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LeBron James’ billion-dollar dunk

The Los Angeles Lakers star has signed numerous endorsements and business ventures over the years, propelling him to new heights today.

The 18-time National Basketball Association (NBA) all-star, 4-time NBA champion, and 2-time Olympic gold medalist, LeBron James has hit yet another milestone, which hasn’t been done by any other NBA player ever.

LeBron James has a habit of breaking records off the court as well. According to Forbes, James is the first active NBA player to become a billionaire totalling $1.2 billion in pretax earnings after a hugely lucrative year (following a remarkably distinguished career thus far).

The Los Angeles Lakers star has signed numerous endorsements and business ventures over the years, propelling him to new heights today. Let’s see LeBron James’ endorsements, net worth, investments, and charitable contributions.

Endorsements:

LeBron James is one of the most well-known athletes who have endorsement contracts with Nike, McDonald’s, and Blaze Pizza.

James has also represented companies such as Sprite, Upper Deck, State Farm Insurance, Audemars Piguet, Dunkin’ Donuts, Samsung, Kia, Verizon, and Intel.

Net Worth:

As mentioned above, according to Forbes, the Los Angeles Lakers star has finally joined the three-comma club after generating another $121.2 million in the last year.

Furthermore, James moved into his new 15,836 square-foot mansion in 2017. In addition to this, James owns another property in Brentwood.

Investments:

Lebron James founded SpringHill Entertainment, which is a production company. Springfield Entertainment has made a bunch of films, documentaries, and television shows.

In 2012, the 37-year-old also invested in Blaze Pizza, a pizza start-up. LeBron has a stake in the company that is estimated to be worth $40 million.

In addition, LeBron also has an equity stake in the Premier League club, Liverpool FC. LeBron James purchased a 2% ownership in Liverpool in 2011 and also became a part-owner of the club’s parent company, the Fenway Sports Group.

Charity:

LeBron doesn’t let his fame get the best of him. The 37-year-old global superstar established the LeBron James Family Foundation which tends to raise and donate funds to a variety of charities. Boys and Girls Clubs of America, After-School All-Stars, the Children’s Defense Fund, Gabriel’s Angle Foundation, and ONEXONE are among them.

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