2) Kobe Bryant ($260 Million)
Current Team: Los Angeles Lakers
Total Career Earnings: $279,738,062
Kobe Bryant is an American basketball star playing for the Los Angeles Lakers and whose net worth is $260 million. He was born on 23rd August 1978 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
His father was a player for the Philadelphia 76ers. He was named by his parents after the famous beef of Kobe, Japan. In high school, he lead his team to win their first state championship in fifty three years. He was named Gatorade’s Men’s National Basketball player of the year as well as the USA Today’s All USA first team player.
1) LeBron James ($270 Million)
Current Team: Cleveland Cavaliers
Total Career Earnings: $129,155,913
The richest player still in the game. LeBron James with a net worth of $270 million currently plays for NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers.
Currently, LeBron has endorsement deals with companies that include Microsoft, McDonalds, State Farm, Coca-Cola, Beats by Dre, Dunkin-Donuts, Nike and Baskin Robbins Samsung.
He was born on 30th December 1984 in Akron, Ohio. As a sophomore at St Vincent-St Mary high school he became the youngest player to join the USA Today All USA first team. He has also been named Gatorade National Player of the Year in his junior year.