Now, Green said, when it comes to spending money, he always considers his long-term goal, which is to become a billionaire by 40: "Every day, every decision I make is, 'How is this helping me become a billionaire?'"
James has also come a long way since his most regrettable purchase. In addition to co-founding the media platform Uninterrupted, which raised $15.8 million in 2015, he was an early backer of Beats Headphones. When the company sold to Apple for $3 billion, James reportedly earned $30 million. His "next thing" is to own an NBA team.
James is already thinking about life after basketball because "I know there will be more time of my life spent off the floor than on the floor," he told Carter. "I still have to live life beyond the hardwood."
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