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LeBron James

Nickname(s):
King James

Birth Name:
LeBron Raymone James

Date of Birth:
December 30, 1984

Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn

Religion:
Roman Catholic

Height:
6 ft 7.25 in (201 cm)

$100 million *estimated for 2013

LeBron James is a professional American basketball player with an estimated net worth of $100 million. At the moment he plays for the Miami Heat of the NBA. James was the beloved star guard for the Cleveland Cavaliers until he left for Miami as a free agent in 2010.

James was a phenomenon at high school. He skipped college to jump straight to the NBA, at the same time signing a $90 million endorsement deal with Nike. He became a popular and marketable player. In 2006 James signed a $60 million contract with the Cavaliers that kept them through the 2009 – 2010 season. When the contract ended, he signed with Miami Heat, forming a presumed super-trio with Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh.

In April 2011, LeBron James partnered with Fenway Sports Group to manage his business interests. As part of the deal, James received a small stake in FSG-owned football club, Liverpool. James is now the proud owner of a $50 million mansion that was once owned by famed NBA coach Pat Riley.

James has endorsement contracts with Nike, Sprite, GlacĂ©au, Bubblicious, Upper Deck, McDonald’s and State Farm. In 2011 James became the new global brand ambassador for luxury Swiss watchmaker Audemars Piguet. He will in addition collaborate to produce his own limited-edition watch, for which he will donate the proceeds from any future auctions of these watches to his charity, the LeBron James Family Foundation.

LeBron James's Popularity

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