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Kobe Bryant’s net worth in 2020 before his tragic death

Kobe Bean Bryant was an American professional basketball player. He is one of the topmost basketball players of all times. To his fame, he has lead the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA) to win the championship five times(2000–02 and 2009–10).

With his tragic death, Bryant’s demise has shaken the world. As we pay tribute to him, here’s is an honored detailed look into the lifetime, career and achievements of the late Basketball star, Kobe Bryant.

Early life of Kobe Bryant

Bryant was born in Philadelphia on August 23, 1978. Bryant gained national eminence after an incredible high school performance at Lower Merion High School. Later he became the first freshman to join the Lower Merion Varsity Team.

He had earned the honor of Pennsylvania Player of the Year in his junior year. Later he was a part of Adidas ABCD Camp where he was awarded the senior MVP award in 1995.

The Lakers which had not seen a victory in 53-years were led victory by Bryant in his senior year.

Career highlights of Kobe Bryant

Few amongst the many career milestones of Kobe Bryant includes

1) 5-time NBA champion (2000-2002, 2009, 2010)

2) 2-time NBA Finals Most Valuable Player (2009–2010)

3) NBA MVP (2008)

4) 18-time NBA All-Star (1998, 2000-2016)

Apart from his professional accomplishments, Kobe Bryant has served as a member of tbe gold medal-winning U.S. men’s basketball teams at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and also at the London Olympic Games in 2012.

Bryant penned down a poem “Dear Basketball,” in 2015. Two years later this was adapted into a short film of the same name. He was the narrator of this short movie which had won an Academy Award for best animated short film.

Bryant’s 2018 book, The Mamba Mentality: How I Play, gave him the name, “The Black Mamba.”

Kobe Bryant’s net worth

Kobe Bryant died at age of 41. At this juncture, his estimated net worth was $600 million. The assets in his venture capital firm valued higher than $2 billion.

Personal Life of Kobe Bryant

Black Mamba Kobe Bryant was married to Vanessa Bryant for almost 20 years. The couple were parents to four daughters, with Natalia being the eldest.

NBA legend Kobe Bryant had died at the age of 41, in a tragic helicopter crash in Calabasas, California on 26 January 2020. His 13- year-old daughter, Gianna had also died in the crash.

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