Savannah Brinson Rumors
These are the first shots of Mr and Mrs LeBron James enjoying married life. Basketball’s MVP and his long-term girlfriend Savannah Brinson stepped out from San Diego’s Grand Del Mar hotel on Sunday, the morning after a lavish ceremony. Radiant in white, the couple, who have two children together, looked fresh and spritely despite three days of partying to celebrate their nuptials. Newly-wed Savannah kept up the bridal theme in a lace strapless jumpsuit with cascading curly hair. Her husband followed in a crisp white T-shirt and trainers. The high school sweethearts held their ceremony in the hotel’s Capella Chapel at 4.30pm on Saturday – two days into their celebrations.
LeBron James is tying the knot Saturday with his longtime girlfriend Savannah Brinson right here in San Diego. The wedding is being held at the Grand Del Mar. There has been a lot of speculation about the big event and the A-listers who will be attending. With so many black tinted luxury vehicles entering the Grand Del Mar Saturday, it’s anyone’s guess who was inside. From locals to resort visitors, information about LeBron James’ wedding with high school sweetheart Savannah Brinson were hard to come by.
A big celebrity wedding is set take over San Diego’s North County on Saturday when professional basketball player LeBron James marries his high school sweetheart. The Miami Heat star, also known as “King James,” will wed fiancée Savannah Brinson at the luxury Grand Del Mar hotel and resort in a wedding undoubtedly fit for a king. Footage from NBC 7’s news chopper captured Grand Del Mar employees setting up for the lavish event beginning Thursday (see photo below).
Sources tell us James is planning a smaller wedding than what would normally be expected of an NBA All-Star’s nuptials. “He cut the list down because he didn’t want to have 1,000 people at the wedding,” said one source. It’s also likely to be smaller because it will take place during the Jewish day of atonement, Yom Kippur. But the guest list will still number in the hundreds, we’re told.
Miami Heat star LeBron James is getting married this weekend in a three-day affair in San Diego, sources tell Page Six. James will marry his longtime love Savannah Brinson in a top-secret and high-security ceremony. Speculation is that the wedding will be held at either the Grand Del Mar or Hotel Del Coronado. The pair, who have dated since high school, got engaged Dec. 31, 2011, and have two children, LeBron Jr. and Bryce.
So in recent weeks, very quietly, she’s starting to step out. And James remains all for that. “I just think she has a knack for being powerful,” James said. “Women are more powerful than men. Her voice and her being my sidekick, her voice is very powerful, especially to these young women who are underprivileged.”
Brinson — better known as the fiance of Miami Heat star LeBron James — is starting to step more into the public eye now, with hopes that whatever level of celebrity she has can be a tool to help children who need some assistance. Her first step in that endeavor was helping to provide prom dresses for about 100 underprivileged girls in her current home of Miami and her hometown of Akron, Ohio, doing so at a pair of events in recent days. “I can’t imagine being in their situation and not have somebody help,” said Brinson, whose wedding is scheduled for this summer. “I really care. It’s really in my soul to help people, and this is the first baby to come from it. There comes a time when you have to give back.”
“Whatever LeBron felt was comfortable, I’m with him,” she continues. “I just love him so much. We’re soul mates.” It’s just such devotion that makes James gush about his longtime love. “A person like myself always needs a great sidekick and a person you can rely on no matter the circumstances. And she’s that,” he says. “She’s got my back, and I love her for that.” While James settles in on his new home court, Brinson plans to split her time between Miami and Akron. She didn’t want to uproot her sons—LeBron Jr., five, and Bryce Maximus, three—from their neighborhood, where LeBron Jr. will be starting kindergarten in the fall. “Cleveland is home,” she says. “Nothing is going to change about that.”
She admits it took her some time to warm to the idea of life in South Beach. “Personally, Miami was not my favorite place. Vacationing there is great: You go for three days and get some sun, and it’s time to go home,” she explains. But the weather helped win her over. “When they told me it doesn’t get any colder than 50 degrees, that sold me. We get below-zero weather in Cleveland. … I can’t wait to have a sunny Christmas,” she says. “It will definitely be an adjustment, but we’ll make it. We’re not complaining.”
Some cynics might argue that long distance and superstar athlete equals disaster. And if VH1’s hit series Basketball Wives is to be believed, Miami groupies are as gorgeous as they are aggressive. Fresh from the Midwest and flush with cash, James could be quite the target. (His Miami signing deal reportedly netted him $110 million over six years, as well as an estimated $30 million in endorsements from brands like Nike.) But Brinson isn’t nervous about their partnership. “I’m not worried,” she declares, sounding assured. “We’re good. Our relationship is good.” Her mother, Jennifer, who has been minding the kids while Brinson talks, makes a good point: “Don’t you think he knows the difference between ruthlessness and love?” she asks. “If LeBron was going to do something shady, he can do that around the corner. He doesn’t have to go to Miami.”