[post_page_title]LeBron James – $311 million[/post_page_title]
LeBron James could top this list in the near future, after securing a record-breaking life-long deal with Nike. According to some, the deal could be worth a billion dollars.
So even though his current net worth stands at $311 million, don’t be surprised if that jumps, and quickly. In 2016 he was third on the Forbes list of Highest Paid Athletes. He earned most of his fortune from playing, more than $200 million, and has endorsements other than Nike, like Coca-Cola, Beats by Dre and Dunkin Donuts.
The goal for any basketball franchise is to build a dynasty that fans and experts will be talking about for