LeBron James Net Worth & Biography

LeBron James net worth is $1 billion and he is one of the richest basketball players of the world. He is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the NBA. Real name of King James is LeBron Raymone James Sr. who was born on December 30, 1984 in Akron, Ohio, United States. He plays as Power forward, Small forward for his team. James is famous for being four-time champion, four-time MVP, 19-time All-Star, and the highest-paid NBA player.

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LeBron James Net Worth

LeBron James Net Worth & Quick Facts

Full NameLeBron Raymone James Sr.
Nickname King James
LeBron James Net Worth $1 billion
ProfessionBasketball Player
Date of BirthDecember 30, 1984
Place of BirthAkron, Ohio, United States
Height6 feet 8 inches
206 cm
2.06 m
FamilyMother: Gloria
Spouse: Savannah Brinson
Children: LeBron Jr., Bryce Maximus James, Zhuri James
Teams in NBAThe Cleveland Cavaliers,
Miami Heat,
The Los Angeles Lakers.
Jersey #23

Early Life of LeBron James

LeBron James was born on December 30, 1984 in Akron, Ohio, United States. In 1999, he admitted in St. Vincent-St. Mary High School to join basketball team. He scored 18 points per game in the beginning of his career. In the second year of his graduation in the high school, he was the first student selected for the award of USA Today All-USA First Team. His team won the Division III state title two times consecutively. His school earned the top national ranking that year. He also remained PARADE magazine’s High School Boys Basketball Player of the Year. James emerged as one of the NBA’s leading players in few years. LeBron James net worth was increased rapidly and he became a billionaire now.

Career of LeBron James

In 2003, LeBron James was picked in NBA Draft and signed a contract with The Cleveland Cavaliers. He proved him as a valuable addition to the struggling franchise. He became the first member of the Cleveland Cavaliers franchise who won the NBA Rookie of the Year Award in the age of only 20 years. LeBron James is the youngest player to receive this award. His average score was 20 points per game and became one of the three rookies to achieve this goal like Michael Jordan and Oscar Robertson. He left the Cleveland Cavaliers franchise in 2010 and joined Miami Heat.

In 2013, he became the youngest player to score 20,000 points. Miami Heat also won two consecutive NBA championship due to LeBron James performance.

He rejoined the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2014 and performed quite nicely for it after that. He missed 13 of 82 games in 2014- 15 due to injury.King James made eight consecutive appearance in the NBA Finals.

LeBron James Net Worth

In 2018, King James signed a contract of $153.3 million for four years with the Los Angeles Lakers.

James won two  consecutive Olympic gold of 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games.

Family of LeBron James

LeBron James married to Savannah Brinson on September 14, 2013 in San Diego. Savannah Brinson is his high school sweetheart and friend. James has two sons and one daughter. His first son, LeBron Jr. was born in October 2004 whereas his second son, Bryce Maximus James was born on June 14, 2007. James’ daughter, Zhuri James was born on October 22, 2014.

In 2004, LeBron James established the LeBron James Family Foundation along his mother Gloria, to help out children and single-parent families. This foundation also builds playgrounds in economically disadvantaged areas.

LeBron James Net Worth & Assets

LeBron James Net Worth

LeBron James earned $31 million salary in 2016-17. He also signed a four-year, $153.3 million contract with the Lakers in 2018. He has signed a contract of $90 million with Nike in 2003. Other contracts are with Intel,  Coca-Cola and Kia Motors. King James has yearly earnings of $88.7 million and he is the NBA’s highest-earning player.

James started a production company with a name of SpringHill. He has made investments in various sports franchises. James also earns income from Instagram where he makes about $428,000 per sponsored Instagram post and he has 158 million followers on Instagram.

LeBron James has bought various luxurious cars including a Ferrari for himself, one for his wife and a Porsche for his mother. He owns a 30,000-square-foot compound in Akron, Ohio and  he purchased a  mansion in Los Angeles with $23 million.

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