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LeBron James Biography

Birth Name:
LeBron Raymone James
Birth Place:
Akron, Ohio, United States
Pro basketball player

Fast Facts

  • Has a tattoo of his mother's name, Gloria, on his arm
  • Was an all-state football player in high school
  • Received a $90 million endorsement contract from Nike before he ever played a pro game
  • Was chosen first overall in the 2003 NBA draft
  • In 2007, topped Forbes magazine's list of Top Earning Superstars under 25
  • In 2008, became only the third man to appear on the cover of Vogue magazine
  • Became a free agent in 2010 and, after widespread speculation on his choice of a new team, announced that he would join the Miami Heat on an ESPN program devoted exclusively to the announcement
  • Left the Heat after four seasons and rejoined the Cavaliers in 2014
  • Has won four MVP awards, two NBA Championships and two Olympic gold medals
  • Produces the Starz series Survivor's Remorse, which is loosely based on his life
  • Is nicknamed "King" James


  • 2021Emmy-Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program: nominated


  • Zhuri James -- Daughter
  • Anthony McClelland -- Father
  • Gloria James -- Mother
  • Bryce Maximus James -- Son
  • LeBron James Jr. -- Son
  • Savannah Brinson -- Wife