Kobe Bryant - A Short Biography
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DOB & Age
Kobe, born on 23 August, 1978. He was 41 years old at the time of his death.
Joe Bryant and Pamela Cox Bryant are the parents of Kobe Bryant. His father was also an NBA player.
Height & Weight
Kobe Bryant was 6 feet, 6 inches (198 cm) tall, & he weighs around 212 lb (96 kg).
Kobe completed his high school education at Lower Merion High School. He didn't attend college and had no formal education.
At the age of 18, Kobe was drafted directly out of high school by the Charlotte Hornets, & later he was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers.
Kobe played his first NBA game on 3 Nov, 1996. He spent his entire 20 year career with the Los Angeles Lakers playing as the shooting guard.
In his career, Kobe played in 1346 regular-season NBA games with an average of 36.1 minutes per game. He scored a total of 33,643 points.
He appeared in 7 NBA finals and won five of them. He also won two Olympic gold medals.
Kobe Bryant was married to Vanessa Marie Bryant on April 18, 2001.
Kobe was the father of 4 children. Gianna Bryant (2006-2020), Natalia Bryant (2003), Bianka Bryant (2016), & Capri Bryant (2019).
As per Forbes, Kobe Bryant had an estimated wealth of $600 million at the time of his death.
On 26 January, 2020, Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash along with his daughter Gianna & seven others.
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