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Shaquille is now Dr O’Neal

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DAILY POP -- Episode 190912 -- Pictured: (l-r) Daily Pop guest Shaquille O'Neal being interviewed -- (Photo by: Nick Agro/E! Entertainment/NBCU Photo Bank)

Yes, he is DR. O’Neal. Yes he EARNED his Doctorate. Not bad, since we were supposed to “shut up and dribble”, huh? Black History: 24/7/365!!! ✊🏿

As of today, Dr. Shaquille O’Neal, Ed.D. is the joint owner of 155 Five Guys Burgers restaurants, 17 Auntie Annie’s Pretzels restaurants, 150 car washes, 40 24-hour fitness centers, a shopping center, a movie theater, and several Las Vegas nightclubs.

In addition to his business holdings, O’neal still earns $22 million per year (roughly $423,000 per week) from his endorsement deals with Arizona Creme soda, Icy Hot, Gold Bond, Buick, Zales, and at least a half dozen additional corporate sponsors. He is also a studio analyst for TNT.

In Shaq’s own words, “It is not about how much money you make. The question is are you educated enough to KEEP it.”