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Shaquille O’Neal Age, Biography, Net Worth, Personal Life And More

Shaquille Rashaun O’Neal, better known as Shaq, is a former professional basketball player and sports analyst from the United States. He is considered one of the most dominant players in NBA history, known for his larger-than-life personality and powerful athleticism, resulting in worldwide admiration.

Short Biography Of  Shaquille O’Neal 

 Full Name 

 Shaquille Rashaun   O’Neal 

 Birth Date 

 6 March, 1972

 Birth Place

 Newark, New Jersey 





 Robert G. Cole High   School 

 Louisiana State   University 

 Education Qualification

 Doctoral In   Education 




 Joe Toney

Lucille O’Neal 


 Marital status

 Shaunie Henderson   (2002-2011)



 Jamal O’Neal 

 Ayesha O’Neal 

 Lateefah O’Neal 


 Height (approximately) 

 Weight (approximately) 

 Hair (Colour) 

 Eye (Colour) 


 7feet 1inch



 Dark Brown 








 Grilled Cheese and   Tomato Soup 

 Jonah Hill 

 Halle Berry 



 Living Place/Current City 

 Dallas Suburbs,   Texas


 Professional   Basketball Player 





Shaquille O’Neal Early Life
Shaq was born in Newark, New Jersey on March 6, 1972. He went to Robert G. Cole High School in San Antonio and excelled in basketball, earning a scholarship to Louisiana State University. Shaq quickly rose to prominence during his college career. In 1991 and 1992, he was named Southeastern Conference Player of the Year and a consensus first-team All-American in both seasons. O’Neal left school early to pursue a professional career.

Shaquille O’Neal Personal Life
Shaq’s mother was Lucille O’Neal, and his father was Joe Toney. Nevertheless, Joe never led an active life and battled substance misuse. He was imprison when Shaq was a baby and eventually gave his stepfather, Phillip Arthur Harrison, his rights.

Shaquille O’Neal Wife and Children
Shaquille O’Neal and Shaunie Henderson were married for about nine years before divorcing in 2011. O’Neal and his ex-wife, Shaunie O’Neal, have four children: sons Shareef and Shaqir, and daughters Amirah and Me’arah. The athlete also has a stepson, Myles, from Shaunie’s previous relationship and a daughter, Taahirah, from his previous relationship with Arnetta Yardbourgh.

Shaquille O’Neal Career
During his 19-year NBA career, O’Neal played for six different teams and was named a nominee for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on December 21, 2015. O’Neal was drafted by the Orlando Magic in 1992 after graduating from Louisiana State University. He quickly established himself as a top centre, winning Rookie of the Year in 1992-93 and leading his team to the NBA Finals in 1995. O’Neal signed as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers after four years with the Magic, where he won three consecutive championships in 2000, 2001, and 2002. He joined the Miami Heat in 2004 and won his fourth NBA title in 2006. O’Neal finished his illustrious basketball career by playing for Phoenix, Cleveland, and Boston between 2007 and 2011. He is one of only three players in NBA history to win NBA MVP, All-Star Game MVP, and Finals MVP in the same season. O’Neal is seventh all-time in points, fifth in field goals, 13th in rebounds, and seventh in blocks. In 2011, he announced his retirement.

Shaquille O’Neal Net Worth
In addition to his $292 million NBA contracts, Shaq made an estimated $200 million in endorsement revenue during his playing career. His new business ventures and a multiyear television deal with Warner Bros, Discovery Sports to continue as a basketball analyst on TNT account for a large portion of his wealth today.


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