Name: Kobe Bryant
Birth Name: 
Kobe Bean Bryant
Birth Date: 
August 23, 1978
Birth Place: 
Philadelphia, PA
Occupation: 
Professional Basketball Player
Relationship Status: 
Married to Vanessa Laine
Celebrity Ranking # 1011
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Celebrities Rejoice Over Team USA World Cup Win

Posted Wednesday June 18, 2014 9:45 AM GMT

There’s been all kinds of action as part of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil over the past few days, and our favorite stars were apparently tuned in to see Team USA defeat Ghana on Monday night (June 16), with plenty of Twitter action afterwards.

Justin Timberlake simply tweeted, “USA! USA!!!” while Jamie Kennedy snarked, “WE FINALLY DEFEATED GHANARIA!!!”

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Meryl, 50 Cent & Kobe: Lakers Fan Fun

Posted Monday January 27, 2014 5:00 PM GMT

They all have a love for basketball, and Meryl Streep ended up running into Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and Kobe Bryant at the Los Angeles Lakers vs New York Knicks game last night (January 26).

The “August: Osage County” star was thrilled to pose for a selfie with the “In Da Club” rapper and the NBA superstar.

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Nicki Minaj Accuses ESPN Magazine of Retouching Her Cover Photos

Posted Friday January 24, 2014 1:03 AM GMT

Upset over common modeling trends, Nicki Minaj is accusing ESPN Magazine of retouching her music cover photo, featuring the "Pound the Alarm" singer with Kobe Bryant.

Upset over the way her pictures turned out, the 31-year-old posted some of them on her Instagram account, captioning them, "When retouching goes wrong."

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Stars Sing Praises of First Openly Gay NBA Player Jason Collins

Posted Monday April 29, 2013 2:50 PM GMT

The Twitterverse is rife with support and encouragement for Jason Collins, the pro basketball player who came out as gay on the cover of Sports Illustrated.

Collins’ story “I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black. And I’m gay” has inspired celebrities from all over the nation to tweet their appreciation.

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Zac Efron Checks Out Hublot Shindig in LA

Posted Thursday March 21, 2013 2:05 PM GMT

He’s always been an admirer of beauty, and Zac Efron showed up at the Hublot Swiss Watch brand soiree in Los Angeles last night (March 20).

The “Charlie St. Cloud” hunk helped Los Angeles Laker stud Kobe Bryant celebrate his new gig as the label’s ambassador and hobnobbed with industry bigwigs as the shutterbugs snapped up pics.

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U.S. Men's Basketball Squeaks by Spain to Win Gold

Posted Sunday August 12, 2012 12:55 PM GMT

In a tight race, the U.S. defeated Spain today (August 12) to win the gold medal for Men's Basketball.

Kevin Durant scored 30 points for the team, topping LeBron James' 19 and Kobe Bryant's 17. The game echoed the 2008 Beijing gold medal game in which the U.S. pulled away in the fourth quarter from Spain to win 118-107.

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Michelle Obama Cheers on US Men's Basketball Team in London

Posted Sunday July 29, 2012 2:40 PM GMT

On hand to support the boys, Michelle Obama was spotted at the US Men's Olympics basketball tournament in London, England on Sunday (July 29).

Kevin Durant scored 22 points in his Olympic debut, Kevin Love added 14 and LeBron James had eight assists as the team overcame some sketchy moments with a 98-71 win over France.

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2012 Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony: A Complete Look

Posted Friday July 27, 2012 6:31 PM GMT

Making for quite the sight to be seen, the 2012 Olympic Summer Games Opening Ceremony was held in London, England on Friday night (July 27).

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