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Lamborghini Aventador, Mansion in Los Angeles and more: 5 luxurious and rare purchases made by LeBron James

LeBron James with his Ferrari F430
LeBron James with his Ferrari F430

LeBron James is one of the richest athletes of all time. He is the first active player to cross the $1 billion threshold, and his wealth is only expected to grow. The King continues to make smart investments, sign endorsement deals and open new businesses. He is the face of several companies such as Blaze Pizza, Lobos Tequilla, Uninterrupted, and more.

He recently signed a two-year $97.1 million contract with the LA Lakers, and no wonder he can afford to spend his money on exorbitant items. He has multiple mansions around the US, including three in LA and one in Akron, Ohio. He sold his South Beach mansion for a profit when he left the Miami Heat to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2014. He has a car collection worth more than $3 million and also an impressive watch collection with some unique pieces.

What are some of LeBron James' most coveted possessions?

King James has multiple items of everything he owns, and if we list all his expensive pieces, this article will never end. We are focusing on some rare and luxurious purchases that will make your jaw drop. Let's get to it.

Note: This list is not ranked.

#1. Mansion in Los Angeles

LeBron James purchased a luxurious mansion in Beverly Hills in 2020
LeBron James purchased a luxurious mansion in Beverly Hills in 2020

The LA Lakers superstar bought his third property in Los Angeles, a mansion in Beverly Hills worth $36.75 million. He paid 2.25 million lesser than the asking price, but it is still one of the most expensive properties in the area. It was also rumored back in 2020 that he was going to buy a $52 million home in the Hollywood Hills, but the LA Times discredited that rumor.

The house sits on 2.5 acres and has four bedrooms, a pool, a tennis court, a movie theater, and much more. The property boasts views of both the Pacific Ocean and Beverly Hills. However, Forbes reported that James is likely going to tear the place down and build a new mansion there.

LeBron James has purchased a Beverly Hills mansion that was last listed at $39 million, per @darrenrovellThe 13,000 sq-foot property includes a lighted tennis court, a screening room and seven fireplaces.This is the third LA County mansion that LeBron has bought. https://t.co/lP8EyttX0p

#2. Patek Philippe Nautilus Tiffany

LeBron James sporting the Patek Philippe Nautilus Tiffany watch at Super Bowl LVI
LeBron James sporting the Patek Philippe Nautilus Tiffany watch at Super Bowl LVI

LeBron James' watch collection is one for the ages. Most sports fans focus on his sneakers but rarely do people pay attention to his wrists. He has been seen wearing some of the most expensive and rare timepieces over the years.

His collection includes Richard Mille RM 11-03 "Jean Todt", Rolex Day-Date, Patek Philippe 6102R Celestial, Patek Philippe 6102R, and the bespoke Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore "LeBron James". These are just some of his prized possessions. He has several Rolexes, Richard Milles, Audemars Piquet, and more.

Taking a deep dive into @KingJames' watch collection following his clutch performance last night https://t.co/CkQKqAqY90

All the pieces mentioned above range between $50K to $600K, but one of his watches, the "Patek Philippe Nautilus Tiffany" is an exquisite one. It was sold at auction for nearly $6 million, and the manufacturer made only 170 of these watches.

They are extremely rare and you need to be either a celebrity or filthy rich to own one of them. Leonardo DiCaprio, Jay-Z, Tommy Hilfiger, and the Prince of Qatar are some of the notable personalities who own this watch.

#3. Lamborghini Aventador

LeBron James' Lamborghini Aventador
LeBron James' Lamborghini Aventador

LeBron James owns a Lamborghini Aventador, but what's special about this car is that it is the only one of its kind in the world.

The supercar was a product of a collaboration between Nike, Lou Lavie, Rich B. Caliente, and Toys for Boys Miami in 2014. The car's floral wrap matches the inside pattern of the Nike LeBron XI, a part of the King James' Legacy sneakers. The sportscar was unveiled along with the shoe, and it is worth a whopping $670K, one of the most expensive cars in his collection.

LeBron James Lamborghini Aventador customized to match his shoes ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ http://t.co/GINAuzd3ck

#4. Stake in Liverpool FC

Lebron James arriving for the 2020 playoffs in Liverpool FC gear
Lebron James arriving for the 2020 playoffs in Liverpool FC gear

LeBron James' most expensive purchases include a 2% stake in Liverpool FC of the British Premier League. The stake was worth $6.5 million in 2011 and is now up to roughly $90 million. Since James' purchase, the club has finished second thrice in the Premier League and won it in 2020 for the first time since 1990.

5) Liverpool FC's valuation has skyrocketed since 2011.LeBron's 2% stake was initially worth $6.5 million, but with Liverpool's valuation increasing from ~$500 million to ~$4.5 billion, it is now valued at about $90 million.But what he did next is even more fascinating. https://t.co/ipyalrzGvB

He converted his 2% stake in Liverpool to a 1% stake in Fenway Sports Group and now has ownership in several sports franchises including the Boston Red Sox (MLB), Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL), and more.

#5. Porsche 918 Spyder

LeBron James riding his Porsche 918 Spyder
LeBron James riding his Porsche 918 Spyder

King James has an impressive car collection which includes at least three Ferraris, two Rolls Royces, two Mercedes-Maybachs, and more. His former teammate and legend Shaquille O'Neal gifted him a Rolls Royce Phantom back in 2009 and James has since purchased a RR Cullinan as well.

LeBron in the Porsche 918 Spyder shows pretty good taste in cars https://t.co/9gGI9bdSZ4

However, arguably his most expensive car is the Porsche 918 Spyder, a hypercar worth around a million dollars. Only 918 pieces of this car were ever made and one of them sits in James' garage.

Poll : Which car is more impressive?

Porsche 918 Spyder

Lamborghini Aventador

5 votes

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