Natalia Bryant turns 18 years as on Jan. 19. Her mom, Vanessa Bryant, wrote the most touching tribute to honor her oldest daughter on her big day. Since Kobe Byrant’e death, it has been nearly 1 year and Natalia has been her mom. On her 18th birthday, Venessa took it to her Insta handle wherein she had shared a series of throwback photos along with several sweet texts for her baby girl. She did bush over her favorite qualities about Natalia and thus, thanked her for stepping up to raise her younger sisters, Bianka who is 4 years old, and Capri who is just 1 year old after Kobe did pass away.
Captions by Venessa
Venessa said, “Mommy and Daddy are so proud of the young lady that you are!” She further added, “You have displayed so much strength and grace throughout the most difficult year of our lives. Thank you for stepping in to help me with your little sisters. You’re such an incredible big sister and a beautiful role model to so many people. Thank you for being kind, polite, gracious in everything you do. You have no idea how happy and proud mommy and daddy are that you’re our daughter. We love you always and forever, forever and always.”
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Natalia planning for her admission to college
Natalia’s birthday fell just a week ahead of the anniversary of Kobe’s tragic death. The NBA Star did die alongside his and Gianna Byrant, the second oldest daughter of Venessa. Gianna would have been 13 years old now but she died in a helicopter crash on 26th of January 2020. The Byrant family went through an extremely difficult time and they still had a lot to celebrate. However, Natalia is currently preparing to head off to her college this year. She revealed that the New York University is one of the top choices for her to get admitted to, in a college. She further said that Natalia is counting the University of South California as her second option to get an admission. She added with it that the decision will be made in a few months from now. Indeed, she is all set to take her admission and now she is only thinking about the best option for her to get into!