Vanessa Laine Bryant
Birth Name: Vannessa Urbieta Cornejo
Place of Birth: Pomona, Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: May 5, 1982
Vanessa Laine Bryant was married to NBA star Kobe Bryant, until his death. The couple has had four children. Their daughter Gianna, also a basketball player, died with Kobe in a helicopter crash in 2020.
She was born to Mexican parents, despite websites stating that she is of part Irish descent. She adopted the surname Laine from her stepfather, Stephen Laine.
Vanessa’s maternal grandfather’s surname was Urbieta.
Vanessa’s maternal grandmother’s surname was Rangel.
Genealogy of Vanessa Laine Bryant (focusing on her mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com