Quick Facts of Shaya Bryant

Shaya Bryant

Shaya Bryant is an American businesswoman, and socialite. She is famous as the sister of Late Basketball Star Kobe Bryant. Shaya’s brother passed away in a tragic helicopter crash along with his daughter Gianna Bryant on January 26, 2020.  Although she gained popularity as the sister of Kobe Bryant, her brother made sure she was financially independent. Moreover, she is the Director of a revenue management company called Revenue Management Company.

To know more about Shaya Bryant, who is a sibling of famous personality Kobe Bryant, read the article until the end. Do you think Shaya Bryant is married? Find out. Also, know about the tragic accident that killed her brother Kobe and niece Gianna.

Sister of a Basketball Star

Shaya Bryant was born on July 30, 1977, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to parents Joe Washington Bryant and Pamela Cox Bryant. Shaya’s father, Joe, is a former NBA player whose nickname is “Jellybean.” Shaya is the second child of her parents. She has two siblings, an older sister named Shaira Bryant and a younger brother, Kobe Bryant. Her brother Kobe was a famous basketball star, who passed away in a tragic helicopter crash along with his second daughter, Gianna.

Kobe Bryant with his siters; Shaira and Shaya Bryant
Shaya Bryant with her siblings. Source: NBA Family.

Kobe Bryant won five NBA championships while he was playing with the Los Angeles Lakers. Shaya grew up as a Roman Catholic. Moreover, after Joe Bryant retired from the NBA, he, along with his family, moved to live in  Rieti, Italy. There Shaya’s father again played basketball as a professional. Two years later, the Shaya’s family moved to Reggio Calabria then moved to Pistoia. Finally, the family settled down in Reggio Emilia. Likewise, Shaya Bryant is fluent in Italian. 

Tragic Accident

Shaya’s Bryant’s brother, Kobe Bryant, was married to Vanessa Laine Bryant. Together, they share four beautiful daughters. Their firstborn daughter is  Natalia Diamante Bryant, born on January 19, 2003. Their second daughter Gianna “Gigi” Maria-Onore Bryant, was born on May 1, 2006. Likewise, their third daughter, Bianka Bella Bryant, was born in 2016.

Similarly, their fourth daughter, Capri Kobe Bryant, was born in 2019 and is only seven months old. Shaya Bryant had four nieces. Unfortunately, Gianna “Gigi” Bryant had to leave this world at an early age of thirteen, along with her father. 

Late Kobe Bryant with his daughter Late Gianna Bryant.
Late Kobe Bryant and Late Gianna Bryant. Source: BBC

Unfortunately, on January 26, 2020, the helicopter that carried Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna and seven others crashed into a hillside that was covered with fog near Calabasas, California. The duo was attending a youth basketball tournament where Gianna was about to play, and Kobe was assigned to coach her team.

Here is a link to the scene of the accident.

Moreover, Kobe believed Gianna would continue his legacy as a  basketball player. Their death shattered the hearts of millions of fans worldwide. The family of the deceased is very heartbroken and devasted. Shaya Bryant, along with her sister Shaira revealed in a joint statement saying they were “devastated” by the incident.

Is Shaya Bryant in a Relationship?

Moving on, Shaya Bryant is a married woman. Also, her legal name is Shaya Bryant Tabb. She took the name of her husband, Michael Tabb, after their marriage. However, Shaya has never revealed the identity of her husband to the public. Shaya Bryant and her husband Michael Tabb live in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Shaya Bryant with her daughter who is wearing a pink jacket
Shaya Bryant with her Daughter. Source: Facebook

Moreover, the couple has three children. They have a daughter and two sons. However, there is very little to know about Shaya’s married life. It seems like, and she likes to keep her private life off the limelight. Moreover, she has not shared pictures of her husband in any social media like Instagram or Facebook. Nonetheless, we hope her married life is full of bliss, even though she doesn’t find it necessary to showcase her love for her husband on social media platforms.

Net Worth

Shaya Bryant has an estimated net worth of $95,000-$100,000. The main source of her money is from her work as the director of a revenue management company. Moreover, since 2011, she and her sister Shaira has been made financially independent by her younger brother Kobe.

On the other hand, Shaya Bryant’s brother Kobe Bryant had amassed a net worth of an estimated $500Million before his tragic demise in 2020. Moreover, according to Forbes, he received a salary of just over $328million a year from his team LA Lakers.