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Intriguing facts about LeBron James and his wife Savannah James

By MyHowBook Team ⚈ Published On:

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LeBron James and Savannah got together long before he was among the best athletes on the planet.

The proud parents of three, Savannah and LeBron, have been together since their high school years.

Here are other facts about the couple that you probably did not know 

Steakhouse Date

After one of LeBron’s high school games, he met Savannah for the first time at Applebee while hanging out with a bunch of friends.

When LeBron showed interest, a friend asked Savannah if she could give LeBron her number, but she opted for his number instead.

In an interview with Cleveland Magazine, Savannah said:

“One day I’m sitting around- I was probably bored or something -and I’m like, ‘Oh, I forgot! I have this number for this guy that I can call. He seemed interested, so let’s see.”

Working for the next age of women

Savannah has constantly tried to better the lives of others. Her latest venture is called ‘Women for Our Future.’

In an interview with Vogue, Savannah said that she mentors 16 different high school girls at her former Akron high school.

Boss of the James household

Though a proud parent of three, LeBron Jr, Bryce and Zhuri, LeBron James can’t always be with his family due to his busy schedule.

And when he isn’t home, Savannah is in control, LeBron even calls her the boss of the household.

The King and Queen

As per his nickname, King James, LeBron lives up to it. Savannah has consistently said that he treats her like a queen.

And as a matter of fact, she also noted that LeBron treats everyone around him the same way.

Do what we have to do

When Savannah was in her senior year of high school, she found out that she was pregnant.

While she was worried as to how she is going to tell her parents, she explained that LeBron was always hoping for the best.

In an interview with Harper Bazaar, she said:

“I was thinking, ‘What am I going to tell my parents? What’s going to happen to his career? I was very scared. I was bawling. But he said, ‘It’s not going to slow me down, and it’s not going to slow you down. We’re going to keep doing what we have to do.”