- Jimmy Buffett, LeBron James, Tom Ford, and Tiger Woods joined Forbes’ annual billionaires listing this 12 months.
- The “Margaritaville” singer is on the decrease finish of the world’s richest listing with a $1 billion fortune.
LeBron James, Tom Ford, and Jimmy Buffett are all formally billionaires, becoming a member of the group of 150 newcomers to Forbes’ annual listing of the world’s richest on Tuesday.
James, a 19-time All-Star and basketball legend, is predicted to make greater than $124 million in 2023 from wage, endorsements from Nike and Pepsi, and diverse different enterprise ventures. He’s the primary lively NBA participant to make the listing, with a internet value of $1 billion.
James can also be the league’s highest-paid lively participant up to now, bringing in $385 million from the Miami Warmth, Cleveland Cavaliers, and Los Angeles Lakers. After soccer star Lionel Messi, James is seated because the highest-earning athlete on the planet.
Buffett, recognized for his deep library of musical hits and restaurant endeavors, amassed wealth through the years from his “Margaritaville” empire, which changed into a licensing firm that introduced in additional than $2 billion in gross sales final 12 months. Impressed by his platinum track a long time in the past, Buffett began his branding enterprise with a t-shirt store in Key West and later expanded into eating places, motels, casinos, books, and a slew of different ventures below the model.
Ford is becoming a member of the world’s wealthiest after signing a $2.8 billion deal to promote his vogue model to Estée Lauder in November. The 61-year-old icon is value roughly $1.2 billion, per the publication’s estimates.
Different notable newly-labelled billionaires embrace Tiger Woods. The professional golfer has a internet value of $1.1 billion from sports activities earnings and numerous model offers.