Shaq dunking a basketball over three opponents.
Shaq making his signature facial expression with his mouth shaped in an O.


Meet the most entertaining basketball player to ever play in the NBA, my man, Shaq! After being drafted in 1992 to Orlando Magic, as first pick overall, Shaq won four NBA championships, three of which he was also named MVP. From rapping, to martial arts, this man has done it all. Shaq is currently best known as a basketball analyst on TNT, but also works as a reserve police officer in Florida, in addition to many other entrepreneurial pursuits.

Full Name

Shaquille O'Neal



Date of Birth

March 6, 1972


Basketball Player, Reserve Police Officer, Rapper, Actor, Television Host, Sports Analyst, Mixed Martial Artist, Wrestler

Fun Facts

Shaq hosts a show titled "Shaqtin A Fool," where he highlights key mistakes and foolish moments of NBA players and other athletes. The star of this segment is usually Javale McGee.

Key Moment

When Shaq joined the Jabbawockeez dance crew in the 2009 NBA Allstar weekend opening ceremonies.

Career History

Teams: 1992-1996 - Orlando Magic, 1996-2004 - Los Angeles Lakers, 2004-2008 - Miami Heat, 2008-2009 - Phoenix Suns, 2009-2010 - Cleveland Cavaliers, 2010-2011 - Boston Celtics


Newark, New Jersey

Shaq dancing in a dance crew with all crew members wearing white masks.