LEBRON JAMES BECOMES NBA’S FIRST ACTIVE BILLIONAIRE PLAYER
Written by Randy C on July 23, 2021
Enters LeBron James into the billionaire club. LeBron James, one of the best basketball players of all time, is officially the first player to earn a billion dollars while actively still playing.
In his playing career, LeBron James has earned $330 million during his career, revealing a whopping additional $700 million has come from partnerships with Nike, Blaze Pizza, PepsiCo, Walmart, and more.
King James is also the first to do so while playing a team sport, bringing him to a table of solo stars like Floyd Mayweather, Tiger Woods, and Roger Federer.
Following LeBron James on the list is Kevin Durant at $580 million and Stephen Curry at $430 million.