Shaquille O'Neal Biography


Shaquille O'Neal

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Birth Name: Shaquille O'Neal
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Birth Country: United States
Height: 7 Feet 1 Inch
Birth Sign: Acer
Age: 45 Years
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Former professional basketball player and the current NBA analyst, Shaquille O'Neal is popular in the world for being one of the heaviest players ever to play in the NBA. As a NBA player, he played for Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat and many more. Shaquille O'Neal, who is known by the name The Big Aristotle, was born as Shaquille Rashaun O'Neal in Newark, New Jersey, United States of America to Lucille O'Neal and Joseph Toney. He got estranged from his father at a young age. He is an American and is of African and American descent.

In the late 1990s, O'Neal was spotted with O'Neal having love affairs with Va'Shaundya Nelson. Va'Shaundya Nelson is a TV personality, producer and a Philanthropist from United States. From this romantic love affair, they became parents twice. After being in love for several years, they desired to be each other’s loving spouse. They got married on 26th of December 2002. From this married life they also welcomed two children together. Though he was happy to have her as his loving wife, they got divorced on 11th of May 2011.

In 2010, O'Neal was seen with Nicole Alexander. Nicole Alexander is also known as Nicole "Hoopz" Alexander and she is a famous TV personality and TV show contestant. They are still together as a loving couple.

While O'Neal was in Robert G. Cole High School, he was also active in basketball. He played in several high school games and also lead his high school team to several glories. While he was in his senior year, he became the state championship with Robert G. Cole High School them. In the late 1980s, he made a record of 791 rebounds. After his high school graduation, he joined Louisiana State University with a major in general studies and a minor in political science. He graduated from there in December 2000. In the 1992 NBA draft, he was selected by the Orlando Magic. In the 1992–93 NBA season, he averaged 23.4 points on 56.2% shooting. He played there for the next four years and then he joined Los Angeles Lakers in 1996. That year he was also called up in the United States Olympic basketball team and won the gold medal at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta. He announced his retirement as a player on 1st of June 2011. As a basketball player, he earned lucrative amount of salary and his net worth is $350 million.

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Born in Newark, New Jersey, United States

1972 6th of March

Shaquille O'Neal, who is known by the name The Big Aristotle, was born as Shaquille Rashaun O'Neal in Newark, New Jersey, United States of America to Lucille O'Neal and Joseph Toney. He got estranged from his father at a young age. He is an American and is of African and American descent.

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Made a record 791 rebounds

1989

While O'Neal was in Robert G. Cole High School, he was also active in basketball. He played in several high school games and also lead his high school team to several glories. While he was in his senior year, he became the state championship with Robert G. Cole High School them. In the late 1980s, he made a record of 791 rebounds.

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Became NCAA men's basketball player of the year

1991

While he was attending Louisiana State University, he won several honors and awards in his life. In 1991, he was named the NCAA men's basketball player of the year. He also won SEC Player of the Year twice.

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Began composing rap music

1993

Shaquille O'Neal is a multi talented guy. He is famous for being the former professional basketball. Besides his career as a basketball player, he is also a rapper. He began rapping since 1993. Till now, he has released five studio albums.

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Joined Los Angeles Lakers

1996

He has ups and downs in his career while he was in Orlando Magic. He suffered a serious injury in 1995. He played there for the next four years and then he joined Los Angeles Lakers in 1996. He displayed outstanding performance in the early games but suffered a big blow after he suffered an injury.

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First child, Taahirah O'Neal

1996 18th of July

He was in love with his ex girlfriend Arnetta Yarbourgh since the early 1990s. After being in love for several years, she announced that she is pregnant with their first child and their first child, Taahirah O'Neal was born on 18th of July 1996.

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Began dating Va'Shaundya Nelson

1999

In the late 1990s, O'Neal was spotted with O'Neal having love affairs with Va'Shaundya Nelson. Va'Shaundya Nelson is a TV personality, producer and a Philanthropist from United States. From this romantic love affair, they became parents twice.

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Graduated from Louisiana State University

2000 15th of December

After his high school graduation, he joined Louisiana State University with a major in general studies and a minor in political science. He left LSU in 1992 but began pursuing his education in his spare time. He graduated from there in December 2000.

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Second child, Shareef O'Neal

2000 11th of January

He became father for the second time in his life in 2000. He and his ex girlfriend, Va'Shaundya Nelson welcomed their first child together on 11th of January and that time it was a son and they named him Shareef O'Neal.

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Third child, Amirah O'Neal

2001 13th of November

He became father for the third time in his life at the end of 2001. He and his ex girlfriend, Va'Shaundya Nelson welcomed their second child together on 113th of November and that time it was a daughter and they named her Amirah O'Neal.

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Announced his retirement

2001 1st of June

Shaquille O'Neal is a former professional basketball and he is popular in the world for being one of the heaviest players ever to play in the NBA. As a NBA player, he played for Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat and many more. In 2010-2011, he played for Boston Celtics and he announced his retirement on 1st of June 2011.

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Married to Va'Shaundya Nelson

2002 26th of December

After being in love with Va'Shaundya Nelson for several years, they desired to be each other’s loving spouse. They got married on 26th of December 2002. From this married life they also welcomed two children together.

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Began dating Nicole Alexander

2010

In 2010, O'Neal was seen with Nicole Alexander. Nicole Alexander is also known as Nicole "Hoopz" Alexander and she is a famous TV personality and TV show contestant. They are still together as a loving couple.

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