The widow of late Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant, Vanessa, shared emotional posts on her Instagram account on Tuesday to mark her daughter Natalia’s 18th birthday.
Firstly, Vanessa Bryant shared a cute photo of her daughter, Natalia, on Instagram and penned down a heartfelt wish to honor her daughter’s 18th birthday in the caption.
Happy Birthday! Mommy and Daddy are so proud of the young lady that you are. 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, and gracious in everything that 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. Happy 18th birthday to our firstborn, Natalia, our principessa!
Mommy, Daddy, Gigi, BB, and Koko.”
Check out her first post right below.
A few hours after her first post, Vanessa shared yet another emotional post on Instagram, but this time, Natalia was not alone. As you might see in the post right below, Vanessa shared an adorable throwback photo of her late husband, Kobe Bryant, holding a young Natalia in his arms.
“Daddy’s little princess, Natalia. ❤️ 🎉 🎂 🎉#18 #BirthdayGirl.”
Check out her second post: