Cox’s brother-in-law is former NBA player Joe Bryant and his nephew is Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant.
Joe Bryant (Joseph Washington Bryant) is the father of famous American basketball player Kobe Bryant. Kobe played in the NBA for around two decades, winning five NBA championships with the Los Angeles Lakers. Although he was not as successful as his son, Joe Bryant also had a long professional career.
What was Kobe Bryant’s net worth at the time of his death?
At the time of his death, Forbes estimated Kobe’s net worth at around US$600 million. Kobe and Vanessa reportedly had no prenuptial agreement, hence they share the same wealth. Celebrity Net Worth has Vanessa’s net worth at the same figure of US$600 million today.
Who was Kobe’s closest friend?
In fact, he names only four that he had a “connection” with. They are, in no particular order: Caron Butler, Pau Gasol, Derek Fisher and… Ronnie Turiaf.
Why did Kobe call himself vino?
Kobe Bryant’s new nickname is “Vino,” and it’s understandably leading some to (wrongly) believe that he’s partying hard after games. The origin of the nickname is pretty simple, he explained: He’s getting better with age, like wine, and “vino” means wine.
What religion was Kobe Bryant?
His middle name, Bean, was derived from his father’s nickname “Jellybean”. Bryant’s family was Catholic and he was brought up with this faith. Bryant started playing basketball when he was three, and the Lakers were his favorite team when he was growing up.