Shaq Pulls the Plug on Financial Assistance to His Son

Shaquille O’Neal is a Self-Made Man

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Shaquille O’Neal is one of the most recognizable figures on Earth. He starred in the NBA for nearly two decades — earning four NBA Championships and a host of personnel accolades which make him one of the best big men to ever play the game. Off the court, you’re looking at a guy who’s an excellent businessman, an accomplished media personality, the epitome of a ‘good samaritan’ when it comes to actively protecting his communities, a talented musician/DJ, and a very educated individual.

Despite being worth hundreds of millions of dollars, O’Neal didn’t receive any handouts. He came from humble beginnings and worked exceptionally hard to build the empire he’s cultivated since Day 1. This is something he’s trying to instill in his children despite the fact they grew up with the privilege he never had.