Shaq Tells Ellen Degeneres How He Became an Early Investor in Google

Shaq recently made an appearance on ‘The Ellen Show’ where he discussed how he became an early investor in Google from a babysitting gig he held.

He noted the opportunity presented itself around 1994 when he first got with the Los Angeles Lakers while he was at a Four Seasons Hotel watching another guest’s children.

Shaq said “I’m actually babysitting the guy’s kids while he’s in a meeting. So after the meeting, he says, ‘You know what? You’re good with kids, I like you, I’m going to bring you in on this investment.’ And it was called Google. He said, ‘You know, in the future, you’re going to be able to type on your phone, search engine this, do this, boom, boom, boom, you should invest.’ I invested, and then a couple years later, I got a really big return.”

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