Vanessa Laine Bryant (born May 5, 1982) is an American Former Model and Instagram star from Los Angeles, California. She is famous for being the wife of Kobe Bryant (American former basketball player).
Furthermore, the 40-year-old player had a successful 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Her real birth name is Vanessa Cornejo Urbieta.
Vanessa and Kobe started their relationship in November 1999. Moreover, the couple first met when she worked as a background dancer. Vanessa also worked in the Tha Eastsidaz music video “G’d Up”.
Later, Bryant and Vanessa Laine engaged each other just after six months of dating. The engagement ceremony took place in May 2000.
In addition, they married officially on April 18, 2001. The wedding ceremony took place at St. Edward the Confessor Catholic Church in Dana Point, California.
But Kobe’s parents were against the couple’s marriage. This was because their son was very young and Vanessa didn’t belong to African-American ethnicity. However, Kobe and his parents later united after two years when the couple’s first daughter was born.
In 2003, Vanessa Bryant and Kobe’s first baby girl named “Natalia Diamante Bryant” was born. Later, the Instagram model suffered a miscarriage in the spring of 2005. Their second daughter “Gianna Maria-Onore Bryant” was born in 2006.
Helicopter Crash – Kobe Bryant & Gianna Maria-Onore Bryant’s Death
Unfortunately, on 26 January 2020, NBA Star Player, Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna Bryant died in a helicopter crash.
This accident is happed near Los Angeles. The whole family of Kobe Bryant is in a shock upon this mishappening.
Kobe Bryant’s spouse, Vanessa cried a lot after receiving this bad news from the local police.
Personal Life, Husband Kobe Bryant & Children
After the birth of their second girl, the couple developed problems in their relationship. In fact, on December 16, 2011, Vanessa Laine Bryant filed for divorce citing irreconcilable differences. Moreover, the couple also requested joint custody of their daughters.
However, they resolved their problems and came close once again. On January 11, 2013, Bryant and his wife both announced that they had called off their divorce via social media.
In early December 2016, Vanessa gave birth to their third daughter named Bianka Bella Bryant.
Recently, on the New Year day, Kobe and Vanessa announced that they are expecting a fourth child. In fact, the couple is eagerly waiting to welcome their fourth daughter in 2019.
On 20 June 2019, Kobe become the father of his 4th daughter named Capri Kobe Bryant. Vanessa Bryant is pregnant again with her 5th child, as of January 2020.
|Real Full Birth Name||Vanessa Cornejo Urbieta.|
|Nick name||Vanessa Bryant.|
|Profession||Former Model and Instagram Star.|
|Famous for||Being the wife of Kobe Bryant (American Former Basketball Player).|
|Age (As of 2018)||36 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||May 5, 1982.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Los Angeles, California, United States.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Taurus.|
|Current Residence||Los Angeles, California, United States.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 5".
Centimeters: 165 cm.
Meters: 1.65 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 60 Kg.
Pounds: 132 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||35-27-36.|
|Shoe Size (US)||8.|
|Tattoo details?||Will Update.|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown.|
|Parents||Father: Stephen Laine.
Mother: Sofia Laine.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||Not available.|
|Husband/Spouse Name||Kobe Bryant.|
|Daughter||1. Natalia Diamante Bryant.
2. Gianna Maria-Onore Bryant.
3. Bianka Bella Bryant.
|Highest Qualification||High School Graduate.|
|School||Marina High School.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Robert Downey, Jr.
Actress: Jennifer Aniston.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Paris.|
|Favorite Color||Black and Red.|
|Love to do||Travel, Shopping, and Music.|
|Favorite Food||Mexican Food.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$75 Million US dollars (As of 2018).|
|Annual Income & Earnings||Under Review.|
|Office Address||Not Known|
|Home Details||Will Update.|
|Mobile or Phone Number||N.A.|
|Email Address||Not found.|
Some Lesser Facts about Vanessa Laine Bryant
- Vanessa Cornejo Urbieta was born to her parents in 1982 (age 37 years old, as in 2019) in Los Angeles, California, United States. She gives her birthday party on May 5 every year to her friends.
- Her father’s name is Stephen Laine and his mother name is Sofia Laine.
- She has graduated from Marina High School in Huntington Beach, California.
- Kobe Bryant’s wife is extremely popular on Instagram having 1.3+ million followers. But her account is private.
- Vanessa Laine Bryant is a tall lady with her height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m) and her body weight is 60 Kilograms approximately.
- The estimated Net worth of Vanessa Cornejo Urbieta is $75 million US Dollars. All thanks to her spouse’s amazing basketball career.
- Later, she became famous because of her affair with Kobe.
- Therefore, Laine completed her further education independently in order to stay away from the media.
- In 2003, Vanessa Bryant’s husband Bryant accused of sexual assault in Colorado.
- However, the charges later dropped and a civil suit was settled out of court.