Kobe Bryant Net Worth,Salary and biography in 2022

Who is Kobe Bryant?

Kobe Bryant is a past NBA player who has played for Los Angeles Lakers for 20 years in his NBA career. He was fortunate enough to get a direct entry into the team after high school. He has assisted the Lakers in winning five championships. He has also won 18 times ‘All-Star Player’ of the NBA.

 

Biography

 

Kobe Bean Bryant was born on 23 August 1978, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA, into a catholic family and to a father who was once a professional basketball player. Kobe’s tremendous talent on the basketball court landed him a huge fan base and an even greater one. During his NBA career playing for the Los Angeles Lakers Club, his salary reached a mind-boggling $30.5 million, second only to Michael Jordan in earning a salary this large. An example of Kobe’s continuing worth to the team is that in 2010 he validated a two-year contract extending his career with the club, allegedly worth $83.5 million. Kobe Bryant also surpassed the list of the Forbes highest-earning NBA players with a salary $7 million higher than any other player’s. In expansion to his numerous accomplishments playing for the Lakers, the guard also won two gold medals playing with the US basketball team at the Summer Olympic games of 2008 and 2012.

 

Kobe Bryant Net Worth and Salary

 

The 41-year-old is said to have a net worth of $600 million in 2022. Most of his net worth is obtained from his salary, endorsements, and investments. It is published that Bryant amassed just over $328 million in salary alone.

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His highest salary cap with the Lakers was around $30 million during the 2013-14 season. However, his salary was $25 million during the time of his retirement.

 

Early Life

 

Kobe Bryant was born in 1978 on 23rd August in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Pam Bryant and Joe Bryant. His father was also a basketball player, so it comes as no shock as to where Kobe got his talent from. He also has two elder sisters. He was raised in Philadelphia. He went to Lower Merion High School, where he was pushed as an athlete and later he was directly drafted by the Lakers right after he finalized his High School.

 

Kobe Bryant Personal Life

 

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Bryant is the son of the previous NBA player Joe Bryant and Pamela Cox Bryant. He also has two older sisters named Sharia Bryant and Shaya Bryant.

 

Bryant got married to Vanessa Bryant in 2001 and has given birth to four children together. They are named Gianna Maria-Onroe Bryant, Bianka Bella Bryant, Natalia Diamante Bryant, and Capri Kobe Bryant.

 

Career

 

Kobe Bryant played basketball in shooting guard position. Kobe Bryant rapidly rose to notoriety in his High School and soon became the best player in Philadelphia, this garnered Laker’s attention, who rapidly drafted him. In his NBA career of 20 years, he has been glued to the Lakers and helped himself and the team in setting up some new records. He was officially signed by the Lakers in 1996.

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Later he also symbolized the United States team in World Championships and Olympic Games. In 2016, he officially declared openly his retirement from the team and as well as the NBA. Kobe Bryant has a record of making 33,643 points, 7047 rebounds, and 6306 assists in his career. He has supported numbers 8 and 24 on his jersey.

 

Awards & Achievements

 

Kobe Bryant has won titles like 5 ‘NBA champion’ (2000–2002, 2009, 2010), 2 ‘NBA Finals MVP’ (2009, 2010), ‘NBA Most Valuable Player (2008), 18 ‘NBA All-Star’ (1998, 2000–2016), 4 ‘NBA All-Star Game MVP’ (2002, 2007, 2009, 2011), 11 ‘All-NBA First Team’ (2002–2004, 2006–2013), 2 ‘All-NBA Second Team’ (2000, 2001), 2 ‘All-NBA Third Team’ (1999, 2005), 9 ‘NBA All-Defensive First Team’ (2000, 2003, 2004, 2006–2011), 3 ‘NBA All-Defensive Second Team’ (2001, 2002, 2012), 2 ‘NBA scoring champion’ (2006, 2007), and ‘NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion’. He has also won two Olympic Gold Medals in 2008 and 2012, for the United States Basketball team. In 2007 he also won the ‘FIFA Americas Championship’ for the USA.

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Profile summary of Kobe Bryant 

 

Full Name    Kobe Bean Bryant

Birth Place    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Father’s Name    Joe Bryant

Mother’s Name    Pamela Cox Bryant

Star Sign    Virgo

Net Worth (2021)    $600 Million

Salary (2021)    $25 million

Age    41

Date of Birth    August 23, 1978

Died    January 26, 2020

Height (ft)    6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)

Weight (kg)    96 (212 lb)

Nationality    American

NBA Draft Year    1996

NBA Draft Pick    Round 1/ Pick: 13th overall

Playing Career    1996-2016

Position    Shooting guard

Teams    Los Angeles Lakers  

Achievements    5x NBA champion (2000-2002, 2009, 2010), 2x NBA Finals MVP (2009, 2010), NBA MVP (2008), 18x NBA All-Star, 4x NBA All-Star Game MVP, Gold at 2008 Beijing Olympics, Gold at 2012 London Olympics

Wife/Girlfriend    Vanessa Bryant

Children    Gianna Maria-Onroe Bryant, Bianka Bella Bryant, Natalia Diamante Bryant, Capri Kobe Bryant

Endorsements    Nike, Sprite, McDonald’s, Turkish Airlines Lenovo, Hublot, Panini, Alibaba, Sina.com, and Mercedes 

 

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