Sarah Chester (born in 1976 – died January 26, 2020) is an American Homemaker and Famous Personality from Orange County, California. She is famous for being close to Kobe Bryant’s family.
He was a former NBA star who played for Los Angeles Lakers in his entire 20-season career. Kobe used to perform as shooting guard in the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1996 to 2016.
Furthermore, the former basketball player bagged various titles in his career such as 5-times NBA champion (2000, 2001, 2002, 2009, 2010), 18-times NBA All-Star (1998, 2000–2016), 11-times All-NBA First Team, etc.
Unfortunately, on January 26, 2020, Kobe Bryant tragically died along with eight other victims including his own 13-years-old daughter. They were killed in a helicopter crash and nobody was able to survive the accident.
Death, The Victims of Helicopter Crash in Calabasas
On January 26, 2020, Sarah Chester and her girl named Payton Chester were killed in the horrible incident. On Sunday morning, they were traveling to one of Payton’s basketball match in Kobe Bryant‘s Sikorsky S-76 chopper.
His daughter “Gianna Maria-Onore Bryant” was also a member of the Mambas girls’ basketball team. Sarah and other victims opted for the chopper in order to avoid Los Angeles’ traffic.
Later, the pilot “Ara Zobayan” thought of flying the vehicle higher because the weather was foggy. Unfortunately, the helicopter went down and hit the ground. The crashed chopper immediately caught fire.
The other victims of the crash were Christina Mauser (girls’ basketball coach), John Altobelli (the head baseball coach at Orange Coast College), Keri Altobelli (John’s wife), Alyssa Altobelli (John’s daughter), and Ara Zobayan.
|Real Full Birth Name||Sarah Chester.|
|Famous for||being one of the close friends of Kobe Bryant (Former Basketball Player).|
|In the news for||Kobe Bryant, Sarah, Gianna Bryant died in a helicopter crash along with six other people.|
|Accident took place||on January 26, 2020, in Calabasas hillside area.|
|Age (How old, as of 2019)||43 years old.|
|Date of Birth||1976.|
|Birthplace||The United States of America.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Ethnicity||White Caucasian Descent.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||not available.|
|Current Residence||Orange County, California, USA.|
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram: --
|Height||Feet & Inches: 5' 8".
Centimeters: 173 cm.
Meters: 1.73 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 62 Kg.
Pounds: 134 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||36-27-36.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||6.|
|Parents||Father: Name not Known.
|Siblings||Brother: Not Known.
Sister: 1 sis.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||Love Affair with her boyfriend.|
|Husband/Spouse Name||Hayden Chester.|
|Daughter||Payton Chester (b. 2006 - died on January 26, 2020).|
|Highest Qualification||Graduate with a Bachelors's degree.|
|School||Local High School.|
|Alma Mater.||name not available.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Ryan Gosling.
Actress: Jennifer Lawrence.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Switzerland.|
|Love to do||Reading and Shopping.|
|Favorite Food||Italian Cuisine.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$500K US dollars (As of 2019).|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Sarah Chester
- She was born to her father and mother in 1976 in the United States of America. But there are no details about her actual birthdate and birthplace on the internet. Hence, Sarah Chester’s age was 43-years-old, as of 2020.
- As per the source, Kobe’s helicopter crashed into a remote Calabasas hillside area.
- Sarah’s daughter, Gianna Bryant, and Alyssa Altobelli were the members of the Mambas girls’ basketball team.
- She headed to the tournament in order to support her daughter. Payton Chester was the student of St. Margaret’s Episcopal School in San Juan Capistrano, California.
- Furthermore, the principal of the school and other people of the community mourned on the loss of Sarah and Payton in an emotional tribute.
- As of relationship, Sarah Chester was married to her husband named Hayden Chester.
- He took to Instagram in order to express his grief of losing his beloved wife and beautiful child.
- In addition, the former couple also shared a boy named Riley Chester.
- Her son also paid tribute to his mother and sister on social media. He said, “rest in peace to his most amazing mom & sis and he loves Pay Pay”.
- The late Sarah Chester stood an impressive height of 1.73 m (5′ 8″) with a thin build. Her estimated body weight is around 62 kg (134 pounds).