Kobe Bryant’s One-Year Death Anniversary


Milliani Mares, Writer

On Jan. 26, 2020, Kobe and his daughter, Gianna Bryant, and 9 other people killed in a helicopter accident in Calabasas, just north of Los Angeles. Kobe was 41 and Gianna was 13.


The former Los Angeles Lakers star, known as one of the greatest NBA players of all-time, and Gianna were remembered by stars who shared touching tributes to social media on Tuesday.

“Late Show” host Jimmy Fallow shared a throwback clip of the athlete Kobe Bryant appearing on his show. “Can’t believe it’s been a year since we lost #KobeBryant. Celebrating his life today, and feeling grateful to have known him,” Fallon wrote.

“I can’t believe it’s been one year since we experienced the tragic loss of my brother, my friend, Kobe Bryant. It still doesn’t feel real. Kobe was so much more than just a basketball player and he was destined for even more greatness,” the former MLB pro tweeted.

Actress Viola Davis said Kobe and Gianna are “missed and loved.”