LeBron James net worth: Lakers' superstar reportedly makes history in becoming billionaire
LeBron James continues to make history — on and off the court.
Following his 19th season in the league, Forbes estimates that the Lakers superstar has officially become a billionaire, making him the first active NBA player to join the exclusive club.
According to Forbes, Michael Jordan is the only other basketball billionaire.
He reportedly reached the milestone in 2014, 11 years following his last game.
The No. 1 pick in the 2003 NBA Draft, James is one of the most accomplished players in league history.
He's earned 18 All-Star selections, 18 All-NBA selections, six All-Defensive selections, four MVP awards, four championships and four Finals MVP awards.
James was named a member of the NBA's 75th Anniversary Team at the start of the 2021-22 season.
James has made a total of $387.4 million from the Cavaliers, Heat and Lakers in salary during his NBA career, per Spotrac,
the most among active players.