Kobe Bryant Net Worth: US $260 million
Kobe Bryant is a famous American professional basketball player with a net worth of US $260 million. He was born on August 23, 1978 and presently plays for the team LA Lakers. The son of former NBA player Joe Bryant, Kobe started playing high school basketball for Lower Merion High School in Pennsylvania and was selected by Charlotte Hornets after graduating. This was his first step to the NBA. In 1997, he won the Slam Dunk Contest and became an instant fan favorite. He was accused of sexually assaulting a hotel employee in 2003. The case was dropped in 2004, but an out-of-court settlement was thought to have been reached. Kobe has become famous by becoming a 15-time member of All-NBA Team, 17-time All-Star and 12-time member of All-Defensive Team. He was also awarded the Most Valuable Player (MVP) in 2008.
How did Kobe Bryant make his money?
Kobe Bryant was and still is the most sought-after player in NBA. He had signed a contract extension with the LA Lakers in 2010, and the amount stood at US $83.5 million for 3 years. Kobe recently earned a huge amount of money by selling the house “United States of Generica” in Newport Beach, California, for $6,116,500. In 2011, his net worth decreased due to a divorce case filed by his wife Vanessa after living together for 11 years. This case settlement cost Bryant about $100 to $150 million.