Basketball legend Kobe Bryant's daughter Natalie Bryant signs modelling contract within weeks of turning 18


Late basketball legend Kobe Bryant's elder daughter Natalie Bryant has signed a modeling contract with a leading agency.

"I have always been interested in fashion since a very young age. I have a love for the industry and ever since I can remember I wanted to model. There is a lot to learn but I feel this is a great opportunity for me to learn and express myself creatively. I am beyond thrilled and honored to be a part of the IMG family," Natalie announced on Instagram.

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The move comes within weeks of Natalie turning 18. Her contract is with IMG, which also handles Chrissy Teigen and Karlie Kloss, according to

Natalie was welcomed by a string of celebrities in the world of glamour including Olivia Munn, Jennifer Meyar and Gigi Hadid.