logo
 GettyImages
GettyImages

Kobe Bryant's Sister Sharia Shares Throwback Photos with Him on Easter & National Siblings Day

Stephen Thompson
Apr 15, 2020
06:30 P.M.

Sharia Washington shared some old pictures with her late brother, Kobe Bryant, as she remembered him on Easter and National Siblings Day. The siblings looked super cool in their retro outfits.

Advertisement

Several people across the world recently celebrated National Siblings Day, and even though Kobe Bryant is no longer here, his sister, Sharia Washington, shared throwback photos of both of them.

In the post shared on her Instagram, Washington and Bryant were pictured rocking retro outfits while in the backseat of a car. With her right arm resting against Kobe, Sharia flashed a smile for the camera.

Kobe Bryant during the 2007 NBA Playoffs at US Airways Center on May 2, 2007. | Source: Getty Images

Kobe Bryant during the 2007 NBA Playoffs at US Airways Center on May 2, 2007. | Source: Getty Images

In celebration of Easter on Sunday, she shared another image that featured her and Kobe posing alongside their other sibling, Shaya.

Following the death of Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, in the January 26 helicopter crash, his older sister has continuously paid tribute to him. In February, Vanessa posted on Instagram:

Advertisement

"My sister-in-law got this cool tattoo to honor #GigiBryant and #Kobe,2~24 forever. Love you, @shariawash."

Advertisement

Vanessa wrote the caption while reposting a picture of a shoulder tattoo, which was in honor of the late NBA star and Gianna.

The black and white tattoo featured Gianna's jersey number "2" and Kobe's "24," with a black mamba snake weaving between the two numbers to form an infinity symbol.

Sharia graduated from Temple University, after which she worked as a volleyball coach for seven years.

Advertisement

Despite cutting off his two sisters financially, Kobe maintained a close relationship with them. Speaking on why he cut them off, the father of four revealed that he realized he had been holding them back by providing for them.

He also revealed that his siblings had been able to come to terms with his decision. He described them as smart college women while adding:

"I'm proud of them. They were able to get their jobs, get their own lives, take care of themselves."

Advertisement

Kobe Bryant further explained that rather than being resentful towards him, the two women were able to discover themselves better after he made the decision.

Sharia graduated from Temple University, after which she worked as a volleyball coach for seven years. She later became the director at the "Serve Receive Foundation," where she worked for another five years.

She presently serves as the director of sales and partnerships at SUN50. SUN50 is an apparel brand that focuses on protection from the sun through their clothing.

Washington currently lives in Los Angeles with her husband Jerrod Washington and their children, two girls and one boy.

Advertisement
info
Please fill in your e-mail so we can share with you our top stories!
By subscribing, you agree to our Privacy Policy
Advertisement
Related posts

David Bromstad’s Siblings Stay Close despite Their Different Life Paths

January 23, 2024

This Clumsy Boy Grew up in the Shadow of His Super Famous Brother — He Turned into a Handsome 'Best Actor'

April 22, 2024

5 Stories about People Finding out Their Siblings Are Actually Their Parents

February 06, 2024

Users Say Brad Pitt's New Partner Is Angelina Jolie's Twin: What Do the Two Women Have in Common?

February 22, 2024

Al Pacino & Beverly D’Angelo’s Beautiful Twin Daughter, 23, Looks ‘So Much’ Like Mom in New Photo

April 10, 2024

Girl Meets Boyfriend’s Family for the 1st Time & Accidentally Exposes His Mom’s Infidelity

March 12, 2024

Cause of Nick Carter’s Sister, Bobbie Jean’s Death at 41 Revealed — Details

February 13, 2024

Garth Brooks' Daughter, 27, Draws Attention Flaunting Her Slim Figure & Fully-Tattooed Arm in Cowboy Outfit

April 04, 2024

Why Did King Charles Sit Apart from Royal Family during Easter Service?

April 03, 2024

5 Celebrities Whose Siblings Look Just like Them: Photos

April 10, 2024

Princess Catherine's Sister Sparks Debate for Vacationing with Family While Her Sister Is Ill – Photos

February 14, 2024

Police Footage from Garrison Brown’s Death Scene Leaked to the Media — Public Is Furious

April 15, 2024

Priscilla Presley Shows Rare Photo with Her Only Son, 37, Who Looks Like Her ‘Male Version’

April 30, 2024

The Princess of Wales’ Children Didn’t Visit Her during Her Two-Week Post-surgery Hospital Stay — Details

February 01, 2024