Kobe Bryant and wife Vanessa celebrate birth of fourth girl Capri Kobe

Kobe Bryant and his wife Vanessa are celebrating the arrival of their fourth daughter. 

The 40-year-old basketball legend, who has been married since 2001, shared the news with his fans on social media and announced they'd named the baby girl Capri Kobe Bryant. 

The couple are also parents to daughters Natalia, 16, Gianna, 13, Bianka, 2. 

"We are beyond excited that our baby girl 'Koko' has arrived #BryantBunch #4princesses #blessed," Kobe wrote.  

"So thankful for our newest baby blessing," Vanessa added in a statement.    

During Vanessa's fourth pregnancy, Kobe revealed that they want to try for a son to make their family 'complete'. 

Baby joy: Vanessa and Kobe Bryant, pictured here at the Vanity fair Oscars party in February, have welcomed their fourth daughter

Baby joy: Vanessa and Kobe Bryant, pictured here at the Vanity fair Oscars party in February, have welcomed their fourth daughter 

He told Extra that Vanessa is excited about growing their family further. 

'I think she wants a boy more than I do,' the Lakers superstar joked, adding, 'I love having girls — I'm super, super excited about that.'

'She is as well,' he said of his wife.  'She wanted a boy so he can be Mama's boy forever - that sort of thing. We'll see if I can deliver, I don't know.'

Bryant was promoting new book The Wizenard Series: Training Camp, and joked that his wife was teasing him about giving her all daughters. 

Family man: Kobe (R), wife Vanessa Bryant (L) and daughters Natalia (2nd from R) and Gianna (3rd from R) celebrate the Lakers' NBA championship with Goofy at Disneyland on June 22, 2010

Family man: Kobe (R), wife Vanessa Bryant (L) and daughters Natalia (2nd from R) and Gianna (3rd from R) celebrate the Lakers' NBA championship with Goofy at Disneyland on June 22, 2010

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