Vanessa Bryant Biography, Net Worth, Age, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family, Fact, and More

Vanessa Bryant

Vanessa Marie Bryant is an entrepreneur, philanthropist, and model. Her marriage to NBA great Kobe Bryant made her famous. They launched the Kobe and Vanessa Bryant Foundation in 2007 to provide scholarships to underrepresented college students throughout the world. The Mamba and Mambacita Sports Foundation, which supports poor young athletes, was founded by Bryant. Granity Studios’ president and chief executive officer is her. She also serves on the board of directors for Bodyarmor SuperDrink.

Vanessa Bryant Biography and Net Worth

Net Worth$600M
Birth Date5 May 1982
OccupationPresident and CEO of Granity Studios
SpouseKobe Bryant

Early Life

Bryant was brought into the world in Los Angeles, California on May 5, 1982. She is of Mexican ancestry. After her parents separated, her biological father relocated to Baja California. Sophie is her older sister. Her mother was an electronics company’s shipping clerk. Her mother married Stephen Laine, a middle manager at the same electronics business where she worked, in 1990. Despite never being formally adopted by her stepfather, she began going by Laine following the marriage and officially changed her name to Vanessa Marie Laine in 2000.


The VIVO Foundation was founded in 2007 by Bryant and her husband. She was subsequently renamed the Kobe and Vanessa Bryant Foundation. It is a nonprofit organization that encourages youth to become aware of the world. She provided funding to young people worldwide, including minority college students. The organization has worked with the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Bryant and her husband were the National Museum of African American History and Culture’s founding contributors.

Vanessa Bryant

Bryant renamed her husband’s Mamba Sports Foundation the Mamba and Mambacita Sports Foundation after the death of her husband and second-oldest daughter in 2020. It helps underprivileged child athletes. Bryant launched the Mambacita apparel brand in May 2021 in honour of her daughter Gianna. The collection is a cooperation with a female-owned business, Dannijo, and all sales benefit the Mambacita Sports Foundation.

Vanessa Bryant Husband

Bryant met her future husband Kobe Bryant on the shoot of the music video for the song “G’d Up” in November 1999. Laine and Kobe Bryant were engaged six months after they met. A seven-carat diamond was set in her engagement ring. On April 18, 2001, they married. The private wedding ceremony was place in the St. Edward Roman Catholic Church in Dana Point, California, and was attended by roughly twelve guests. She married and acquired his surname, becoming Vanessa Marie Bryant.

Vanessa Bryant

Net Worth

 Vanessa Bryant’s net worth of $600 million is mostly owing to the success of her late husband’s professional basketball career. She went by the last name of her stepfather, Vanessa Laine, before marrying the great basketball star. Kobe’s net worth was $150 million, with Vanessa inheriting $75 million after his death.


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