Unlike Younger Son’s Heartfelt Note, LeBron James Celebrates Wife Savannah’s Birthday With Just 3-Worded Message

Published 08/27/2023, 4:26 PM EDT

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The highest-earning player in the NBA currently is LeBron James. After spending 20 seasons in the NBA, setting multiple records, James has won everything that the sport had to offer. Even after that, he is still at it at the age of 38. And being a billionaire, James celebrates all the grand occasions in his life with style, luxury, and passion. Like during his younger son Bryce James’ birthday, James took to social media to write a heartfelt message.

But during his wife Savannah’s 38th birthday, he just put up an Instagram story of a photo of his wife. No long speeches, no declaration of love, just a simple 3 worded message.

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LeBron James, or “King James,” and his wife Savannah James have a love tale that stretches from their high school days to their current lives as a power couple. People all over the world are fascinated by the story of the couple who went from teenage sweethearts to parents of three children. Their love story began in high school in Akron. They met at a rival school, and their connection deepened as LeBron pursued her. Their first date was at a basketball game, and their love adventure began with a trip to Applebee’s.

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Savannah rapidly became an important figure in LeBron’s life, and he has publicly acknowledged his appreciation for her constant support. Savannah and LeBron James Jr. experienced an unplanned pregnancy through their senior and rookie seasons in the NBA. LeBron “Bronny” James Jr., their first child, was born in 2004. Despite the difficulties, the pair remained strong, with LeBron’s supportive remarks pushing them to keep going. Bryce Maximus was born in 2007 and Zhuri Nova was born in 2014. Despite the difficulties, their friendship became deeper and they tied the knot in 2014.


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Even with such a romantic love story, LeBron did not write any big paragraphs or proclaim his love on his wife’s birthday. All he did was share a photo of hers from her account and wrote the caption, “Happy Birthday Beautiful.” Either this is how marriage becomes after 9 years or this is his way of showing love. Anyhow, James wrote such a heartfelt message for his son on his birthday, which was actually beautiful that fans are wondering why wasn’t it the same for Savannah.


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James’ heartfelt message for his son on his birthday

LeBron James took to social media to wish his son a happy birthday. LeBron’s Instagram post showed how Bryce had grown over the years through pictures and videos. The youngest James’ fast change has been nothing short of amazing, not only for his age but also for his size – a feature that appears to run in the family. Bryce’s towering figure has drawn similarities to his renowned father, who also became a national phenomenon throughout his adolescence.

The message LeBron released accompanying the video tribute highlighted the father-son connection. “SCREAMING HAPPY 16th BIRTHDAY to my Twin MAXIMUS @_justbryce!!!!!! I LOVE YOU YOUNG !!! Keep going up and up and up! Love the young man you are and becoming every single day!!.


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That’s why the fans are wondering that after such an emotional proclamation of love for his son, why wasn’t it the same or much grander for his wife on her special day? What do you think about LeBron’s 3-worded message for wife? Let us know in the comments below.

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Written by:

Dhruv Shastry


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Dhruv is an NBA writer at ES with years of playing experience to name. Despite the ankle injury barring him from playing further, he never lost touch with the sport. He loves the swag and the attitude basketball players possess.
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Sameen Nawathe