Shaquille O’Neal is one of the best basketball players in NBA history and also know for his role in the movie ‘Kazaam.’ Additionally, O’Neal is a businessman that has earned himself a massive amount of net worth.
O’Neal has played for many teams throughout his career that increased his net worth. So, how much does Shaquille earn money as a basketball player as well as other ventures? Let’s find out.
Who is Shaquille O’Neal? His Career Info, Highlights
Shaquille O’Neal is a retired professional basketball player. He was born on March 6, 1972, as a son to Lucille O’Neal and Joe Toney, in Newark, New Jersey, Shaquille Rashaun O’Neal’s age is 47. His father never married his mother and left after he was born. When he was two years old, his mother married his step-father, Phillip Harrison.
Shaquille studied business as well as started playing basketball at the Louisiana State University. He received the Adolph Rupp’s Trophy in the category of NCAA men’s basketball player of the year in 1991.
After Orlando Magic drafted O’Neal in 1992, he played until 1996. He left the Orlando Magic and joined Los Angeles Lakes that same year and player till 2004. In 2004, O’Neal was traded to the Miami Heat. He left the Miami Heat after two seasons and played one season for Phoenix Suns. Further, from 2009-2010, he signed a deal with Cleveland Cavaliers, and from 2010-2011, he played for Boston Celtics.
What is the Net Worth of Shaquille O’Neal?
Shaquille makes a hefty amount of cash from his basketball career, acting, and business. Shaquille O’Neal has an amassed net worth of $400 million and has a salary of $60 million a year. When it comes to money, the former basketball player has done lots of things wrong in his life. But now, the retired athlete is one of the successful businessmen.
At the age of 20, O’Neal signed his first basketball contract that blew through $1 million in an hour. in 1996, he nailed a seven-year deal worth $121 million. After he was traded to the Miami Heat, O’Neal signed a five-year extension of $100 million. At the time, his salary was $20 million per year. He lasted played for Boston Celtics in 2010 and earned a total of $2.8 million.
Albums and Other Ventures
After his retirement, Shaquille O’Neal served as a sports analyst for Inside the NBA on TNT. Besides, he appeared in many commercials and TV programs.
In addition to basketball career, Shaq O’ Neal is a rapper as well as a disc jockey. To date, O’Neal has released a total of five albums. His debut album ‘Shaq Diesel’ released in 1993 and received platinum from the RIAA. Apart from that, Shaquilleis music producer and DJ, a.k.a. DIESEL.
Furthermore, O’Neal starred in numerous films, including Bue Chips and reality shows such as Shaq’s Big Challenge and Shaq Vs. Moreover, he voiced animated versions of himself on several occasions, such as ‘Static Shock’ and Johnny Bravo.
House & Cars Details
The retired basketball player listed his sprawling, Florida estate for 428 million in 2018. The lakeside mansion lies on a 6,000 square foot indoor basketball court and an aquarium style room with a saltwater fish tank. He bought the estate for $3.95 million in 1993.
Outside the mansion, it features a 95 foot long and 15 feet deep pool with a custom rack waterfall.
Shaquille bought his first car worth $150,000 Mercedes Benz at the age of 20. Also, he purchased a car for his mon and paid off her home.
|Name||Shaquille Rashaun O’Neal|
|Date of Birth||March 6, 197|
|Place||Newark, New Jersey|
|Age||47 years old|
|Profession||Retired Basketball Player, Actor, Rapper, Businessman|
|Net Worth||$400 Million|
|Height||7 ft 1 in (2.16 m)|
|Weight||330 lb (150 kg; 24 st)|
|Dated||Arnetta Yardbourgh, Nicole Alexander|