Sofia Laine (born in 1950) is an American schoolteacher from the United States. She retired from her school job. Her younger daughter is Vanessa Laine Bryant (Former Model & Instagram Celebrity).
Moreover, Sofia lived her life without any social media inference. Vanessa keeps posting pictures of her children and her spouse on Instagram.
She married with Kobe Bryant in 2000. Her mom-dad opposed her marriage. On the other hand, she fought with the issues of sexual harassment and divorce.
She is sad as her Kobe and her second baby died on January 26, 2020. They killed in a tragic helicopter crash that happened near the California region.
Childhood, Parents & Profile
Sofia Laine was born to her parents in 1950 in the USA (age 69 years, as in 2019). Still, no details available about her date of birth.
There is a mystery connected with her father and mother too. Sofia lived with her siblings and grandparents.
Moreover, Vanessa Laine Bryant’s mother passed from an online school. Laine continued her studies and did her graduation degree.
Wedding, Children & Spouse
However, Sofia divorced her first husband on the birth of Vanessa. She lived with her two children Sophie and Vanessa, in New York City.
Later on, Laine wedded the second time with Stephen Laine. Sofia’s spouse never adopted her daughters. However, the couple parted their ways due to money issues.
On 16 May 2020, Vanessa shared a picture of Kobe Bryant’s book named Epoca the Tree of Ecrof: Island of the Gods on her Instagram account.
|Full Name||Sofia Laine.|
|In the News For||Her son-in-law Kobe Bryant and granddaughter Gianna declared dead on January 26, 2020.|
|Profession||Retired Elementary Schoolteacher.|
|Age (How Old: As of 2019)||69 years.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Current Residence||Los Angeles, United States.|
|Parents||Father: Not Known.
Mother: Will Update Soon.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||In relationship with Stephen.|
|Husband/Spouse Name||Stephen Laine.|
|Daughter||Sophie Laine & Vanessa Laine Bryant.|
|Highest Qualification||Earned graduate degree.|
|Alma Mater.||Private College.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Sofia Laine
- Vanessa Laine was the former member of the high school cheerleading squad.
- Kobe Bryant’s mother-in-law, Sofia Laine wanted her child should focus on studies.
- Her partner Kobe played for the NBA team Los Angeles Lakers.
- The duo faced several hardships in their life.
- Their four daughters Bianka Bella Bryant, Capri Kobe Bryant, Gianna Maria-Onore Bryant, and Natalia Diamante Bryant, united them.
- Bryant filed the case on his mom for selling his things and earn money.
- On the other hand, he pushed his sisters to be financially independent.
- He spent more than 20 years in NBA.
- The Lakers selected him after his high school.
- Additionally, he took the shooting guard position on the team.
- At the age of 34, Kobe covered 300K points and became the youngest player to do so.
- He tied with Bob Pettit for winning four All-Star MVP Awards in the NBA history.
- Furthermore, he created the film “Dear Basketball” and won Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film.
- He also became the all-time lead scorer for his team.
- In May 2020, Laine is spending her time along with her daughter Vanessa Brant, and her family in their house.