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American Basketballer Kobe Bryant's Net Worth; His Career Achievement And Salary

Updated On 12 Aug, 2018 Published On

Former professional basketball player Kobe Bean Bryant, a.k.a. Kobe Bryant, has an estimated net worth of staggering $350 million. One of the highest paid players of his time, he retired in 2015 with a career earnings record of $680 million. 

Born on 23rd August 1978, the 39-year-old player has spent his entire 20 years long career with Los Angeles Lakers of NBA. He even won two gold medals at 2008 and 2012 Olympics Games respectively. 

Without further ado, let's find out more about Kobe Bryant's net worth, salary, and properties. 

Kobe Bryant Net Worth and Salary

As of 2018, former NBA basketball player Kobe Bryants has an estimated net worth of $350 million. Throughout his 20-years career as a professional NBA basketball player from 1996 to 2016, he has made a hefty $680 million according to Forbes

Talking about Forbes, Bryant has also been listed in numerous Forbes lists. In 2016, he was ranked 33rd on their list of AMERICA'S RICHEST ENTREPRENEURS UNDER 40 NET WORTH.

He was also ranked 6th on their list of World's 100 highest-paid athletes with a total earning of $52.3 million, the salary of 20.3 million and endorsement earnings of $32 million. 

He was succeeded by Roger Federer in the fifth place with an earning of $52.7 million and LeBron James in the fourth place with an earning of $53 million. The first place was abducted by Floyd Mayweather with an earning of $85 million. 

Watch Kobe's top 10 plays.

Likewise, his annual salaries throughout the years have been in multimillion dollars and below we have also listed down all his earnings from the year 2004 to 2016

Year Earnings ($)
2016 $50 million
2015 $49.5 million
2014 $64.5 million
2013 $61.9 million
2012 $ 52.3 million
2011 $53 million
2010 $48 million
2009 $45 million
2008 $39 million
2007 $32.9 million
2006 $31 million
2005 $28.8 million
2004 $26.1 million

The player was able to make a very lasting impression with his skills at the initial stage of his career. In 1996 alone, he signed an endorsement deal with Adidas for 6-years.

The deal was worth a massive $48 million and in 2001, he also signed a contract worth $10 million McDonalds for 5-years. 

Watch Kobe Bryant in the commercial for Adidas.

Likewise, in 2003, he signed another endorsement deal with Nike for 5 years which was worth $45 million

Watch Kobe Bryant in the commercial for Nike.

Similarly, before he retired, until 2016, he was receiving an annual salary of $25 million from LA Lakers. He also made additional multi-millions through endorsement deals and sponsorships. 

Moreover, in the years 2010 to 2015, he was also the highest paid NBA player of the season. 

Kobe Bryant Properties: Cars and Houses

With a jaw-dropping net worth of $350 million, Kobe Bryant owns houses in numerous states. 

In 2018, he sold his mansion in LA for a hefty price tag of $8 million. He bought the house in 2001 for $6.116 million, and some of the features of the home include a gym, wet bar, private theater and much more. 

CAPTION: Kobe Bryant's former LA Mansion SOURCE: Beam.Land

Back in 2015, he also sold his four-bedroom mansion in Newport Coast for $6.1 million. Before he sold the house, in 2012, it was reported that he owned three estates in Orange Country which had a total worth of $18.8 million. 

CAPTION: Kobe Bryant Newport Coast Mansion SOURCE: Pinterest

He only owns two of them at present but with the real estate prices increasing drastically, the two mansion can be estimated to be worth around $18 million. 

CAPTION: Kobe Bryant Orange County Mansion SOURCE: Variety

Moving on to his cars, as reported by Business Insider, he owns a Range Rover, Bentley, and a Lamborghini. These are only a few of the brands in his collection as he owns a Cadillac Escalade which usually starting price tag of $71,695. 

CAPTION: Kobe Bryant's Cadillac Escalade SOURCE: Boosh Sports

He also owns a Bentley Azure which has a price tag of $160,000, a Bentley Continental GT which is worth $188,000. But, the jewel of all his car collection is his Lamborghini Murcielago which has a price tag of a staggering $400,000. 

CAPTION: Kobe Bryant's Lamborghini Murcielago SOURCE: Coolspotters

These are only a few of his properties and assets as he is a multi-millionaire and also the third highest NBA player in the world.