Who Is The First Basketball Player To Become A Billionaire

This is a story about wealth and success. There is one famous NBA basketball player who officially became a billionaire. His name is LeBron James.

According to Forbes Magazine, LeBron James' fortune has just reached 1 billion dollars.

He is the first active NBA player to achieve success and became a billionaire.

"It’s my biggest milestone," James told GQ in a prophetic 2014 interview. "Obviously. I want to maximize my business. And if I happen to get it, if I happen to be a billion-dollar athlete, ho. Hip hip hooray! Oh, my God, I’m gonna be excited."

With the 121 million dollars he acquired last year, LeBron James' bank account has now reached a colossal 1 billion dollars, Forbes reports.

The First NBA Player To Become A Billionaire

James is an 18-time NBA all-star, 4-time NBA champion, and 2-time Olympic gold medalist.

The still-active Lakers player is doing much better than the famous Michael Jordan, who had to wait 11 years after retirement to be on top of such a colossal fortune. Jordan achieved this thanks to a well-timed investment in the Charlotte Hornets basketball team.

LeBron reportedly earned nearly 400 million dollars during his career in Cleveland, Miami, and Los Angeles, but above all his investments have earned him a lot, more than 900 million dollars.

LeBron Raymone James, age 37, was born in 1984 in Akron, Ohio, and is considered by many sports analysts, former and current players, and coaches to be one of the greatest basketball players of all time and, according to Wikipedia, is frequently compared to Michael Jordan in debates over the greatest basketball player ever.

The Los Angeles Lakers superplayer has a salary of no less than 41.18 million dollars in 2022. James has lived like a billionaire for years and has bought many luxurious properties that are worth a fortune.

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