Every Monday we give a special shout-out to a #Mogul who leads the way, break down barriers, go above and beyond in their line of work and is of great service to their community and audience.
Our #MogulMonday shout out goes to Mr. Shaquille O’Neal.
Shaquille O’Neal dominated in basketball and had a hugely successful professional career for 19 years. He is considered to be one of the greatest basketball players ever. Since then he has made a name for himself as a media personality and commentator. Once he retired from basketball he became a consummate businessman with a number of rewarding and profitable ventures under his belt. Shaq’s investments and business ideas have performed well and each year his business portfolio grows and take him to new heights of success.
O’Neals various businesses are currently making him millions and demonstrating just how far his entrepreneurship goes. Known for making very smart investments, Shaq is clearly born to be a business mogul.
Shaquille O’Neal owns Five Guys franchises, around 155 locations and is the owner of more than 10 percent of the company’s franchises. He is also invested in is Auntie Anne’s and owns 17 of the pretzel stands across America.
Shaq’s ensures his food investments and endorsements are authentic by only investing or endorsing products he actually uses.
Never straying too far from the world of sports he owns 40 24 Hour Fitness locations. Lastly, Shaq is a Google investor and became one before the company went public in 2004.
It is amazing what Shaq has achieved throughout his career. He is a living legend, a positive role model, and a man of purpose. How can we say there are no role models when Shaq is here showing us that we can follow our passion, make money and be wise with our investments. Hard work, determination, unwavering self-belief, and discipline are all qualities he effortlessly displays. Shaquille O’Neal may you continue to be a pillar of strength, positivity, and prosperity. The Mogul Magazine Team Salutes You!!