Shaunie O’Neal is an American actress, TV personality, and entrepreneur. She is also recognized as the ex-wife of former basketball player Shaquille O’Neal. O’Neal has also been executive producer of the Vh-1 TV reality shows “Basketball Wives” and “Basketball Wives LA”. She appeared in the show together with the model Juanita Vanoy, who is ex-wife of Michael Jordan.
Besides, she is a philanthropist who actively participates in charity events. She is also involved in projects like women empowerment, and awareness linked to women’s welfare. Let us dig into the details of the talented and beautiful lady.
Shaunie O’Neal: early life, education, and career
The talented Executive producer, O’Neal was born on 27 November 1974, in Wichita Falls, Texas, USA. There is not any information about her early life. Similarly, she has not shared any information on her family.
Further, she went to the University of Southern California and graduated in the year 1997. After that, she began to nurture her career in TV and entertainment industry. Previously, she has worked as a film marketer for Fox Entertainment. Then in 2010, she established herself as a producer from the show “Basketball Wives”. Afterward, from 2015-2016, she worked as an executive producer for the show “Basketball Wives LA”.
In 2017, she brought another season of “Basketball Wives” as an executive producer. Besides producing the shows, she also appeared in the TV movie “The Love Shaq” along with her ex-husband. Recently, she has brought the series called “Let’s Talk About It”. In this program, she visits different organizations and encouraged the women empowerment.
Shaunie O’Neal: personal life and husband
Regarding her personal life, currently, she is in a relationship with Marion Yates, who is 12 years younger than O’Neal. Previously, she was popularly recognized as the wife of Shaquille O’Neal. She tied a knot with her ex-husband on 26 December 2002, in Beverly Hills Hotel.
Shaunie and Shaquille have four children from the O’Neal; Shareef O’Neal, Amirah O’Neal, Shaqir O’Neal, Me’arah O’Neal, and eldest son Myles O’Neal from her first relationship. The couple separated twice in their marriage period. It seems to be a scandalous divorce which is a file for a cheating chase.
Shaunie O’Neal: net worth
Regarding her net worth, she has collected a huge amount from her career. She has been executive producer for many shows since 2010. Also, she has garnered profits from her business. Her net worth is estimated to be $35 million. But her annual income has not been disclosed yet. Moreover, she gets 5 million dollar per year and 40,000 dollars per month for child support.
Being the ex-wife of the legendary basketball player certainly seems to have some perks as the entrepreneur who is leading a well-off life. Throughout the years, she has had a pretty successful career and this counts for all the hard work she has been doing. She is active in a social platform having 922k followers on Instagram.