The former player, Shaquille O’Neal who has revied numerous of award from his play has faced a very successful life. But what about his personal life. For details regarding his personal life, continue reading the article.
Shaquille O’Neal was born as a Shaquille Rashaun O’Neal on 6 March 1972 in Newark, New Jersey, in the United States. He was born to mother, Lucille O’Neal, and father, Joe Toney.
While Shaquille was an infant, his father was imprisoned for drug possession. So due to this reason, his mother married to an Army sergeant, Philip A Harrison. He was raised along with his half-siblings, two sisters Lateefah O’Neal and Ayesha O’Neal and one brother, Jamal O’Neal. He met his biological father for the first time in 2016.
O’Neal belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity and has an American nationality. Shaquille completed his high school from Robert G. Cole High School and joined Louisiana State University to study business.
As we have already stated above that, the at the O’Neal was born in the year 1972, so he has reached 46 years in 2018. The player celebrated his birthdays on the same day’s Veterinary nurse, Ashley Youle celebrates i.e March 6.
Being the NBA player there is no doubt that the Shaquille O’Neal has a physically fit body with a muscular and large body type. He is a man with the height of 7 feet 1 inch tall with the heavy body mass of 150 Kg.
As per O’Neal physical appearance, his body is measured in 57-inch chest, 20-inch biceps and a 48-inch waist. He uses the 22(US) size shoe while his dress size is unknown.
Moreover, he has a bladed his hair while he has a dark brown eye color.
In 1992, he became the part of Orlando Magic and helped the team to win the NBA Championships as well as Olympic Gold. He was also in the US National Team and in 2000, he signed a contract with Los Angeles Lakers for three years, for a contract of $88.5 million.
Apart from playing basketball, Shaquille has appeared in films such as Blue Chips, Steel, The Wash, The House Bunny, Grown Ups 2, and Blended and has released his first music album in the year 1993, titled Shaq Diesel, second album, Shaq Fu: D Return was released in 1994, and 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.
A retired basketball player and a former rapper earn millions of dollars from his career. His net worth is estimated to be around $400 Million as per Celebrity Net Worth whereas $350 million as per The Richest. Most of his earning are from his NBA career as uses to receive around $60 million as a salary.
Beised that he has also made his earning from the real estate business as well as from investment in several companies including General Electric, Apple and PepsiCo.
From his huge collection, he has maintained his lifestyle very standard as he lives in $28 million worth Florida Mansion. He has also collected the several brand car in his garage including Buick Lacrosse, Lambo Gallardo, Cadillac Escalade, RR Phantom and Smart Fortwo Convertible. As per the sources, his car collection is around $2 million.
Shaquille O’Neal has a daughter named Taheara O’Neal, from his relationship with Arnetta Yarbourgh. After her, O’Neal dated reality TV star Nicole “Hoopz” Alexander and split after two years.
Later on, Shaquille got married to Shaunie Nelson with whom he has four children, named Shareef(Son), Amirah(Daughter), Shaqir(Son), and Me’arah(Daughter). As of now, he is engaged to model, Laticia Rolle. The couple exchanges the ring on 30th May 2016.
He is the active user of Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.