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Report: Kobe Bryant loses 3 houses in divorce

Posted on: January 20, 2012 1:22 pm
 
Posted by Ben Golliver kobe-bryant-vanessa-bryant

It's a good thing this guy practically lives in the gym.

We noted earlier this week that Los Angeles Lakers All-Star guard Kobe Bryant was set to lose a reported $75 million in a divorce settlement with wife Vanessa. TMZ.com reports Friday that the settlement will give Vanessa all three of the Bryants' homes.
Vanessa scored a clean sweep, snagging all three of the former couple's mansions in the Newport Beach area. Vanessa gets the estate the couple was living in, the estate her mom is living in, and she gets the new estate that had been under construction for 2 years and was just completed.
The Bryants, who have two young daughters, announced that they were filing for divorce in December and they did not have a prenuptial agreement in place.  

In a prepared statement issued to the media in December, a representative of the Bryant said: "The Bryants have resolved all issues incident to their divorce privately with the assistance of counsel and a Judgment dissolving their marital status will be entered in 2012." 

According to Basketball-Reference.com, Bryant has earned more than $196 million in salary during his NBA career. Bryant is on the books for $25 million for the 2011-2012 season, tops in the NBA according to Forbes.com, and has an additional $57 million owed to him in 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 combined. SI.com reports that Bryant makes at least $10 million per year in off-court endorsements.
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Since: Jul 19, 2007
Posted on: January 20, 2012 7:47 pm
 

Report: Kobe Bryant loses 3 houses in divorce




Since: Dec 28, 2006
Posted on: January 20, 2012 7:39 pm
 

Report: Kobe Bryant loses 3 houses in divorce

I only hope Kobe gave her everything so he has to pay her nothing in the future. This woman would be bankrupt in 3 years, sad for the daughters. Both of them are smug little celebrities that LA and the NBA fans were stupid enough to waste their money on. Can they disappear now?!



Since: Aug 18, 2011
Posted on: January 20, 2012 7:10 pm
 

Report: Kobe Bryant loses 3 houses in divorce

BigSausage.  She waited so long because many believe (although I've heard it is incorrect) that when you are married for 10+ years in Cali that the wealth is split-up 50/50.  This is apparently wrong because it is always split 50/50 there.  However, after 10 years it would be easier for her to extract money in what was considered a "lengthly marriage."  This is what I've heard, and Vanessa's dad said made a similar statement to the media, where I'm pretty sure he called her a "golddigger, like her mother."  Kobe will earn that money back in no time.



Since: Oct 8, 2006
Posted on: January 20, 2012 6:47 pm
 

Report: Kobe Bryant loses 3 houses in divorce

I also have to wonder why she waited so long to file,after he corned holed the hotel woman and got caught he handed over a big rock worth about75 K or perhaps more, that must have satisfied his wife for a little while. Do you think he got caught again, my guess is yes thus the divorce. I think the man always gets the short end of the stick in a divorce but you would think his lawyer should have told him after being caught the first time.



Since: Jun 12, 2009
Posted on: January 20, 2012 6:24 pm
 

Report: Kobe Bryant loses 3 houses in divorce

Seems a bit ridiculous that she got all 3 houses (her mother gets one more house than Kobe in the divorce).  I know he's a scumbag, but he made ALL the money.



Since: Aug 18, 2010
Posted on: January 20, 2012 5:43 pm
 

Report: Kobe Bryant loses 3 houses in divorce

For her sake, I hope she got a boatload of cash with thoses houses as property tax in California is quite high. Not that I care about either of these people, but what the heck. 



Since: Jan 3, 2007
Posted on: January 20, 2012 5:21 pm
 

Report: Kobe Bryant loses 3 houses in divorce

Why are divorces so expensive? Because they are worth it. 
Just another dumb, rich a-hole who got caught because he thought he could do whatever (or in this case whoever) he wanted to, and get away with it.
Now she will be a rich, do nothing to earn the money, ho, who slept with and married an idiot who was not smart enough not to sign a pre-nup.  I give it less than a year til you see her in the tabloids, hanging all over some other idiot. 
Hey Kobe!!!! Next time insist on a pre-nup. If you love her, and want to protect yourself, PRE-NUP!!! If she does not want to sign, then she really does not love you.  



Since: Nov 21, 2011
Posted on: January 20, 2012 5:05 pm
 

Report: Kobe Bryant loses 3 houses in divorce

this just in ... kobe plays entire game doesnt sit on bench for 60 mins.... not thats not because he is a gamer, thats cause he just felt the kobe in his pooper!



Since: Sep 20, 2006
Posted on: January 20, 2012 4:49 pm
 

Report: Kobe Bryant loses 3 houses in divorce

Kobe got off cheaper bending unwilling hotel staff over. Now it's his turn to unwillingly bend over.

Good financial advice: Buy your cars, and lease your women...and get a legal agreement for both.



Since: May 9, 2007
Posted on: January 20, 2012 4:25 pm
 

Report: Kobe Bryant loses 3 houses in divorce

Never thought she was attractive, but had the groupie game down pat. If I was Kobe I'd be accepting collect call from OJ and Rae Carruth.


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