Natalia Bryant, the eldest daughter of the late Los Angeles Laker phenomenon Kobe Bryant, forges her own legacy as she launches her modeling career with the legendary modeling agency IMG Models.
On Monday IMG Models announced 18-year-old Natalia Bryant as the new addition to the agency through an Instagram post, gaining a repost from Natalia Bryant and her mother Vanessa Bryant. A quote from Natalia Bryant was also included in the caption of IMG Models’ announcement post.
“I have always been interested in fashion since a very young age,” Natalia Bryant said.“ 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.”
Natalia Bryant also shared her gratitude for being added to IMG Modeling’s roster by sharing the news on her own Instagram story, adding “I am beyond thrilled and so honored to be a part of the IMG family.”
Other celebrities, some who are close friends with her mom Vanessa Bryant, also congratulated Natalia Bryant on signing with IMG and pursuing her modeling career. Like the proud mommy she is, Mrs. Bryant reposted the announcement of her daughter Natalia on an Instagram story, adding an “I’m so proud of you” and an “I love you” GIF.
Fellow IMG model Gigi Hadid even welcomed Natalia Bryant to the IMG family, reposting the IMG Natalia Bryant post on her IG story and commenting on Natalia Bryant’s IMG Models post.
Many are excited to see Natalia Bryant thrive in the modeling word and are anticipating her success. IMG is determined to help Ms. Natalia shape her upcoming fashion career.
“Natalia has such a bright future ahead of her, and we were taken aback by her beauty, talent and drive from our first encounter,” IMG Models Senior Vice President Maja Chiesi told WWD. “We’re honored to partner with Natalia in shaping her career in fashion and beauty, and we look forward to connecting her with fresh, exciting opportunities that showcase her multifaceted personality and look.”
With IMG Models behind her, Natalia Bryant is definitely on her way in the modeling world.