Currently alive, at 38 years of age.
1984 – Born on December 30th in Akron Ohio. A rookie basketball player who somehow got a $90M Nike endorsement.
2003 – James appealed, and a judge blocked the ruling, reducing the penalty to a two-game suspension, allowing the phenom to play the remainder of the season.
– #1 overall pick in the NBA draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers out of St. Vincent
-St. Mary High School. At a 31 March press conference, James had verbally committed to play college basketball at Maryland. 2004
– Won Olympic Bronze Medal for USA (Basketball). 2006
– On Forbes’ Richest Young Celebrities List, it is reported he earned $22.5 million. He was the top earner on the list at age 21.