Vanessa Bryant Reveals Another Tattoo Honoring Kobe & Their Family

Vanessa Bryant has gotten another tattoo honoring her late husband Kobe Bryant and their daughters.

Tuesday on Instagram, Vanessa shared a picture of her ink, tatted along the outside of her right foot.

The meaningful tattoo reads, “Kobe Vanessa Natalia Gianna Bianka Capri,” referencing their four children from oldest to youngest.

Vanessa's new tattoo

On January 26, Kobe, the couple’s 13-year-old daughter Gianna, and seven others passed away after their helicopter crashed en route to a girls basketball practice.

"First tatt in @misterctoons new Santa Monica shop. Thank you! #throwback l.a. love #tattooplacement check #KobeVanessaNataliaGiannaBiankaCapri Together Forever,” Vanessa’s post read, which gave a shout-out to her artist Mr. Cartoon.

Of course, this isn’t the first piece of body work Vanessa has gotten honoring her loved ones.

Back in June, the 38-year-old got two tattoos — one on her wrist and one on her neck — from artist Nikko Hurtado.

Though it is unclear what the two tattoos say, Vanessa said she “wanted my boo boo’s @kobebryant’ sweet message transferred on me.”

Over the weekend, the Los Angeles Lakers — the only basketball team Kobe ever played for — defeated the Miami Heat to earn their 17th NBA championship.

After their 106-93 victory at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida, Laker power forward and center Anthony Davis described Kobe as “a big brother” to him and his teammates.

“Ever since the tragedy, all we wanted to do was do it for him,” Anthony said in an interview. “I know he’s looking down on us proud of us. I know [Kobe’s wife] Vanessa’s proud of us, the organization’s proud of us. It means a lot to us. It’s a tough moment, man. He was a big brother to all of us. We did this for him.”

Kobe played for the Lakers for his entire 20-year career, wearing jersey numbers 8 and 24.


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