Who is LeBron James’ wife Savannah Brinson?
Savannah Brinson is best known as the wife of National Basketball Association (NBA) superstar LeBron James, as it’s known that they have been together since they were 16 years old. She is also highly popular on social media on which she has gained hundreds of thousands of followers. Thanks to her popularity and net worth provided to her by her husband, she’s started her own business as well. Their history together, family, and daily endeavors are covered and celebrated by numerous fans of James and professional basketball. She is also often seen watching her husband’s NBA games.
Savannah age, body measurements and early life
Savannah was born the youngest of five children on 27 August 1986, in Akron, Ohio, USA, making her 31 years old – she stands at 5 feet 7 inches or 1.7 meters. She attended Buchtel High School and during her time there was a cheerleader, and also played softball. She then met LeBron James during a football game when they were 16 years old, and accepted a proposal to watch LeBron’s basketball game. LeBron during this time, was from a different school and two courted over a few ‘phone calls. They had their first child during her senior year at high school in 2004, around the time LeBron was becoming the top professional basketball prospect in the country. The couple even went to the prom together while Savannah was pregnant. She would later have another son in 2007. In 2011, after nine years of dating, James proposed to Savannah during a party while they were celebrating both New Year’s Eve and his 27th birthday, and they eventually married in 2013, in San Diego, California, in front of about 200 guests with no expense spared in a three day celebration. There were numerous celebrity guests during their wedding including Beyoncé, and Jay-Z. They would then have their third child in 2014. She mentions in an interview that James treats her like a queen to his king. There is so much respect in the family and it’s hard not to love him, as despite all that he’s achieved, he’s very humble. She also mentioned that she is more of the family disciplinarian, while her husband is the easygoing dad. She tries to remain a cool mom and stay relevant with her children during their growing age, and lets them listen to any music they want.
Brinson has focused on numerous endeavors over the course of her career, which has increased her net worth. She started working in furniture and interior design, joining forces with American Signature in 2010 alongside her husband. They created various furniture models and named the collection Home Court, which focused on kids and consisted of beds, desks, dressers, etc. She also opened her own business in 2013 called “The Juice Spot”, created in partnership with her trainer David Alexander. The business created a space that fostered a healthy lifestyle centered on drinks. It became highly popular and was even promoted by numerous NBA stars. However, they closed down the business in 2016 after their family relocated back to Cleveland, and in line with LeBron moving back to the Cavaliers.
Savannah is also known for her philanthropic work and has supported numerous organizations alongside her husband. She became the Vice President of the LeBron James Family Foundation which she does a lot of developmental projects and fund raising. She also started the campaign called “I PROMISE MAKEOVER” which was initially held at the American Airlines Arena. The campaign brought 50 at-risk high school senior girls from the area and helped them get ready for their prom with makeup tips, accessories and dresses. She also gave back to her high school alma mater by creating a mentoring program called Women of Our Future. The program was dubbed WOOF and helped with women in Akron through one-on-one academic support and mentoring. The program initially began with 16 high school students paired with a mentor, and is aimed at helping the teens pursue their studies and a college education. Savannah has also been featured in the program “For Women, Forever”, at which she was a speaker, the annual celebration of the Women’s Endowment Fund of Akron Community Foundation. The event was also a fund-raiser, and managed to raise around $100,000 to be used by the organization for safety, health, and the well-being of women in the area.
Brinson remains highly active on social media websites, particularly on Instagram which she has over 834,000 followers, plus over 60,000 on Twitter, however, the latter has been inactive since 2013. Her Instagram account often features her children, and some of her daily endeavors. Her mother is also often featured on the website, and has gained a bit of popularity thanks to the exposure.