He has the highest all time contract earnings in nba history thanks to all of his endorsements over the years. Reportedly he earns around 40 million as a salary from the nba and roughly 55 million from endorsements alone.
Regarded as the greatest nba player in history lebron james is the four time nba champion and four time nba finals mvp.
Lebron james nike earnings. 2020 celebrity 100 earnings 88 2m as of 6 4 20 four time nba mvp lebron james joined the los angeles lakers in 2018 under a four year 153 million contract. As of 2020 he has an estimated net worth of 500 million. And in hindsight the choice was a brilliant one as currently lebron is on a lifetime contract with nike.
It includes endorsements nike alaska airlines and google media deals espn apple and youtube and investments roughly 50 like postmates lime and rubrik. That contract was worth 153 million. When lebron james signed his first shoe deal for 87 million with nike he chose the swoosh over reebok which had offered him 115 million.
Lebron james 94 2 million 37 4 million salary 55 million endorsements stephen curry 85 2 million 40 2 million salary 45 million endorsements kevin durant 73 2 million 38 2. Lebron james at a nike event visual china group via getty images lebron james has more on his plate than just basketball. Updated jun 25 2019 basketball superstar lebron james career earnings are poised to eclipse the 1 billion mark after the four time nba most valuable player signed a four year 154 million deal.
James signed a four year contract with the lakers in 2018. He could end up earning in excess of 1 billion by the time he is 64. Lebron james nike deal lebron however went ahead with the nike deal with perhaps michael jordan s legacy having played a role there.