Vanessa Bryant's net worth has skyrocketed after Kobe's death, making her one of the wealthiest women in the world

Vanessa Bryant's Net Worth Soars After Kobe's Death

Kobe Bryant's on- and off-the-court earnings, coupled with his business ventures, contributed significantly to the couple's fortune

Vanessa was awarded $15 million by a jury for her lawsuit against Los Angeles County, stemming from the inappropriate handling and photo-taking by its emergency responders

The recent settlement has garnered mixed reactions, with some criticizing the use of taxpayers' money to pay the estate 

Despite the criticism, Vanessa plans to donate the proceeds to the Mamba & Mambacita Sports Foundation, which aims to support underserved communities and athletes

Vanessa played a vital role in the negotiations with Nike, and the partnership between the Kobe Bryant Estate and Nike continues to thrive.

Kobe's investment in sports drink BodyArmor proved to be a significant financial win for the family after it was sold to Coca-Cola for $5.6 billion

The Bryants' venture capital firm, Bryant Stibel, also holds stakes in various tech and media companies such as Dell, Alibaba, and Epic Games

Vanessa Bryant's net worth now stands at $600 million, the same amount as her late husband's estimated net worth at the time of his death, according to Forbes

Despite enduring immense personal loss, Vanessa's resilience and business acumen have secured her financial stability and a lasting legacy for her late husband and daughter