Shaquille O’Neal has the ability to spend pretty much however much he wants. A NBA Hall of Fame career and a great job with Turner Sports helped him reach that position. That also came with a pretty expensive tastes as well.
Vanity Fair recently spoke to Shaq where he revealed a time when he spend $1 million at a car dealership just to prove a point. When you have Shaq money that is one thing you can do whenever you like.
The thing is that Shaq showed up to shop, but Mike Tyson was there getting all of the attention. Then the car salesman asked Shaq if he could afford a Bentley. Just to prove a point, he dropped $1 million that day on three of them.
“I was playing for the Los Angeles Lakers, and there’s a Rolls-Royce dealership in Beverly Hills. I always used to ride by it. But one day, I just went in. Mike Tyson was in there buying a couple of Bentleys. I had on some shorts and a tank top and flip-flops, and I said to the salesman, ‘Sir, how much does this one cost?’ He said, ‘Can you afford it, sonny boy?”
“I was so upset that I bought three Bentleys right there on the spot. A million dollars gone in 10 minutes.”
Shaquille O’Neal is rich on another level, and he will prove it if he has to. We’ll have to see if any of Shaq’s crazy spending stories surface, but he’s still got plenty to spend.