Shaq Moore's salary and personal life details discussed

Shaq Moore's salary and personal life details discussed

Lenah Ann
April 15, 2024 at 10:03 AM
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Shaq Moore is a famous figure in Major League Soccer and ranks among the best defenders in the world. He started playing soccer in childhood and has maintained his performance throughout the years, leaving fans in awe. So, what is Shaq Moore's salary and net worth?

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Shaq Moore (L) dribbles the ball in a match against Charlotte FC on 16 March 2024. On the right, he looks on in a game on 20 January 2024. Photo: Johnnie Izquierdo, Omar Vega (Modified by author)
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With his incredible performance on the pitch, the legendary defender has made a name for himself by achieving numerous soccer milestones. He has represented various clubs, including Levante, Tenerife, Nashville, and his home nation, the United States of America. Here is everything you need to know about the renowned Nashville SC's right-back.

Shaq Moore's profile summary

Full name

Shaquell Kwame "Shaq" Moore

Date of birth

2 November 1996


27 (as of April 2024)

Place of birth

Powder Springs, Georgia, the United States of America






5 feet 11 inches or 180 centimetres


163 pounds or 74 kilograms

Hair colour


Eye colour

Dark brown


Wendell and Michelle Goddard-Moore



Relationship status



IMG Academy


Professional soccer player

Active years




Current team

Nashville SC

Net worth

$1 million - $5 million

Social media


Shaq Moore's salary and net worth

The famous American soccer player has amassed quite a fortune in his successful sporting career. According to various online sources such as Explore Net Worth and ABTC, his estimated net worth is between $1 million and $5 million as of April 2024.

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Top 5 facts about Shaq Moore. Photo: John Dorton/USSF/Getty Images. (Modified by author)
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According to Capology, Shaq's gross base salary, excluding bonuses, is $725,000 in the 2023/24 MLS season. His two-year contract worth $2 million expires on 31 December 2024.

Shaq Moore's biography

Nashville SC right back Shaq Moore (age 27 as of April 2024) was born on 2 November 1996 in Powder Springs, Georgia, United States of America, to Wendell and Michelle Goddard-Moore.

He has a brother, CJ, who played for the Gardner Webb Runnin' Bulldogs in 2012. His uncle, Richard Goddard, played for Trinidad and Tobago as a goalkeeper.

Shaq Moore's career

The defender was raised in a humble background by a sporting family. Shaq Moore's parents introduced him to the sport at a young age. In his youth, he joined IMG Academy, and in April 2014, he started training with Major League Soccer team FC Dallas, where he gained enormous experience.

Shaq later moved to Spain, where he trained with Levante UD, Valencia CF and Huracán Valencia CF. He signed his first contract on 9 May 2015 with Huracán and made his first senior debut on 22 August 2015 in a match against CD Atlético Baleares. He also played for Real Oviedo Vetusta in 2016.

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Shaq Moore of Nashville SC against CF Monterrey in the Leagues Cup 2023 - Semifinals at GEODIS Park on 15 August 2023 in Nashville, Tennessee. Photo: Andy Lyons/Getty Images. (Modified by author)
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According to FootballArroyo, Levante signed Moore on 30 August 2016 from Oviedo. He played for the first team in a match against Deportivo Alavés, becoming the fourth American to play in the La Liga. Moore also spent time on loan at Reus.

In 2019, he joined Tenerife on a three-year contract, later extended to 2024. After making 101 appearances, he played his final match with the club on 19 June 2022 against Girona FC. Shaq joined his current MLS club, Nashville SC, on 19 July 2022 and debuted after 11 days.

Shaq Moore's stats

Shaq Moore looking to throw in the ball during a match
Defender Shaq Moore of USA looks to throw in the ball during the first half against Slovenia at Toyota Field on 20 January 2024. Photo: Elizabeth Kreutz. (Modified by author)
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According to Transfermarkt, the renowned right-back has made 238 appearances in his club career, scoring four goals and providing 16 assists as of April 2024. Shaq has 18 caps with the United States and one goal.

Shaq Moore's own goal

In a match against Colorado Rapids, 9news reported the Nashville SC's defender accidentally scored an own goal to give the opponents a head start at the beginning of the first half. However, the match ended 1-1 after they equalised through a penalty.

Shaq Moore's offsides

The soccer player has had few offside calls against him because he often plays as a defender. Against Inter Miami in March 2024, Tennessean reported that Shaq's goal was ruled offside by the VAR after scoring in the 83rd minute.

Shaq Moore's foundation

The renowned American soccer player has led a successful career. Through his influence, he has set up a foundation named Shaq Moore Foundation that empowers, inspires, and helps communities through soccer, community initiatives, and education. In an interview with Sports Illustrated, he said,

I had a foundation of training that I had already done, so it was just kind of some little fitness stuff to ease into it to get myself up physically. This was an opportunity of a lifetime, not being in the team for almost three years.

Frequently asked questions

While playing for various clubs, Shaq gained the required experience for the United States men's national soccer team. Here are the frequently asked questions about the renowned legend.

What is Shaq Moore's height and weight?

The famous American right back is 5 feet 11 inches (180 centimetres) tall and weighs 163 pounds (74 kilograms). Moore has black hair and dark brown eyes.

What is Shaq Moore's nationality and ethnicity?

The renowned Major League Soccer player is an American and Trinidad and Tobago national of mixed ethnic background.

Is Shaq Moore on Instagram?

The Nashville SC defender is a famous social media personality who has amassed numerous followers on Instagram. As of April 2024, he has over 20.7k followers on the platform.

Final word

Like most soccer stars, Shaq Moore's salary from various clubs has increased his net worth. He also has a foundation to help communities through soccer. His career path is an inspiring story of skill, determination, and endurance.

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