Shaquille O’Neal Net Worth vs Kanye West Net Worth: Who is Richer?

Shaquille O’Neal’s vs Kanye West Net Worth: The former NBA player Shaquille O’Neal, popularly known as ‘Shaq’ currently works as a sports analyst on the NBA on TNT. Shaq has had one of the most significant basketball careers of all time. Apart from his ever-charming career, Shaq has invested in many ventures which has made him one of the most successful players post-retirement.

From time and again O’Neal has shown his keen interest in the business world too. Since the 1990s, O’Neal has been active in the stock market and real-estate business as well.


With one of the best NBA careers, O’Neal also ruled the music ventures through his blockbuster drops. Exploring his options in the film and Rap industry, he appeared in movies like ‘Blue Chips’ and ‘Kazama’. Shaq released his first-ever album in 1993 named ‘Shaq Diesel’ which became certified platinum. Shaq now continues to produce music and DJ under the name DIESEL.

Talking about music, Kanye West is a global star who is widely considered one of the most influential Hip Hop artists and musicians of his generation. The American rapper, Songwriter, record producer, and fashion designer is one of the best-selling music artists with 22 Grammys and 75 nominations. He also holds the record for most Grammys of any rapper along with Jay-Z. West has also had 5th most appearances on Billboard Hot 100 and was regarded as one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2005 and 2015.

Along with his impressive music career, West has also been part of media coverage due to his outspoken nature. West’s statements have always been controversial because of his comments on music, race, slavery, and U.S. Politics. He also had media attention because of his relationship with Kim Kardashian which came to an end in 2022.

Is Shaquille O’Neal Richer Than Kanye West: Net Worth In 2022

According to Celebrity’s Net Worth, Shaquille O’Neal has a net worth of approx $400 Million. His primary source of income is his basketball career, endorsements, and real estate business. Although most part of his income is from his NBA Carrer, Shaq had estimated earnings of $200 Million through his endorsement deals.

Shaq’s endorsement deals list is too long to calculate but some of the high-profile endorsement deals include Pepsi, Carnival, and Crusie Line. He also collaborated with Oreo and Taco bell.

Whereas Kanye West had a net worth of around billions which dropped to $400.1 Million as he lost his multi-year deal to design the sneaker brand Yeezy for Adidas due to his antisemitic comments. His Adidas deal was valued at around $1.5 Billion by Forbes which is no longer associated.

Currently, West’s primary source of income includes his music values, and real estate business. And also 5% stake in his ex-wife Kim Kardashian’s shape-wear brand Skims.

Even though West is no more a Billionaire after his disassociation with Adidas he still has a higher net worth than Shaquille O’Neal.

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Payal Kumari
Payal Kumari
Payal Kumari is pursuing her bachelor's in journalism from St. Xavier's College, Ranchi. She is a sports enthusiast and currently pens down her thoughts for Sports Axle.


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