Kobe Bryant left behind an empire valued at $991m
We continue to mourn the death of basketball icon Kobe Bryant, it has emerged that the athlete’s absence will not only be felt by the basketballing community but his business and investments family has also been hit hard by Bryant’s demise. Before the helicopter crash that claimed his life on Sunday, January 26, in Calabasas, California, Bryant had used the vast sporting experience he had accrued from the court to build a business empire valued at over $991 million. Bryant launched his venture career with partner and serial entrepreneur Jeff Stibel back in 2013, making investments in Los Angeles-based companies like LegalZoom, Scopely, Art of Sport, The Honest Company, RingDNA, FocusMotion, DyshApp and Represent.
Among great investments he had sunk his money in is Bryant Stibel, a capital firm he co-founded with Web.com owner Jeff Stibel, CNN reported on Monday, January 27. Bryant Stibel has stakes in technology, media and data companies and its assets are valued at at least $1.9 million.