Gloria Marie James is the mother of the popular NBA professional player LeBron James. She looks very young but she has three adult sons. She is an American advocate, socialite and philanthropist. Also, she raised her parents as a single mother and is a very brave woman. She is her son’s inspiration.
The James family went through a lot of struggle to be at the place they are now. Want to know about Gloria Marie James? You can find out all the details like her family background, age, husband, sons, networth and more about Gloria Marie James below.
Who is Gloria Marie James?
Gloria Marie James was born on February 4, 1968, and she is fifty-five years old. She spent her young years in Akron, Ohio. When she turned sixteen she gave birth to her son LeBron Raymone James on December 30, 1984. At nineteen her mother who helped her also died due to a sudden heart attack. She raised LeBron on her own without any help. She moved about nineteen times as they struggled to handle to make money. Also, her husband Anthony McClelland had a criminal record that made him an absent father.
Further Gloria James tried to find stable work to support herself and her son. Then she decided her son move in with another family so he can get a good life. As a result, LeBron James grew up with Frank Walker a local youth football coach. He is the one who introduced LeBron to basketball. He also knew sports people like Iesha Tamika Josie tony Jr ty.
It was hard for Gloria James to leave her son with another family. But she now thinks that it was the best decision as she allowed him to have a good future. By doing this she put him first.
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Who is LeBron James?
As Gloria James made lots of sacrifices for her son it helped him to make a successful career in basketball. The player is now thirty-eight years old. He is a well-known professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers. He has got the nickname King James for his sports achievements.
Plus he is an all-time leading scorer in basketball history. He started his career by playing basketball for St. Vincent–St. Mary High School located in his hometown Akron, Ohio. Then he started playing for Cleveland Cavaliers and was named the 2004 NBA Rookie of the Year. He showcased his skills in sports and became a popular player. Later he started to play for Miami Heat and became a star player for Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA.
Who is Gloria Marie James’s daughter-in-law?
LeBron James got married to his childhood sweetheart Savannah James in 2013 in San Diego, California. Gloria Marie James was very happy to see her son married. She has three grandchildren named Bronny and Bryce and a daughter Zhuri. They all live quite a comfortable life together.
What is Gloria Marie James’ net worth?
Gloria Marie James’ net worth is $2 million. She is an entrepreneur who has investments in many businesses. In this way, she makes a lot of money. Also, she is a socialite and philanthropist. The net worth of her son LeBron James is 1 Billion as he is one of the richest basketball players in history.
Further with the money, LeBron has he invests heavily in the health of himself and his family. He also has lots of estates and properties all over America and other countries. He has endorsement contracts with Audemars Piguet, Reebok, Adidas, Coca-Cola, Beats By Dre and more.
Gloria Marie James is a wonderful mother. From a young age, she wanted her child LeBron to have a great career.