NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal Opens a New Window. is a savvy businessman but the former pro basketball player said that after following the financial advice of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Opens a New Window. he has “probably quadrupled” his net worth.
O’Neal spoke with The Wall Street Journal Opens a New Window. recently about his investments, endorsements and franchising. The former Los Angeles Lakers center said his first big investment was in Google but before that he had a bunch of “little minor investments.”
But it was Bezos' advice that really affected O'Neal's finances, he said.