Stephen Laine (born in 1949) is a Former American Inventory Manager from the United States. He earlier employed in a food company in the inventory department.
On the other hand, he is the dad of his celebrity daughter Vanessa Laine Bryant (Instagram Celebrity and Former Model). Stephen was against the wedding of Kobe Bryant and Vanessa. Though, he called his child a gold digger.
His son-in-law and granddaughter Gianna lost their lives in the deadly helicopter crash on January 26, 2020. There were around eight people in the helicopter, including the pilot. All of them found dead as per the police records.
Early Life, Parents & Childhood
Stephen Laine was born in 1949 (age 71 years, as in 2020) in the USA. Additionally, his dad and mom were workers in a factory. He faced financial issues in the initial years of his life.
No news is available related to his siblings. However, Kobe Bryant’s father-in-law took some odd jobs to support them. Stephen completed his education online.
Personal Life, Wife Sofia Laine & Children
Stephen met and then wedded with his spouse Sofia Laine. However, he is not the biological dad of Vanessa. He supported her and gave fatherly love too.
Laine faced issues and problems in his married life due to money. However, both mom-daughters created problems due to their expensive lifestyle.
|Full Real Name||Stephen Laine.|
|Profession||Retired Inventory Officer in a food company.|
|Famous for||Father of Vanessa Laine Bryant.|
|Age (As of 2020)||71 years old.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|House Location||Los Angeles, California (USA).|
|Parents||Father: Will Update.
Mother: Name Not Known.
|Siblings||Will Update Soon.|
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||Linked with Sofia.|
|Wife Name||Sofia Laine.|
|Daughter||Vanessa Laine Bryant.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Stephen Laine
- Vanessa Laine Bryant’s father stayed in Las Vegas and then Los Angeles, California.
- On the other hand, he took retirement from his company job.
- Pam Bryant is her mother-in-law, and Joe Bryant is her father-in-law.
- Stephen Laine helps people in community services work.
- Vanessa and Kobe shared four daughters named Natalia Diamante Bryant, Capri Kobe Bryant, Gianna Maria-Onore Bryant, and Bianka Bella Bryant.
- Moreover, Bryant retired from the LA Lakers NBA team in 2015-16 because of his injuries.
- His net worth valued around $200 Million US Dollars (as of 2020).
- In 2003, Vanessa accused in the sexual assault case in Colorado.
- She created her Instagram account and then uploaded her pictures.
- Natalia aimed to be a volleyball player during her high school.
- On the other hand, Kobe’s second girl, late Gianna, followed her father’s footsteps.
- She actively involved herself in the basketball sport.
- Bryant opened a company, i.e., Kobe Inc, located in New Port.