Vanessa Bryant, widow of late NBA star Kobe Bryant paid emotional tribute to her late daughter Gianna Bryant, who would have celebrated her 15th birthday.
On Saturday, Vansessa, 38, shared a touching tribute on social her Instagram handle. She wrote, "Dear Gianna, Happy 15th Birthday."
"I love you! I miss you everyday! I wish you were here with us. There are no words to express how much I miss you. I love you Mamacita!" she wrote alongside a beautiful throwback photo. The mother-daughter duo can be seen flaunting their bright smiles for the camera.
Vanessa shared the same picture on her Instagram Stories and wrote, "Mommy, Daddy, Nani, B.B. and Koko love you and miss you so much!"
Recently, Vanessa relaunched Kobe's charitable non-profit as Mamba & Mambacita Sports Foundation, and to pay tribute to the late father-daughter duo, she has announced to release a collection of clothes inspired by her daughter.
Last month, Vanessa paid heartfelt tribute to late husband Kobe on what would have been their 20th anniversary
"Happy Anniversary, baby. I love you. 20 years. kobebryant," Vanessa wrote on April 18, while sharing a photo from their wedding day. She later posted a video of herself and Kobe, expressing, "I love you for now, forever and for always."
The 41-year-old NBA legend and their 13-year-old daughter tragically died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, Calif. in 2020, along with seven others. Including Vanessa, the father-daughter duo were survived by the couple's daughters Natalia, 18, Bianka, 4, and Capri, 20 months old.