Kobe Bean Bryant, nicknamed the “Black Mamba”, is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association
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Born: August 23, 1978 (age 35), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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$25.2 million During his 16 year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, Kobe Bryant has earned just over $221 million in salary alone. He has earned millions more from endorsements.Kobe Bryant is an American basketball superstar who plays for the Los Angeles Lakers and has a net worth of $200 million. Kobe Bryant was born on August 23rd, 1978 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His father, Joe Bryant, was a former player for the Philadelphia 76ers. His parents named him after the famous beef of Kobe, Japan.Kobe excelled at basketball in high school where he lead his team to their first state championship in 53 years. He was quickly named Gatorade’s Men’s National Basketball player of the year and the USA Today’s All USA first team player. His SAT’s score were good enough to get him into many colleges with a scholarship but Kobe opted to go straight to the pros.
He was originally drafted by the Charlotte Hornets but quickly opted to instead be traded his dream team.The Lakers. He signed a $3.5 millioncontract for three years and due to another player’s injury immediately saw some action on the court. At 18 Kobe became the youngest starter in NBA history. It wasn’t until his third year with the Lakers that he really hit his stride. He started every game and was starting to be compared to the likes of Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson. His third year also brought him a $70 million 6 year contract extension.In 1999 Phil Jackson became coach of the Lakers. Jackson, Kobe and The Lakers would go on to win the NBA championship 5 times. Including three consecutive years from 2000-2002. During his career so far Kobe has earned $196 million in salary alone. Not to mention the millions he has earned off the court.