NBA legends Charles Barkley and Shaquille O’Neal have had a bittersweet relationship over the years, both on and off the court.
Shaquille O’Neal and Charles Barkley have a very unique relationship. The duo share the screen as NBA analysts on TNT, delivering their views on some of the best players in the world. Barkley was part of The Late Night Show with Stephen Colbert in 2019, when he was asked who was the most shameless in terms of endorsements.
Barkley responded by saying: “Oh Shaq has no shame. Zero. Let me tell you something, every time I watch TV there’s no doubt in my mind that he’s going to do dabs every day. is just a matter of time.”
Shaquille O’Neal has become an internet sensation for his philanthropy and numerous investments. It has been associated with Pepsi, Reebok, Burger King and Comcast. Since retiring, O’Neal has claimed partial ownership of more than 155 Five Guys Burgers restaurants, 17 Auntie Annie’s Pretzels restaurants, 40 24-hour fitness centers, 150 car washes, a shopping mall, a movie theater and several Las Vegas nightclubs. (By CNB)
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How Being Shameless Led Shaquille O’ Neal to Build a $400M+ Empire
Shaquille O’Neal achieved great success during his tenure in the NBA. O’Neal was drafted in 1992 and he managed to make a name for himself in the competitive East. Along with Michael Jordan’s Bulls and Patrick Ewing’s Knicks, O’Neal put the Magic on the map during his 4 years with them. He then joined the Lakers, won 3 rings there and moved to Miami, to win his 4th title there.
Overall, Shaq earned just over $285 million during his 19-year NBA career. However, he did not stop working even after his retirement. O’Neal has made excellent business decisions and is a savvy investor. As we already know, he is rarely reluctant to advertise, and with all this, he was able to create a business empire.
In 2017, his net worth was over $400 million.
Shaq’s net worth in April 2017 was $400 million. https://t.co/20Xtf8MIr1
— Omar Oropesa (@OmarSnsd) July 15, 2018
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Maybe we should all take a lesson from Shaq on how to be smart with our money and get the most out of it.