Whatever happens in the future, Lebron James will end up as one of the greatest players ever to grace the NBA, and perhaps the greatest to play the game. Lebron James has won four Most Valuable Player Awards in the NBA, two Olympic gold medals, three All-Star Game MVP awards and fourteen NBA All-Star Game appearances. Besides all the exploits he has achieved as a sportsman, Lebron’s good looks and physique is such that he is an instant hit with the ladies. It is, therefore, no surprise that there is a fair bit of interest in the love life of the King of the NBA. We will have a look at Lebron James relationships through the years.
Lebron James Relationships: Who Has He Dated?
There have been rumors about the women in the life of Lebron James, despite the names bandied around, James has been relatively consistent with his wife
Lebron and Savannah Brinson met while in High School, Lebron attended St. Vincent-St. Mary High School while Savannah attended a rival school – Buchtel High School, which was about 2 miles from St Vincents.
A friend of Lebron had transferred from St. Vincent-St. Mary to Buchtel and asked on his behalf for her phone number. She declined but opted to have his number instead and one day, while sitting around bored, she remembered that she had this number from a guy that was interested in hanging out, and so, casually, she later called him up and he invited her over to attend a basketball game.
The next time they met was at a group gathering of friends at a local Applebee’s. At this point, it was obvious that the young Lebron was interested in more than a casual outing in the company of friends. After a bit of persuasion and wooing, Savannah accepted Lebron’s first official date and the pair had dinner at Outback Steakhouse.
At this point, Lebron was just another high school basketball player and Savannah never imagined in her wildest dream that her high school sweetheart who at the time was the tallest guy in school will go all the way to conquer the world. According to her, she thought he would end up a hometown hero at best.
In 2004, while in her final year in high school, Savannah was pregnant with their first child. She attended her senior prom with her 5 months shoot and four months later, LeBron Jr., who was born on the 6th of October 2004.
Three years later, baby number two was on the way, the couple welcomed Bryce Maximus who was born on the 14th of June 2007. In 2011 Lebron popped the question and asked Savannah to be his wife at a New Year’s Eve Party while celebrating his birthday with a $300,000 ring.
After dating for 11 years, Savannah and Lebron tied the knot on 14th September 2013 at a lavish wedding ceremony held at the Grand Del Mar hotel in San Diego. The 200 man guest list included Heat All-Star guard, Dwyane Wade, Beyonce and husband Jay-Z, Knicks All-Star forward, Carmelo Anthony and All-Star guard, Chris Paul.
The three-day event which was held behind closed doors and without the prying eyes of the media had Beyoncé and Jay Z took take centre stage to perform “Crazy in Love”.
On the 22nd 2014, Lebron and Savannah welcomed a new entrant into the James family – a daughter, Zhuri who was kept out of the limelight until the 2016 NBA finals where James was crowned NBA Champion for the third time.
Savannah James is not all a stay-at-home mom. She founded the “I PROMise Makeover,” an annual event which she funds. The program is geared towards providing less privileged teens with prom dresses. The James’ also run The LeBron James Family Foundation which Savannah is heavily involved in. The foundation has donated $41 million in scholarship funding to the University of Akron.
While it is safe to say that officially, Lebron James relationships have been centered on just one woman, his wife, Savannah, as with many other celebrities, there have been rumors that he has had flings with ladies such as model Hencha Voigt, actress Meagan Good and even Amber Rose. Lebron also is rumored to have dated singer Adrienne Bailon for nine months. These relationships, however, cannot be substantiated with any evidence whatsoever.