LeBron James Net Worth (2020)

LeBron James Net Worth (2020)

LeBron James Net Worth

           The Profile                   
NameLeBron Raymone James Sr 
Age35
ProfessionNBA Player/ Entrepreneur
CountryUnited States of America
Net Worth$480 million

How much is LeBron James net worth? 

LeBron James is widely regarded as one of the greatest NBA players of all-time. He started his great basketball displays from high school and was the first overall draft pick for Cleveland cavaliers in 2003. He has seen many successful stints in NBA with teams like Miami Heat, Cavaliers and Lakers. 

LeBron James net worth is a huge check as he is always on the list of highest paid athletes in the world. He earns hugely from salaries and endorsement deals with Nike being the most significant company James has sponsorship deal with. 

Early Life 

LeBron Raymone James Sr was born on December 30, 1984 in Akron, Ohio. His mother was just 16 years old when she gave birth to him and had to grow up without his father who was with high criminal records. 

James was introduced to basketball at the age of 9 by a local youth football coach Frank Walker whom James stayed with his family. He led the Northeast Ohio shooting stars alongside his friends Sian Cotton, Dru Joyce III and Willie McGee to success on local and national level while playing Amateur Athlete union (AAU) basketball. 

Career 

Basketball (NBA)

LeBron James's NBA Career

LeBron James met his first success in high school basketball breaking records and touted by the national media as the future of NBA. The superstar joined Cleveland Cavaliers in 2003 as the first overall draft pick. 

In his first season with the Cavaliers, LeBron was named 2003-04 NBA Rookie of the Year. The NBA star went ahead to establish himself vastly as one of the league's premier players Winning the NBA MVP Awards in 2009 and 2010.

In 2010, James moved to Miami Heat as a free agent after his stint with Cleveland Cavaliers which didn't get him a championship. He later got what he wanted but with Miami Heat, winning his first two NBA championships in 2012 and 2013. LeBron received lots of awards during these seasons like NBA MVP and finals MVP. 

LeBron James handed Cleveland their first championship in 52 years in 2016 when he led them to victory in the NBA finals over Golden State Warriors after returning form Miami Heat in 2004.

He signed with Los Angeles Lakers in 2018 after a successful stint with the Cavaliers. On January 25, 2020 James passed the Miami Heat legend Kobe Bryant for third on the all-time regular season scoring list unfortunately the following day was when Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash. 

His playing style which is athletic and versatile has drawn comparisons to Hall of Famers Oscar Robertson, Magic Johnson and Micheal Jordan. James has been ranked by ESPN as the best player in NBA since 2011.

The player is widely considered as one of the greatest basketball players in NBA history and he's always in strong comparism with basketball legend Micheal Jordan. 

Career Highlights 
  • NBA Champion: 3X
  • NBA All Star: 16X
  • NBA Most Valuable Player: 4X
  • NBA All Star Game MVP: 3X
  • NBA finals MVP: 3X
  • USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year: 1X
  • NBA Rookie of the Year: 1X
  • NBA All Defensive First Team: 5X
  • All NBA First Team: 12X
  • AP Athlete of the Year: 3X
Entrepreneurship

LeBron James Entrepreneurship

Many see LeBron James only as a basketball player but that's not the reality. His portfolio has expanded beyond just being one of the biggest NBA stars in history, indulging into many investments and media ventures.

In 2012, James invested in Blaze Pizza and now the company has become the fastest growing food chain in the US of all time. This deal with the pizza chain made him leave the deal he had with McDonalds. His original investment of $1 million has turned into $35 million and still increasing. 

James landed a thrillingly invasive talk show on HBO which is known as "The Shop". The Show's format is simple, he gathers his celebrity friends together in a barbers shoo sitting to talk about fame, race and culture. "The Shop" represents the most logical extension of LeBron James media company, Uninterrupted. 

Speaking of Uninterrupted, $15.8 million was invested into the company from Warner Bros Entertainment in 2015. The multimedia network was created by LeBron James and his partner Maverick Carter. He also built the production company, SpringHill Entertainment. The mission of the company is to empower greatness in every individual from creators consumers. 

What is LeBron James net worth?

As of 2020, LeBron James net worth is estimated at $480 million. He is one of the richest athletes in the worldt and also a top ranker on our richest basketball players in the world list. 

What is LeBron James salary?

The current salary of the NBA superstar is over $37 million annually making him the sixth highest paid NBA player with five others topping him. During James first ten seasons in the NBA, he earned over $126 million in salary alone. He also earned an estimated $326 million from endorsements during those periods. 

What are LeBron James sponsorship deals?

James at the age of 18 signed his first Nike endorsement deal and the deal paid him $90 million over seven years, $12.8 million per year. He currently earns $20 million per year from the sportswear company. LeBron signed a lifetime deal with Nike in 2015 worth over $1 billion. 

He has endorsement deals with the likes of Baskin Robbin's, McDonalds, Microsoft, state farm, Coca-Cola, Dunkin Donuts, Samsung and more. 

Most Expensive Things Owned By LeBron James 

5) Ferrari F430 Spider 

LeBron James owns a Ferrari F430 Spider

LeBron James is a Ferrari lover. The Ferrari F340 Spider cost LeBron $154,000. The custom made car features a lightweight V8 engine that produced 490 horsepower. The spider is capable of accelerating from 0-62 mph in a mere 4.1 seconds and achieve a top speed in excess of 193mph.

4) Rolex Watch Collection 

Rolex watch collection of LeBron James

He owns an impressive collection of Rolex wristwatches. James likes to add to his awesome luxury watch collection whenever he hits a major milestone in his NBA career. The collection includes a Rolex Day-Day II,  Rolex Yatch-Master II and a Rolex Sky Dweller. 

3) Coconut Groove Mansion

LeBron James owns a mansion in Coconut Groove

The $9 million mansion owned by LeBron is located in coconut groove, Miami Florida. The property spreads over an area of 15,000 square feet with lush palm trees, sprawling gardens and tight security. It bears a Yatch dock, 6 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms. 

2) Ohio Mansion 

Ohio Mansion of LeBron James

In 2003, LeBron James purchased the mansion for annual $2.1 million while he was on his first stint with Cleveland Cavaliers. Renovations have seen the property to expand over 35,400 square feet. The home is worth about $9.2 million currently. 

1) Gulfstream G280

Gulfstream G280

James has a Gulfstream G280 that is worth around $22 million. The NBA star sure loves luxury and their won't be an exception while traveling. 

Motivational Quotes To Learn From LeBron James 

1) I hear that word pressure all the time. There is a lot of pressure put on me, but I don’t put a lot of pressure on myself. I feel if I play my game, it will take care of itself.

2) I hear my friends and my mom tell me I’m special, but honestly, I still don’t get it.

3) I think, team first. It allows me to succeed, it allows my team to succeed.

4) Dream as if you’ll live forever. Live as if you’ll die today.

5) Don’t be afraid of failure. This is the way to succeed.

6) I treated it like every day was my last day with a basketball.

7) I’m going to use all my tools, my God-given ability, and make the best life I can with it.

8) Warren Buffett told me once and he said always follow your gut. When you have that gut feeling, you have to go with don’t go back on it.

9) I think the reason why I am who I am today is because I went through those tough times when I was younger.

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