LeBron James becomes NBA's first active player worth $1 billion

'Forbes' reports James now has a net worth of $1 billion, which is something he's set his sights on for some time. "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 James, to 'GQ' in 2014, as reported by ESPN. The four-time NBA champion and oldest player to average 30 points in a season made $121.2 million from May 2021 to May 2022.

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