Net Worth: $100 million
Source: basketball, endorsements
Born: December 30, 1984. Akron, Ohio, United States
James has earned his wealth by playing basketball in the NBA and paid endorsement deals. In the 2010-11 season, his jersey was the NBA’s best seller.
How much money does LeBron James make?
|Career||(may be incomplete)||$76,520,913|
2010 – Signed a 6 year $110 million contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers
2006 – Signed a 3 year $60 million extension with the Cleveland Cavaliers
2004 – Cleveland Cavaliers exercised $5.8 million option for 2006-2007
2003 – Signed a 3 year $12.9 million contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers
Paid endorsements and sponsorships
James has signed endorsement deals with:
Coca-Cola – 6 years for $16 million
McDonald’s – $4 million per year.
State Farm Insurance
Cannondale Bicycle Company
Upper Deck – 5 years for $6 million
James signed a seven-year, $93 million contract with Nike in May 2003. He signed a new shoe contract with Nike in 2010 that pays more than $10 million per year.
He earns about 28 million a year from endorsements.
Investments and Business Ownerships
In 2007, he purchased an undisclosed ownership stake in Cannondale, a bicycle company.
In 2011 he became minority owner of the Liverpool Football Club.
LeBron owns a $9 million home in Miami, Florida.