7 Days After $1,500,000 Victory, Kobe Bryant’s Wife Vanessa Shares Glimpses of 4YO Daughter’s ‘Cinderella’ Moment

Published 07/10/2023, 2:14 AM EDT

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After the tragic demise of NBA great Kobe Bryant, along with his daughter Gianna, the Bryant household could never be the same. While the tragedy is as harrowing today as it was 3 years ago, Vanessa has done the best job possible to raise the kids. And, two lawsuit victories later, Mama Bryant shared pictures from the amazing birthday celebrations of 4-year-old Capri.

But where did the Bryants go to mark the special occasion?

Capri’s 4th birthday celebrations in Florida


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It was an excursion for the Bryants as they took a trip to Disneyland in Florida. For the youngest Bryant, it was a chance to play Cinderella on her fourth birthday. Born June 20, 2019, Capri is the fourth daughter of Vanessa and Kobe Bryant.

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The mother-daughter duo’s trip to Orlando’s Disneyland involved the latter turning into Cinderella. As Vanessa shared pictures from the day, she made sure to reference the fairytale. Over a picture of Capri, Vanessa put the iconic “A Dream is a Wish” soundtrack. Not only Vanessa, but her eldest daughter Natalia also shared a post wishing her young sister two weeks ago.


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As the duo celebrates her birthday, it has been a victorious month for the Los Angeles Lakers legend’s wife. After unveiling a new court in Kobe & Gigi’s honor, she’s enjoyed victories in court on two separate occasions. After numerous hardships over the last few months, perhaps luck is turning a corner.

Victories in Kobe Bryant-lawsuit for Vanessa


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Vanessa had sued BodyArmor after they tried to change Kobe’s investment in the company. Eventually, the case went to trial and Vanessa won $1.5 million dollars. Further, her long drawn-out battle with LA County also ended in victory.

After the tragic demise, pictures of the helicopter and the likeness started showing up. However, Vanessa was angry at the breach of privacy. She immediately filed a suit against LA County for the leaking of pictures.


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Eventually, she won $28.5 million over the case. Other families whose members had also passed away and were in the pictures received similar compensation. For the $600 million worth Vanessa, it was a couple of small victories that set her on the right path. 3 years later, the loss doesn’t become any easier. But, seeing Vanessa and the daughters trying does bring a smile to your face.

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Priyanshu Choudhary is an NBA Writer at Essentially Sports. Basketball has been his favorite sport for over a decade, and he has written close to 300 articles. If asked what he loves about the sport, Priyanshu would cite the technique, the breakdown, the ebb and flow and the theatrics that have endeared him since 2009.
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