Jermaine O'Neal

PSR 22 Jul,2020

Facts of Jermaine O'Neal

Full Name
Jermaine Gregory O'Neal
Last Name
Birth Name
Jermaine Gregory O'Neal
First Name
Famous Name
Jermaine O'Neal
Married to
Mesha O'Neal
Currently Married
Relationship Status
Angela Ocean


Career & Net worth

Net Worth
$80 Million
Career Earnings


Married to
Mesha O'Neal
Currently Married
Relationship Status

Jermaine O'Neal is a former American basketball player who last played for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA) before retiring in 2014. Besides, he also played for other NBA teams like Indiana Pacers, the Miami Heat, and the Boston Celtics. He was a member of the U.S. national basketball team which won Gold at both the Goodwill Games in 2001 and the FIBA Americas Championship in 2003. 

O'Neal is a 6-time NBA All-star and was included in the All-NBA Second Team in 2004. He was also honored with the NBA Most Improved Player in 2002. After several years of retirement, the former NBA center recently announced that he is planning to partner with Tracy McGrady to form a new player representation agency. So far, he hasn't been inducted into the Hall of Fame, but it's been in talks since he left the court. So, let's take a look at his biography, to find out how is he doing after retirement, shall we?

How Much Is The Net Worth Of Jermaine O'Neal?- O'Neal's Contract, Career Earnings & Salary

Jermaine O'Neal is one of the highest-earning NBA players in history with career earnings reported to be $167,579,153. He reportedly earned an annual average salary of $9 million during his 19-year NBA career. His net worth as of 2020 is estimated to be $80 Million.

Jermaine has an estimated net worth of $80 Million SOURCE: Pinterest

He was also the second-highest-paid NBA player in 2009 with an annual salary of more than $23 million placed only behind Kobe Bryant. He was the third highest-paid player in 2008 behind Kevin Garnett and Kason Kidd. Moreover, he has several real estate properties in his name. He listed his Texas mansion for sale for $11 million in 2018. He also built the Drive Nation sports training facility at the Dallas/Fort Worth Airport.

Jermaine O'Neal Career Earnings Since 2003-2014

Year  Career Earnings
2003-04     $13,152,000
2004-05     $14,796,000
2005-06     $16,440,000
2006-07     $18,084,000
2007-08     $19,728,000
2008-09   $21,372,000
2009-10     $23,016,000
2010-11   $5,765,000
2011-12   $5,011,332
 2012-13     $1,352,181
2013-14   $1,352,181

Who Is The Wife Of Jermaine O'Neal?- O'Neal's Wife and Children

Shaquille O'Neal and Mesha O'Neal have been married for over a decade and have built a strong family together. Along with their two children, the couple has also been raising Mesha's daughter from a previous relationship, Mylesha. Despite being in the public eye, Shaq and Mesha have managed to keep their private life relatively low-key. The couple is the parents of two children named Asjia and Jermaine Jr.

Former NBA player Jermaine with his wife and children SOURCE: Twitter@jermaineoneal

They often share pictures of their family on social media and have been vocal about the importance of family values. Shaq has credited Mesha for being his rock throughout his career and personal life, stating that she has always been there to support him through thick and thin.

What Is Jermaine O'Neal Doing Now, His Coaching Career?- Jermaine's Age

Jermaine O'Neal is a retired American professional basketball player who played in the NBA for 18 seasons. He was born on October 13, 1978, making him 44 years old as of 2022. Since retiring from basketball in 2014, O'Neal has stayed involved in the sport by coaching and mentoring young players.

He has also been active in philanthropic work, including founding the Jermaine O'Neal Foundation, which focuses on empowering youth through education and athletic programs. In addition to his basketball-related activities, O'Neal has pursued other interests, such as music and fashion. He remains a respected figure in the basketball community and continues to inspire and mentor the next generation of athletes.

Are Jermaine O'Neal And Shaquille O'Neal Brothers?

The former NBA center/ power forward was born Jermaine Gregory O'Neal on October 13, 1978, in Columbia, South Carolina. He is 41 years old as of 2020. His parents got a divorce as soon as he was born and was raised by his single mother Angela Ocean. He also has an elder brother named Clifford. Jermaine was interested in basketball and football since a young age but loved basketball even more. His basketball heroes in his childhood were Hakeem Olajuwon and Bill Russell.

Many think that he and Shaquille O'Neal are related but he and Shaq share no relation with each other, other than being famous athletes from the same profession of their times and sharing mutual respect, they have no family ties, whatsoever.


Jermaine O'Neal attended Eau Claire High School in Columbia, South Carolina where he played basketball for his school team. He also was the quarterback of Eau Claire High School during that time. He then ABCD summer basketball camp and showed his talent.

He was voted First Team All-State, South Carolina's Player of the Year, and "Mr. Basketball". Named to USA Today's All-USA Basketball Team, he earned a spot in the McDonald's All-American Game as well. Jermaine directly declared for the NBA Draft after he scored poor marks on his SATs. He was selected 17th overall in the first round by the Portland Trail Blazers in 1996.


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