Born on December 30, 1984, American professional basketball player, LeBron James has been called the best basketball player in the world and regarded by some other quarters as the greatest player of all time.
With three NBA championships, four NBA Most Valuable Player Awards, three NBA Finals MVP Awards, and two Olympic gold medals, he is not only successful on the court but off it as well. He is one of three players to hold this achievement of being more successful off the court than on it (the other two are Russell Westbrook and Stephen Curry).
Lebron James’ Net Worth
The net worth of LeBron James is quite an intriguing interest for several millions of his fans all over the globe. According to Forbes, he is the highest paid player of 2019 with a total earning of $88.7 million and an estimated net worth of $450 million.
After playing for the Cleveland Cavaliers for many years, since 2003, he decided to become a free agent and eventually In 2010, he made an assignment to the Miami Heat on a top contract. He receives estimated total earnings of $64.5 Million a year from endorsement and on the salary base agreement.
The newest LeBron James contract with the Los Angeles Lakers has all chances of becoming one of the most successful deals in the athlete’s career. It is a four-year contract and is worth approximately $154 million! The final year is a $41 million player option.
Endorsements, Deals And Contracts
As a successful player, he has several endorsements, deals and contracts with partners which include Nike, Coca-Cola, Beats By Dre, Blaze Pizza and 2K Sports.
His contract with Nike is a lifetime agreement that is reportedly worth more than $1 billion. He first signed the deal in 2003 and it was meant to be for seven years and was worth $93 million at the time.
He is reported to have about a 10 percent share in the Blaze Pizza restaurant chain. This may be the reason why he has also appeared in promotional campaigns for this restaurant. Besides that, the athlete has co-founded SpringHill Entertainment, a production company, and owns a video platform known as UNINTERRUPTED.
Other records on his endorsement list include Intel, KIA, McDonald’s, Microsoft, Samsung, Verizon, and more.
His earnings are expected to only increase as the years go by.