Shaquille O’Neal is Selling his L.A. Home… on Instagram

Georgie Mihaila
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Shaq is ready to say goodbye to his Los Angeles home, and has found a new way to attract potential buyers.

The retired basketball star took to Instagram to give his 15.4 million followers a video tour of his five-bedroom home set in a cul-de-sac in the gated community of Bell Canyon.

And while it may not be as insane as Shaq’s house in Orlando, the Bell Canyon property has quite a few features worthy of NBA royalty — and it’s yours to buy, if you have $2.5 million ready to invest.

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I’M SELLING MY HOME IN BELL CANYON CA. 5 bedroom 4.5 bath 5,217 SQFT (APX) 1 ACRE LOT It’s in a premier cul-da-sac offering privacy. It’s an open floor plan with a two story foyer leading to a formal living room with vaulted beam ceilings off a formal living room with porcelain flooring and chef’s kitchen. The kitchen has marble countertops, custom cabinetry and stainless steel appliances. The first floor has a family room, dinning room, wine closet, wet bar, media room, laundry room, office and a bedroom. Upstairs has a the master bedroom and three additional bedrooms. The house is walking distance from the community center, state of the art gym and tennis courts. It can be all yours for $2.5M. For SERIOUS buyers please send an email to for more information.

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A beautiful traditional estate with modern flair, the 5,217-square-foot home comes with bright and open interiors, punctuated by beamed ceilings and statement walls.

Featuring five bedrooms, a large living room, a perfectly equipped family kitchen, and four-and-a-half bathrooms, Shaquille O’Neal’s L.A. home also comes with a master suite that has not one, but TWO walk-in closets.

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For your celebrity-worthy amenities, look no further than the private driveway, private pool and spa, jacuzzi, and a fireplace retreat.

But there’s one thing that stands out from the listing, something you’re unlikely to see in any other home on the market.

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And that’s an impressive art collection featuring the likes of Biggie, Tupac, Nipsey Hustle, even Bugs Bunny, that caught the eye of everyone watching Shaquille O’Neal’s house tour on Instagram.

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Credit: The Agency
shaquille oneal house in los angeles
Credit: The Agency

The house is not new to market, as news that the basketball player will be selling his Los Angeles digs broke last November.

But it’s worth noting that the new marketing approach coincides with new representation for the property. While Shaq’s Los Angeles home was previously repped by the Fridman Group, the listing is now with The Agency — agents Emil Hartoonian and Nicholas Siegfried in particular.

The Bell Canyon home is one of the most recent assets in Shaquille O’Neal’s real estate portfolio; the basketball player reportedly purchased it in early 2018 for $1.81 million, which means he stands to make a sizable profit if he sells the home at full ask.

Originally from Newark, New Jersey, Shaquille O’Neal first moved to Los Angeles in 1996, when he signed as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers, following a four-year streak with the Orlando Magic.

He stayed on to win three consecutive championships with the Lakers — in 2000, 2001, and 2002 — before being traded to the Miami Heat in 2004. He is now a sports analyst on the TV program Inside the NBA on TNT. 

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With a decade-long career as a digital content creator, Georgie started out as a real estate journalist for Multi-Housing News & CPExecutive. She later transitioned into digital marketing, working with leading real estate websites like PropertyShark, RENTCafé and Point2Homes. After a brief but impactful stint in the start-up world, where she led the marketing divisions of fintech company NestReady and media publisher Goalcast, Georgie returned to her first passion, real estate, and founded