Lebron James whose full name is Lebron Raymone James Sr. is a professional American Basketball player of the National Basketball Association and plays for Los Angeles Lakers. He is one of the dominant players in the court and people even call him Jordan of his time. Lebron James networth is $40 million.
Lebron James Sponsorship deals
Due to his fame, popularity, and name, LeBron James has gained a lot of attention from people and his fans which has attracted and made many sponsors sign a sponsorship deal with him. So can you guess how many deals he has made till now in his career? Any idea? Well, you will be amazed to know that he has made about 18 deals throughout his basketball career.
When did he have his first deal and how did it grow?
So, the first-ever deal signed by him was at the start of his career in 2003 when he accepted the deal of six-year partnership with Upper Deck, a trading card company. Later in 2010, Lebron James partnered with McDonald for the first time which was worth $ 4.5 million a year. However, Lebron James switched the partnership from McDonald to Blaze Pizza just spending five years with a contract with McDonald’s. He even invested 10% stakes in that up-coming company. One thing is for sure, Blaze pizza had become the fastest-growing foodservice only because of James.
In addition to this, Lebron James has even worked with your favorite Dunkin’ Donuts! This is just a trailer of what Lebron James achieved in this area. You will be amazed to know that Lebron James even became the second ever person to get a lifetime contract by the famous NIKE in 2015, the sportswear giants. Originally he has been sponsored on a year by year basis by Nike since 2003.
Lebron James networth is $40 million. Apart from that, numerous other brands have worked with James and we can even say that these sponsorships have made Lebron James a billionaire.