IMAGE – Adam Pantozzi/NBAE via Getty Images
According to Forbes, LeBron James is now the first active NBA player to make the billionaires list.
The Los Angeles Lakers’ superstar earned a staggering $121.2 million USD last year which helped him step into the eight-figure net worth range. Over the course of his career playing for the Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat and LA Lakers, James has earned over $385 million USD in salary.
Upwards of $900 million USD have been garnered from endorsement deals from brands such as Nike, AT&T, PepsiCo and Walmart along with lucrative business investments in companies such as Blaze Pizza, Lobos Tequila, Liverpool F.C. and more.