Shaunie O’Neal is a famous American entrepreneur, television personality and executive producer. She is renowned for creating and serving as executive producer of reality television series ‘Basketball Wives’ on VH1. Continue reading to find the net worth of Shaunie O’Neal as of 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Shaunie O’Neal was born on 27th November in the year 1974 in Wichita Falls in Texas in the US. In the 1980s, her family moved to Los Angeles. She graduated from University of Southern California in 1997.
Shaunie O’Neal and retired professional NBA player and rapper, Shaquille O’Neal married (2002-2011). They have four children, Amirah Sanaa (b. 2001), Me’arah Sanaa (b. 2006), Shaqir Rashaun (b. 2003), and Shareef Rashaun (b. 2000). Their oldest son, Shareef is an excellent basketball player and a team member of UCLA.
From a previous relationship, Shaunie has a son, Myles Nelson who is a model and musical artist. Shaquille with his former girlfriend, Arnetta Yardbourgh has a daughter, Taahirah. Following, Shaunie O’Neal had a relationship with Marlon Yates, the model (2015-2016).
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Initially, Shaunie O’Neal worked as a film marketer for the FOX Entertainment channel. Shaunie O’Neal marriage to the retired professional basketball player and rapper, Shaquille O’Neal helped her earn fame and fortune. In 2009, Shaunie O’Neal produced and appeared on the television movie called ‘The Love Shaq’ (2009). Also, they appeared in the comedy entitled, ‘All Star Comedy Jam.’
In 2010, Shaunie O’Neal launched the reality television series, ‘Basketball Wives’ and served as its executive producer. By the time Shaunie commenced this reality show, she was already the mother of 5 children. Also, she was divorced from her husband, Shaquille O’Neal who had made her famous and popular. On the reality television show, ‘Basketball Wives’ extraordinary women such as Evelyn Lozada, Tami Roman, and Shaunie and their families appeared. Shaunie made a name for herself and became popular from this show. This show continued till 2013.
In 2011, Shaunie O’Neal began her spin-off shows of ‘Basketball Wives’ called ‘Basketball Wives LA’ that ran for five seasons (2011-2016). Shaunie was the executive producer of the series ‘Baller Wives’ that was the first broadcast in 2017. Also, Shaunie O’Neal features and produces her show called ‘Shaunie’s Home Court.’
Shaunie O’Neal has appeared as guest host for several television talk shows. These include ‘Access Hollywood Live,’ ‘Bethenny,’ ‘Home & Family,’ ‘The Best Damn Sports Show Period,’ ‘The Real,’ ‘The Talk,’ and ‘VH1 Live!’. Shaunie appeared in the documentary ‘Dumb It Down’ (2014). Also, she has been in the television series ‘Wendy: The Wendy Williams show,’ ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ and more.
In addition to her career as television producer and personality, Shaunie is a successful entrepreneur. In 2011, Shaunie O’Neal got involved in a Chinese Laundry and established her footwear collection. The same year, Shaunie O’Neal hosted for red carpet shopping to raise funds for a charity event in California.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The estimated net worth of Shaunie O’Neal is $40 million. She earned most of her net worth after marrying the retired basketball player and rapper, Shaunie O’Neal. After founding, producing and appearing in reality television series, Shaunie earned her net worth too. The three popular shows include ‘Basketball Wives,’ a spin-off of the same show called ‘Basketball Wives LA’ and ‘Shaunie’s Home Court.’ Also, she has launched a similar reality show called ‘Baller Wives.’ Shaunie has appeared in several television series as a guest. She has enacted in movies and documentary. Shaunie is also a well-known entrepreneur who has her own shoe line that adds to her annual income.
In 2017, Shaunie O’Neal began working on the television reality show called ‘Let’s Talk About It’ that would be broadcast via VH1. This show would motivate women and give them helpful tips.