Lebron James Net Worth: $1 Billion
|LeBron Raymone James Sr.
|6 ft 9 in (2.06)
|Date of Birth
|December 30, 1984
Lebron Raymone James Sr was born on December 30, 1984, and he is one of the most popular American professionals basketballs players of all time. He is the most valuable player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association and he has a net worth of $1 Billion.
Lebron was born in Akron, Ohio, his mother was 16 years old at the time of his birth. His father was an extensive criminal record and was not part of his life. As long as they had financial difficulties all these years, they couldn’t live a normal life. Therefore, his mother let him move in with the family of Frank Walker, a youth football coach who introduced James to basketball when he was nine years old. After this point, James started playing organized basketball in the fifth grade.
James played basketball for St. Vincent-St. Mary High School in his hometown of Akron Ohio, and he was touted by the media as a future NBA superstar. In the 2003 NBA draft has was selected by the Cavaliers. One year later he was named NBA Rookie of the Year and he soon confirmed himself as one of the league’s premier players, winning the NBA MVP award in 2009 and 2010. In 2010, he joined the Miami Heat and he won his first NBA championships while playing for the Heat in 2012 and 2013.
One year later, in 2014, he re-signed with his previous team, the Cavaliers. In 2016, he led the Cavaliers to win over the Golden State Warriors in the Finals. Two years later, he leave the Cavaliers for the second time and he signed a contract with the Lakers, where he won the 2020 NBA Championship and his fourth MVP. James is also the first player in NBA history that he has a net worth of $1 Billion as an active player. The year after that, James was selected to the NBA 75th Anniversary team, and in 2022 he became the first basketball player in history who get 10.000 or more career points, rebounds, and assists.
Last but not least, James has been featured in books, documentaries, and television commercials. He won 19 EPSY awards, hosted Saturday Night Live, and starred in the sports film Space Jam: A new Legacy. When it comes to his personal life, he has been married since 2013 and he has 3 children.
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