News Vanessa Bryant Wishes Husband Kobe a Happy 38th Birthday With Adorable Throwback Pic By Raphael Chestang 3:58 PM PDT, August 23, 2016 Getty Images NBA legend Kobe Bryant turned 38 on Tuesday in the sweetest way possible, as his wife of 15 years, Vanessa, took to Instagram to celebrate the occasion. "Happy 38th birthday, baby!" Vanessa wrote. "We love you so much. Here's to many more healthy and happy years! XO With Love, V, Nani, Gigi and [baby emoji with a pink bow]!" View this post on InstagramA post shared by Vanessa Bryant 🦋 (@vanessabryant)Last month, Vanessa announced that she was pregnant with the couple's third baby girl after daughters, Natalia, 13, and Gianna, 10. The pregnancy news came just three months after Kobe played the final game of his 20-year career as a Los Angeles Laker, when he led the team to a 101-96 win over the Utah Jazz.WATCH: Vanessa Bryant Shows Off Baby Bump on Kids Choice Sports Awards CarpetVanessa debuted her burgeoning baby bump at the Kids Choice Sports Awards in Los Angeles in July, as she walked the orange carpet in a burgundy long-sleeve dress with strappy heels and a black choker.Kobe Bryant in His Own Words: A Tribute to the Laker Legend This video is unavailable because we were unable to load a message from our sponsors. If you are using ad-blocking software, please disable it and reload the page.