Shaunie Oneal
Shaunie Oneal
Real Name/Full Name Va’Shaundya Karlette “Shaunie” O’Neal(née Nelson)
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Shaunie Oneal
Birth Place: Wichita Falls, Texas, U.S.
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 27 November 1974
Age/How Old: 49 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 180 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 11″
Weight: In Kilograms – 65 Kg
In Pounds – 143 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Brownish blonde
Parents Name: Father – Shaquille O’Neal
Mother – Lucille O’Neal
Siblings: 4
School: N/A
College: University of Southern Californi
Religion: Muslim
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Shaquille O’Neal
Kids/Children Name: Shareef, Shaqir, Amirah and Me’arah
Profession: American  entrepreneur, television personality and philanthropist
Net Worth: $40 million
Last Updated: June 2024

It feels good to get in relationships that change our identity and take us closer to our destiny. When Shaunie was falling in love with her ex-husband Shaquille O’Neal, it was a simple crash and genuine love. However, one thing that she didn’t know was that this was going to be the beginning of a new life and career.

Today, Shaunie is known as an American television personality because of the role she played in Basketball Wives, Baller Wives and Basketball Wives LA. All of these were reality television series aired on VH-1. At the same time, Shaunie has also ventured into the business world and is known as a great entrepreneur and philanthropist. Formerly, she was a film marketer as well as the wife of Shaquille O’Neal who is a former NBA player.

Well, how well do you know about Shaunie O’Neal? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Shaunie O’Neal’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Shaunie O’Neal to date.

Biography and Early Life

This beautiful and gifted girl was born on the November 27th in 1947 and was born in a place known as Wichita Falls, Texas in the United of America. This means that Shaunie O’Neal is American by birth with Afro-American ethnicity. Shaunie is the daughter of Lucille O’Neal but her real father’s name still remains unknown.

However, she was lucky to have Shaquille O’Neal as her stepfather as he treated her as his own daughter. Although she seems to be the only child her mom had with her biological dad, she had four more with Shaquille who became Shaunie’s half siblings. She has two half-brothers and two half-sisters but for some reasons that she knows best, she has not revealed the names of any of her siblings.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Shaunie O’Neal in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Shaunie O’Neal’s age is 49 years old as of today’s date 14th June 2024 having been born on 27 November 1974. Though, she is 5′ 11″ in feet and inches and 180cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 143 lbs in Pound and 65kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Black and hair color is Brownish blonde.


There is not much known about Shaunie’s first years in school. However, one thing that is for sure is that she spent years in elementary and high school just like any child. This is because, after graduating from high school, she joined University of Southern California from where she graduated in 1997. It is not clear which course she studied in college as she doesn’t take discussing about her education as a priority.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Although Shaunie has a life outside her love story, much of what she has achieved including the fame she has today is from her relationship with her ex-husband. It was on 26th of December when she opened a new chapter of her life by exchanging vows with the love of her life Shaquille O’Neal. The function was held at Beverly Hills Hotel. They welcomed their first and second child before they tied the knot and the other two were born after their wedding. Their first child is named Shareef and was born in 2000.

One year later, they welcomed their second born named Amirah born in 2001. The year 2002 was their year of planning their wedding and therefore, they didn’t get any child that year. The following year after their wedding in 2003, they welcomed their 3rd born named Shaqir and their fourth born named Me’arah was born in 2006. Shaunie also has a son from a previous relationship named Myles. On the other hand, Shaquille also had a daughter from his previous relationship named Taahirah whose mother is Arnetta Yardbourgh.

Shaunie and Shaquille’s marriage didn’t last long as they later parted ways after being together as husband and wife for 5 years. They separated on 4th September in 2007 but fortunately, they parched things up after a short time. However, this reconciliation wasn’t to last long as Shaunie filed for a divorce on 10th November 2009 citing irreconcilable differences.

Their divorce was finalized in 2011. Their firstborn son Shareef has followed on his father’s footsteps as he is a professional basketball player. He had initially committed himself to UCLA in 2018 but two years later (in 2020) he transferred to LSU.

Is Shaunie O’Neal Lesbian?

Shaunie O’Neal was in other relationships before he met his ex-husband. Considering she has been with Shaquille for more than 10 years since they had started dating, it is enough to conclude she is not a lesbian.

Professional Career

Apart from being a cast on Basketball Wives, she is also an executive producer. Basketball Wives is a reality series that follows the girlfriends, wives and ex-wives of professional basketball players. Apart from that, she has also been part of Basketball Wives LA which follows up on girlfriends, wives and ex-wives of Los Angeles professional basketball players. Currently, she is the centre of Shaunie’s Home Court which majors on her 5 kids and family.


Although Shaunie has not received any award or nominations yet, but she is going to receive many in the coming years as she is getting committed to her career more by day.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Shaunie Oneal in 2024

Shaunie Oneal Net Worth
Shaunie Oneal Net Worth

Shaunie O’Neal has not only made a name for herself over the years, but she has also earned a great fortune in the process. As of 2024, her net worth is estimated to be roughly $40 million and is expected to rise even higher in the coming years.

Shaunie does not only concentrate more on working on her career but also supporting other people. She hosted what she called red-carpet shopping event together with Louis Vuitton’s Rodeo Drive and singer Brady in 2011. The event was attended by celebrities like Elise Neal, Flo Rida and Eva Marcille among others.


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