Lebron James is one of the renowned professional basketball players who currently plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers. He is also regarded as one of the greatest of NBA players of All Time.
Lebron James married to a gorgeous wife, Savannah Brinson. Prior to Brinson, he was engaged to ex-spouse, Adrienne Bailon. However, the couple split after living together for a year. Read more to know about his early life, education, career, personal life, net worth, salary.
LeBron James Early Life and Education
Lebron Raymore James Sr. was born on December 30, 1984, in Akron, Ohio, to 16 years old mother, Gloria Marie James. James was raised by his mother alone and it was often struggling for the family as Gloria was searching for steady work.
With a hard decision, Lebron's mother decided James move on with the family of Frank Walker who was a local youth football coach realizing her son would be better with a stable family. That was the turning point of his life. Frank is the one who introduced James to Basketball.
Lebron James attended St. Vincent Mary High School from where his journey of basketball began. Before that, he played for the Amateur Athletic Union for the basketball team Northeast Ohio Shooting Stars where he made friends, Sian Cotton, Dru Joyce III and Willie McGee.
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At St. Vincent, Lebron James played amazingly and also earned several rewards and honors. He became Ohio Mr. Basketball as a sophomore and led his team to the USA Today All-USA First Team. Besides, he also played football as a wide receiver.
However, as a senior James decided to leave the school after he became the centerpiece of several controversies which became one of the best and most hyped prospects of all-time.
Lebron James Career
After dropping out from the school, Lebron James was selected by the team Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association. At the same time, he also signed a $90 million endorsement deal with Nike Shoe Company.
Lebron played with Cleveland Cavaliers for almost seven years and joined Miami Heat. He spent four seasons with the Heat and during that time, he led the team to the 2012 and 2013 NBA Finals championship. Moreover, he also became one of the star players of US National Team.
Apart from his basketball career, he appeared in the several magazines, commercials and television programs. Till the present context, he has collected uncountable awards. Some of them are three times NBA champion, three-time NBA Finals MVP, 14 times NBA All-Star and many more.
The height of 6 feet 8 inch, Lebron returned to team Cleveland in 2014 and since then he has been playing for it.
Lebron James Personal Life
Lebron is currently married to his longtime girlfriend Savannah Brinson. The couple got married on September 14, 2013, at San Diego, California. Many celebrities attended their wedding ceremony including singer Neyo, NBA star Dwayne Wade and so on. Besides, their wedding also included a performance of Jay-Z and Beyonce "Crazy In Love".
Lebron James and his wife are now blessed with three children, two sons, Byrce Maximus, Lebron James Jr. and a daughter, Zhuri James. Byrce Maximus and Lebron James Jr. have also followed the footsteps of their father.
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Before marrying Savannah Brinson, Lebron was engaged to an American singer, Adrienne Bailon on 25th December 2003. However, the couple separated after dating for almost seven months.
Now, Lebron James is living a happy life with his beloved wife, Savannah Brinson and his children. The couple has not involved in any love affairs and neither any news or rumors regarding their extramarital affairs are bruited in the media.
Lebron James Net worth
Lebron James makes a tremendous amount of money from NBA career. Besides, he has also partnered with many business companies including, Fenway Sports, Nike, McDonald's, Coca-Cola, State Farm and so on.
Analysing his past works, in 2005, Lebron James was paid $22.9 million by Cleveland Cavaliers as a salary. Now, he receives more than $ 33,285, 709 from the Cleveland Cavaliers. Lebron James lives in a $23 million California Mansion.
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Moreover, he also owns several expensive cars including, Lamborghini Aventador, Ferrari 458, Bentley Continental, Ferrari f430 spider and so on. The cars price are in millions of dollars. As of 2018, his net worth is estimated at around $400 million.