Lebron James is officially a billionaire
(CNN) - Lebron James just became a billionaire.
According to Forbes, the 37-year-old now has a net worth of $1 billion. He is the first current NBA player to reach the milestone.
Forbes reports James is already the league’s highest-paid active player. He has made more than $900 million from endorsements and other business ventures, and he made more than $121 million last year alone.
Michael Jordan is the only other NBA player to ever hit billionaire status, but he did not reach that milestone until after he retired.
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