Me'arah O'Neal

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Celebrity Children (2006)
Wed Jul 20 2022
By   Selena

Shaquille O'Neal is widely considered one of the successful and popular dunkers in NBA history and now the big man is passing on his talent to his son. Recently his youngest daughter Me'arah O'Neal is making quite a name for herself at a young age.

Me’arah Sanaa O'Neal was born on May 1, 2006, to the basketball giant and his divorced wife, Shaunie O’Neal. She holds American citizenship and is of African-American ethnicity. For her education, she attended the Crossroads School in Santa Monica, California. 

Dating Anyone or not?

Me'arah O'Neal is only 13 years old and there's no chance of being involved in love affairs.  She is still in school and concentrates on her studies as of now. Similarly, she loves spending time with her family and schoolmates.

Me'arah's Parents dad and mom were together for nine years
Image: Me'arah's Parents at their marriage event
Source: Pinterest

On the other hand, her mom Shaunie, 45, and dad Shaquille, 48, were in a conjual life for nine years. On December 26, 2002, they tied the knot in Beverly Hills. But the married pair formally divorced on 10 November 2009, citing irreconcilable disparities.

Blessed with Other Siblings

Me'arah is the youngest of five adult siblings. Her biological older sister, Amirah O'Neal, was born in 2001 and her two brothers Shareef and Shaqir Neal, born in 2000 and 2003 respectively.

Me'arah is the youngest child of to the basketball giant Shaquille and Shaunie O’Neal
Image: Me'arah O'Neal with her older siblings
Source: Instagram @shaunieoneal5

She also has an older half-sister, Taahirah O'Neal (born 1996), Shaquille's only daughter and his former partner Arnetta Yardbourgh. Also, she has an older half brother Myles O'Neal (born 1997) from a mother’s past relationship.

Friend Of Late, Gianna Bryant

13, Me'arah was good friends with the Basketball icon Kobe Bryant's daughter Gianna Bryant. But sadly she died alongside her father, Bryant on January 26, 2020, in a tragic helicopter crash in Calabasas, California.

Before Gianna's death, the two young girls shared a passion for basketball in which they both played for the Mamba Sports Academy of Kobe. They addressed other elements of their lives, including birthdays, friends, too.

Me'arah O'Neal was good friends with the Basketball icon Kobe Bryant's daughter Gianna Bryant
Photo: Me'arah O'Neal with late Gianna Bryant
Source: Instagram @mearahoneal_

O'Neal revealed in an Instagram post that Gianna is a sister from another mother and they share the same birthday. She is seen on the post wearing a uniform of Mamba Sports Academy with her number, two.

The devastating helicopter crash that took the lives of nine people including  Alyssa Altobelli (14), Payton Chester (13), Sarah Chester (45), Keri Altobelli (46), John Altobelli (56), Christina Mauser (38), and the helicopter's pilot, Ara Zobayan (50).

Me'arah's a Growing Game

When it comes to basketball, the O'Neal family has quite the pool of genes and holds the heart of everyone. In the same way, daughter Me'Arah O'Neal is the new O'Neal to take the basketball world by storm. 

Me'arah O'Neal is close to dunking already
Snap: Me’Arah at her college
Source: Instagram @mearahoneal_

Me'Arah is still too young to commit to playing in college, but with the Team Suppa Time National girls team she showed off her unique skill set this past weekend. According to, she plays for LA's Finest too.

She also appeared as the main cast member in the VH1 reality show Shaunie's Home Court. On the other hand, her older brother Shareef, 20,  already committed to basketball at UCLA in 2018.

How Rich is Me'arah O'Neal in 2020?

As a kid of NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal, Me'arah O'Neal might only be in middle school, but she's close to dunking already. She has displayed strong gene fitness since her early days. But her source of revenue and earnings isn't available for now.

Her dad, Shaquille is one of the best soccer NBA players of all time; he is an all-star 15x NBA and 4x NBA champion. As of 2020, he has a valuation of $600 million. Also after his retirement, Hall of Fame NBA player still makes $60 million a year from various endorsements.

Furthermore, Shaq is 2.16m tall makes $8.25 million from his position in Papa Johns' board of directors. Likewise, her mother Shaunie owns a wealth of $35 million as a tv host, entrepreneur, philanthropist.

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