Shaquille O’Neal Personal Details
Birth Name: Shaquille Rashaun O’Neal
Nickname: Shaq, Diesel, Superman, The Big Aristotle
Born: March 6, 1972
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Birth Place: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Residence: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Education: He attended Robert G. Cole High School before attending Louisiana State University and the University of Phoenix.
Occupation: Former basketball player, analyst, entrepreneur
Net Worth: $350 million
Shaquille O’Neal Measurements
Height: 7’1″” (2.16 m)
Weight: 324 lbs (147 kg)
Hair color: Bald
Eye color: Black
Shoe Size: 22
Distinctive features: Towering height, lots of tattoos, distinctive beard
Best known for: His illustrious career as a basketball player
Shaquille O’Neal Family:
Father – Joseph Toney
Mother – Lucille O’Neal
Siblings – Ayesha O’Neal, Jamal O’Neal, Lateefah O’Neal
Shaquille O’Neal Dated:
- Arnetta Yardbourgh (1995-1996) – Shaquille and Arnetta dated each other for more than a year, during which time they had a daughter Taheara.
- Shaunie O’Neal (2002-2010) – For almost 8 years Shaquille was married to Shaunie O’Neal with whom he has four children named Shareef Rashaun, Shaqir Rashaun, Amirah Sanaa, and Me’erah Sanaa.
- Karrine Steffans (2004-2005) – For a brief period of time, Shaq was linked with author Karrie Steffans.
- Dominica Westling (2007-2010) – He also dated Swedish actress Dominica Westling for a couple of years between 2007 and 2010.
- Nicole Alexander (2010-2013) – Shaq also dated Reality TV show personality Nicole ‘Hoopz’ Alexander for about three years before calling it quits.
- Laticia Rolle (2014-Present) – He is currently dating model Laticia Rolle and they appear quite happy together.
First Match: His first time playing professional basketball was in 1992 when he played in the center for Orlando Magic
First Film: His first appearance on the big screen was in 1994 when he appeared in ‘Blue Chips’ as Neon.
First TV appearance: His television debut came in 2001 when he appeared in an episode of ‘The Model Client’.
Personal trainer: Other than his regular routine, Shaq also practices mixed martial arts whenever he finds the time.
Shaquille O’Neal Favorite Things, Facts & Hobbies:
- In 2013, Shaq bought a small share in the basketball team Sacramento Kings.
- He is one of the heaviest NBA players in history.
- During his 19-year long career, he played basketball for six different teams.
- For his appearance in the 1996 flop movie ‘Kazaam’, he received a $7 million check.
- Interestingly enough, he only scored a single 3-pointer throughout his entire career.
- He is a registered Republican.