Shaunie O’Neal Net Worth in 2013
Shaunie O’Neal is the star and producer of VH1’s breakout series Basketball Wives. Now in it’s fifth season the series has topped ratings over 4.2 million earning the top spot for cable several nights in a row. The series follows the lives of female friends who were married to Basketball stars. Shaunie was in the long and very public relationship with former La Laker and Miami Heat star Shaquille O’Neal. The couple had five children together Taahirah, Shareef, Shaqir, Amirah, and Me’arah the youngest. The couple divorced in 2011 after a 9 year marriage. The divorce was ignited after rumors of infidelity. It was alleged Shaq slept with another NBA’s wife Gloria Govan. He later began dating reality star Hoops from Flavor of Love. The divorce resulted in Shaq giving up half of his $300 million net worth to Shaunie and $40,000 a month in child support. Shaunie’s worth comes from $5 million a year in alimony payments until she remarries or she has collected $100 million.
After divorcing Shaq Shaunie has began dating Marlon Yates a 23 year old model. It was alleged that Marlon cheated on Shaunie with Basketball Wives LA star Draya Michele. Shaunie was born Va’Shaundya Nelson in Wichita Texas in 1974 and her family moved to Los Angeles when she was 10 years old. She graduated from USC in 1997 and that same year had her first child Myles by her ex boyfriend. She worked as a as a film marketeer and became a television producer while married to Shaq.