The somber mood has hit the world following the sudden death of retired US basketball legend Kobe Bryant alias Black Mamba.
Kobe and his daughter Gianna were among nine people killed in a helicopter crash in the city of Calabasas, California 26th of January 2020.
Bryant, 41, was traveling in a private helicopter when it came down and burst into flames.
Bryant, a five-time NBA champion, played for the LA Lakers throughout his career and is considered one of the greatest players in the game’s history.
Kobe Bean Bryant was an American professional basketball player.
A shooting guard, Bryant played his entire 20-year career in the National Basketball Association with the Los Angeles Lakers. He entered the NBA directly from high school and won five NBA championships.
He was married to American model Vanessa Laine Wiki Bryant and the two were blessed with four beautiful daughters.
Natalia Diamante was born in January 2003, Gianna Maria-Onore, who was in the helicopter with Kobe and died, was born in May 2006, Bianka Bella was born in Dec. 2016, and Capri Kobe was born in June 2019.
Kobe and Vanessa got married in 2001. The NBA player once confessed that he met his wife in 1999. He was 21 years old at the time, and she was 17.
According to E! True Hollywood Story, Kobe proposed to her six months after they met, and they did not sign a prenuptial agreement.