Shaunie O’Neal is an American entrepreneur as well as a former film marketer for FOX and an entertainment correspondent. She is also famous as the ex-wife of NBA player, Shaquille O’Neal. Apart from it, she is best remembered for her contribution in The Love Shaq, and her self-titled show Shaunie’s Home Court.
Shaunie O’Neal was born on 27th November 1974, in Wichita Falls, Texas as Va’shaundya Karlette Nelson. O’Neal has an American nationality with mixed ethnicity (African-American) and there is no information regarding her parents.
Shaunie attended the University of Southern California and graduated in 1997.
Shaunie O’Neal was previously married to the famous NBA player, Shaquille O’Neal. The couple shared the marital vows on 26 December 2002 in Beverly Hills Hotel.
However, the couple divorced on 11 May 2011 after the nine years of marriage. Well during the course of their marriage the couple separated two times. At first in 2007, after finding her husband cheated her but later on, they reconciled.
In 2009 she filed for a divorce stating the irreconcilable differences which were only finalized in 2011.
The 42 years’ Shaunie is the mother of five children, Myles O’Neal, Shareef O’Neal, Me’arah O’Neal, Shaqir O’Neal, and Amirah O’Neal.
All of her children are involved in a different career. Also, they are featured on the reality show Shaunie’s Home Court.
Just after the divorce of Shaunie, she started dating an actor, Marion Yates. They started their relationship in 2012 after a few meeting with the help of a family friend in 2010.
However, the dating couple has already broken up in 2016. The reason for their separation is unknown.
The bold, beautiful and talented Shaunie is a TV celebrity, a producer, and a philanthropist. Currently, she holds the position of an executive producer of VH-1’s reality TV series, Basketball Wives and Basketball Wives LA.
From her professional career, she has managed to earn a decent amount. As of 2019, Shaunie O’Neal net worth is $35 million dollars.
All of her net worth is possible from hosting career, business as well as from the divorce settlement from her ex-husband, Shaquille O’Neal whose net worth is $400 million in 2018. As per the reporter, she has received a huge amount from her ex-husband but the exact amount is not publicized.