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.