Shaquille O’Neal is an American former professional basketball player and rapper who played for the Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat, Phoenix Suns, Cleveland Cavaliers, and Boston Celtics. He currently serving as a sports analyst on the television program Inside the NBA. Born in Newark, New Jersey, he was nicknamed “Shaq” and was known for his physical stature. His physical frame gave him a power advantage over most opponents. He was drafted 1st overall by the Orlando Magic in 1992. Outside of his basketball career, he has released four rap albums. His debut album, Shaq Diesel, went platinum. He has also appeared in several movies, including Steel and Kazaam, and has starred in his own reality shows, Shaq’s Big Challenge and Shaq Vs.. He hosts The Big Podcast with Shaq. Born Shaquille Rashaun O’Neal in Newark, New Jersey, born March 6, 1972, he is the son of Joseph Toney and Lucille O’Oeal. He married his girlfriend, Shaunie Nelson, in 2002 and they had four children together: Shareef, Amirah, Shaqir, and Me’arah.
Shaquille O’Neal Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 6 March 1972
Birth Place: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Birth Name: Shaquille Rashaun O’Neal
Nicknames: Shaq, Diesel, The Big Aristotle, Superman
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Occupation: Basketball player, Rapper
Hair Color: Bald
Eye Color: Black
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Shaquille O’Neal Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 325 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 147 kg
Height in Feet: 7′ 1″
Height in Meters: 2.16 m
Body Build/Type: Large
Shoe Size: 22 (US)
Shaquille O’Neal Family Details:
Father: Joseph Toney (Biological), Phillip Harrison (Stepfather)
Mother: Lucille O’Oeal
Spouse: Shaunie O’Neal (m. 2002–2011)
Children: Shaqir O’Neal (Son), Shareef O’Neal (Son), Me’arah O’Neal (Daughter), Taahirah O’Neal (Daughter), Amirah O’Neal (Daughter)
Siblings: Jamal O’Neal (Brother), Ayesha O’Neal (Sister), Lateefah O’Neal (Sister)
Shaquille O’Neal Education:
Cole in San Antonio, Texas
Louisiana State University
Shaquille O’Neal Facts:
*One of the most dominant players in the NBA who played nineteen years in the NBA.
*He was NBA Most Valuable Player in 2000.
*NBA All-Star Game MVP, 2000, 2004, and 2009.
*He is an avid practitioner of mixed martial arts.
*He won three NBA titles alongside Kobe Bryant on the Lakers.
*He won Olympic Gold Medal with the U.S. basketball team, 1996.
*He is a huge fan professional wrestling.
*He is obsessed with Superman and even has a Superman tattoo.
*At age 13, he was 6′ 6″.
*He was taught to play basketball by his stepfather, Phillip Harrison.
*His net worth is an estimated $350 million. (as of Sept 2016)
*Follow him on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.