The league’s second all-time leading scorer, James managed to max out his career and business to more than $1.2 billion in pre-tax profits, according to the publication.
In the NBA, James received salaries of more than $385 million from the three teams he belonged to during his 19 active years: Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat and Lakers.
Off the court, the player has earned more than $900 million in revenue from sponsorships, investments and other projects, such as his starring role in the movie ‘Space Jam: A’ last year. new era”.
His investment in the Blaze Pizza chain is estimated to be around $30 million, while his $80 million in real estate includes two homes in Los Angeles, California, and a mansion in his hometown of Akron, Ohio. .
LeBron had a turbulent final season with the Lakers, missing the playoffs for the fourth time in his career. Still, last May he was number two on Forbes’ annual list of highest-paid athletes with $121.2 million, surpassed only by Argentine soccer player Lionel Messi (130 million).
James is the son of a single mother, Gloria, who gave birth at the age of 16. In his childhood, he had to move several times and live with different parents and even a coach, until he became a basketball star in high school.