Two times Olympic gold-medalist, LeBron James is a professional basketball player. He is an NBA player who is currently representing the Cleveland Cavaliers. He has been in this profession for more than a decade. LeBron, who was born in 1984, celebrates his birthday on every 30th of December. He was a basketball prodigy since he was in high school and now he has become the most valuable players of NBA.
LeBron James had a hard time growing up. He was born to an unmarried-mother, Gloria Marie James. Gloria was only 16 years old when she was pregnant with LeBron. Gloria raised LeBron on her own, shifting from one apartment to another and facing critical economical problems. When LeBron was nine years old, his mother let him move into the family of a local football instructor, Frank Walker. LeBron who was never fortuned to live in a true family as a child, now had a sweet family of four members. He is married to Savannah Brinson since 14th September, 2013. He and Savannah were together from their high school. He proposed Savannah on the special occasion of his 27th birthday party which coincidentally was 2011 New Year’s Eve. The couple together has two sons. The elder one is named as LeBron James, Jr. while the younger one is named as Bryce Maximus James.
Because of the unstable economic condition of her mother LeBron had to move into a new Family. Since then he was raised Frank Walker who played a significant role in LeBron’s basketball career. Frank Walker was the one who introduced LeBron to basketball. Eventually, he started leading the Northeast Ohio Shooting Stars as an amateur basketball player. While playing for the team, he became friend with Dru Joyce III, Willie McGee and Sian Cotton and started calling themselves as the Fab Four. They went to the same high school known as St. Vincent – St. Mary High School. He started playing for the high school’s varsity team which helped him in gaining fame as NBA’s future superstar. Soon after his graduation, he launched his professional basketball career in 2003. The first team he played for as a professional player was NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers. He was with the team for 7 years. From 2010 till 2014, he also played for the Miami Heat. In 2014, he returned to Cavaliers and is currently playing for the team. In his entire career till date, he has been honored with NBA Championships (2 times), NBA Most Valuable Player Awards (4 times), NBA Finals MVP Awards (2 times) and Olympic gold medals (2 times). In addition to his basketball career, he has also ventured into business. He represents prominent brands like Coco-Cola, Samsung, McDonald’s, Dunkin’ Brands, Audemars Piguet. He has also signed with Nike for a contract of 90 million dollars. He is amongst the world’s highest paid athletes with annual salary of 70 million dollars. His net worth reported to be 270 million dollars.
Basketball has been the most important part of LeBron’s life. He began playing basketball as a child and grew up to be one of the most valuable players of NBA. It is only his basketball career which transformed his life completely. He spends almost all of his time playing basketball. Apart from this, he is frequently seen representing various world class brands. He is also an active supporter of charities such as After-School All-Stars, Children’s Defense Fund, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, ONEXONE and Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation. He also funds various non-profit motive organizations which supports people with cancer, physical and mental challenges, hunger, etc.
LeBron James is a professional basketball player. He is a basketball prodigy who has been in this field since past many years. He took his first step in the journey of basketball career when he was a child and now he is amongst the most renowned players of the world. He is the most popular NBA star.