Los Angeles Basketball player, LeBron James has become the first basketball player to become a billionaire while still actively playing.
According to Forbes, LeBron James has made history through his achievement as he now has a net worth of one billion dollars. Although two other basketballers had made this achievement in the person of Micheal Jordan and Kobe Bryant, these NBA legends however did not do this while still having an active basketball careers.
LeBron James is ranked as the second-highest-paid athlete in the world with within earning of 121.2 million dollars behind Argentina player, Lionel Messi. Apart from his earnings as a Basketball player, he has also got other endorsements and business that is estimated to be worth over 900 million dollars. He has real estate worth 80 million dollars, Blaze pizza endorsement worth about 30 million dollars, and Cash and other investments worth over 500 million dollars.