LeBron James Net Worth: What is this basketball player worth?

LeBron James is a professional basketball player who plays Small forward for the Cleveland Cavaliers as number 23. James’s weight is 250 pounds. James was born on December 30, 1984, in Akron, Ohio. James’s height is 6 ft 8 in. This article takes a deep dive into LeBron James’s net worth.

Name: LeBron James
Age: 35
Born: 12/30/1984
Country: United States
Profession: Basketball Player
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LeBron James Career and Earnings/Salary

In high school, LeBron James played basketball for St. Vincent-St. Mary High School; (Akron, Ohio). James started playing professionally in 2003. In the 2003 National Basketball Association draft, James was chosen number 1 in round 1 by the Cleveland Cavaliers.

James played for the Cleveland Cavaliers during 2003-2009 as well as the Miami Heat in 2010-2013. Later, James played for the Cleveland Cavaliers throughout 2014-present. Some of the highlights of LeBron James’s career include: 3× List of NBA champions, 3× Bill Russell NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award, 4× NBA Most Valuable Player Award, 14× List of NBA All-Stars, 2× NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Award, 11× All-NBA Team, 2× All-NBA Team, 5× NBA All-Defensive Team, NBA All-Defensive Team, NBA Rookie of the Year Award, List of National Basketball Association annual scoring leaders, J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award, 2× Associated Press Athlete of the Year, 2× Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year, United States Basketball Male Athlete of the Year, 2× Mr. Basketball United States, Naismith Prep Player of the Year Award, McDonald’s All-American Game, and 3× Ohio Mr. Basketball.

James won a gold medal in the 2008 Summer Olympics in the 2008 United States men’s Olympic basketball team event. James won a gold medal in the 2012 Summer Olympics in the 2012 United States men’s Olympic basketball team event. James won a bronze medal in the 2004 Summer Olympics in the 2004 United States men’s Olympic basketball team event. James won a bronze medal in the 2006 FIBA World Championship. James won a gold medal in the 2007 FIBA Americas Championship.

LeBron James Net Worth

Player annual payments vary between $20,000 and tens of millions of dollars per annum, depending on a number of considerations. Although on average, NBA players earn a salary of about $2 million, a few with D-league crossover contracts receive as little as $50,000. The salary cap for NBA players is around $100 million, although currently nobody makes anywhere near that amount. The top players in the NBA earn nearly $35 million. Outside of the NBA, yearly earnings can dip below $20,000 per year for minor league teams.

LeBron James net worth in 2018 was $400 Million. Our estimate for LeBron James net worth as of 2020 is approximately $450 Million.