Kobe Bryant’s 13-year-old daughter Gianna, nicknamed Gigi, was also onboard the private helicopter that crashed on Sunday.
Gigi has died alongside her father in the chopper crash, representative of the former basketball player has confirmed the news while talking to TMZ Sports.
It was reported earlier that the former LA Lakers star and 5-time NBA champion was among the passengers in a helicopter that crashed in Calabasas.
According to media reports, Bryant’s wife, Vanessa Bryant, with whom he shares four children, was not onboard.
According to the Los Angeles Times, chopper crash occurred around 10 a.m. local time amid foggy conditions in the hills overlooking Calabasas, killing all 5 people on board.
The chopper crash sparked a brush fire on the impact that hampered initial rescue efforts.
Kobe Bryant is survived by his wife Vanessa, 37, and their daughters Natalia, 17, Bianka, 3, and Capri, 7 months.