LeBron James Biography – The three-time NBA champion, LeBron James has won many awards as the most valuable player of play-off final games.
The American athlete has participated in 12 All-NBA First Team, two All-NBA Second Team, and five NBA All-Defensive Team matches.
LeBron James Biography
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 met his future wife, Savannah Brinson when he was a high-school student. The school relationship did not finish after young people’s graduation.
Eventually, the 27-year-old sportsman and his beloved one announced they were engaged: it happened at the end of 2011. The next year, in September, the couple married in San Diego; 200 guests were present at the wedding ceremony.
In fall 2014, LeBron’s wife gave birth to a son; the boy was named after his father, James LeBron Jr. The athlete has a tattoo of his first kid on his left arm. In summer 2017, the second son, Bryce Maximus, was born.
LeBron James Awards
- 2002 – Mr. Basketball USA
- 2003 – Naismith Prep Player of the Year
- 2004 – NBA Rookie of the Year
- 2006, 2008 – NBA All-Star Most Valuable Player
- 2009, 2010, 2013 – BET Sportsman of the Year
- 2010, 2012, 2013 – NBA Most Valuable Player
- 2012 – USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year
- 2012, 2013, 2016 – NBA Finals Most Valuable Player
- 2012, 2016 – Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year
- 2013 – Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite Male Athlete
- 2013 – Associated Press Athlete of the Year
- 2014 – Teen Choice Award for Choice Male Athlete
- 2017 – J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award
LeBron James Net Worth
LeBron James is an American professional basketball player who has a net worth of $440 million. Every year, LeBron James earns around $40 million in salary from the NBA and roughly $55 million from endorsements. That brings his total annual income to roughly $100 million.
Between June 2016 and 2017, LeBron earned $86 million. Between June 2017 and June 2018, LeBron earned $85.5 million.
During his first 10 seasons in the NBA, LeBron James earned just over $126 million in salary alone.
During that same time period, LeBron has earned an estimated $326 million from endorsements. When you total it all up, as of this writing, LeBron has earned slightly over $600 million during his career (before taxes and expenses).
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