Her mother raised her daughters alone in Orange County while attending two jobs. On December 16, 2011, she filed for divorce from her husband of 10 years Kobe Bryant citing irreconcilable differences, and requested joint custody of her daughters.
On January 11, 2013, both announced via social media that they had called off their divorce.
Vanessa, after reports their marriage was still on the rocks, subsequently filed for divorce last December; but rumours began to swirl the pair had reconciled months after, with Kobe and Vanessa still showing affection in public as late as this past Valentine's Day, and also attending sporting events together with their girls.
The former dancer originally filed for divorce in December after Kobe reportedly cheated on her multiple times with other women over the course of their marriage and, despite him handing her over a large settlement that included the deeds to their three mansions, the pair never finalised it.
She quit when she mistakenly put a 0 blouse in the washing machine and Vanessa allegedly demanded that she put her hand in a bag of dog doo-doo to retrieve the price tag.
Vanessa has three daughters named Natalia Diamante, Gianna Maria-Onore and Bianka Bella with her husband Kobe Bryant.
She is was featured in a Snoop Dogg's video and was a member of the varsity cheerleading squad.
The Bryants counter-sued and then both parties dropped their suits when the Bryants paid Jimenez 0,000 to go away.
She once accused a married basketball player of making a pass at her.
Vanessa Marie Bryant (born Vanessa Cornejo Urbieta; May 5, 1982) is an American model, video vixen, business woman and is the wife of former Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant.