Shaunie O'Neal Net Worth - Look At Shaquille O'Neal's Ex-Wife Fortune & Salary From Basketball Wives

BY PALISTHA Updated on 17 March, 2021

Shaunie O'Neal Net Worth
$35 million

Shaunie O'Neal's net worth if $35 million comprises of her earnings as a television personality and businesswoman. Image Source: Shaunie O'Neal Instagram.

Birth Name Va'Shaundya Karlette Nelson
Birth place Wichita Falls, Texas, USA
Profession Television Personality, Producer and Entreprenuer
Nationality American
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Hair Color Black

Shaunie O'Neal is mostly famous for her relationship with the former NBA player Shaquille O'Neal. She has continued to stay in the limelight and has been a part of reality shows as a producer and cast.

From all the work she has done over the years, Shaquille's ex-wife has earned a massive fortune. From her highly successful business ventures, Shaunie O'Neal's net worth is estimated to be $35 million.

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Shaunie O'Neal Net Worth And Earnings

As stated above, Shaunie O'Neal has an estimated net worth of $35 million. She has earned this vast wealth from her earnings from various business ventures and reality television shows. On the other hand, her ex-husband Shaquille O'Neal has an estimated net worth of $400 million, which he earned from his basketball career and as an entrepreneur.

Income From Reality Show

Basketball Wives is one of the most popular American reality show and follows the life of wives, girlfriends, and ex-partners of professional basketball players. The show was created by O'Neal herself and is an executive producer of the show. In 2016, she reportedly made $150K annually from her time as the executive producer of the show.

Along with her role as a producer, Shaunie was also part of the cast of Basketball Wives since the first season. The series became an instant hit in 2010 and is still going strong. She also produced the show, Shaunie's Home Court, which followed the daily life of Shaunie and her kids with her ex-husband Shaquille O'Neal.

As the executive producer and a significant cast member of the two-hit reality show, the mom of five has surely pocketed a huge sum over the years. The earnings from these shows have definitely helped increase Shaunie O'Neal's net worth.

Income From Business Ventures

After gaining much attention from her marriage and reality show, Shaunie has invested in various businesses over the years. She started her own legal marijuana company in 2018. The reality television personality even revealed more about the company and the health benefit of the cannabis and the medicinal properties of it to her cast members.

Shaunie O'Neal Business.

The business has been going strong, and O'Neal has gained much profit from it. In addition to the marijuana business, she has also invested in the real estate business. The earnings from these business ventures have undoubtedly helped raise Shaunie O'Neal's net worth to new heights.

Marriage And Divorce Settlement

While Shaunie has established herself as a successful businesswoman, she first came into the spotlight as the wife of Shaquille O'Neal. Their relationship and the subsequent divorce was the talk of the town. The former couple got married in 2002, and they officially divorced in 2011.

The former couple's divorce was highly publicized though many details about the divorce settlement were private. However, it was revealed that Shaquille pays $10,000 per month to his ex-wife and an additional $10,000 for each of his four children. Furthermore, according to The Richest, Shaunie's total alimony and child support for the year of 2018 was a grand sum of $5,040,000

Lifestyle And Assets

After earning millions as a television personality and an entrepreneur, Shaunie O'Neal lives a lavish lifestyle. She resides with her five children in Los Angeles and is living her life to the fullest. She is an avid traveler and has shared numerous pictures of her vacations with family and friends on her social media pages. Furthermore, Shaunie O'Neal's house is so big that she can't decide to stay in which room amid the self-isolation.


  • Shaunie O'Neal was born as Va'Shaundya Karlette Nelson on November 27, 1974.
  • She and Shaquille married each other in 2002, and they have four children together.
  • Their two children, Shareef O'Neal and Amirah O'Neal, were born before their marriage, whereas Me'arah O'Neal and Shaqir O'Neal were born during their marriage.
  • She also has a son, Myles B. O'Neal, from her previous relationship.

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Published on 22 July, 2020

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