In december 2015 lebron signed a lifetime endorsement deal with nike that ultimately could be worth more than 1 billion. 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.
With an exact agreement of 153 312 846 million for four years james will pocket an average of 38 3 million per season about 467 000 per game played 117 000 per quarter 9 700 per minute and.
How much lebron james salary. Salaries courtesy of the hoopshype salary database figures adjusted for inflation in 2020 dollars provided by the u s. As reported by the celebrity net worth lebron has a staggering net worth of 500 million with an annual salary of 100 million as an nba player he receives 40 million as a salary. Department of labor bureau of labor statistics.
Nba player salaries 2020 2021. Lebron james signed a 4 year 153 312 846 contract with the los angeles lakers including 153 312 846 guaranteed and an annual average salary of 38 328 212. Mary high in 2003 up through the present day with the los angeles lakers.
Kobe bryant was the last active basketball player to outearn king. James is the nba s highest paid player for the fifth straight year with 88 7 million including 53 million off the court. Lebron james who tops the ranking for the 2019 2020 season has made more than twice as much from endorsements than his 270 million in playing salary over his first 16 years.
Today lebron earns 20 million per year from nike in the form of salary and royalty payments for his signature shoe line. Below is a year by year look at james salary including figures adjusted for inflation in 2020 for each season since he turned pro out of st. In 2020 1 james will earn a base salary of 39 219 565 while carrying a cap hit of 39 219 565 and a dead cap value of 39 219 565.
In 2018 he signed a four year contract with the los angeles lakers worth 154 million.