Quick Facts of Shaquille O’Neal

  • Full NameShaquille O’Neal
  • Net Worth$400 million
  • Date of Birth06 March, 1972
  • NicknameShaq
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey, USA
  • Ethnicity Black
  • ProfessionBasketball Player, Actor, Musician
  • Nationality American
  • Eye colour Black
  • BuildAthletic
  • SpouseShaunie Nelson (m. 2002, div. 2011)
  • Height7 feet
  • Weight150 Kg
  • EducationLouisiana State University
  • Online PresenceTwitter, Instagram
  • Children4
  • Horoscope Pisces
Shaquille O’Neal

Shaquille O’Neal is a retired American basketball player and a former rapper. The 7 feet tall 150 Kg Shaquille was a 3-time NBA Finals MVP, 15-time All-Star selection, and 4-time NBA Champion. In 1992, he was drafted by the Orlando Magic.

He helped his teams win the NBA Championships and Olympic Gold. Shaquille was born to Lucille O’Neal and Joe Toney on March 6, 1972, in Newark, New Jersey, in the United States.

He has an American nationality and belongs to the Black ethical society. His astrological sign is Pisces. O’Neal completed his high school at Robert G. Cole High School and then graduated from Louisiana State University to study business.

Shaquille O’Neal’s Girlfriends, Wife, and Kids:

O’Neal was in a relationship with Arnetta Yarbourgh, with whom he has a daughter named Taheara O’Neal. Similarly, in 2010, he started his relationship with reality TV star Nicole “Hoopz” Alexander.

They split after two years. Since 2014, Shaquille O’Neal has been dating a model, originally from the town of Gardner, Massachusetts, named Laticia Rolle.

O’Neal was previously married to Shaunie Nelson on December 26, 2002. In 2007, Shaquille filed for divorce, but the divorce was withdrawn.

Similarly, in the year 2009, Shaunie filed for a divorce and finally, they separated in 2011. The pair is the parents of four children named Shareef, Amirah, Shaqir, and Me’arah. Apart from it, Nelson has another son named Myles from her previous relationships.

Shaquille O’Neal’s Age, Height

The famous basketball player Shaquille is currently in his late forties. Talking about his age, he is 47-years old as of 2019. Born in 1972, O’Neal celebrates his birthday on March 6 every year. In addition, his birth sign (Zodiac Sign) is Pisces.

Furthermore, Shaquille stands at 7 feet and 1 inch, i.e., 2.15m. He weighs approximately 325 lbs, i.e., 147 Kg.

Shaquille O’Neal’s Career and Net Worth:

In 1992, he started his professional career after being picked by the team Orlando Magic. Later he played Olympics for the US National team. He joined the Los Angeles Lakers for three years for a contract of $88.5 million in the year 2000.

In 2006, he received Miami Heat capture the NBA championship. In 2011, O’Neal announced his retirement through social media.

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Apart from being a basketball player, he has established himself as a musician and an actor. He released his first music album in 1993, titled Shaq Diesel. Moreover, back in 1994, he released his second album,  Shaq Fu: D Return.

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Similarly, he has released his third, fourth, and fifth albums, You Can’t Stop the Reign, Respect, and Shaquille O’Neal Presents His Superfriends, Vol. 1, which were released in 1996, 1998, and 2001 respectively.

As an actor, he has appeared on Blue Chips, Steel, Wash, The House Bunny, Grown Ups 2, and Blended. From his professional career, O’Neal earns a net worth of $400 Million.

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