Vanessa Laine Bryant Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Vanessa Laine Bryant Quick Info
Height5 ft 5 in
Weight61 kg
Date of BirthMay 5, 1982
Zodiac SignTaurus
SpouseKobe Bryant

Vanessa Laine Bryant is an American model and businesswoman who also happens to be the wife of the famous former NBA player, Kobe Bryant. She kick-started her career in her early years and appeared in various music videos. She was fairly successful as a model and also attended the 2000 Teen Choice Awards.

Born Name

Vanessa Cornejo Urbieta

Nick Name

Ness

Vanessa Laine Bryant looking colorful in this May 2015 pic
Vanessa Laine Bryant looking colorful in this May 2015 pic (Kobe Bryant / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Taurus

Born Place

Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Residence

Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Nationality

American

Education

Vanessa went to the St. Boniface Parochial School, graduating in 1996. Then, she graduated with honors from Marina High School in 2000.

Occupation

Model

Family

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Sofia Urbieta
  • Siblings – Sophie (Older Sister)
  • Others – Stephen Laine (Step Father)

Manager

She self-manages her career.

Build

Voluptuous

Height

5 ft 5 in or 165 cm

Weight

61 kg or 134.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Vanessa has dated –

  1. Kobe Bryant (1999-Present) – Vanessa met the retired NBA player, Kobe Bryant, in 1999 while she was working on a music video for Tha Eastsidaz, a trio made up of Snoop Dogg, Tray Deee, and Goldie Loc. She was just a senior at Marina High School when the couple started dating. Kobe and Vanessa got married on April 18, 2001, at St. Edward Roman Catholic Church, in Dana Point, California and have since been together. Though she filed for a divorce on December 16, 2011, citing irreconcilable differences, after a relationship of 10 years, the couple called off the divorce on January 11, 2013. They have three daughters – Natalia Diamante (b. 2003), Gianna Maria-Onore (b. 2006), and Bianka Bella (b. 2016).
  2. Victor Ortiz – Vanessa’s name has been linked with American boxer and actor, Victor Ortiz in the past. It was a rumor.
Kobe Bryant with wife Vanessa Laine Bryant holding Oscar award in 2018
Kobe Bryant with wife Vanessa Laine Bryant holding Oscar award in 2018 (Vanessa Bryant / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Hispanic

Vanessa is of Mexican descent. She is not Irish as claimed by some of the websites.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Broad smile
  • Curvy figure

Brand Endorsements

She has not endorsed any brand yet.

Vanessa Laine Bryant with her daughter as seen in June 2018
Vanessa Laine Bryant with her daughter as seen in June 2018 (Kobe Bryant / Instagram)

Religion

Vanessa’s religious beliefs are not known.

Best Known For

Her modeling career and working in the art department of feature films like Man on Fire and Colombiana.

First Film

Vanessa has not made her theatrical movie debut yet.

First TV Show

Vanessa made her TV show debut in the episode The Wedding of Keeping Up with the Kardashians in 2009.

Personal Trainer

Vanessa Laine Bryant’s workout routine and diet plan are unknown.

Vanessa Laine Bryant Favorite Things

Her favorite things are unknown.

Vanessa Laine Bryant wearing rings on all her hand fingers as seen in May 2016
Vanessa Laine Bryant wearing rings on all her hand fingers as seen in May 2016 (Kobe Bryant / Instagram)

Vanessa Laine Bryant Facts

  1. Her parents got divorced when Vanessa was only 3 years old.
  2. Her mother managed two jobs in order to raise her two daughters as a single parent.
  3. Even though her stepfather never adopted her, Vanessa took his last name, Laine, and changed her birth name to Vanessa Laine in 2000.
  4. Vanessa was a member of varsity cheerleading squad at St. Boniface Parochial School.
  5. She graduated high school via home program due to all the buzz created by her relationship with Kobe Bryant.
  6. She was only 18 when she married Kobe.
  7. Kobe’s parents didn’t attend their wedding because they did not accept Vanessa.
  8. Vanessa and Kobe helped Vanessa’s mother and stepfather with more than $500,000 when they filed for bankruptcy in 2000.
  9. She suffered a miscarriage in the spring of 2000 due to an ectopic pregnancy, a condition in which the fertilized egg attaches itself to a place other than inside the uterus.
  10. She stood by Kobe’s side when he was accused of raping a hotel employee in 2003. Even when Kobe accepted cheating on her, she stated that they would deal with the issue “within their marriage”.
  11. Follow Vanessa on Instagram.

Featured Image by Kobe Bryant / Instagram

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