LeBron James Net Worth
Who is Lebron James?
LeBron Raymone James Sr was born and brought up in Akron, Ohio. Born on December 30th, 1984, this world-famous basketball player has stunned the court and made his position with tough hard work and determination. Lebron James has been playing as an American professional basketball player for Cleveland Cavaliers of National Basketball Association since 2003. At the very ripe age of 19, Lebron James entered as a basketball professional player for NBA after getting selected by his home team Cleveland Cavaliers.
Lebron James Net Worth
Lebron James is currently assigned under $100 million 3 years deal with Cavs making him the most earned basketball personality. Being featured in numerous brands, documentaries, films and advertisements he himself has also involved into business. Apart from that he is also into charity.
He is major companies favorite representing Coca Cola, Verizon, Intel, Nike, Kia Motor etc. He has now been inked with lifetime deal with Nike and has been representing it since he was 18 years old, that can earn him $1 billion. As told by Spotrac, across 15 NBA seasons, James will have earned $233.89 million along with 2017-2018. He is the second highest player this season after Stephen Curry earning whooping amount of $33.286 million as base salary.
He is also engaged in business world, having 10 percent share in Blaze Pizza franchise and involved as a co-owner of Spring Hill entertainment.
Lebron James life history
Born to a 16-year-old mother Gloria Marie James, Lebron James had a tough life. Her mother raised him on her own. As the kid grew up, it was become a struggle for both of them in shifting from apartment to apartment neighborhoods of Akron where her mother was having a tough time in finding work. In order to provide her a stable and respectable life her mother allowed him to move into Frank walker’s family who was a youth football coach. Frank walker introduced James to basketball at the age of 9.
What is James Lebron known for?
James has now become one of world’s most popular basketball player. Breaking off all the records he has also comes under the list of richest sportspersons. His very first contract signed was of worth $12.9 million. He has been winner of NBA Championships three times and won four times NBA most valuable player awards. He has also won two Olympic golds, NA scoring title and three NBA Finals MVP Awards along with three NBA All-Star Game MVP Awards. He has consecutively reached NBA finals for the 7th time making a record, he has also All-NBA first teamer for the 11th time and all defensive first teamer for the fifth time.
One of the charitable ventures of Lebron James is LeBron James Family Foundation working for school aged children in improvising their lives and making better their quality of life. According to Celebrity Net Worth, James Lebro’s total worth is $400 million. So, we learn a tough lesson from Lebron James, that no matter how hard life acts on you, proper determination and hard work will always make you reach heights.