|Famous name:||Shaquille O’Neal|
|Real name / Full name:||Shaquille Rashaun “Shaq” O’Neal|
|To get old:||49 years|
|Date of Birth:||March 6, 1972|
|Place of birth:||Newark, New Jersey, United States|
|Spouse/Spouse (name):||Shaunie O’Neal (died 2002–2011)|
|Children:||Yes (Shareef O’Neal, Shaqir O’Neal, Me’arah O’Neal, Taahirah O’Neal, Amirah O’Neal)|
|N / A|
|Profession:||former American professional basketball player|
|Net worth in 2021:||$400 million|
|Last update:||December 2021|
Shaquille O’Neal is a well-known former professional basketball player from the United States who is the sports analyst for the TV show called “Inside the NBA”. He is 7’1″ tall and weighs 147 pounds, making him one of the heaviest NBA players in the world. O’Neal has won several championships and awards during his career. He has also appeared in numerous films and reality shows and has also released albums.
You may know Shaquille O’Neal very well. But do you know how old he is and what his net worth is in 2021? If you don’t know, we have prepared this article about the details of Shaquille O’Neal’s Short Biography-Wiki, Career, Work Life, Personal Life, Current Net Worth, Age, Height, weight and more. Well, if you’re ready, let’s get started.
Shaquille Rashaun O’Neal was born on March 6, 1972 in Newark, New Jersey to parents Joe Toney and Lucille O’Neal.
He attended Robert G. Cole High School in San Antonio, Texas. There he was playing basketball at his school. He then studied business at Louisiana State University. He even played basketball for his college and was later inducted into the LSU Hall of Fame.
In 2002, Shaquille O’Neal married Shaunie Nelson. They have four children named Me’arah, Shaqir, Amirah and Shareef. He also has a son named Myles from his previous relationship. He is a fan of the New Jersey Devils of the National Hockey League. He is also a fan of Northampton Town, an English football club.
Age, height and weight
Born on March 6, 1972, Shaquille O’Neal is 49 years old on December 30, 2021. He is 2.16 m tall and weighs 147 kg.
In the 1992 NBA Draft, Shaquille O’Neal became the Orlando Magic’s first pick. In his first week, he became player of the week. In his freshman season, he had 3.5 blocks, 13.9 rebounds, and averaged 23.4 points. In his second season, he averaged 29.4 points.
During the 1994-95 season, he accumulated 29.3 points. He missed 28 games in the 1995-96 season. He later became a free agent and went on to represent his country at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. O’Neal became a member of the gold medal team.
He signed a seven-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers in 1996. With them, he won the NBA championships from 2000 to 2002. In 2004, he was traded to the Miami Heat and changed his jersey number to 32. He won his fourth NBA Championship again in 2006.
In 2008, he was acquired by the Phoenix Suns. O’Neal was then traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2009. He signed a contract with the Boston Celtics in 2010. He announced his retirement in June 2011.
O’Neal has also released several albums such as ‘Diesel’. He has released five studio albums and one compilation album.
In 2014, Shaquille O’Neal was inducted into the College Basketball Hall of Fame. In 1996 he won the CableACE award. He is a four-time NBA champion and won Olympic gold in 1996. He also won World Championship gold in 1994. In 1993, he was named NBA Rookie of the Year. In 2000, he won the NBA Most Valuable Player award. In 2017, O’Neal was elected to the FIBA Hall of Fame.
Shaquille O’Neal Net Worth and Salary in 2021
As of December 2021, Shaquille O’Neal had an estimated net worth of over $400 million. This fortune comes from his career as a professional basketball player. His contract with the Los Angeles Lakers was worth $121 million. With the Miami Heat, he signed a contract worth $100 million in 2005. Part of his wealth also comes from his acting career and he has appeared in many movies and TV shows like ‘Scary Movie 4’, ‘Jack and Jill’, ‘Freddy Got Fingered’, ‘Control Your Enthusiasm’ and ‘Grownups 2’.
Shaquille O’Neal is considered one of the most popular basketball players in the world. His popularity has seen him appear in several video games. He has also directed many television commercials. He is a wrestling fan and has appeared in various wrestling matches. He is also an investor and entrepreneur. He has invested in many companies such as PepsiCo, Apple and General Electric.