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

LeBron James is a basketball legend having 4 NBA championships, 3 Olympic medals and 18 NBA All-Star appearances

Raking in just over $121 million, James has officially become a billionaire - by Forbes

James' basketball career has grossed over $385 million

Most his wealth comes from his business ventures and endorsements

When James was first selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers, he had $18.8 million contract.

Los Angeles Lakers sign James for $153 million

James founded the LeBron James Family Foundation to improve the lives of children in his hometown

The Foundation merged with Akron Public Schools and opened School I PROMISE, which serves at-risk students and their families in Akron.