LeBron James is worth every penny that’s for sure! He is a 4-time NBA champion, 4- time NBA Finals MVP, and a 16-time NBA All-Star. Along with the accolades and the trophies, LeBron is also on millions of fans’ iPhones as a wallpaper, and his jersey is one of the highest-selling in all of the NBA. Tourists from all over the world travel to see him play, he is a star, larger than life.
Off the court, LeBron is following the steps of Michael Jordan and will star in the Space Jam sequel, he already played himself in the movie Trainwreck in 2015 and did a voice role in Smallfoot in 2018. He is a huge activist not being afraid to speak his mind about social matters as recently as the Presidental Debates, where he also supports Joe Biden.
LeBron James has used his star power and brand to endorse many products and bring awareness to many social issues in the United States, his play on the court has wowed millions of fans across the globe, he is a total package when it comes to professional sports athletes. Here is a breakdown of LeBron James’ salary, endorsements, and total earnings!
LeBron James Salary
According to Sportrac, LeBron James earns about $37.4 million a year, he has a 4-year contract which is worth an estimated $154 million in salary. Oddly enough, LeBron is not the highest-paid player in the NBA that honors goes to Golden State Warriors Point Guard Stephen Curry at $40 million a season.
LeBron James Endorsements
According to Forbes LeBron James earned $53 million in endorsements in 2019. He has a lifetime deal with Nike that will pay him $1 Billion by the time he is 65! Just for endorsing ONE product! As if that isn’t enough LeBron has lucrative lone term deals with Coca-Cola, Beats by Dre, KIA Motors, Walmart, Rimowa Luggage, and NBA 2K. LeBron is a partner in a California based pizza chain called Blaze Pizza.
LeBron James recently started a health and wellness company named Ladder with fellow A-Listers like Cindy Crawford, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Lindsey Vonn. LeBron also has a media company and to top it off, he is a minority owner of the English Premier League club Liverpool, who he has stated he is a fan of.