|Gianna Bryant Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 4 in|
|Date of Birth||May 1, 2006|
Gianna Bryant was a rising American basketball player who played for Mamba Ballers from 2011 to 2020 and was touted to become the female version of her legendary dad, Kobe Bryant.
Gianna Maria-Onore Bryant
Gianna was born on May 1, 2006.
She died in a helicopter crash along with her father in Calabasas, California on January 26, 2020. She was 13 years old.
Los Angeles, California, United States
She was a student at the Harbor Day School located in Newport Beach, California.
- Father – Kobe Bryant (Basketball Player for the Los Angeles Lakers)
- Mother – Vanessa Laine (Model)
- Siblings – Natalia Bryant (Older Sister), Bianka Bryant (Younger Sister), Capri Bryant (Younger Sister)
- Others – Joe Bryant (Paternal Grandfather) (Basketball Player, Coach), Pamela Cox (Paternal Grandmother)
5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm
58 kg or 128 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
Multiracial (Black and Latino)
She had Mexican ancestry on her mother’s side and was of African-American and Guyanese descent on her father’s side.
- Vibrant smile
- Competitive streak
Gianna Bryant Favorite Things
- Basketball Player – Gabby Williams
- Color – Red
Source – Chicago Tribune, Edition.CNN.com
Gianna Bryant Facts
- Her dream was to play in the Huskies women’s basketball team at the University of Connecticut.
- Gianna excelled at basketball like her dad and was all set to carry on her father’s legacy before her tragic death in 2020.
- She could fluently speak in languages such as English, Mandarin, and Spanish.
- At Mamba Ballers, she received professional coaching from her NBA champion father, Kobe Bryant.
- Gianna, Alyssa Altobelli, and Payton Chester (also crash victims) were chosen as the honorary draft picks at the 2020 WNBA draft.
- In February 2020, Vanessa Bryant renamed the Mamba Sports Foundation to Mamba & Mambacita Sports Foundation to commemorate her daughter’s legacy.
- Gianna and her father were interred at Pacific View Memorial Park situated in Newport Beach.
- Gianna and her family had a dog named Crucio. Sadly, Crucio passed away in February 2022.
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