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Meet LeBron James’ Father Anthony McClelland; Bio | Age 2023 and Son

Meet LeBron James’ Father Anthony McClelland; Bio | Age 2023 and Son

Facts of Anthony McClelland

Full Name:Anthony McClelland
Birth Date:November 23, 1972
Age:51 years
Country:United States
Height: 6 feet 7 inches (2.01m)
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBrown
Birth PlaceAkron, Ohio
KidsAaron McClelland Gamble, LeBron James
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Anthony McClelland is an athlete who got into the media limelight as the father of professional basketball player and NBA player, LeBron Raymone James Sr. James is an American basketball player who became popular as the player of the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association.

James earned the title of All-Star 19 times and played with the All-NBA Team 19 times. During his career, James became a runner-up for the NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award.

Age of Anthony McClelland

Anthony McClelland opened his eyes for the very first time on 23rd November 1972 in Akron, Ohio, United States of America. As of 2023, McClelland is 51 years old. McClelland cuts his birthday cake on the 23rd of November every year and his birth sign is Sagittarius.

So, he holds American citizenship and is of African-American ethnic background.  Anthony follows the Christianity religion.

Relationship Status of Anthony McClelland

He was married to Gloria Marie James. He and Gloria welcomed Lebron James, who is a basketball player. James was born on 30th December 1984. He left Gloria and stayed with another woman and even became the father of Aaron McClelland Gamble. 

Caption: Anthony’s son on the frame(Photo: Fortune)

After some time, Anthony left Aaron’s mother and started living a secret life. Anthony is a grandparent of Bronny James, Zhuri James, and Bryce Maximus James.

Net Worth of Anthony McClelland’s son

McClelland’s son Lebron has a whopping amount of net worth of $600 million. Lebron’s annual salary from his basketball career is $40 million.

Caption: Anthony’s son LeBron inside the car (Photo: Fortune )

Professional Career of Lebron Raymone James Sr

  • McClelland’s son Lebron Raymone began his career journey in the sports field as a basketball player.
  • In the year 2003, he was selected by his home team, the Cleveland Cavaliers, as the first overall pick of the NBA draft.
  • After playing this game James was named the NBA Rookie of the Year.
  • Till the year 2010, he played for the Cleveland Cavaliers.

    Lebron Raymone James Sr playing basketball
    Caption: Lebron Raymone James Sr playing basketball (Photo: CBS Sports)
  • After that in the year 2010, James winged with Miami Heat and played for the team until 2014.
  • On July 10, 2010, he officially became a member of the Heat.
  • After that, he came back to Cleveland Cavaliers in the year 2014.
  • In the year 2017, he was nominated for the NAACP Image Awards – Jackie Robinson Award.

FAQs of Anthony McClelland

What is the height of Anthony McClelland?

McClelland has a tall height of 6 feet 7 inches and has brown colored eyes and hair as well.

What happened to Anthony McClelland?

In 2002, police arrest Anthony on charges of theft and arson. Anthony used to enter and left prison for minor charges.

Is Anthony McClelland still alive?

Anthony is alive but some sources revealed that he died in 2007. There is no official announcement of his death.

Is Anthony McClelland the real father of LeBron James?

Yes, Anthony is the real father of Lebron. Anthony has also given birth to another son with his second wife.

Did Anthony McClelland play basketball?

Yes, Anthony used to play basketball. In early 2000, he played basketball for several teams in the NBA.

Has LeBron James met his father?

No, Lebron never met his father, Anthony. Lebron’s mother gave birth to him when she was only 16 years old.