Authentic Brands Group is an industry leader and owns the licensing rights to such iconic brands as Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, Muhammad Ali, Shaquille O'Neal, among others. Jamie will discuss: Brief overview of Authentic Brands Group, including owned and managed brands. Brief overview of licensing.
The famous actress and model passed away in August of 1962, leaving the bulk of her estate to her acting coach, Lee Strasberg. When Strasberg passed away, his third wife, Anna, inherited Marilyn's estate from him – even though Marilyn and Anna never knew one another.
Shaq owns part of The General, Gold Bond, Icy Hot, Buick, Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, Forever 21, JCPenney, Auntie Annie's Pretzels. He also works as a DJ under the name DJ Diesel, is a minority owner in the NBA's Sacremento Kings, works as a presenter for TNT and in early 2021 launched an Agency named Majority.
According to NBC Sports, some of the other businesses Shaq claims at least partial ownership over include 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.
O'Neal is the second-largest individual shareholder of Authentic Brands Group, the company behind dozens of brand and retailer acquisitions, including Forever 21, Barneys New York, JCPenney and most recently, Reebok.
A longtime Krispy Kreme fan, O'Neal now owns his very own Krispy Kreme shop in Atlanta. This particular doughnut shop has the distinction of being Atlanta's original Krispy Kreme and has occupied its spot on Ponce de Leon Avenue for 60 years.
O'Neal's nine Papa John's pizza franchises cost in the neighborhood of $800,000 a piece, so he looks to have holdings worth in the neighborhood of $7 million. He also serves as a brand ambassador for the 37-year-old company and has been on its board of directors since 2019.
He played fifteen seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA), winning six NBA championships with the Chicago Bulls. Jordan is the principal owner and chairman of the Charlotte Hornets of the NBA and of 23XI Racing in the NASCAR Cup Series.
With Shaquille O'Neal claiming to own the biggest purchase in Walmart's history, it's hard to doubt the man.
Shaq has endorsement deals with about fifty companies. In fact there are not many Americans who haven't used a single product endorsed by him. A few of them are IcyHot, Buick and Monster headphones.
He also owns 17 Auntie Anne's Pretzels restaurants and nine Papa John's franchise units. In fact, O'Neal is a brand ambassador for Papa John's and has been on the pizza company's board of directors since 2019.
Shaq was revealed to be one of the earliest investors in Google back in 1999. The then-Lakers big man participated in a series A round worth $100 million for the company. Shaq revealed how this particular investment opportunity crossed his desk in an interview with the Wall Street Journal back in October 2019.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, O'Neal has an estimated net worth of $400 million. Copyright 2022 Nexstar Media Inc.
Having the biggest purchase in Walmart history, though, takes his commitment to character to another level. In an appearance on The Late Late Show with James Corden, Shaq describes a $70,000 purchase he once made at Walmart — a record-setting purchase at the chain, or at least according to Shaq.
Shaquille O'Neal Once Made The 'Biggest Purchase In Walmart History' Shaquille O'Neal once spent $1 million (£720,000) in just 45 minutes, so it's no surprise that he managed to splash $70,000 (£50,000) in Walmart of all places. Surprising or not, it's still impressive.
NBA superstar Shaquille O'Neal was also a partial owner of Pure Nightclub in Las Vegas.
MJ gave up ownership of the Wizards and Capitals to return to the NBA as a player.
Michael Jordan is considered the greatest NBA player of all time. He's also the richest former professional athlete in the world with a net worth of $1.6 billion. Since he retired in 2003, he has built a lucrative career and uses his wealth for philanthropic purposes.
Big Chicken, the star-powered, fast casual chicken restaurant franchise founded by basketball Hall of Famer and celebrated entrepreneur Shaquille O'Neal, announced today that the brand will enter the four largest Texas markets in a BIG way.
Former National Football League star quarterback Peyton Manning, who led the Broncos and Colts to Super Bowl victories, owned 31 Denver-area Papa John's Pizza sites from 2012 until 2018.
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O'Neal joined Papa John's board of directors in March 2019. In addition to his role on the board, he invested in nine Papa John's restaurants in the Atlanta area and signed an endorsement deal with the brand.
Shaq also has investments outside of the food industry. He reportedly owns 40 24-hour fitness gyms and 150 car washes, according to The Hustle.