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 is a retired American basketball player, as well as 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 to win the NBA Championships as well as Olympic Gold. Shaquille was born to Lucille O’Neal and Joe Toney on 6 March 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 from 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 the year 2014, Shaquille O’Neal is 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 In 2007, Shaquille filed for divorce but the divorce was withdrawn.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 a divorce and finally, they separated in the year 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 6th March every year. In addition, his birth sign (Zodiac Sign) is Pisces.

Furthermore, Shaquille stands at a height of 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 he was 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 a basketball player, he has established himself as a musician and an actor. He released his first music album in the year 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, was released in 1996, 1998, and 2001 respectively. As an actor, he has appeared on Blue Chips, Steel, The 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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