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 to join the los. 2020 nba endorsement leaders lebron leads the way lebron james leads tops the list of nba endorsement earners.
At 60 million in 2020 endorsement income james ranks as the second highest endorsement earning athlete tied with tiger woods and trailing only roger federer who brought in 100 million.
Lebron james earnings from endorsements. James stardom has made him one of the richest athletes in the world. Lebron james endorsements 2021. His endorsement partners include.
He is widely loved and respected all over the world. 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. Nba star lebron james is a living sports legend.
The final year is a 41 million player option. 53 million james joined the lakers last year as a free agent with a four year 153 million contract. Purely by endorsements james earnings of 60 million is tied for second with tiger woods 60m across all sports only behind roger.
He has the nba s top endorsement portfolio as well as his own production. 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 million salary 35 million endorsements russell westbrook 56 5 million 38 5 million salary 18 million endorsements. In 2018 he was 6th on the forbes list of world s 100 highest paid athletes with a total income of 85 5 million 52 million from endorsements.
Here s the list of the top 10 nba players on the forbes list. His earnings from the endorsements is also in millions because top companies love to have him in the branding.