LeBron James is an American professional basketball player. LeBron Raymone James was born on the 30th of December, 1984 in Akron, Ohio, USA and is the son of Anthony McClelland and Gloria Marie James.
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LeBron James’s childhood was not a happy and easy one as his father had a criminal record and wasn’t involved in LeBron James education and his mother was very young ( she born him at age of 16) and tried to find a good job without good results. That supposed to move often and, after changing a lot of jobs and apartments, she decided to let LeBron James to move in a new family for a stable environment – Frank Walker’s family.
Frank Walker was a local football coach and he introduced LeBron in basketball at age of nine. LeBron James is athletic and had the perfect body for basketball sport.
LeBron James started to play organized basketball in the fifth grade. The next step was to play for Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) basketball for the Northeast Ohio Shooting Stars and after that, LeBron James attended St. Vincent–St. Mary High School where the national media catalogued him as the future “NBA superstar”. While he was playing for St. Vincent–St. Mary High School, NBA superstars like Shaquille O’Neal attended to his games.
LeBron James is an incredible talent on the basketball court, being considered a cult hero for the basketball world. Americans will forever be grateful to this bundle of skills, for all what he has done to put the name of his fatherland on the world map. LeBron James has led America to two Olympic gold medals. He has won many individual honors as well to uplift his country. He began showing traces of things to come right from his high school days. Besides his native skills, LeBron James also worked to gain this performance.
LeBron James’s debut was in 2003-2004 years when he played for his hometown team, Cleveland Cavaliers. It was a great season for him and at the end of it he has been declared the “NBA Rookie of the Year”.
In 2010, LeBron James departed from Cleveland Cavaliers and signed with the Miami Heat. With his new team, Miami Heat, LeBron won in 2012 his first NBA championship. He had the same good results next year also – by winning the 2013 NBA championship. His contract with Miami Heat team lasted four seasons and in 2014 he left them and the next step was to re-sign with Cleveland Cavaliers. In 2016, LeBron James took the Cavaliers to their first NBA championship.
In 2018, LeBron James opted and signed a contract with Los Angeles Lakers Team.
Starting with 2011 year, LeBron James is ranked by ESPN and Sports Illustrated as the best player in the NBA. In 2008 and in 2012 he was the winner of Olympic Gold Medal Winner.
LeBron James, besides popularity, gained also a fortune from an early age. At 21 years old, he was listed on Forbes 2006 on the Richest Young Celebrities List with $22.5 million earnings in 2005. His net worth grown constantly and in 2018 he has an estimated net worth of $440 million. LeBron James is one of the highest paid from baksteball sport world.
In the daily life, LeBron James is known also as an active supporter of non-profit organizations such as After-School All-Stars, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, and Children’s Defense Fund. He has also founded his own charity foundation named “LeBron James Family Foundation” through which he organized numerous events to raise and donate moneys for different causes, especially to help children to reach their goals in life.
LeBron James signed deals with famous brand as Nike, Intel, Verizon, Coca-Cola, Beats by Dre and Kia Motors.
LeBron James performed also as actor in “Crazy Amy” (2015), “Shooting Stars” and “Space Jam 2” productions. “Shooting Stars”, not released yet, is directed by Chris Robinson and it is a production that highlights the story of LeBron and his group of friends from Akron.
In the personal life, James has been dated with four women who are all in his past. Actually, he is married to Savannah Brinson and they have three children (LeBron James Jr. (b. 2004), Bryce Maximus James (b. 2007) and Zhuri Nova James (b. 2014) ). LeBron James met Savannah in high school and they are together since then. He proposed Savannah on 31 December 2011 when they were celebrating the New Year’s Eve and LeBron’s anniversary. The wedding ceremony had place on 14 September 2013 in San Diego, California.
LeBron James and Savannah’s marriage is based on love, respect and understanding. LeBron James is appreciating very much his wife and declared that she is the “boss” at home: “I’m gone a lot, so she is the boss of the household; she’s the rule-setter. It’s hard for me to go on the road for two and half weeks and then come home and tell my kids, ‘Look, this is how it should be done’ when she’s been home every day.”
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LeBron James Net Worth 2020
- Full Name : LeBron Raymone James
- Nickname : King James
- Occupation: Professional basketball player
- Age: 34 years old
- Date of Birth: 30 December 1984
- Place of Birth: Akron, Ohio, USA
- Gender: Male
- Star: Capricorn
- Eye color: Brown
- Hair color: Dark Brown
- Nationality: American
LeBron James Body Measurements
- Height in feet: 6 ft 8 inches
- Height in cm: 203 cm
- Weight in kg: 113 kg
- Weight in pounds: 250 lbs
- Measurements: 46-36-17
- Parents: Anthony McClelland and Gloria Marie James
- Siblings: none
- Children: LeBron James Jr., Bryce Maximus (sons) and Zhuri James (daughter)
- Wife: Savannah Brinson (2000 to present)