LeBron James Is Officially A Billionaire And The First Active Athlete To Achieve Billionaire Status By Forbes

The time has come for LeBron James, who is front and center on Forbes to take the throne as the first active athlete to become a billionaire.

The King has never been braggadocios when talking about his wealth, but reports have suggested he was getting closer and closer to becoming a billionaire over these past few years. Now, LeBron joins Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant, who became billionaires after their amazing on-court careers.

According to Forbes, when previously asked about reaching billionaire status, LeBron made sure to point out that’s not the goal, but if it happens, he’ll be excited.

“It’s my biggest milestone, obviously. I want to maximize my business. And if I happen to get it, if I happen to be a billion-dollar athlete, ho. Hip hip hooray! Oh, my God, I’m gonna be excited.” LeBron said.