce with his husband, but everything was easily shorted. After the death of her husband, Vanessa has been quite upset and is not found active on social media. We would hear from her very soon.