It goes without saying that Shaquille O’Neal is one of the biggest names in basketball. During his playing time, when he was a force on the court, and after that, when he worked as a businessman, sports analyst, and actor, he maintained his status as one of the most popular people in the world, and it is therefore not surprising that personalities in his personal life share in this popularity, one of them being his ex-girlfriend Laticia Rolle.
Laticia and Shaquille O’Neal were together for four years between 2014 and 2018 in a relationship that was so serious that rumors of engagement were flying around. Unfortunately, it was not meant to be, but Laticia kept up the curiosity of Shaq fans who wanted to know more about one of Shaq’s ex-girlfriends.
Laticia Rolle’s Biography, age
Laticia Rolle was born on February 11, 1989, in Gardner, Massachusetts, as one of five children of her parents, Alverez Frederick and Nancy Lee Rolle. She has two sisters and two brothers. She received her basic education at the Worcester Academy before moving to Eckerd University in St. Petersburg, Florida, where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Communications.
Armed with a wealth of opportunities to launch her career, Laticia Rolle has held various positions in various companies, including a marketing firm, a restaurant and a juice company. However, after years of working in various positions, Laticia Rolle set out to start her own career and became a model, along with starting a lifestyle blog in partnership with one of her sisters, Diana. The blog BluHazl, named after her respective eye colors – blue and hazelnut – focuses on lifestyle tips such as skincare, travel and make-up tips.
As a model, Laticia Rolle has also enjoyed modest success and works for various brands, from fashion brands to lifestyle brands.
Her relationship with Shaquille O’Neal
Before Shaquille O’Neal got into a relationship with Laticia Rolle, he was married to Shaunie Nelson and had a few relationships. Then Laticia and Shaq met in 2014 and started a relationship that soon made tabloid headlines in March 2014 when they announced themselves as a couple.
Their relationship developed quite well for almost four years and both were about to get married, with rumors of an engagement in late 2017 hitting the headlines when pictures of Laticia with a ring appeared online. Although Laticia Rolle and Shaq denied the engagement, it was generally assumed that they were engaged, as the ring, which was allegedly worth $5 million, appeared repeatedly on Rolle’s hands at various events.
Unfortunately, uncertainty about their engagement did not play a role, as the relationship officially ended in March 2018. Since the end of the relationship, Laticia Rolle is no longer known in a relationship, while Shaq is alleged with another woman.
What is Laticia Rolle’s Height
Compared to her ex-boyfriend, Laticia Rolle is an extremely short woman, and this is because her ex-boyfriend is 7 feet 1 inch tall, far above the average size of NBA players. At 5 feet 6 inches, Laticia Rolle is taller than the average American woman and has a healthy body weight.
As a model Laticia keeps a beautiful appearance through exercises and workouts. Her well-defined and admirable body is complemented by black hair and blue eyes. You can see more of her through her Instagram handle @bluhazl.
More facts about Laticia Rolle
- As a model, she has worked with some lucrative brands like HUDSON JEANS, The Frye Company, and some others.
- Laticia Rolle, who is also a lifestyle blogger
- She has an estimated net worth of $2 million. Her ex-boyfriend Shaq, on the other hand, has net assets of $400 million.
- Laticia Rolle’s hobbies include hanging out with her friends, shopping, dancing, and music.
- Laticia Rolle had her first close relationship with basketball in high school and college where she played for her school, Worcester and Eckerd University. Although she never went pro, she was named the most valuable player during her time in high school.
- Her ex-boyfriend Shaquille O’Neal is a four-time NBA champion and is ranked fifth in the NBA playoff points standings.