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Who Is LeBron James? Get To Know All About This Professional Basketball Player

Barbara Published On Thu Jul 18 2019   Modified On Thu Jul 18 2019
Who Is LeBron James? Get To Know All About This Professional Basketball Player


    Who Is LeBron James? Get To Know All About This Professional Basketball Player

    LeBron James is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers. He is one of the most famous athletes in the world, leading the Miami Heat to multiple playoffs and championship wins in the 2012 and 2013 seasons. He has won three NBA championships, four NBA Most Valuable Player Awards, three NBA Finals MVP Awards, and two Olympic gold medals.

    LeBron James' Biography: Early Life, Family, & Education

    LeBron James was born on December 30, 1984 in Akron, Ohio under the birth sign of Capricorn. He holds and American nationality and belongs to a Afro-American ethnicity. 

    He is son of father Anthony McClelland, an ex-convict and mother Gloria Marie James

    LeBron played Amateur Athletic Union basketball for the Northeast Ohio Shooting Stars. Later, he attend St. Vincent–St. Mary High School, a white private school, instead of their local public school.

    LeBron James' Body Statistics, Age & Height

    • Age: As of 2019, LeBron is 34 years.
    • Height: He stands 6 feet 8 inches or 203 cm tall.
    • Eye Color: James has attractive dark brown.
    • Hair Color: His hair color is black.
    • Weight: He weights around 113 kg or 250 pounds.
    • Body Measurements: LeBron has maintained his body fit and healthy with the measurement of chest; 45 inches, waist; 35 inches and biceps; 16 inches.

    LeBron James' Personal Life & Relationship Status

    LeBron is a married man and has three children. He tied a knot to his longtime girlfriend turned wife Savannah Brinson

    Together they have three children; LeBron James, Jr. born in 2004 and Bryce Maximus James born in 2007, and a daughter Zhuri James born in 2014.

    Till date, the couple is living happily together and enjoying their blissful life with their children. 

    LeBron James' Net Worth and Career

    As of 2019, LeBron has a net worth of $440 million. His extensive career in basketball player has made him an almost divine figure in the world. 

    James earns a base salary of $37,436,858, while carrying a cap hit of $37,436,858 and a dead cap value of $37,436,858.

    According to a Forbes, LeBron James is the NBA’s highest-paid player for the fifth consecutive year with $88.7 million in earnings including $53 million off the court. 

    In addition, LeBron is an endorsement juggernaut, and his shoe deal with Nike is rumored to be worth more than a billion dollars. 

    He purchased a house in Los Angeles for $23 million and his family live in great comfort in the luxurious, newly-built palace. The mansion has 11 bathrooms, including a dual bathroom in the master suite.

    Moreover, one of the highlights of the mansion is the onyx bar. The house also has a wine cellar, so James can easily host a bros night with Dwayne Wade, Carmelo Anthony, and others.

    Additionally, he has huge car collection including; Lamborghini Aventador, Porsche 911 Turbo S, Hummer H2, Ferrari F430 Spider, Maybach 57S, & Chevrolet Camaro SS.


    LeBron James' career started after he was selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Draft. 

    In 2005, James made NBA history again when he became the youngest player to score more than 50 points in one game with averages of 27.2 points, 7.4 rebounds, 7.2 assists, and 2.2 steals per game. 

    His first work was the Lions Gate documentary More Than a Game, which was released in 2009. 

    In 2012, he competed his third Olympic Games in London with his teammates Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony and Kobe Bryant, and they team brought the second consecutive Olympic gold. 

    James became the fifth NBA player to reach 32,000 points, in February 2019. On March 6, 2019, he surpassed Michael Jordan to become the fourth highest scorer on the NBA list in a game against Denver Nuggets.

    Awards & Achievements

    LeBron’s team Miami Heat won the NBA championship for two consecutive years from 2012 and he was declared NBA Most Valuable Player. Also, he has gold and a bronze FIBA Americas Championship medals.

    In addition, at the age of 28, he made NBA history in 2013 and became the youngest and 38th NBA player to score 20,000 points, succeeding Kobe Bryant of the Lakers. 

    Quick summary about LeBron James

    Who is LeBron James? 

    He is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

    What ethnicity is LeBron James?


    Does LeBron James have a college degree?

    He played basketball for St. Vincent–St. Mary High School in his hometown of Akron, Ohio.

    Who is LeBron's father and mother?

    Anthony McClelland and Gloria Marie James. 

    Who is LeBron James married to?

    Savannah James (m.2013).

    Does LeBron James have a daughter?

    Zhuri James. 

    What is LeBron James' net worth?

    $440 million.