Gianna Maria-Onore Bryant was born in 2006 and from the USA. She is the best know as the Daughter of Kobe Bryant and Vanessa Laine Bryant. At approximately 10 a.m. Pacific Standard Time on January 26, 2020, Bryant and four others were killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California.
It is reported that Gianna was one among them, TMZ reported that Kobe’s daughter Gianna Maria Onore — aka GiGi — was also on board the helicopter and died in the crash … reps for Kobe tell TMZ Sports. She was 13.
Kobe Bryant, 41, the legendary basketball star who spent 20 years with the Los Angeles Lakers, was killed when the helicopter he was traveling in crashed and burst into flames Sunday morning amid foggy conditions in the hills above Calabasas.
Bryant’s death stunned Los Angeles and the sports world, which mourned one of basketball’s greatest players. Sources said the helicopter took off from Orange County, where Bryant lived.
Bryant was in Philadelphia last night to watch LeBron James pass him for third on the NBA’s all-time scoring list. James set the record in the third quarter of the Lakers’ 108-91 loss to the 76ers, scoring 33,655 points in his career. Bryant, who retired in 2016 after spending his career with the Lakers, scored 33,643 points.
He and his wife had four children with the late NBA star. Their youngest daughter, Capri, was born in 2019, and their oldest, Natalia, turned 17 a week before Bryant died.
Vanessa Laine Bryant was born on May 5, 1982, in Los Angeles, USA. She is an American model and best known for being a wife of Kobe Bryant and this couple welcomed their fourth kid in 2019.
Her father’s name is Stephen and mother Sofia Laine. Later, she did her schooling from Marina High School in Huntington Beach, California. Furthermore, Vanessa Laine Bryant and Kobe Bryant started dating in November 1999. He met her on the set where she was a Background dancer.
Furthermore, Kobe Bryant is an American former Basketball player for Los Angeles also known as Vanessa Cornejo Urbieta. Later, this couple dated for six months and in 2000, they got engaged and on April 18, 2001, they finally got married and their wedding was held at California in St. Edwards the Confessor Catholic Church.
Initially, Kobe Bryant’s parents were not happy with this pair because his parents wanted a girl to be an Afro-American and Vanessa Laine Bryant was younger than him but later after two years of their marriage when this couple welcomed the first daughter and later this made the two families come together.
This duo welcomed their first daughter named ‘Natalia Diamante Bryant’ in 2003 and later in 2005, Vanessa Laine Bryant suffered a Miscarriage. Furthermore, in 2006 the second daughter named ‘Gianna Maria Onore Bryant’ was born.
In December 2016, this couple welcomed their third daughter named ‘Bianka Bella Bryant’ and recently this couple welcomed their fourth kid in 2019. Vanessa Bryant has a private Instagram account with 1.9 million followers.
How old was Gianna Maria-Onore Bryant? She was born in 2006 and was 13 years old during her time of death.
Gianna Maria-Onore Bryant was also known as Gigi has shown her father’s athletic talent from a young age. With her father constantly present and cheering her on from the sidelines, Gianna attracted online attention for her Mamba-like moves, though she’s only 13 years old.
However, on Sunday, Bryant and his daughter were killed in a helicopter crash early Sunday morning.