What is Kobe Bryant Net Worth? How much is Kobe Bryant Earning? Is he richer than Michael Jordan?
Retired professional basketball player, Kobe Bryant was born on August 23, 1978. Also a businessman by his profession, Bryant played all his 20yrs with Los Angeles Lakers of National Basketball Association.
In his career as a basketball player, he has scored the NBA record for being the most seasons playing for an entire career with one franchise.
Born in Philadelphia, he grew up watching his favorite team the Lakers. At the age of 3, he began playing basketball and also in early age learned to play soccer. In his high school, he earned spectacular national recognition.
He was also named Pennsylvania Player of the Year. In 1995 at Adidas ABCD camp, he bagged senior MVP award, in his senior year, he led his team to win the first state championship in 53 yrs.
After the graduation, he was selected by Charlotte Hornets as 13th overall pick in 1996 NBA draft. By the second season, his stupendous performance got him named an All-Star. Following that from 2000-2002, he along with Shaquille O’Neal his teammate led the Lakers to bag the championships.
In 2006, he scored highest points of his career against the Toronto Raptors. Two years later, he grabbed Most Valuable Player Award followed by 2009 and 2010. Until 2013, he was at career high time being the top players in the league. On April 2016, he played his last game where he scored season high 60 points against Utah Jazz.
As a part of US national team, he bagged two gold medals at 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics. He was named, top NBA player of the 2000s by TNT and Sporting News. Apart from the professional basketball career, he has established the sports drink company, Kobe Inc.