Rich Paul Net Worth and salary: Rich Paul is an American sports agent who has a net worth of $20 million. Rich Paul serves as an agent for NBA players LeBron James, Tristan Thompson, Kevin Seraphin, Eric Bledsoe, Norris Cole, and Cory Joseph. Altogether his clients are set to earn over $34 million for the 2014-15 season, with over $20 million of that coming from James. Paul has been friends with LeBron since James was in high school and he is part of James' management and marketing group LRMR. Paul started off as a basketball player and has been a big brother of sorts to James. Rich did not want LeBron to go through with "The Decision". Paul is from northeast Ohio and met James at an airport originally. Rich worked for Leon Rose and Creative Artists Agency in 2009 but left to start Klutch Sports Group in 2012. It has been said that Paul has been pushing for James to return to Cleveland for years. Although he has mostly been in the news regarding James his next most famous client is Eric Bledsoe who has been negotiating with the Phoenix Suns.