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Kobe Bryant divorce: Wife Vanessa gets $18.8 million in property

January 21, 2012 |  6:10 am
In her divorce from Kobe Bryant, wife Vanessa will get 3 mansions

Kobe Bryant's divorce from his wife Vanessa has not be finalized, but Orange County property records show the couple is beginning to distribute their assets.

Three mansions in Newport Beach's upscale Newport Coast community have recently placed in Vanessa Bryant's name.

The three properties have a total value of $18.8 million, according to property records on file at the Orange County Clerk-Recorders Office in Santa Ana.

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Neither of the attorneys representing the couple was available for comment Friday.

Vanessa Bryant filed a divorce petition in Orange County Superior Court in December, citing "irreconcilable differences." The couple released a joint statement then saying that they had "resolved all issues incident to their divorce privately."

The couple did not have a prenuptial agreement, Vanessa Bryant's mother previously told a Times reporter. If true, she would be entitled to half of their community property.

Some estimates put Kobe Bryant's net worth at $150 million. Legal experts said Vanessa Bryant will probably receive at least $75 million in addition to ongoing spousal and child support.


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--Michael Reicher, Times Community News