LeBron James Net Worth:
LeBron James is an American NBA star who has an estimated net worth of $110 million. LeBron James's basketball salary is $16 million per year but he brings in $45 million per year in salary and endorsements. During his first nine seasons in the NBA LeBron James earned just over $92 million in salary alone. His peak salary year so far has been the 2011-2012 season with the Miami Heat when he earned $16.02 million.
LeBron James was born on December 30, 1984 in Akron, Ohio. When LeBron was just an infant his mother gave him a miniature hoop and basketball which he played with for hours. Soon basketball became LeBron's life and when he was old enough to play for his elementary school he excelled immediately on the court. LeBron attended St Vincent-St Mary high school where as a sophomore he became the youngest person ever to join the USA Today All USA first team. In his junior year he was named the Gatorade National Player of the Year. It was also around this time that he became known as "King James". James began to appear on the cover of "SLAM" magazine and Sports Illustrated even though he was still in high school. It was clear to everyone that LeBron was destined to be an NBA superstar.
James was chosen by the Cleveland Cavaliers as the first overall pick of the 2003 NBA draft. During his first season, LeBron became the youngest player to ever score 40 points a game, as well as the youngest player ever to be voted Rookie of the Year. In addition to playing for the Cavaliers he has also played for United States Olympic basketball team where he won bronze and a gold medals the 2004 and 2008 Olympics respectively. In 2012, LeBron lead the Miami heat to win his first NBA title, he was also voted MVP of the series. James has two children with his high school love Savannah Brinson.
In July 2010 LeBron announced he had decided to sign with the Miami Heat in a controversial move that many critics say alienated his home state fan base. In Miami LeBron joins Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh and together they won the 2012 NBA Championship.
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