Shaq Settles For $235,000 Home Despite $250 Million Networth

Shaq Settles For $235,000 Home Despite $250 Million Networth
Entertainment
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

At seven-foot-one, he gave new meaning to the phrase ‘living large.’ Yet retired basketball star Shaquille O’Neal, whose estimated worth is $250 million, has done the unthinkable and purchased a small modest five-bedroom home in Mount Dora, Florida for $235,000.

According to TMZ, O’Neal’s new small home has five bedrooms, four baths, granite counter tops, wet bar, entertainment room, and cherry cabinets.

It’s unclear whether his purchase was a gift for someone near and dear to the athlete or just a real estate investment.

The 40-year-old NBA legend already owns a lakeside $250 million resort – 30 miles away – in Isleworth just outside Orlando.

The 70,000-square-foot mansion is the same property featured on a 2006 episode of MTV’s Cribs, and it’s home to Shaquille and his girlfriend reality TV star Nikki ‘Hoopz’ Alexander.

It boasts 11 bedrooms, 13 bathrooms, a screening room, and an indoor 20,000-square-foot basketball court.
According to Vanity Fair, O’Neal’s property also has a sunny rock pool on the grounds that he’s affectionately nicknamed ‘Shaqapulco.’

The former LA Laker also owns a 13-room home in Sudbury, Massachusetts.

Shaquille previously owned an eight-bedroom Moroccan fantasy estate, Villa Stella on Star Island in Miami, which he sold at a loss for $16 million in 2009

.

Ashton Tyler | Elite.

Photo Credit:  Vivien Killilea/WireImage

 

Share Tweet
React
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

Max Grunner

Elite Daily is a medium for people tired of disingenuous content; we have sought to create a space where stimulating, applicable content can reach a like-minded audience.

More In Entertainment

Film John Flynn

Is The Fifth Installment Of ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Pushing It, Or Just Enough?

The “Pirates of the Caribbean” movies are nothing short of a cinematic cultural landmark. Taking inspiration from the mildew-smelling Disneyland ride, the films have monopolized the modern pirate movie market. One of the franchise’s primary reason for success is thanks to the brilliance of Johnny Depp. Depp has held some pretty iconic roles, from Edward Scissorhands to […]

Film Adam Pliskin

Video Showing You Everything From Your Childhood Will Leave You Oozing Nostalgia

It seems that everything we held near and dear as kids is now being turned into a movie. There’s Michael Bay’s “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” movie. There’s Michael Bay’s “Transformers.” There’s “The Lego Movie.” And now Wil Wheaton brings us “Literally Everything Else From Your Childhood: The Movie.” Obviously, this isn’t a real movie, but […]

Also On Elite

Sports

20 Things You Didn’t Know About Novak Djokovic That Make Him The Man

Novak Djokovic is at the top of the sporting world with his most recent and epic win at Wimbledon. But if you anything about the man simple known as “The Joker,” it’s that it’s been like this for quite some time now. Sky is still the limit for the 27-year-old star, who’s still just getting started […]

TV

Stephen Colbert Rips Apart All The Terrible Crowdsourced Ideas (Video)

The potato salad Kickstarter has more or less proved the ridiculousness of crowdfunding. Sure, it can be used for good, but it can also be used to fund insane bullsh*t. Case in point: Vessyl. Vessyl is a “smart cup” that can tell what you’re drinking and how many calories are in your beverage, among other things. […]

LOL Lists

16 Instagram Filters That Would Actually Be Useful

Wednesday was the fourth anniversary of the first photo ever uploaded to Instagram, and over the past few years, the app has proved just how much a company can profit from latching onto the coveted “narcissist” demographic. There are a number of reasons how Instagram managed to become the premier place to share your boring […]

World

Disturbing Footage Of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Crashing And Exploding

Video has emerged showing the explosion of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 just after crashing down into Ukraine near the Russian border. Filmed on a mobile phone, the short clip begins literally the moment after the plane, carrying 295 people, hits the ground and explodes into a huge plume of fire and smoke. The Boeing 777 […]