LeBron James adds another title to his collection: Millionaire.
On Thursday, Forbes estimated that the Los Angeles Lakers star had a net worth of 1 billion. He is the first active NBA player to reach the status quo.
Michael Jordan, whose total value is estimated by Forbes at 1. 1.7 billion, did not reach billionaire status until 11 years after his retirement.
Forbes estimates James made আয় 121.2 million last year.
Becoming a millionaire is an achievement that James said in a 2014 interview with GQ.
“If it happens. This is my biggest milestone, “said James. “Of course. I want to maximize my business. And if I can get it, if I can be a billion dollar athlete, ho. Hip hip hurray! Oh, my God, I’m going to get excited. “
Despite earning nearly $ 400 million in his NBA career with the Lakers, the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Miami Heat, James’ off-court earnings took it a long way. Forbes estimates that James, 37, made more than $ 900 million from business investments and approvals.
His investments and businesses include the Spring Hill Company, an umbrella group that includes his uninterrupted and Springhill Entertainment; Fenway Sports Group; An $ 80 million real estate portfolio; And blaze pizza.
Raised by a single mother in Akron, Ohio, she has returned significant money to her hometown, planning to open a school and provide housing and a community center to support families and children.
On the court, James has won four NBA championships, is known as the League MVP four times and has been selected in 18 All-Star teams. He has also won two Olympic gold medals.
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