LeBron James is officially a billionaire. According to Sportico, Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James has now earned over $1 billion dollars between his on-court and off-court endeavors.
Who is the first NBA player to become a billionaire?
But a milestone reached off the court could be his most impressive feat yet. James is the first NBA player to earn a billion dollars in salary and endorsement money while playing, with Michael Jordan the first to reach the milestone but having done so after he retired.
How much is LeBron James Worth 2021?
Now, he’s well on his way to surpassing even Michael Jordan’s net worth. As of 2021, the net worth of LeBron James is $500 million. He has a lifetime deal with Nike worth a whopping $1 billion. Every year, LeBron James earns around $40 million in salary from the NBA and roughly $55 million from endorsements.
How much is LeBron James Worth?
James has earned more than $1 billion during his 18-year career, with nearly $400 million in salary and more than $600 million in off-the-court earnings, but that doesn’t make him a billionaire. After accounting for taxes, spending and investment returns, Forbes estimates James’ net worth to be about $850 million.
Who is the richest NBA Player 2021?
Richest NBA Players | 2021 Table
|Rank||Player||Total Net Worth|
|1||LeBron James||$400 Million|
|2||Stephen Curry||$60 Million|
|3||Kevin Durant||$150 Million|
|4||James Harden||$72 Million|
Who is the richest athlete?
Forbes’ 2021 List of Richest Athletes in the World has Conor McGregor #1; Lebron James is #5
- Lewis Hamilton.
- Tom Brady.
- Kevin Durant.
- Stephen Curry.
- Naomi Osaka.
- Tiger Woods.
- Russell Westbrook.
- Patrick Mahomes.
How did LeBron earn a billion?
According to Sportico, Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James has now earned over $1 billion dollars between his on-court and off-court endeavors. James has earned $346 million from his NBA contracts and $700 million from various off-court deals like sponsorships, his media companies and investments.
Who is the richest person in the world 2021?
Bezos, the longtime Amazon CEO and now executive chairman, has been the world’s richest for most of 2021. Bezos began the year in first place and, after briefly dropping to No. 2, he regained the No.1 spot for about four months from mid-January until May.