About Kobe Bryant
Kobe Bryant net worth is gained from playing basketball; he is a star in this sphere and has 200 million of dollars. His salary reaches 25.2 million of dollars over one year since he plays with Lakers. He has played for this team during the last sixteen years and has gained 221 million of dollars only for playing, not counting the endorsements.
He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on 23rd of August in 1978. His father was also a sportsperson; he used to play for the Philadelphia. Kobe got his name because his parents decided to name him after the famous beef of Kobe. Japan.
Kobe Bryant net worth began to increase since the day that he started to play basketball in high school and led his team to the first state championship. His scores were good and had him open doors in many colleges but he wanted to go professional as soon as he ended high school.
Firstly he began to play for Charlotte Hornets but was traded to go to his dream team very quickly and so his road began in the Lakers. Kobe Bryant net worth increased with 3.5 million of dollars when he signed a three year contract and began to play immediately because one player was injured. He became the youngest starter at the NBA history, because he was only 18 when it happened.
Kobe was a successful basketball player and everyone saw it, soon he began to start the game with the starting five and after those three years Kobe Bryant net worth got fuller with 70 million of dollars for his next contract that was set to be six years long.
When Phill Jackson became the coach of Lakers he and Kobe lead the Lakers to be the NBA champions for five times. This happened three years in a row since 2000 until 2002.
Kobe had a wife which asked for divorce after more than ten years or their life as a family. Although they had two children this did not stop his wife and due to the fact they did not have any pre-nup, Vanessa Bryant could have gained a lot of money.
He also gave a lot of money to charity and different foundations and established a foundation that was called by his surname. As most of the people that have money he likes expensive cars and luxurious vacations.
Kobe Bryant net worth will increase while he plays basketball and if he would quit there are other ways to increase his income and he still could live like he wants to.