March 06, 1972, 08:00 PMNewark, New Jersey, United States
Shaquille O'Neal was born on March 6, 1972 in Newark, New Jersey. He is a 7-foot center who is commonly known as Shaq. He was a 3-time NBA Finals MVP, 15-time All-Star selection and 4-time NBA Champion. He was drafted 1st overall by the Orlando Magic in 1992, then went on to win the NBA MVP Award with the Los Angeles Lakers in 2000 as well as three straight NBA Championships before helping the Miami Heat win the franchise's first ever NBA Championship in 2006.