How LeBron James Spends His Dollars: A Look Into His Expensive Watch Collection

Published 01/03/2021, 7:00 AM EST
NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 04: Athlete LeBron James, recepient of Icon 360 Award and daughter Zhuri James attend Harlem’s Fashion Row during New York Fahion Week at Capitale on September 4, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)


It will be an understatement to say that LeBron James leads a royal lifestyle. He is a sporting icon who has his reach well beyond the borders of the American continent. The 4-time NBA Champion and 16-time NBA All-star has every reason to live a life of abundance and walk as if the world is a kingdom and Akron is where his throne resides.

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With million-dollar checks come multi-million-dollar expenses. King James is known for his extravagant spending on sports cars, exotic mansions, expensive suits, private jets, and most importantly, his shining watches. He is an insane collector of the world’s most luxurious watches that certainly make him the Most Valuable Watch owner.

LeBron James’ list of extremely expensive limited edition watches

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Now, the stellar list below is so glittery that one might want to wear polarized glasses before glittery that one might want to wear polarized glasses before scrolling down. Meaning to say, the watches, especially the one mentioned at the bottom, is just too expensive to be true. Take a look at this crazy list of watches that enjoy wrapping around Brown’s rock-strong wrists. 

#4  The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore “LeBron James”

The L-Train is the brand ambassador of Audemars Piguet. The Royal Oak Offshore offering from the brand has an 18-carat pink gold case, “black ceramic and diamond set push-pieces, and a hand-stitched gray crocodile strap.” The company, under a deal with the Lakers’ champion, has created 600 such watches with the NBA legend’s signature on them. 

Price – $51000

#3 The Rolex Day-Date and Rolex Sky-Dweller

MIAMI, FL – JUNE 25: LeBron James participates in the Miami Heat 2012 NBA Championship Celebration at AmericanAirlines Arena on June 25, 2012 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Alexander Tamargo/WireImage)

No list of watches is complete without Rolex mentioned on it. So LeBron, just like athletes like tennis great Roger Federer, is a Rolex fan. The Day-Date he owns is a wristwatch cum priceless possession. The dial of this legendary invention shows off a set of opulent diamonds, with Arabic numerals on a colorful dial. 

Price – $43000

The Sky-Dweller is designed keeping the wanderlust in mind. Now, the lust for travel or not, Bron has to anyway travel for work more often than not. Hence this technically complex watch makes perfect sense. It displays two time zones (again NBA friendly) and features Rolex’s SAROS annual calendar. The blue Parachrom hairspring inside it is 10x more precise than traditional hairsprings. Exactly how King James’ dunks remain so precise. 

Price – $33500

#2 The Patek Philippe Nautilus and Patek Philippe 6102R

The Nautilus, believe it or not, is an everyday watch. The luxury watch came into existence in the mid-70s and ever since has been a sensation among the wristwatch freaks. Its sturdy stainless steel body makes it good enough to endure the day-to-day wear and tear. LeBron most definitely sees himself in this watch that’s known for its strength and class.

Price – $125000

The 6102R is a fancier offering from the same brand. This watch is a dream-come-true for the space enthusiasts out there. The stupendous extraterrestrial watch can track the happenings in the night sky. It charts patterns of stars and tracks the Earth’s natural satellite, moon’s phases. All this sounds too good to be true. It is!

Price – $278000

#1 The Richard Mille RM 11-03 and The Richard Mille RM 11-03 “Jean Todt”

And now, make way for the ultimate Queen of watches for the GOAT king of basketball. 11-03 is probably the sportiest watch on this list. It is also one of the most popular RM sports watches available out there. The best part about the watch is that it can survive explosive movements, impact as generated while playing, and still work like a fine machine. 

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Price- $373000

The Jean Todt is named after a former race driver and it is known for its colorful editions. For a personality as unique as LeBron’s, this is exactly the thing he requires to feel younger and nail in that youthful Avatar.

Price – $140000

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Well, that completes the list of some of the most popular watches that LeBron James owns. This is not an exclusive list, and prices may also differ depending upon the offers and currency differences.

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Sourabh Singh

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Sourabh Singh is an NBA sports analyst for EssentiallySports, who has been working with the site since May 2020. Prior to this, he functioned as Managing Editor at WittyFeed, followed by a stint at Decathlon. The Sports Management graduate leads an active lifestyle, veering to the mountains for off-trail adventures.

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