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  • Faith: Muslim
  • Career: Athlete
  • Birthday:  March 06, 1972
  • Accomplishments:  NBA Championship
  • Fun Faith Fact!: Holds a PhD in Education

“Shaq” retired from professional basketball and moved into a career as a sports analyst. He is known for leading his teams to numerous NBA championships in the early 2000's, but also for his impressive physical largesse; at 7’1” and 325 pounds, Shaq wears a men’s shoe size of 23.

In addition to his athletic success, Shaq earned his Doctorate in Education in 2012 and plans to attend law school. He made plans to complete his Hajj to Mecca as part of his Islamic faith, and of late has branched out into minor acting roles in film and television following several advertising appearances.

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