Natalia Diamante Bryant (January 19, 2003) is an American volleyball player who attended Sage Hill High School in Los Angeles, California. A junior middle hitter for her high school team, she has repeatedly drawn attention from national sports media. She is the daughter of the late Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant.
Bryant is the oldest daughter of the late NBA legend Kobe Bryant and model Vanessa Bryant and has three siblings. She has two younger sisters named Bianka and Capri. She also had a younger sister named Gianna who passed away in January 2020. Bryant is the granddaughter of Joe Bryant and great-niece of John "Chubby" Cox.
On January 26, 2020, Bryant's 41-year-old father Kobe Bryant and 13-year-old sister Gianna were killed in a helicopter crash near Calabasas, California.
High School Career
Despite her father's basketball fame, Bryant grew up without a passion for the game and preferred volleyball. Starting in her freshman season, Bryant played volleyball for Sage Hill at the middle hitter position. Her highlight videos immediately helped her gain popularity on the Internet and appeared in The Washington Post. Bryant saw significant improvement as a sophomore and helped her team win their second straight title. She also plays club volleyball at the Mamba Sports Academy,