Shaunie Henderson: Biography, Family, Career, And Net Worth

Shaunie Henderson: Biography, Family, Career, And Net Worth

Shaunie Henderson, an American television personality, serves as an executive producer for VH1’s reality TV shows such as Basketball Wives, Basketball Wives LA, and Baller Wives. Previously, she worked as a film marketer and was married to former NBA player Shaquille O’Neal.

Early Life:

Shaunie Henderson (formerly Shaunie O’ Neal)  was born on November 27, 1974, in Wichita Falls, Texas, USA. She spent her childhood years in California before eventually moving to Miami, Florida, where she attended high school.


After graduating from high school, Shaunie attended the University of Southern California (USC), where she pursued a degree in business administration. During her time at USC, she discovered her passion for entrepreneurship and business management.


Shaunie O’Neal first gained public attention for her marriage to basketball superstar Shaquille O’Neal. The couple tied the knot in 2002 and became one of the most recognized and celebrated couples in the sports and entertainment world.

In addition to being a supportive wife and mother, Shaunie has pursued various entrepreneurial ventures throughout her career. She is best known for her role as the executive producer of the hit reality television series “Basketball Wives.”

Outside of her professional endeavors, Shaunie is actively involved in philanthropy and charitable work. She has supported numerous causes and initiatives aimed at empowering women and children, particularly in underserved communities.


Shaunie recently announced that her new book titled “Undefeated” will be released in May 2024. According to Shaunie, she started writing the book 5 years ago. However, she has gone through fear, insecurity, self-doubt and arrive at the destination of courage, confidence and assurance.

Shaunie Henderson Book

Basketball Wives:

“Basketball Wives” premiered on VH1 in 2010 and quickly became a cultural phenomenon. The show follows the lives of women who are romantically linked to professional basketball players. As the executive producer, Shaunie played a pivotal role in shaping the direction and narrative of the series.


Shaquille O’Neal is the ex-husband of Shaunie. The couple had five children: Shareef, Amirah, Shaqir, Me’arah, and Shaqir. Despite their divorce in 2011, Shaunie and Shaquille maintain an amicable co-parenting relationship focused on the well-being of their children.

Shaunie Henderson Family

However, Shaunie remarried to Pastor Keion Henderson in 2022.

Shaunie and Keion Henderson

Net Worth

Shaunie has an estimated net worth of $35 million.  It is claimed that she earned her net worth through her marriage to Shaquille.

Social Media

You can follow her on the following social media platforms:

Instagram: @iamshaunie

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