Quick Facts of Shaunie O'Neal

  • Full NameShaunie O'Neal
  • Net Worth$35 million
  • Date of Birth27 November, 1974
  • Marital Status Divorced
  • BirthplaceWichita Falls, Texas
  • Ethnicity Mixed
  • Religion Christianity
  • ProfessionActress, Producer and Philanthropist
  • Nationality American
  • Eye colour Black
  • Hair colour Black
  • SpouseShaquille O' Neal
  • Height1.7 meter
  • EducationUniversity of Southern California
  • Children4,  Shareef O' Neal, Amirah Sanaa, Shaquir Rashaun, and Mearah
Shaunie O'Neal

If you are aware of the legendary basketball player Shaquille O’ Neal, you probably know his ex-wife Shaunie O’Neal. She is one of the attractive and richest basketball players wife ever in history. Shaunie also produced the popular TV series called VH1 TV Series, Basketball Wives.

She is an amazing actress, philanthropist, and TV producer and her produced show got a massive success. O’ Neal also channelized a program based on women’s issues and its solutions as well as women entrepreneurship skills. To know more about this multi-talented celebrity and a famous ex-wife, go through the full article.

Shaunie’s Early Life

Shaunie O’Neal is born on 27th November 1974Wichita Falls, Texas. She often called as Va’ Shaundrya Karlette Nelson but later changed her name. By the age of 10, she moved to LA with her family in search of a better life and opportunities in career.

The American diva graduated from the University of Southern California from where she dreamt to be a producer. The 45-year-old actress chooses the life of filmmaking and TV acting. She got her first job at FOX Entertainment and there she met the love of her life.

Shaunie O' Neal is Widely Appreciated for Her Produced Show Basketball Wives.
Shaunie O’ Neal in an Interview. Picture Credit: TMZ

After various dating and meeting, she married with Shaquille. It cannot be denied that O’ Neal is an amazing lady as she stands with her decisions with other supports, including the issues with her husband Shaquille.  She is the perfect blend of honesty and sincerity, and that is helping her in the long run.


Shaunie O’ Neal’s Basketball show propels stability in the television industry. The Show helped to eradicate various issues like different parenting styles and single mothers and other stuff. Therefore the show proved as a milestone of O’ Neal career.

Check out Shaunie’s short interview video

With the huge success from VH1, she eventually produced other shows as well and those too became successful, including Let’s Talk About It. Now, she is with a bundle of upcoming projects.

Enjoys a great fortune

No one can deny the fact that with all O’Neal’s efforts in the television industry she made really good fortunes for herself. As per Celebrity’s Net Worth, she is has a net worth of $35 million.

The 45-year-old actress got divorced with the NBA superstar and also got decent alimony from it as well. However, the amount of compensation is yet to be disclosed. According to the online sources she joined with Chinese Laundry, where she owns a footwear brand that costs around $80 million-$200 dollars.

Beautifull Shaunie is a Media Sensation Nowadays.
Shaunie during a Media Event. Picture Credit:  Article

Being part of the raising issues and creating awareness in society, she is really doing great jobs and making this world a better place to live. With all her hard work and dedication she has got brilliant projects that can add more assets in upcoming days. Locking at her social media profile, i.e Instagram we are sure that Shaquille is living a lavish life.

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Ex-Husband Shaquille O’ Neal

It all started at the very beginning of her career, where she met with the veteran Basketball superstar Shaquille. They married on 26th December 2002.

From their long span of marriage, it has four children. Shareef O’ Neal is their first child, Amirah Sanaa is the second, Shaquir Rashaun is third and Mariah O’Neal is forth. All of them are quite familiar with the media.

Shaunie and Shaquille, Once a Beautiful Couple are Now Separated From Each other.
Shaquille and Shaunie in a Single Frame. Picture Credit: Liverampup

Not everything works smoothly for a long time, as their married is one of them. As the couple was surrounded by various allegations and eventually, they got separated. The two ended their five years of a marital relationship into divorce. Their divorce was granted on 10th November 2009.