Olympic gold medalist and 18-time NBA All-Star, LeBron James
The NBA player has now accomplished something no one would have thought possible.
Over the past 12 months, earnings totaled $121.2 million before taxes and agents' fees.
James has become a billionaire while still playing basketball, according to Forbes.
According to Forbes, the 37-year-old superstar is worth $1 billion.
For just the fourth time in 19 seasons, James missed the playoffs this year
A prophetic James said, "It's my biggest milestone." Of course. Maximizing my business.
Likewise, if I happen to be a billion-dollar athlete, ho. Hooray! My God, I'm gonna be excited."
To the tune of $1.2 billion in pretax earnings, James has maximized his business.
His salary with the Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat and Los Angeles Lakers exceeds $385 million.
In endorsements and other business ventures, he has earned upwards of $900 million.