Does Steph Curry and Kevin Durant have a bigger Net worth than Kobe Bryant’s Wife Vanessa Bryant?


Here is all you need to know about who has the greatest net worth among Vanessa Bryant, Stephen Curry, and Kevin Durant

Every basketball fan knows who is Kobe Bryant. Nicknamed as ‘Black Mamba’, Bryant played for Los Angeles Lakers for 20 seasons. During his Hall of Fame career, Bryant has won the NBA championship five times and is a two-time NBA Finals MVP. Mamba is also an 18-time NBA All-Star and has won the Olympic gold medal two times (2008 Beijing, 2012 London).

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Vanessa Bryant, left, and Kobe Bryant, winner of the award for best animated short for “Dear Basketball”, arrive at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party on Sunday, March 4, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Sadly, in 2020, Kobe died in a tragic accident. He along with his daughter Gianna died in a horrific helicopter crash in California.

He left behind three daughters named Natalia Bryant, Bianka Bryant, and Capri Bryant. Along with his daughter, Kobe left behind his wife, Vanessa Bryant.

Vanessa is a California-born model and a known philanthropist. Recently, Vanessa identifies herself as a businesswoman. She is of mixed descent – Irish, English, Mexican, and German. However, she is dominantly from the Mexican side.

What is the net worth of Vanessa Bryant?

According to several reports, Kobe and Vanessa had no prenuptial agreement, hence by law they share the same wealth. During the time of Kobe’s death, Forbes estimated Kobe’s net worth at around US$600 million.

So, as of today, Celebrity Net Worth cites Vanessa Bryant’s net worth as the same as Kobe Bryant’s net worth, that is, US$600 million.

The Bryant family became wealthy mostly because of Kobe’s on- and off-the-court earnings. Kobe approximately made more than US$300 million in salaries alone while playing for the Los Angeles Lakers.

The Black Mamba also had several endorsement deals. Reports suggest that Mamba had deals with Nike, McDonald’s, Coca-Cola, Hublot, and Mercedes-Benz. etc.

Vanessa Bryant – Businesswoman, and a Philanthropist

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Vanessa Bryant became the executor of the Bryant estate after Kobe Bryant’s death. (Image: CNN)

Before Kobe died, he forayed as a full-time businessman and went on to invest in several business ventures.

In 2016, Kobe formed a $100 million venture capital firm called Bryant Stibel with partner Jeff Stibel. This venture capital firm focuses on tech, media, and data companies.

In 2014, Kobe invested in then-start-up sports drink BodyArmor, later BodyArmor was sold to Coca-Cola for US$5.6 billion. This sale alone grabbed US$400 million. Apart from this, Kobe had several other businesses and charities.

After Kobe died, Vanessa Bryant became the executor of the Bryant estate. Vanessa now looks after all the business and charities that belongs to the Bryant estate.

Vanessa went into negotiations with Nike for a contract renewal after Kobe’s previous contract expired in 2021. After a long struggle, Vanessa succeeded and renewed the contract in 2022.

Recently, Vanessa won $15 million after winning a lawsuit against Los Angeles County. Vanessa with her fellow victim Christopher sued Los Angeles County with her attorneys claiming that “close-up photos” of Kobe’s helicopter crash site were shared on multiple devices.

Vanessa has promised to honor Kobe’s and Gianna’s memory and works tirelessly for the Mamba & Mambacita Sports Foundation. It is a nonprofit organization that helps underprivileged athletes. Further, Vanessa also organizes various charity events.

What is the Net Worth of Stephen Curry?

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Stephen Curry is a four-time NBA champion. (Image: Getty Images)

Stephen Curry is one of the hottest names currently ruling the NBA. This sharp shooter is making history every day while playing for the Golden State Warriors.

This 34-year-old Point Guard was drafted 7th overall in the 2009 NBA Draft by GSW. Ever since then, there has been no looking back for Curry. Fans have fondly nicknamed him ‘baby face assassin.’ Curry is already a four-time NBA champion, NBA Finals MVP (2022), two-time NBA MVP, eight-time NBA All-Star, and NBA All-Star Game MVP. He also has the record for most 3-pointers made in the NBA. He also is a member of the NBA 75th Anniversary Team.

It is obvious that a player of Curry’s caliber will earn a good salary. Until now, Curry in 14 NBA seasons has earned around $303 million in NBA salaries.

Curry also has several endorsement deals. Reports say that he has deals with Under Armour, Infiniti, Chase, Calloway Golf, Rakuten, Subway, and Fanatics. He reportedly earns $47 million from endorsements alone.

After calculating the salary and endorsements income, it is reported that in 2022 Stephen Curry has a net worth of $160 million.

What is the Net Worth of Kevin Durant?

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Kevin Durant currently plays for the Brooklyn Nets. (Image Credits – SN)

The greatness of Kevin Durant is well known to the basketball world and especially the NBA. Known as the ‘Slim Reaper’, Durant currently plays for the Brooklyn Nets. Before joining the Nets, KD played for the Golden State Warriors and Oklahoma City Thunder.

34-year-old Durant was the 2nd overall draft pick in the 2007 NBA Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics (Oklahoma City Thunder). Since then, Durant has been a two-time NBA champion, two-time NBA Finals MVP, NBA MVP (2014), twelve-time NBA All-Star, and two-time NBA All-Star Game MVP. Apart from this, Durant is also a three-time Olympic gold medalist (2012 London, 2016 Rio de Janeiro, 2020 Tokyo). Like Curry, KD is also a member of the NBA 75th Anniversary Team.

KD has played 16 seasons in the NBA. During this time, he has earned around $350 million in NBA salaries alone. Durant also has endorsement deals with Nike, 2K Sports, Beats By Dre, and Panini America.

In 2022, with all the salaries and endorsement deals, Durant has a net worth of $200 million.

Who has the greater net worth among Vanessa Bryant, Stephen Curry, and Kevin Durant?

The statistics clearly declare a clear winner. Vanessa Bryant has a way bigger net worth than both Curry and Durant.

However, Curry and Durant are both active NBA players. Who can say, maybe in the future they might become richer than Vanessa.

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