Golden State Warriors' Leandro Barbosa (19) reacts after scoring on a layup against the Cleveland Cavaliers in the fourth quarter of Game 2 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Sunday, June 5, 2016. Golden State defeated Cleveland 110-77. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group)
NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal was primarily raised by his mother, Lucille O’Neal. O’Neal was born in Newark, New Jersey, and grew up estranged from his biological father, Joseph Toney. Toney struggled with drug addiction. His mother worked hard to raise her son on her own and later married Phillip A. Harrison, a career Army Reserve sergeant, who stepped in to help raise the basketball star. Shaquille has a net worth of $250 million.