Everything About Shaquille O’neal Daughters!

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Daughters are their father’s best friends, and they stay in his heart forever. Something similar is with Shaquille O’Neal and his daughters.

Shaquille is blessed with six children, out of which three are girls. And no doubt, his daughters are his favorite, says who? He.

Shaq has even said that his daughters can live with him as long as they want, but his sons should move out after they turn eighteen, which is quite a funny statement but cute.

Shaquille O'Neal Daughters.
The Shaq family. (Source: Instagram)

So, want to know more about Shaquille O’Neal daughters and their bonding? If so, stay with us till the last of this article.

But before we start, let us have an instant glance at the quick facts.

Shaquille O’neal Daughters | Quick Facts 

Name Taahirah O’Neal
Date of Birth  July 19, 1996
Place of Birth Orlando, Florida, United States
Age 27 years old
Education  Oglethorpe University
Ethnicity  Afro-American 
Zodiac Sign Gemini 
Religion  Islam
Mother’s Name Arnetta Yardbourgh
Height 5 ft. 5 inches (165 cm)
Weight 55 kg (121 lbs)
Eye Color  Brown
Hair Color  Black
Body Measurements  32-26-35
Social Media Not Active
Name Amirah O’Neal
Nickname Mimi
Date of Birth  2001, November 13
Place of Birth LA, California, United States
Age 22 years old
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Ethnicity  Afro-American 
  • Crossroads High School
  • Texas Southern University
Mother’s Name  Shaunie O’Neal
Height  6 ft. 2 inches (189 cm)
Weight 73 kg (161 lbs)
Shoe Size 7 (U.S)
Hair Color  Brown
Eye Color  Black 
Profession College Basketball Player
Position Forward
Social Media  Instagram 
Name Me’arah O’Neal
Date of Birth  May 1, 2006
Place of Birth  Miami, Florida, United States
Age 17 years old
Ethnicity  Afro-American 
Education  Crossroads School
Mother’s Name  Shaunie O’Neal
Height  6 ft. 3 inches (1.92 cm)
Profession College Basketball Player
Position  Center
Weight  Not Available 
Hair Color  Brown
Eye Color  Black
Social Media Instagram 
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Last Update  February, 2024

Shaquille O’Neal Daughters: Parents

Father, Shaquille O’Neal

Three times NBA champion Shaquille Rashaun O’Neal also known as Shaq, was born on March 6, 1972, in Newark, New Jersey. His mom brought him up since his father left his mom while he was an infant.

That is why Shaq used his mother’s surname instead of his dad’s. Shaq’s stepfather always treated him like his son and gave him a proper education.

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Shaquille O’Neal with the LSU Tigers (Source: Pinterest)

At that time, black people were not treated well, and the streets were not considered safe for the black kids. Nonetheless, Shaq found his way to not getting involved in the chaos, and that was by engaging himself in basketball.

Before making his NBA debut, Shaq played basketball in college. Furthermore, in the very first week, Shaq successfully won Player of the Week.

And from that moment, there has not been looking back for Shaq as he has only reached greater heights. Besides basketball, Shaq is well-known for acting, music, and wrestling. Shaq has a net worth of $400 million and is living a lavish life with his family.

Arnetta Yardbourgh: Mother of Taahirah O’Neal

In 1971 in cold December, Arnetta was born in Houston, Texas. Currently, in his fifties, Yardbourgh is working as a founder of a professional life coaching firm and mother of Taahirah O’Neal, Shaq’s first born.

Shaq and Arnetta started dating each other in 1992, but shortly after four years, things did not go as expected between them, so they separated ways in 1996. However, at the time of their separation Arnetta was pregnant.

And after six months of separating, Arnetta welcomed her and Shaq’s daughter into the world on July 18, 1996.

Even though Shaq and Arnett separated, they maintained a cordial relationship to care for their daughter. Toady, Arnetta is thriving and happy in her life and earning well to live the best life she desires.

Shaunie O’Neal: Mother (Me’arah, Amirah)

Shaunie O’Neal is the ex-wife of Shaq, and she was born in 1974. She and Shaq have four kids together and one kid from Shaunie’s previous relationship who uses Shaq’s surname.

It is because Shaq adopted Shaunie’s son Myles and gave in all the love he deserved along with the surname.

Shaunie O’Neal. Source:(Instagram Images)

About Shaunie’s career, she is a film advertiser for Fox Entertainment, but she got more name and fame after she started dating Shaq. Besides, Shaunie is very active in social work. 

In 2007 things began to tremble in their paradise, the couple separated but later reconciled, and the court removed the separation. However, in 2009 the couple separated legally on bad terms. Shaunie accused Shaq of cheating on another woman.

After that, the court granted custody of the children to Shaunie, and as child support, Shaq had to give Shaunie $100,000 every month.

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Furthermore, both Shaunie and Shaquille have moved on, and as per sources, Shaunie is also dating someone. We will update you as soon as we find any information regarding it.

