Shaunie ONeal Net Worth: Shaunie Oneal is the ex wife of NBA star Shaquille Oneal, as well as an American TV personality and producer who has a net worth of $35 million. Shaunie ONeal has earned her net worth through her marriage to Shaquille and from a rising career as an entrepreneur. Born Va'Shaundya Karlette Nelson on November 27, 1974, in Wichita Falls, Texas, she rose to fame as the executive producer of the VH1 series Basketball Wives. When she joined the reality show, the mother of five had already been divorced from her basketball player husband for several years. On the series, extraordinary ladies like Tami Roman, Evelyn Lozada and Shaunie herself deal with the spotlight and their families, in addition to keeping their personal lives in check. Outside of reality TV, Shaunie ONeal went on to pursue a career in film marketing and entrepreneurship, having launched her own shoe line. Shaunie ONeal is also active in philanthropic causes, mainly helping other women and children in need.