We know that Lebron James is one of the richest players in the history of NBA. But how does the Lebron James net worth compare to that of other basketball stars. Today, we are going to take a look at the net worth comparison of Lebron James with that of other Richest basketball players in the NBA history.
Currently the Lebron James net worth is estimated to be around $300 million. This makes him the 4th richest basketball star in the world. Who is number 1? Well it is non other than Michael Jordan. The net worth of Michael Jordan is around a billion dollars. He is considered to be the greatest basketball player of all time. The net worth of Michael Jordan can be credited greatly to his world record brand endorsement deal with Nike that has reportedly made him hundreds of millions of dollars. For Lebron James, the good news is that he recently signed a similar deal with Nike and this new deal can make a billionaire as well.
The second richest basketball player in the world is Magic Johnson. His total net worth is around $500 million. He is also retired now. At number 3 we have Shaquille O’Neal. He is another superb basketball player. His net worth is a little more than Lebron James. According to estimated he has total wealth fo around $350 million.
Lebron James will be making his way towards the top of the basketball rich list. And it looks almost certain that he will be getting past Shaquille O’Neal and Magic Johnson in the next couple of years. However, it would be really interesting to see if Lebron James is able to get past Michael Jordan in terms of wealth. After the recent contract with Nike, many people are predicting that it would take only 6 to 7 years for Lebron James to become a billionaire. The player is right now at the peak of his career and is making huge amounts of money every year. However, nothing can be said for certain now. And we will have to wait and see how things turn out for Lebron James.