Lebron James Net Worth 2017: $485 million
LeBron James is an American professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association, he started to play the basketball from his high school and now his total net worth is $485 million.
The 32 year American player was born in Akron, Ohio on December 30, 1984; at the age of nine he was introduced with the basketball by the coach Frank Walker who was local youth football coach, James lead the Amateur Athletic Union basketball for the Northeast Ohio Shooting Stars and the team faced with glorious victory under his command.
He is earning roughly $23 million as he is known as highest paid athlete in NBA season. Since his first season in 2003 he has got $15.5 million annually and he get $203 million from league.
at the age of 18 he was called as no.1 draft for NBA by the by the Cleveland Cavaliers when he entered in NBA season and he got $1 million annually when he signed a five year contract with Upper Deck trading cards.
James made a deal with shoe company named is Nike for eight years, in first deal he got $90 million, or more than $11 million annually, this was a huge amount in that era and he again signed a deal for five years in 2011 for $20 million per year.
Coca-Cola, Dunkin’ Donuts, Samsung, McDonald’s, Microsoft are the companies from which James got a lot amount of money, he is one of the athletes who earned highest amount from million from endorsement deals and James earned $326 from deals.
Due to outstanding performance he has got many awards like Three-time NBA Champion, 13-time NBA All-Star, Two-time NBA All-Star Game MVP, 2012 USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year and Four-time NBA Most Valuable Player.