Kobe Bryant died on 26 January 2020, Sunday in an helicopter crash alongside his 13 years old daughter, Gianna, and other members on board. His Wife, Vanessa and the rest of the World all mourned the death of the basketball legend.
Kobe gave himself a nickname “Black Mamba” to separate his professional life from his personal life after he was charged In 2003 for sexually assaulting a 19-year-old woman in Colorado.
Lets look into Kobe Bryant net worth, height & weight.
Who is Kobe Bryant?
Kobe Bean Bryant was an American professional basketball player. He was born on 23rd August 1978 in Philadelphia. He died 26th January 2020 in Calabasas, California, in a tragic helicopter crash, which also claimed the life of his daughter, Gianna, and seven members on board.
Bryant was one of the most successful NBA players in history, which he played for 20 seasons (1996-2016) with Los Angeles Lakers, won five championships, appeared 18-times on All-stars team, many bright moments to mention, and acquired so much fortune. Without much doubt, Kobe is among the wealthiest athletes with a huge net worth.
However, what else from a man whose father Joe Bryant was an ex NBA player? Kobe started his career straight up after his high school in Pennsylvania, where he later receives an accolade of a top high school basketball player.
Meanwhile, Kobe continued his exploit on his favorite number 8 and 24 Jersey by setting up records on the basketball turf before he encountered career-ending knee and shoulder injuries 2014-2015 seasons and forced to retire 2015-2016 seasons.
During this course of Bryant’s illustrious career, he named himself “Black Mamba” without argument from spectators and the game lovers, the name “Black Mamba” was adopted by all.
Kobe Bryant Height and Weight
We all know height is the number criteria to be a basketball player before learning different strategies to become successful. Kobe Bryant was 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) and weighed 212 lb (96 kg).
Kobe Bryant net worth Forbes 2020 – $600 Million
We could understand how far Bryant has come starting with his NBA success. He was known to be a businessman outside the court, which made him one of the wealthiest athletes on earth. While he is estimated to be the second most productive NBA player of all time.
Kobe had a paycheck of $10 million in 1996, which was on a constant rise and rose to $60 million at a point as his performances where becoming spectacular.
He had over 20 brands endorsement deal during his career, including leader giants like McDonald’s, Nike, Coca-cola, Mercedes-Benz, and Hublot.
He owns some businesses, including Sports drinks BodyArmor, Art of Sport, and HouseCanary.
With series of endorsements on good playing time and mouth-watering deals, Kobe Bryant net worth is $600, making him one of the World’s wealthiest athletes alongside Tiger Woods and Micheal Jordan.