• Shaquille O'Neal is an American NBA superstar
  • He is now known as a sportscaster
  • HERE are some facts about him

Let's get the obvious out of the way: Happy Birthday, Shaq! Shaquille Rashaun O'Neal turns 52 years old today. O'Neal was born on March 6, 1972, in Newark, New Jersey, to Lucille O'Neal and Joe Toney, who played high school basketball (he was an All-State guard) and was offered a basketball scholarship to play at Seton Hall.

Shaq is still an icon

Here are five fun facts about the athlete-turned-sports analyst. 1. He was already over six feet tall when he was just 10 years old. Can you imagine being on the other team at that age?

Also interesting:

2. Shaq was named Player of the Week during his debut week in the NBA. Not many can claim that achievement so soon...

Watch the video above to learn more!