Shaquille O’Neal Net Worth

Shaquille O'Neal net worth is estimated to be $400 million in US dollars. Shaq, whose full name is Shaquille Rashaun O'Neal, is popularly called Shaq. Shaquille O'Neil is a former professional basketball player and was recognized as one of the greatest basketball players of all time. Shaq, 50, was born on 6 March 1972 in Newark, New Jersey, United States. Shaq is 2.16 m tall, and his weight is about 147kg. He's a proud father of 5, Shareef O'Neal, Shaqir O'Neal, Myles B. O'Neal, Taahirah O'Neal, Me'arah O'Neal, Amirah O'Neal, and was married to his ex-wife, Shaunie O'Neil from 2002 to 2011

Shaquille Rashaun O’Neal commonly known as SHAQ was born on March 6, 1972 (50years). The former American professional basketball player, Shaquille O’Neal net worth is now estimated at about $400million.

He now runs as a sports analyst on the television program “Inside the NBA”. He was born, in Newark, New Jersey, to Lucille O’Neal and Joe Toney, who also played high school basketball and he was an All-State guard.

Shaquille O’Neal Net worth

Shaquille O’Neal net worth in 2022 is estimated at around $400 million, O’Neal earned about $292 million in salary alone during his 19 years basketball playing career.

As a member of the board of directors at papa John’s International Inc., Shaquille O’Neal made $175,048 in total compensation. Of this total, $50,000 was received as fees earned or paid in cash, and $125,048 was awarded as stock.

Shaq earned $20 million in the last year of his contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers. His low-priced brand of Dunkman sneakers has sold over 80 million pairs since they were introduced in 1996.

Shaquille O'Neal Net Worth

Shaquille O’Neal Net worth and Business ventures

Shaquille O’Neal is an active businessman and an investor, he is an active bond investor, who buys and sells stocks and he made investments in companies like General Electric, Apple, and PepsiCo. He has also been an active real estate entrepreneur who has divulged into different real estate development projects.

In September 2013, O’Neal became a minority owner of the Sacramento Kings which he later sold In January 2022. In June 2015, O’Neal invested in technology start-up Loyale3 Holdings Inc., a San Francisco brokerage firm.
In late 2016 O’Neal purchased the Krispy Kreme location at 295 Ponce de Leon Avenue in Atlanta of which O’Neal is also the global spokesperson for the company.

O’Neal is an investor for the eSports team NRG Esports. He has also appeared in television commercials promoting the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive league ELeague.

In 2018, O’Neal created his part music festival, circus, and carnival, Shaq’s Fun House, in partnership with Medium Rare, which is held annually. The event usually features celebrity DJs and performers.

In early 2019 O’Neal joined the Papa John’s board of directors and invested in nine stores in the Atlanta area. In addition, he became the spokesperson for the company as part of a three-year contract.

Shaquille O’Neal Personal life

Shaquille O’Neal was raised by a Baptist mother and a Muslim stepfather. His real father Joe Toney, who played high school basketball was an All-State guard and was offered a basketball scholarship to play at Seton Hall.

Toney struggled with drug addiction and was imprisoned for drug possession when O’Neal was an infant. Upon his release, he did not resume a place in O’Neal’s life and instead agreed to relinquish his parental rights to O’Neal’s Jamaican stepfather, Phillip A. Harrison,

Phillip A. Harrison was an Army sergeant, However, He died of a heart attack on September 10, 2013. 

How Many Teams did O’Neal play for in the NBA?

6 Teams

He played in the NBA with 6 teams including Orlando Magic (1992-1996), Los Angeles Lakers (1996–2004), Miami Heat (2004–2008), Phoenix Suns (2008–2009), Cleveland Cavaliers (2009–2010) and the Boston Celtics (2010–2011).

How tall is Shaquille O’Neal?

7.1 ft tall and weight 147kg

Shaquille O’Neal stood at 7 ft. 1 in (216cm) and weighed 325lb (147kg) when he was drafted into the NBA. O’Neal came from a very tall family, his biological father stood 6 ft. 1 in (1.85 m) and his mother was 6 ft. 2 in (1.88 m) tall.

Shaquille O’Neal’s educational background

He completed his graduation from Robert G. Cole High School in San Antonio, Texas.

After graduating from high school O’Neal studied business at the Louisiana state university which he later left after three years. He later fulfilled the promise he made to his mother by earning his B.A degree in general studies from the Louisiana state university with a minor in political science in 2000.

Subsequently, O’Neal also earned an online MBA degree through the University of Phoenix in 2005.

