LeBron James, aka King James, is one of the best professional basketball players in the world. He currently holds four NBA MVP awards, four NBA Championships, two Olympic Gold Medals, and that’s just a tiny fraction of his incredible list of accomplishments.
Today’s story is about the love of his life, his queen, his high school sweetheart – Savannah Brinson. Their love is a true testament to how true love makes people untouchable in love and life, helping them grow stronger together with time.
From High School Sweethearts to a Marriage Filled with Love & Success
The year was 2002 when the two first met. LeBron was in St. Vincent-St. Mary High School & Savannah was in Buchtel High School. Savannah was a cheerleader. During a football game, LeBron invited Savannah to see him play a basketball game.
In an interview with Harper’s Bazaar, Savannah reminisced about LeBron and how it happened:
“I had no idea who he was,”
“I went, and I was like, Wow, this guy is pretty popular in here.”
The two later went on their first date at an Outback Steak House. Savannah told Harper’s Bazaar how sweet and caring LeBron was:
“But I knew he loved me when I left my leftovers from dinner in his car,”
“I’d totally forgotten about them, and he brought them to me. I think he just wanted another excuse to come and see me.”
The two were in love, true love. They had their first child, LeBron Jr., while they were still in high school. Three years later, they welcomed their second son, Bryce Maximus.
LeBron proposed to the love of his life in 2012, and the couple got married in 2013. They welcomed their third child, a daughter, Zhuri Nova, in 2014.
Savannah spoke to Harper’s Bazaar about her love for LeBron:
“I just love him so much. We’re soul mates.”
Savannah has always played a vital role in LeBron’s success. In an interview with Essence, she said:
“I’m his support system with whatever he needs. If he needs someone to listen to him. If he needs to talk or if he says, ‘Hey babe, I’m tired. Can I take a nap?’ I will say ‘Yeah, baby. Take a nap,’ and keep the kids occupied. It’s a part of the role that I play as the mother of his kids and being his wife. The balance that I create in our house is for his success. He is very busy and I understand that, and the kids are at the age now that they get it. Being there for him is a huge part of his success.”
While King James calls Savannah the “boss of the house.” He told Vogue:
“I’m gone a lot, so she is the boss of the household; she’s the rule-setter. It’s hard for me to go on the road for two and half weeks and then come home and tell my kids, ‘Look, this is how it should be done’ when she’s been home every day,”
LeBron James & Savannah Brinson top the list when it comes to unstoppable power couples. From high school sweethearts to establishing a thriving empire with a happy and healthy family, kudos to this King & Queen!
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