Shaquille O’Neal Paid for 15 of His Friends to Study for Their Master’s Degrees

The university was unable to conduct a physical class with just one student, so the NBA icon funded the master’s degrees of 15 of his pals.

Improving Those Ratings

Since a lot of people didn’t think he grasped the language of business, O’Neal claimed he noted that whenever he entered business gatherings, people would only speak to his agents. He decided to apply for his master’s degree at the University of Phoenix after realizing that, hoping to disprove them.

Investing Wisely

The four-time NBA champion, who reputedly has a net worth of $400 million, has made superb use of his education. The 50-year-old is currently the owner of many Big Chicken restaurants in Las Vegas, according to AfroTech.

Currently, there are ten franchises in Las Vegas, and they have also spread to other states like California, New York, and Ohio. Over 100 car washes, Auntie Anne’s Pretzels, many Papa John’s, Krispy Kreme, and forty 24-hour fitness facilities are all co-owned by O’Neal.



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