Shaquille O’Neal Ex-Wife Shaunie Net Worth: Is She Richer Than NBA Stars?

Published 12/23/2021, 7:30 AM EST
CANNES, FRANCE – JUNE 20: Shaquille O’Neal speaks onstage during the Turner session at the Cannes Lions Festival 2018 on June 20, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/Getty Images for Cannes Lions)


Shaunie Nelson, a well-known series producer, and executive married Shaquille O’Neal in 2002. The couple had four children together. Due to reasons that have been stated as irreconcilable, the couple separated in 2009 and their divorce was finalized in 2011. Shaq does mention the reason for their divorce in his biography “Shaq Uncut: My Story.”

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Since then, Shaunie has worked hard to establish her name as a businesswoman and entrepreneur.

NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 26: Shaquille O’Neal (center) with his family attends the “Uncle Drew” New York Premiere on June 26, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

In addition to covering shows and becoming a star, Shaunie Nelson is an accomplished writer. Her net worth might surprise you. Does she earn more than any NBA player? Let’s see.

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Shaquille O’Neal Ex-Wife Shaunie Net Worth

Based on reports from “Celebrity Net Worth“, Shaunie’s net worth is estimated to be $35 million in 2021. She has donned multiple hats as an actor, television producer, and entrepreneur. From launching a shoe line to working with the “Basketball Wives”, Shaunie has worked hard to build an empire of her own.

SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA – JUNE 24: Shaquille O’Neal attends 2019 NBA Awards at Barker Hangar on June 24, 2019 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/WireImage)

She is engaged to Pastor Keion Henderson. The engagement took place on November 11 this year.

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Shaunie has invested her money in lucrative opportunities and has utilized these investments to further expand her business.

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She is the executive producer of her shows that center around the lives of the partners of basketball players. She’s also a real estate investor and stars in a show named “Shaunie’s Home Court“. In her opinion, she does not want to be known for her ex-husband’s name and wants to focus on her future.

With maintaining her mark in the reality shows on television, her network is growing every year, especially since her shows are getting a lot of popularity.

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If you have any thoughts about Shaunie’s achievements in building her empire and growing out so big, let us know.

 

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Anshika Rai

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Anshika Rai is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. She is currently pursuing her bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication. Anshika has been following NBA for many years now.

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