Shaquille O’Neal Daughters

Taahirah O’Neal: The Eldest 

Taahirah O’Neal is the eldest of Shaquille O’Neal daughters from his ex-girlfriend Arnetta. She was born on July 19, 1996, in Orlando, Florida.

Taahirah spent her childhood with her half-siblings in Houston, Texas. In 2019, Taahira graduated Magna Cum Laude from Oglethorpe University with a degree in Sociology and Politics and African American Studies. 

Shaquille O’Neal Daughters, Taahira O'Neal
Taahira O’Neal, the eldest daughter of Shaquille O’Neal. (Source: Pinterest)

Unlike her step-siblings, she did not choose basketball as her career and focused on her studies most of the time. She is currently a marketing and community outreach specialist for PepsiCo Company. In the company, her main work is to provide creative and strategic action agendas that help enhance brand awareness of Pepsi. 

Not only that, Taahira is as active in social work as her father. Furthermore, she has organized many fundraising events to support various charitable organizations in Hutson. Lastly, Taahirah is earning quite a good amount of money and doing good in her career.

Taahirah O’ Neal: Body Meaurements

Standing at 5 ft. 5 inches, Taahirah weighs around 55 kgs. She is a perfect example of black beauty with a tall and chubby body; her body measurement is 32-26-35 inches. She is a follower of Islam like her father, and she belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity. 

Her brown eyes and black hair make her look more attractive. Talking about her personality, Taahirah is intellectually curious, intelligent, and a social butterfly, a typical Gemini trait. 

Shaquille O’Neal Daughter | Amirah O’Neal

Amirah O’Neal, also called Mimi by her loved ones, was born on November 13, 2001, to Shaq and Shaunie. She was born in Los Angels, California, and spent her childhood there.

Besides, she went to Crossroads High School, where she actively participated in basketball games and was a part of the school team. In her junior year, she successfully was named to AAU Cal-Hi Sports Division IV All-State Team after averaging 17.2 points per game.

However, in her senior year, due to the Coronavirus pandemic, she switched to homeschooling and graduated in 2020.

However, after graduating high school, she enrolled at Louisiana State University, where her father played college basketball. Later, she was transferred to Texas Southern University, and now she is playing for TSU.

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Amirah O’Neal. (Source: Pinterest)

Besides that, her parents threw a lavish party on her sixteenth birthday and spent around $1 million to make her birthday special. She and her siblings love dancing, so her birthday was themed as a club-style party in the W Hollywood Hotel.

In Addition, Shaq also gifted her a $122,400 worth of Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen; indeed, Amirah has been one lucky kid.

Body Measurements 

Amirah is 6ft. 2 inches tall and weighs around 73 kg. Her height is helping her a lot in her basketball career.

Besides, her shoe size is 7 (U.S). The color of her hair is brown, and her eyes are black, and this combination makes her look prettier.

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She celebrates her birthday in November, just a month before Christmas and New Year. Further, Amirah is innovative, creative, and stoic, which happens to be a typical Scorpio trait.

Shaquille O’Neal Daughter | Me’arah O’Neal

Me’arah O’Neal decided to be a basketball player and walk in her father’s footsteps. She was born in Miami, Florida, on May 1, 2006, and is the youngest daughter of Shaq and Shaunie.

She is a high school student, and like her siblings, she attended Crossroads School in Santa Monica, California.

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Me’arah O’Neal. (Source: Instagram)

As a freshman, Me’arah had been a part of 24 games and averaged 5.3 points per game. And out of 24 games, her team has successfully won 19 matches and was selected in the State quarterfinals.

Currently, sixteen years old Me’erah is busy with her studies and basketball. She has a long way to go, and we will update you as soon as we find any significant achievements.

Body Measurements

Me’arah stands at 6 ft. 3 inches, considered an excellent height for a basketball player. What compliments her look is her alluring black eyes and black hair.

She also celebrates her birthday in the first week of May, making her a Taurus. Per her birth chart horoscope, she is hardworking, dedicated, and dependable; subsequently, she is precisely the same.

Social Media Presence

Among the three Shaquille O’Neal daughters, Taahirah is the one who does not like much of public attention and tries to avoid it as much as possible.

However, her half-sisters are very active on social media platforms, and many people follow them. Amirah has around 122k followers on her Instagram, which is a lot.

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Likewise, Shaq’s youngest daughter is also followed by 161k followers on Instagram.

FAQs About Shaquille O’Neal Daughters

Do Merah and Amirah share a good relationship with Taahirah?

Yes, they do. When the girls are not with their mothers, they live with Shaq and spend quality time together.

Does the Shaq family own a restaurant?

Yes, they do. The Shaq family owns a fast-casual chicken restaurant, Big Chicken. The menu at his restaurant is based on fresh farm products, and of course, his signature fried chicken is the highlight of the restaurant. 

Are Shaq and Shaunie still together?

No, they are not. However, Shaq and Shaunie both share a good relationship now. During the pandemic, Shaunie made some reels with her daughters and challenged Shaq and their sons to make reels on the same song.

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