Toward the end of his playing career, he began working on an educational doctorate at Barry University. O’Neal received his E.D. degree in Human Resource Development from Barry in 2012. O’Neal told a reporter for ABC News that he plans to further his education by attending law school.

O’Neal attended the Sportscaster U. training camp at S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University in, 2009.

He has also studied directing and cinematography with the New York Film Academy’s Filmmaking Conservatory.

Awards and Honors

Shaquille O’Neal’s awards and honors in the NBA include being a four-time NBA Champion, has numerous NBA Most Valuable Player Awards to his name including a Three-time NBA Finals MVP, and a total of 2000 NBA MVP Awards, Shaq has also been listed in Eight-time All-NBA First Team, 15-time NBA All-Star, Three-time NBA All-Star Game MVP awards. He also won the 1993 NBA Rookie of the Year award, NBA 50th Anniversary Team, NBA 75th Anniversary Team Honors.

O’Neal’s Number 32 basketball jersey was retired by the Miami Heat and his Number 34 basketball jersey was retired by the Los Angeles Lakers where he played basketball.

He won the 1996 Olympic Gold Medal and the 1994 FIBA World Cup with the United States of America basketball team. Shaquille O’Neal was named the 1994 FIBA World Cup MVP and 1994 USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year.

During his college basketball playing days in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), he was named the winner of the 1991 Adolph Rupp Trophy, won a Two-time Consensus All-American award, and had his Number 33 basketball jersey was retired by the Louisiana state university (LSU) Tigers.

The Media awarded him with the 1991 Associated Press Player of the Year, 1991 UPI Player of the Year, and 2005 BET Sportsman of the Year.
Shaquille O’Neal won the Sports Emmy Award in 2012 for his Outstanding Promotional Announcement.

He also won an Academy Award in 2022 for his Short Subject Documentary but this time as an executive producer of The Queen of Basketball.

Shaquille O’Neal Hall of Fame Awards

Shaquille O’Neal is retired and a well-known hall of Famer after his playing career. He was named to the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame in 2016, the College Basketball Hall of Fame in 2014, and the FIBA Hall of Fame in 2017. O’Neal is also a 2009 inductee of the New Jersey Hall of Fame.

Music career

O’Neal is also an electronic music producer, and touring DJ, known as DIESEL. He began rapping in 1993 and has released four rap albums. O’Neal was featured alongside Michael Jackson as a guest rapper on “2 Bad”, a song from Jackson’s 1995 album History.

Acting Career

Shaquille O’Neal has appeared in films including 1997 movies “Good Burger” and ‘Steel’, 1998 movie “He Got Game”, 2001 movies ” The Wash” and “Freddy Got Fingered”, 2004 movie “After the Sunset”, in 2006 movie “Scary Movie 4”.

He also appeared in  2008 movie “The House Bunny”, in 2011 movie “Jack and Jill”, in 2013 movies “Grown Ups 2”, and “The Smurfs 2”, in 2014 movie “The Lego Movie” and “Blended”, in 2018 movies “Show Dogs” and “Uncle Drew”, 2019 movie “What Men Want” and also in 2020 movie “Hubie Halloween”.

O’Neal is one of the first African Americans to portray a major comic book superhero in a motion picture, having starred as John Henry Irons, the protagonist in the 1997 film Steel. He appeared in cameo roles in the films “Freddy Got Fingered”, “Jack and Jill” and “Scary Movie 4”.

He voiced animated versions of himself on several occasions, including in the animated series Static Shock Johnny Bravo, in Uncle Grandpa, and The Lego Movie. He also had a voice-over role in the 2013 film The Smurfs 2. A


O’Neal married Shaunie Nelson on December 26, 2002. They have four children: Shareef born on (January 11, 2000), Amirah (born on November 13, 2001), Shaqir (born on April 19, 2003), and Me ‘arah (born on May 1, 2006).

Shaunie Nelson had one son from her previous relationship, Myles. On September 4, 2007.

However, Shaunie and O’Neal finally divorced in 2009 when Shaunie filed for a divorce.

Other relationships

O’Neal has a daughter named Taahirah O’Neal (born July 19, 1996) from a previous relationship with his ex-girlfriend Arnetta Yardbourgh.

In the summer of 2010, O’Neal began dating reality TV star Nicole “Hoopz” Alexander. The couple lived at O’Neal’s home in Sudbury, Massachusetts, and later split in August 2012.

O’Neal began dating Laticia Rolle, a model, originally from Gardner, Massachusetts, in early 2014. They later split in March 2018.

Shaquille O’Neal net worth made makes him rich and popular, he has an eye for pretty ladies and has been linked with Tiara Renee, and he is currently rumored to be dating Annie Ilonzeh.

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