Lebron James joins the big league, becomes first NBA player to hit billionaire status


Top basketballer, Lebron James has joined the exclusive big boys’ league becoming the first NBA player to hit billionaire status while still playing.

According to Forbes, the basketballer became a billionaire after another “monster year of earnings, totaling $121.2 million last year.”

The 37-year-old superstar has a net worth of $1 billion. The magazine claim he is the first active NBA player to make the billionaires list. Michael Jordan, the only other basketball billionaire, didn’t hit become one until 2014, more than a decade after he retired.

Culled from Punch


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