50 Interesting Facts About LeBron James

Last updated on May 12th, 2021

Fun Facts about LeBron James

41. LeBron’s Most Expensive Car

LeBron James spent $670,000 on his Lamborghini Aventador. Some of the cars in his collection include Ferrari 458 Spider, 1957 Chevrolet Impala, and Chevrolet Camaro SS.

42. LeBron’s $36 Million Mansion

LeBron James has a $36 million mansion in Beverly Hills. This home has a movie theater, a tennis court, two guesthouses, seven bathrooms, and four bedrooms. It has views of the Pacific Ocean.

Outdoor basketball court
Kids playing in an outdoor basketball court. Image credit – Brisbane City Council

43. LeBron’s Instagram

LeBron James is one of the most followed player on Instagram. He has over 75 million followers. He maintains an active social media presence.

44. LeBron SNL

James was featured in the 33rd season premiere of Saturday Night Live (SNL). He also co-hosted the 2007 ESPY Awards with Jimmy Kimmel.

45. LeBron’s Chosen 1 Tattoo

LeBron James has a tattoo on his back that reads chosen 1. He got this tattoo after he was featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated with the label, “Chosen 1.”

46. LeBron & 2Chainz

LeBron worked with 2Chainz on his album, Rap or Go to The League. The album was released in March 2009.

47. The Face of the NBA

Many people including top NBA players consider James as the face of the NBA. His opinions have led to many important league decisions.

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The orange basketball ball flies through the basket. Image credit – PhotoProCorp

48. LeBron Vogue Magazine

LeBron James became the first black man and the third man overall after George Clooney and Richard Gere to feature on the cover of Vogue Magazine.

49. LeBron Times 100

In 2019, LeBron James was listed by Time Magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. That was the fourth time that he featured on Times 100.

50. LeBron Believes in Working Hard and Sleeping Hard

LeBron believes that a good night’s sleep is vital for productivity. According to ESPN Playbook, he used to sleep 12 hours each night. Nowadays, he sleeps for at least 8 hours.

The Bottom-Line

LeBron James is a legend. The world of basketball is in his palms. LeBron is creating a legacy bigger than basketball. Apart from his on-court success, he has succeeded as an entrepreneur and a philanthropist.

LeBron James quotes 

1. “You have to be able to accept failure to get better.”

2. “I’m going to use all my tools, my God-given ability, and make the best life I can with it.”

3. “But sports carried me away from being in a gang, or being associated with drugs. Sports was my way out.”

4. “There is a lot of pressure put on me, but I don’t put a lot of pressure on myself. I feel if I play my game, it will take care of itself.”

5. “I think, team first. It allows me to succeed, it allows my team to succeed.”

6. “Every night on the court I give my all, and if I’m not giving 100 percent, I criticize myself.”

7. “Warren Buffet told me once and he said always follow your gut. When you have that gut feeling, you have to go with don’t go back on it.”

8. “I like being around people.”

9. “I think the reason why I am who I am today is because I went through those tough times when I was younger.” 

10. “I like criticism. It makes you strong.” 

11. “I treated it like every day was my last day with a basketball.”

12. “Maybe my pain was my motivation.” 

13. “Commitment is a big part of what I am and what I believe. How committed are you to winning? How committed are you to being a good friend? To being trustworthy? To being successful? How committed are you to being a good father, a good teammate, a good role model? There’s that moment every morning when you look in the mirror: Are you committed, or are you not?

14. “Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard.”

15. “Success isn’t owned, it’s leased. And the rent is due every day.” 

16. “I never get too high on my stardom or what I can do.”

17. “Greatness is defined by how much you want to put into what you do.” 

18. “My dream has become a reality now, and it’s the best feeling I’ve ever had.”

Lebron James – Quick facts and statistics

Birth nameLeBron Raymone James
NicknamesKing James, LBJ, Chosen One, Bron-Bron, The Little Emperor, The Akron Hammer, L-Train
BornDecember 30, 1984
Akron, Ohio
Field of WorkBasketball
Playing career2003 to present
NBA DebutOctober 29, 2003
PositionPower Forward and Point Guard and Small Forward and Shooting Guard
DraftCleveland Cavaliers, 1st round (1st pick, 1st overall), 2003 NBA Draft
AwardsNBA Most Valuable Player Award - 2013, 2012, 2010;Mr. basketball USA 2002;
Ohio Mr. Basketball 2001 and many more.
EducationHigh school: St. Vincent–St. Mary
(Akron, Ohio)
ParentsFather - Anthony McClelland
Mother - Gloria Marie James
SiblingJames has one half-brother – Aaron McClelland Gamble
SpouseSavannah Brinson (m. 2013)
ChildrenBronny James
Zhuri James
Bryce Maximus James
In filmsMore than a Game - 2008
Flintown Kids - 2005
Height6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Weight250 lb (113 kg)
Net Worth480 Million USD (July, 2020) Forbes