Paul O’Neill life,Career, Bio, Achievements, Wife and Net Worth

Published Date   27th May. 2017, 02:58 am
Paul O’Neill life,Career, Bio, Achievements, Wife and Net Worth
Quick Info
Birth Name: Paul Andrew O'Neill
Date of Birth: 23/02/1956
Age: 65 years old
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $20 million

The five time All-Star professional baseball player Paul O’Neill life is associated with the team teams the Cincinnati Reds and the New York Yankees.


Paul O’Neill life is established as a former baseball player who played for Cincinnati Reds and New York Yankees. The retired baseball player played as a right fielder in Major League Baseball. He has won the World Series Championship for four times in his career with New York Yankees and won the All-Star for the five times throughout his career.

Birth and Background

Paul O’Neill was born on February 25, 1963 in Columbus, Ohio in the United States of America. He is an American and belongs to white ethnicity. He grew up with five elder siblings. His parents had named him Paul Andrew O’Neill, but later on Paul O’Neill life became famous as baseball right fielder.

Since the early days, Paul was interested in baseball. He was influenced by his parents as they were huge fans of Major League Baseball. Especially his father had a passion for baseball; however, he went to run the excavation business. All of the children in the family equally got the environment to watch and play baseball with ample of interest. However, the youngest one Paul O’Neill grew up finding baseball more interesting than any of his siblings. Growing up to be one of the players in Cincinnati Reds, it seemed like his parents had drawn his career since they were also a big fan of the team Cincinnati Reds.

It was not only the interest of his parents that intrigued Paul to focus his attention towards baseball. The whole family used to play baseball in the backyard of the house. This was actually the main thing that flamed up the passion of baseball in Paul O’Neill life. Moreover, the informal game in the backyard turned to training for Paul making him one of the finest players in the long run. With the tricks Paul learned in backyard practice sessions, he grew up to be the tough competitor in his professional career.

Paul was enrolled in Brookhaven High School where he was an outstanding baseball player. Besides, Paul also played football during his school time. Since Paul was an active and passionate player, he managed to grab all-state honors in his senior year for his performance.


Talking about Paul O’Neill life as a professional right fielder, Paul had started his career in baseball from the early age informal training and later onwards the high school games.

The Cincinnati Reds picked upon Paul O’Neill in the 1981 Major League Baseball Draft. After four years of getting into the team i.e. in September 1985, Paul made his debut in the Major League Baseball. He played five games in the 1985 session whereas; he only played as a minor in the following year. Later on, Paul joined New York Yankees towards the end of 1992 for which he played 141 games in the first session after joining Yankees. He played for New York Yankees for a decade where he received the name Warrior. The New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner had given him the name. Apart from these big teams, he also played for the Tampa Tarpons and for Vermont Reds.

In 2001, he retired as a professional baseball player and went to work as an analyst on New York Yankees Pre-Game Show and New York Yankees Post-Game Show. In Paul O’Neill life as a professional player, he made 281 home runs and 288 average battings.

Awards and Honors

In Paul O’Neill life, he has many mesmerizing awards to demonstrate his successful career. He won the first World Series in the year 1990 as the team defeated Oakland Athletics. The year 1990 proved to be very good for Paul as he earned All-Star for the first time. He was playing for the Cincinnati Reds. Even though, he played as minor for a couple of years before winning the World Series, he had an outstanding session afterwards. Also, he got his All-Star for the second time in the year 1994. Besides, he has also won the most sought American League Batting title and All-Star achievement for five times.

Wife and Married Life

Paul O’Neill life took a turn after he married Nevalee O’Neill in 1984. Paul and Nevalee had been in love before they became spouse. The couple’s love story is as interesting as Paul career. The couple had been a childhood sweetheart since Paul used to play baseball in his home backyard with his family.  Paul was attracted to the girl next door Nevalee. The couple is blessed with three lovely children. Their son Aaron O’Neill is 6 feet tall and weighs 190 lbs. They also have a beautiful daughter named Alexandra O’Neill. The couple is doing great together and Nevalee is proved to be one fulfilling Paul O’Neill life.

Personal Life and Net Worth

Paul O’Neill life is private as any of his followers is not able to find him in any social networking sites like Instagram. This clarifies that Paul wants to be known only for his heart-winning performances in baseball and not for the tidbits of his private life. Paul, as a strong professional right fielder has earned the net worth of $20 million.

Paul has acknowledged the support of his fans though. He also appreciates the support of his family and their investment for his successful career. Therefore, Paul has published a memoir as an expression of gratitude and love towards his father. The book titled Me and My Dad: A Baseball Memoir successfully portrays Paul’s respect for what his dad did for his career and how he uplifted Paul’s interests. The memoir talks about his story since his childhood baseball games and how he met his love of life.

Paul O’Neill life is one epitome of success. The awards and association with big names are not enough to describe his love for baseball. Further readings about Paul can be done through Wikipedia.

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