What Do We Know About Bronny James’ Girlfriend Peyton Gelfuso?

Published 01/18/2023, 9:10 AM EST

Just 2 days ago, LeBron James and Savannah James were seen enjoying a romantic dinner at the Sunset Tower Hotel in West Hollywood, California. The high school sweethearts have three children together: Bronny, Bryce, and Zhuri. It looks like cupid has struck Bronny James as well. Peyton Gelfuso came into the picture last year after Savannah shared her son’s prom pictures online.

Bronny is reportedly dating Peyton Gelfuso. Here’s what the media knows about his alleged girlfriend.

Who is Peyton Gelfuso?


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She seems to be in her early 20s and was Bronny’s classmate at Sierra Canyon School. As indicated by her Instagram feed, her posts suggest that she is a travel bug. Media sources revealed that she is a TikTok and a social media influencer. She has almost 50k followers on Instagram.

Peyton Gelfuso came into the limelight after attending prom with Bronny James. According to the school’s website, she is also an athlete with involvement in soccer, beach volleyball, and tennis.

Unfortunately, Bronny James was criticized online and faced the brunt of racist remarks. Former NFL player Robert Griffin III defended Bronny and wrote on social media, “Let Bronny live“.

LeBron has a lifelong dream with Bronny James

It is popularly known that LeBron James is sincerely waiting for his son, Bronny James, to make his entry into the NBA. The NBA champion has repeated his ardent desire to play alongside Bronny.

The 38-year-old player said, “Wherever Bronny is at, that’s where I’ll be. I would do whatever it takes to play with my son for one year“.


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Jan 16, 2023; Los Angeles, California, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (6) wears a shirt honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during the game against the Houston Rockets at Crypto.com Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

LeBron has stated that it doesn’t matter if they play on the same team or not. Just that they do takes more precedence. He emphasized this to Dave McMenamin of ESPN. “I need to be on the floor with my boy, I got to be on the floor with Bronny“, he said.

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According to Yahoo! Sports, “The contract extension LeBron signed with the Lakers allows him to opt out in 2024 and become a free agent — right as Bronny enters the league“.

Would you like to see the father-son duo in the court?



Rekha Joly

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Rekha Joly is an NBA writer for EssentiallySports. She earned a triple major in English, Journalism, and Psychology from St. Joseph's College, Bangalore.

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