NBA superstar LeBron James is now a billionaire

LeBron James has had an incomparable impact on the game. … Steph Curry will not lead the Cavaliers to the NBA finals this season.

LeBron James becomes the first active NBA player to become a billionaire.

LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers continues his golden run by becoming the first active NBA player to reach the billion-dollar mark.

In a report published on Thursday, Forbes estimated the Los Angeles Lakers star's net worth at $1 billion.

LeBron's real estate is estimated to be worth $80 million. He owns a $10 million home in his hometown of Akron, Ohio, as well as two $60 million properties in Los Angeles.

James, who has won four NBA championships and four MVP awards, has also won Olympic gold medals.

Forbes estimated James earned $121.2 million last year. Becoming a billionaire is a feat James spoke of in a 2014 interview with GQ.


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