Report: LeBron James is Rich, Influential

by October 15, 2010

Not too shockingly, Fortune mag has LBJ listed as one its top “40 under 40”. Clearly, Ron Artest was not consulted for this piece. The Palm Beach Post has the details: “Fortune magazine has produced its list of the 40 most influential people in business under the age of 40. It has selected one athlete, and a 25-year-old at that: LeBron James. James is ranked 20th, behind the likes of a Facebook founder, the Google co-founders, and the Univision president. It says of James… ‘James’s primetime signing with Miami this summer was slammed as a publicity stunt, but his brand emerged unscathed. It was the latest marketing bonanza seeded by his own company, LRMR, which James and high school friends have built over four years.'”