The late Kobe player Bryant died earlier this year, but his family is still making a lot of money.
The world sports village was shocked early this year in 2020 when basketball legend Kobe Bryant, who won five NBA championships in his career, died in a crash helicopter crash that left him and his daughter aged 13, Gianna, died. Kobe has left a huge legacy and is considered one of the most admired athletes of all time.
Mural in remembrance of Kobe Bryant & daughter
Forbes magazine recently published a list of the celebrities who make the most money in the world even after their deaths and Kobe Bryant is number 6 on the list. In 2020, the Bryant family still earns up to $ 20 million from a variety of sources, Forbes assesses that Kobe’s death even makes the goods, products, and memorabilia related to him to sell. run over.
Most of the $ 20 million in Nike sales for shoes and clothing, but Kobe’s 2018 autobiography also sold 300,000 copies this year, a 10-fold increase from the number of books sold in 2019. Kobe’s jersey is the second best-selling shirt of the year by the Los Angeles Lakers club in which he has played his entire career, second only to the current superstar LeBron James.
Kobe’s death, leaving a fortune of about $600 million to a family of parents, wife, and three daughters. His wife, Vanessa Bryant, is the head of the Bryant Family Foundation, which aims to help homeless and youthful people lead a more positive life.
On the Forbes list above, the legendary pop king Michael Jackson still leads when he earns $ 48 million a year, mainly from the royalties of his songs. Behind Jackson is the writer Dr. Seuss ($ 33 million), comic artist Charles Schulz ($ 32.5 million), golfer Arnold Palmer ($ 25 million), and “King of Rock & Roll” Elvis Presley ($ 23 million).