Vanessa Bryant Finds Surprise Letter Left By Kobe on Her Birthday

Just before her 38th birthday, the wife of basketball legend Kobe Bryant found a very special letter from her late husband. Vanessa Bryant took to Instagram to share how this surprise made her birthday special.

“Yesterday I found an envelope labeled To: The Love of my Life. From, Tu Papi,” Vanessa posted on Instagram. “I waited to open one more letter on my birthday. It gave me something to look forward to today.”

In the Instagram post, Vanessa mentions the irony of the photo she found inside the letter,

“The irony is that Kobe had a photo of me drawn with an Angel holding me up by an artist on the cover. Missing the Love of my Life and my sweet little Mamacita – my fellow Taurus. Grateful to wake up to my 3 sweet girls today. Wish we were all together. #MyBirthdayWish.”

Vanessa was shown a tremendous amount of love on her birthday from friends, fans, and her sweet daughters. Along with Gianna, Vanessa is a mother to daughters Natalia, Bianca, and Capri. The three girls showed their mama some love by surprising her with flowers and piñatas on her birthday, which happens to be Cinco De Mayo.



It’s now been three months since Kobe Bryant and daughter Gianna were killed with seven others in a tragic helicopter accident in Calabasas, California.

Vanessa honored her daughter earlier this month on May 1, which would’ve been her 14th birthday by asking friends, family, and supporters to wear the color red.


By Tatiana Battle

Image via Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic

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