From his 2012 investment in Blaze Pizza, which Forbes describes as the “fastest-growing restaurant chain in the USA,” LeBron James made a profit of about $50 million.

LeBron James‘ Blaze Pizza is a fast-casual pizza restaurant chain established in California. This franchise was started in 2011 by Elise and Rick Wetzel. It prepares pizzas for clients in the same way that Chipotle does. Additionally, Blaze Pizza includes drinks based on what the consumer wants. Their fast-fired pizza is cooked over open flames. In Pasadena, California, the business was established. 

The chain expanded to 800 branches by 2022 after initially experiencing brisk sales of $1.8 million from Irvine and $2.5 million from the Pasadena outlets. It offers services across North America, Canada, and the Middle East at ten different sites.

an expenditure The investment that James, his business partner Maverick Carter, and financial advisor Paul Wachter of Main Street Advisors made in the fledgling fast-casual restaurant Blaze Pizza in 2012 have grown to be worth $25 million.

According to insiders, the company’s valuation of $250 million was validated when Blaze Pizza sold an undisclosed portion of the business to private equity firm Brentwood Associates a few weeks ago. James has a 10% ownership stake. 19 Blaze Pizza franchises throughout the country are owned by LeBron James.

James took some money off the table, along with the majority of others who had invested in Blaze Pizza, but it is unknown how much he kept for himself.

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Some people have the ability to turn anything they touch into gold. LeBron James makes millions from grand. The famous NBA player is not just at the top of his game on the court as he enters his 20th NBA season.

He has established himself equally as big off the court. The King became the fifth athlete in the world to surpass the billion-dollar mark this year while also chasing his idol Michael Jordan outside of basketball.

Along with his largest and most valuable interest in Spring Hill Company, all of his earlier investments have helped him get to that number. One of which, the pizza business he invested his 2012 NBA earnings in, has made him about 50 times that amount.

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