Shaquille O’Neal Net Worth

Net Worth$400 Million
Date of Birth6 March 1972
ProfessionBasket player
Last Updated2020


Shaquille O’Neal Net Worth, How did the American basketball player attain such wealth? Read on to find out more about Shaquille O’Neal Net Worth and his career.

Shaquille O'Neal Net Worth

Shaquille O’Neal Early Life

He is a retired American basketball player, entrepreneur and television host. Shaquille O’Neal’s parents never married and his father left soon after Shaq was born. His mother got married to Phillip Harrison who was a sergeant in the U.S. Army while

Shaquille was just 2 years old. During high school days, Shaq started to gain attention for his basketball talent.

Shaquille lead the Robert G. Cole High School team to the state championship in his senior years in school. He went on to Louisiana State University where he became a two-time SEC player of the year and a two-time All American.

He also received the Adolph Rupp’s Trophy for the NCAA men & basketball player of the year in 1991.

Shaquille O’Neal Career

Shaquille Rashaun O’Neal was born in Newark, New Jersey on March 6, 1972 to parents Lucille O’Neal and Joe Toney. He became the first overall pick for the Orlando Magic in 1992.

The following year, he was named Rookie of the Year and voted an All Star- starter which had not been accomplished since Michael Jordan. In his second season, Shaq helped the Magic make their way to their first play-off series. The next year they made it to the finals but lost to the Houston Rockets.

Shaquille was quickly becoming a huge star, exploring careers in the rap and film industry appearing in films such as Blue Chips and Kazamm. O’Neal was part of the gold medal winning Olympic basketball team in 1996.

Shaquille O’Neal Net Worth

As of 2020, Shaquille O’Neal Net Worth is $400 Million while his salary is $60 Million. Shaquille O’Neal Net Worth is earned from his career as a basketball player.

The retired basketball player still earns around $60 million per year from endorsements and various business endeavors. On March 22, 2019 it was announced that he would join the Board of Directors of Papa Johns. With the job, Shaquille will earn $8.25 million in salary and stock over three years.

He is also investing $840,000 of his own money to buy 30% of a 9-unit franchise of Papa Johns in Atlanta. During the Olympics, Shaq announced his plans to join the Los Angeles Lakers as part of a seven year $121 million deal.

In 2000, Shaquille and the Lakers won the NBA championship. They would go on to win the title two more years in a row. Shaq signed a 5-year contract with the Miami Heat for $100 million in 2005.

Shaquille is now a frequent commentator on NBA games and still appears in many commercials.

Salary by year and team:

1992-93 Orlando Magic $3,000,000

1993-94 Orlando Magic $3,900,000

1994-95 Orlando Magic $4,800,000

1995-96 Orlando Magic $5,700,000

1996-97 Los Angeles Lakers $10,714,000

1997-98 Los Angeles Lakers $12,857,143

1998-99 Los Angeles Lakers $15,000,000

1999-00 Los Angeles Lakers $17,142,858

2000-01 Los Angeles Lakers $19,285,715

2001-02 Los Angeles Lakers $21,428,572

2002-03 Los Angeles Lakers $23,571,429

2003-04 Los Angeles Lakers $24,749,999

2004-05 Miami Heat $27,696,430

2005-06 Miami Heat $20,000,000

2006-07 Miami Heat $20,000,000

2007-08 Phoenix Suns $20,000,000

2008-09 Phoenix Suns $21,000,000

2009-10 Cleveland Cavaliers $20,000,000

2010-11 Boston Celtics $1,352,181

Career $292,198,327


Shaquille Rashaun O’Neal is a retired American basketball player,entrepreneur and television host who became the first overall pick for the Orlando Magic in 1992. O’Neal was part of the gold medal winning Olympic basketball team in 1996.

As of 2020, Shaquille O’Neal’s net worth is $400 Million.

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