LeBron James’ Net Worth Compared With Other Billionaires Like Kim Kardashian, Oprah Winfrey, and Jay-Z

Published 12/20/2021, 10:30 AM EST
DALLAS – FEBRUARY 13: (L-R) Jay-Z and Lebron James attend the 4th Annual Two Kings Dinner on February 13, 2010 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Johnny Nunez/WireImage)


LeBron James has been playing professional basketball since he was 18 years old, and his hard work has paid off tremendously. He is currently playing a major role for the Los Angeles Lakers. Previously, he had been a part of the Cleveland Cavaliers, and the Miami Heat.

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In addition to being one of the most successful basketball players ever, LeBron James owns SpringHill Entertainment which has produced several movies and shows. His production company released its first feature film in early 2018 called “Warriors of Liberty City”.

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LeBron James Net Worth

LeBron James is one of the richest athletes in the world, with an estimated net worth of $850 million as per Forbes. He is NBA’s fifth highest-paid athlete with his current Lakers contract.

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Off-court, he has endorsements with brands like Nike, and he agreed to a lifetime agreement with the brand in 2016. It is estimated that this particular endorsement brings him more than $30 million per year.

Dec 11, 2021; Phoenix, AZ, USA; NBA player LeBron James looks on during the game between Perry High School and Sierra Canyon High School at Footprint Center. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

LeBron James owns a home in Akron, Ohio that he purchased for just over $10 million.

Kim Kardashian Net Worth

Kim Kardashian West is an American reality television personality and model. According to Forbes, it is estimated that her net worth is somewhere around the one-billion mark. Around October last year, this amount was somewhere around the $780 million range.

Kardashian West also earns from reality shows, endorsements, and numerous minor investments. She owns two businesses: the first of them is KKW Beauty that focuses on cosmetics, while the other is called Skims and is related to shapewear.

Oprah Winfrey Net Worth

Oprah Winfrey is an American media executive, actress, talk show host, and philanthropist. She is recognized for her talk show The Oprah Winfrey Show. It was one of the most-watched television shows of all time.

According to Forbes, Oprah’s net worth is somewhere around $2 billion. Her talk show has millions of fans over the world. Winfrey launched a cable channel in 2011 that is worth over $65 million.

Jay-Z Net Worth

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As per Forbes, Jay-Z’s net worth is $1.3 billion, making him one of the richest people in the world. He has earned his fortune through a successful music career, entrepreneurship, and investing.

Jay-Z got his start in the music industry as a rapper with the group Roc-A-Fella Records. In addition to his music career, Jay-Z is also an entrepreneur. He owns several businesses, including Roc Nation Sports, Armand de Brignac champagne, and D’Ussé cognac.

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Besides this, he is a pioneer in the world of East Coast hip-hop music. He has numerous critically and commercially successful albums to his name.

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VS Sharathprasad

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Sharathprasad is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. Sharathprasad is a postgraduate in Mass Media Communications with a specialization in Print and New Media. He has been following NBA since 2012 and is an ardent fan of the LA Lakers.

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