She married Shaquille O'Neal on December 26, 2002 at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Before and during their marriage, the couple had four children: Shareef Rashaun, Amirah Sanaa, Shaquir Rashaun, and Me’arah Sanaa. Shaunie has a son, Myles, from a previous relationship, while Shaquille O'Neal has a daughter, Taahirah with his former girlfriend, Arnetta Yardbourgh. Shaquille and Shaunie O'Neal separated after five years of marriage on September 4, 2007, but reconciled shortly after. On November 10, 2009, Shaunie filed for divorce, citing "irreconcilable differences".