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Vanessa Bryant Honors “Best Girl Daddy” Kobe Bryant at 21st Birthday Party for “Loving” Daughter Natalia
On her daughter Natalia’s birthday, Vanessa Bryant is expressing heartfelt gratitude.The 41-year-old honored her late husband Kobe Bryant and the special relationship he had with their first daughter, Natalia, in a touching post she published on Friday to commemorate Natalia’s 21st birthday.
During the birth of Natalia, Kobe wore the hospital wristband while Vanessa uploaded a photo of him sitting courtside on her Instagram Story. The Temptations’ “My Girl” was playing in the background.
“Amazing Girl Daddy ️” In the caption, Vanessa made reference to the basketball great who passed away.
A another caption from Kobe Highlights & Motivation stated, “One day after the birth of Natalia Bryant, Kobe wore his hospital ID bracelet during the entire Lakes game.”
Vanessa put a sticker that read “Happy Birthday” and tagged Natalia at the end.
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As Stevie Wonder’s “Happy Birthday” played, Natalia’s happy mother also shared a touching video montage that included pictures of her daughter from childhood to the present day, along with those of her brothers and her father, Kobe, who passed away when she was little.
Wishing @nataliabryant a very happy 21st birthday! Our love for you is immense!!!! Vanessa captioned the photo. Every parent dreams of having a child like you. I am incredibly happy to be your mommy because you are an incredible young womаn—beautiful, powerful, intelligent, kind, and soulful. How much I adore you, mа’am! “I love love love.”Basketball great Kobe, with whom Vanessa shared three daughters—Natalia, Bianka, 7, and Capri Kobe, 4—died in a helicopter crаsh in 2020, along with their daughter Gianna, who was thirteen years old at the time.Natalia, 21, was feted on Friday by her family friend Ciara, who shared a happy selfie of the two of them on Instagram and which the 21-year-old reposted.
In the caption, the 38-year-old singer wished Natalie Bryant a happy birthday. “The Big 21!!! Holy cow! Your recent successes have made me very proud of you. Mama, keep shining! How much we adore you! “I love you.”
Natalia discussed the lasting influence of her father’s ambitious spirit on her in a recently published cover story for Town & Country. The story takes place four years after her father’s .The most important thing to Natalia, when asked about her legacy, was to “just be the best version of me that I possibly can,” she told the magazine. Furthermore, she has come to the realization that there is no set expectation for her at any given time of life.
“There is no finish line; I simply need to know that I have to keep learning,” the fashion model and USC film student continued. Being the greatest version of yourself and taking everything in like a sponge is all it takes. Just keep going and never give up. No task is ever complete.