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The Untold Truth of Kobe Bryant's Wife

Kobe Bryant's wife, Vanessa Bryant, has been with Kobe since 2002, and the happy couple now have four children together. However, while Kobe frequently appears on television and magazine covers, Vanessa rarely gives interviews. So, what is there to be known about her?

1. She was still in high school when she met Kobe.

Vanessa Cornejo Ubrieta was born in California and took her stepfather Stephen Laine's last name. At the time Vanessa was modeling whilst at Marina High School and Kobe Bryant had been in the NBA for about three seasons. The two met on the set of a music video and the two had an instant attraction. After they started dating, Vanessa was so inundated with photographers, that she had to finish her high school senior year at home.

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