48 years old (Born on March 06, 1972)
Professional basketball player; He is famous from Shaq Attack.In 2004, he had a fortune estimated at $222 million. NBA Finals MVP in 2001 Led the L.A. Lakers to NBA Titles in 2000 and 2001, and led the Orlando Magic to an NBA Finals apperance in 95 when they lost to Houston Wants to serve as a police officer when his playing days are over. Has worked with the Los Angeles Police (while with the Lakers) and currently does the same with the Miami Police. The West Coast Choppers "El Diablo" motorcycle built for him by "Monster Garage" (2002) host and West Coast Choppers owner Jesse James, was considered, at the time, one of the largest custom motorcycles ever built. The machine was painstakingly tailored for Shaq's huge frame, and features black-and-gold variations on the "Superman" theme, which Shaq has adopted as his quasi-trademark. According to James, Shaq commented, upon delivery of the bike, that it was the first vehicle that ever made him feel "normal-sized."
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Son Shaquir Rashaun O'Neal born at 1:52 AM in Los Angeles. It is the 3rd child for O'Neal and his bride, Shaunie Nelson (19 April 2003)
A member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity.
Was appointed as a Honorary Special Deputy U.S. Marshal during the announcement that he would serve as the national spokesperson for the Safe Surfin' Foundation. [March 2005]
NBA, All-Star, and NBA Finals MVP in 2000
O'Neal and teammate Kobe Bryant engaged in a feud over shot attempts that lasted for several weeks. Following a 115-78 loss to the Phoenix Suns in December 2000, in which Bryant outscored him, 38-18, O'Neal asked to be traded; Los Angeles Lakers' GM Mitch Kupchak ignored the request.
Olympic Gold Medal 1996
Father, Phillip Harrison, is retired from the U. S. Air Force, where he served as a basic-training drill sergeant.
Was sworn in as an officer of the Bedford County, v*rginia Sherriff's Office in August, 2005. He was involved in the "Blue Ridge Thunder" program, an operation aimed at deterring and catching on-line predators to minors.
His name means "Little Warrior" in Arabic.
Played for the Orlando Magic 1993-96, Los Angeles Lakers 1997-2004, Miami Heat 2004-present.
Signed the then-richest contract in sports history, a seven-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers worth $120 million. (18 July 1996)
Graduated from Louisiana State University on 15 December 2000, with a BA in general studies and a political science minor. O'Neal left LSU after his junior year in 1992, and finished his degree by attending summer school during the basketball offseason, and through an independent studies program.
Played on the Lakers with Karl Malone, Luke Walton, and Kobe Bryant.
Graduated from Louisiana State University with a B.S. in general studies and a minor in political science. (15 December 2000)
When he got his business degree from LSU in 2000, he fulfilled a promise made to his mother, Lucille Harrison. He later received his masters degree in business administration from the University of Phoenix (6/25/05) and is planning to earn a doctorate in psychology.
Lived in West Germany for a while
Favorite Film is The Godfather (1972)
Children: Daughter Taahirah (b. 18 July 1996) by ex-girlfriend Arnetta Yardbourgh. With wife Shaunie Nelson has son Shareef Rashaun (11 Jan 00), daughter Amirah Sanaa, son Shaquir Rashaun (born at 1:52am, 19 April 03), and daughter Me'arah Sanaa (born 8lbs 1 oz,21 inches long at 4:57am, 1 May06) in Miami. Nelson has son Myles from a previous relationship.
Cousin of comedian Bill Bellamy and Kristen Baker.
In 2007, Forbes Magazine estimated his earnings for the year at $32 million.
Had his sixth child with his wife Shaunie on the same day as his rival, Kobe Bryant, had his second child with wife Vanessa.
Lives with his family on Star Island in Miami.
After Germany he moved to San Antonio, Texas
Scored 10,000th career point. (10 February 1998)
When he was five years old, his mother had to carry his birth certificate with her to prove to bus drivers that he was not eight or nine years old because he was so tall
Daughter, Me'arah Sanaa O'Neal, born at 4:57 a.m. on 1 May 2006 in Miami. She weighed 8lbs., 1 oz., and was 21 inches long.