LeBron James

LeBron James

Basketball Player

LeBron Raymone James Sr. is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association.

Full Name
LeBron Raymone James Sr.
Dec 30, 1984
6′ 9″
Net Worth


LeBron James was born on December 30, 1984 in Akron, Ohio. He is an African-American and his zodiac sign is Capricorn. His mother Gloria Mae James and father Anthony McClelland were his only parents, though his father was absent for most of LeBron's life. LeBron lived with the Walker family, led by Frank Walker who was a local youth football coach, when his mother decided he would do better in a more stable home due to financial issues.

LeBron played organized basketball from fifth grade and attended St. Vincent-St. Mary High School where he joined the team and gained constant media attention (such as appearing on the cover of "Sports Illustrated" and being named Gatorade National Player of the Year). In 2003 he was selected first overall in the NBA draft by his hometown team, the Cleveland Cavaliers. He went on to win Rookie of the Year in 2004 and two All-Star Game MVPs in 2006 and 2007/08 seasons respectively. In 2010 he became a free agent and signed with the Miami Heat for which he won 2012/13 MVP award for the fourth time as well as two Finals MVP awards after winning back-to-back championships in 2012 and 2013.

In 2014 LeBron opted out of his contract with the Heat and returned to Cleveland signing with them officially in July 2014. In 2018 he opted out again becoming an unrestricted free agent once again, announcing that he would sign with the Los Angeles Lakers.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1984</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Lebron James is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On December 30, 1984, Lebron James was born in Akron, Ohio. James was born to Gloria Marie James and Anthony McClelland.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1998</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">James Attends St. Vincent-St. Mary High School</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Noodles are referenced in a book written during China's East Han Dynasty.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2003</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">1st Pick in NBA Draft</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On June 26, 2003, James was drafted first overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2004</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Named NBA Rookie of the Year</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Lebron became the youngest player to win the NBA Rookie of the Year award.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">Oct 2004</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">First Son is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Lebron and his wife Savannah gave birth to their first child, Lebron James, Jr.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2012</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Lebron James Wins 1st NBA Championship</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Lebron wins his first of two championships with the Miami Heat.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Lebron James Signs a Lifetime Deal</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Lebron signs a lifetime deal with Nike that will pay out $1B.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Cavaliers Reunite with James</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">James returns to the Cleveland Cavaliers for a second stint.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Lakers Sign Lebron James</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">James signs with the Los Angeles Lakers after leaving the Cavaliers.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's a Leader</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Lebron James is a leader both on and off the court. He has shown time and time again that he is willing to take charge and lead his team to success. He is also a great leader in his community, always giving back and helping those in need.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's Inspirational</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Lebron James is an inspirational athlete who encourages others to never give up and reach for their dreams. His “I Can’t Lose” mentality is something that many people can relate to and strive to achieve.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's Fun to Watch</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Lebron James is one of the most entertaining players in all of basketball. His skill set mixed with his athletic ability make him one of the most exciting players to watch on the court. Every game he plays brings out the best in him and provides viewers with a show they won't forget.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> First Ever High School Player to be Drafted by NBA</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">LeBron James was the first ever high school player to be drafted by the NBA in 2003 when he was picked by the Cleveland Cavaliers.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> First Player to Reach 30,000 Career Points</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In January 2018, LeBron James became the first player to reach 30,000 career points in the NBA.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Had a Documentary Series Released on Netflix</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">LeBron James had a documentary series, "The Carter Effect", released on Netflix in 2017.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Earned an Academy Award Nomination</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">LeBron James was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject in 2019 for his film, "Student Athlete".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Has Owned an NBA Franchise</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">LeBron James is part owner of the Liverpool FC, a professional soccer team in England and also owns a stake in the Boston Red Sox MLB team.</p></div>


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