Gianna Maria Onore Bryant is a basketball player who was born in Orange County, California in the United States of America. She is famously known as daughter of famous basketball player Kobe Bryant.
|Name||Gianna Maria Onore Bryant|
|Parents||Kobe Bryant, Vanessa Laine Bryant|
|Birthdate||May 1, 2006|
|Birthplace||Orange County, California, U.S.|
Gianna Maria Onore attends Sierra Canyon School in the Los Angeles, California. She is one of three children of Kobye Bryant and Vanessa Laine Bryant.
Gianna Maria Onore Bryant Siblings
Gianna Maria Onore Bryant is one of three children in the family. She is the second child.
Natalia Diamante Bryant : Natalia is the eldest children from Kobe Bryant and Vanessa Bryant. She was born two years after their parents were married in 2001.
Bianka Bella Bryant: Born in 2016, Bianka is the youngest children in the family. She was born in 2016.
Gianna herself has been featured in her father’s instagram page, through a video. Gianna was seen with Kobe Bryant in a video where she features in a one on one match with his father. She clears the space and dodge her father before she scores.
Vanessa Laine Bryant
Vanessa was born in May 5, 1982 in Los Angeles, California in the United States. She is 1.65 m high and is popularly known as Kobe Bryant wife. The couples were married in 2001.
Her parents are Sofia Laine and Stephen Laine. She has three children with Kobe Bryant, one of which is Gianna Maria-Onore Bryant. She has more than 1 million followers in her instagram account.
Vanessa Laine Bryant and Kobe were engaged when she was just 18 years old. Although the couples are still in marriage, Vanessa filed divorce in 2011 against the famous NBA player. Later in 2013, the couple announced that they called off their divorce.
She usually posts images of her daily life with star husband Kobe and her three daughters. Her instagram account also shows that she is very much fond of antiques and art works. Beside that, she also seems to love the architectural art works.
Vanessa is widely admired of her beauty. Beside being known as Kobe’s wife, she is also a model. It was back in 1999 when Vanessa was seen in a hip-hop video from Snoop Dog.
It was at that time when Kobe was in his 20’s and started to fall for Vanessa. Kobe was also trying in for his music career which never got far, but it introduced him to Vanessa. It was then when Kobe started to send Vanessa some roses and pick her up after her school. Back at the time, Kobe’s parents first did not accept and disapproved of his son’s new wife, mostly because she was half Latina.
Gianna also known as GIGI
Gianna Bryant is also known as Gigi among her family member. She has already been featured in big NBA events including All Star Games where her father was a pivotal member.
She also aims to become a basketball player and already started to show her skills at a very young age.
The video above is the one which Kobe posted on his instagram account which got over 5 hundred thousands likes. His daughter Gianna goes past the famous NBA star to score a Basket.
Kobe Bryant Facts
Kobe Bryant is Gianna Maria Onore Bryant’s father and Vanessa Laine Bryant’s husband. He is famous basketball player. Here are some quick facts about Kobe Bryant.
He was born in Philadelphia, Pennstlvania and his full name by birth is Kobe Bean Bryant. He was born on August 23, 1978. His father was also former professional basketball player Joe Bryant and his mother’s name Pam Bryant.
He is 6 feet and 6 inches tall. His parents named him after a type of beef which was usually found in Kobe region of the Asian nation Japan.
Kobe speaks Italian language fluently because he lived there for eight years while his father played in Italian Professional Basketball league back then.
He has a 100 percent record in Academy award because he was nominated once for the award and won it that time. He entered NBA when he was out of the school. Despite being professional player, he won Oscar in the animated short category for his animated short, “Dear Basketball”. The short was based on a poem he wrote in 2015 which he did after announcing his retirement from the game.
Back in 1996, Kobe was the youngest professional player in NBA history. He played his first game at that time when he was just 18 years, two months and 11 days old.
While many players do not stick around in same club for a long time as sports now a days has been money oriented. There are only few players like Bryant who played entire career for a single team. Kobe played his entire professional career for Los Angeles Lakers. He is third on NBA all time highest scorers’ list and has won five NBA championship during his career with the LA lakers.
He has won two Olympic gold medals for men’s basketball.
Gianna Bryant in Timeline
Gianna Maria Onore Bryant is lucky to have her both parents by her side during her youth. Usually the celebrities’ marriage are point of discussion and controversies. Some get married, divorced, married again and then divorced again but we must give credits to both Kobe Bryant and his wife Vanessa Laine Bryant for sticking around for such a long time despite of some controversies.
It was once in 2011 when Vanessa filed a divorce case with Kobe, but the couple later publicly announced that they coped up well and took back their decisions to stay together.
Kobe was even accused of raping a hotel staff back in 2003 when they were married for just two years. However, the couple had stayed strong together. The on and off relation gives good example to other celebrity parents, that they must think beyond their personal egos, benefits in order to consider good psychological growth of their children as children need their parents together, in peace when they are in learning phase of their life.
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