LeBron James (Basketball Player) Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriends, Family, Biography, Facts & Mo
Bio/Wiki Full NameLeBron Raymone James Sr. NicknamesLBJ, King James ProfessionBasketball Player Physical Stats & More Height (approx.)in centimeters- 203 cm in meters- 2.03 m in feet inches- 6’ 8” Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 110 kg in pounds- 242 lbs Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 46 Inches - Waist: 36 Inches - Biceps: 17 Inches Eye ColourBlack Hair ColourBlack Basketball DebutInternational- 2004 NBA- 2003 Jersey Number# 6 (USA) # 23 (Cleveland Cavaliers) # 6 (Miami Heat) NBA TeamsCleveland Cavaliers (2003-2010) Miami Heat (2010-2014) Current TeamCleveland Cavaliers (2014- present) TrainerMike Mancias
Some Lesser Known Facts About LeBron James
Does LeBron James smoke?: Yes
Does LeBron James drink alcohol?: Yes
When James was in fourth grade, his mother Gloria James spent seven days in county jail for committing trivial crimes like trespassing and conducting disorderly. As a result, James was very ashamed so he bunked 82 days out of 160 school days.
His favorite school subject was art.
James was enrolled by St. Vincent-St. Mary High School to join their basketball team in 1999.
When James was in senior year of his High School, he lived in govt. subsidized home. At that time his mother took out a loan to buy him a hummer as his 18th birthday gift.
At the time of High School, he was not only a star on his High School basketball team, but also was a very good football player.
James was the first player to be picked by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2003 NBA Draft.
During 2003-04 season, James became the first member of the Cavalier franchise and the youngest player (at age of 20) to carry off the Rookie of the Year Award.
In spite of being passionate about his hometown, James is not a fan of Cleveland Indians. He cheers New York Yankees instead. Indeed, he was censured in early years for showing up to Cleveland Indians games putting on a New York Yankees hat.
James is ambidextrous. He writes and eats with his left hand, while on the other hand he shoots and makes layups.
James was the first African-American who has been featured in the cover page of the ‘Vogue’, that was considered offensive by some people.
James played on 2004, 2008 and 2012 U.S. Olympic basketball team which won a bronze medal and two team golds overall. He led the Miami Heat to NBA championship victories in both 2012 and 2013 seasons.
James has a very fast friendship with Jay Z. They often take the snaps together and caption these pictures as “La Familia”. Their friendship also draw attention of media.
James owned a very small stake in Beats Electronics, which was sold to Apple, Inc. for $3 billion in June 2014, that reportedly netted him around $30 million in cash and stocks.
James hosted a 2007 episode of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live.”
In 2008 US presidential election, James donated $20,000 to a committee to elect Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama.
James proposed to Savannah Brinson, his high school girlfriend, on December 31, 2011 at a party celebrating New Year’s Eve and his 27th birthday.The two got married on September 14, 2013 in San Diego.
In 2014, James was named the World’s most powerful Athlete by Forbes.
James has a political inclination to Democratic Party. In November 2016, James endorsed Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton in the 2016 Presidential election.
In 2017, James was listed by TIME magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world.
James also has his own charity foundation, ‘The LeBron James Family Foundation’, which is based in Akron. In 2016, he donated $2.5 million to the Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History and Culture to back up an exhibit on Muhammad Ali.