O. J. Simpson

O. J. Simpson

O. J. Simpson
Quick Facts About Orenthal Simpson
Celebrated Name O. J. Simpson
Age 76 years old
Nick Name O. J. Simpson
Birth Name Orenthal James Simpson
Birth Date 1947-07-9
Gender Male
Profession American football running back
Nationality American
Place of Birth San Francisco, California, United States
Ethnicity African-American
Father Jimmy Lee Simpson
Mother Eunice Simpson
Brother Melvin Leon Simpson
Sister Carmelita Jackson and Shirley Baker
Marital Status Married
Wife Nicole Brown Simpson ( late) and Marguerite Whitley
Height 1.85 m
Weight 96 kg
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Bald
Net Worth $3 million
Horoscope Astrology
Education Galileo Academy of Science and Technology (1965), University of Southern California, City College of San Francisco

Who is O. J. Simpson?

O. J. Simpson is a former NFL American football player. He is also a broadcaster, actor, advertising spokesman, and a convicted felon. 

Where is O.J. Simpson From?

Simpson was born in San Francisco, California on July 9, 1947, to parents Eunice and Jimmy Lee Simpson. Throughout most of his childhood years. he grew up in San Francisco. Additionally, he also has one brother, Melvin Leon “Truman” Simpson. In addition, he has one living sister, Shirley Simpson-Baker, and one deceased sister, Carmelita Simpson-Durio. Later, after his parents separated in 1952, he was raised by his single mother. He is of American nationality. Furthermore, he belongs to an African-American ethnic background. His star sign is Cancer.

What about O.J Simpson education?

Talking about his education, Simpson attended Galileo High School and played for the school football team.  Later, I also enrolled at City College of San Francisco. Furthermore, he eventually attended the University of Southern California.

How did O.J. Simpson start his Career?

His career in football started professionally after he joined the ‘Buffalo Bills’ in 1969. The Sport magazine named him ‘Man of the Year’.For five consecutive years from 1972 to 1976, O.J. Simpson topped 1,000 yards rushing. He led the rushing title of ‘NFL’ four times. He holds the record of being the first player ever to cover over 2000 yards in a season breaking a record of 1863 by Jim Brown. Though 6 players have crossed the mark, he remains the only one to cover it in the fourteen-game season that the NFL later changed to the sixteen-game season. His tenure in the 1977 season in ‘Buffalo Bills’ was cut short due to injury. 

From 1978 to 1979, he played for the ‘San Francisco 49ers’ after being traded by the ‘Buffalo Bills’.  He was the highest paid footballer of ‘NFL’ fetching a salary of $806,688 when he retired in 1979 due to a damaged knee. he became the 2nd player on the NFL’s all-time rushing list when he retired. After his retirement, Simpson appeared in several television shows and movies like ‘Roots’, ‘The Klansman’, 

‘The Towering Inferno’, and ‘The Cassandra Crossing’ among others. In 1979, he launched his production company ‘Orenthal Productions’ which mostly created television-based projects like ‘Back to the Beach’ (1987) and a trilogy of ‘The Naked Gun’ (1988, 1991 and 1994).

What are the controversies about O.J. Simpson?

O. J. Simpson has had quite an eventful life. At one point he was loved as one of the greatest sportsmen in America and at another, he was regarded as the most hated criminal in the US. In 1997, Simpson was found liable to 2 deaths that included his second wife Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman for which he was ordered to pay $33, 500,000. On September 13, 2007, he was found guilty of leading a group of men on a robbery operation which took place at the Palace Station Hotel located in Las Vegas.

Eventually, On October 3, 2008,  Simpson was convicted of twelve criminal charges including armed robbery and kidnapping. He was sentenced to a total of 33 years in prison with eligibility for parole after serving 9 years. On October 1, 2017, O. J. Simpson was granted parole and released from jail having served only 9 years behind bars. He is indeed a free man, unfortunately, more people know him as a felon instead of the great sportsman he used to be.

Who is O.J. Simpson Married to?

Simpson is currently unmarried but he has been married twice before. O.J.Simpson first married Marguerite L. Whitley on June 24, 1967, at the age of 19. The pair had three children:  Arnelle L. Simpson, Jason L. Simpson, and Aaren Lashone Simpson. While still married, he began dating Nicole Brown. Simpson divorced Marguerite in March 1979 and married Nicole on February 2, 1985. They had two children, Sydney Brooke Simpson, and Justin Ryan Simpson. Seven years later Nicole filed for divorce on February 25, 1992. After that Simpson is reportedly mentioned dating several other women like Christie Prody, Paula Barbieri,  Skylar Satenstein, Tawny Kitaen, and Kris Jenner.

What is O.J. Simpson's net worth?

Simpson's estimated net worth is around $ 3 million at present. Further information is not revealed by him yet.

How tall is O.J. Simpson?

Simpson has a height of 6 feet 1 inch or 185 cm and weighs around 95 kg or 210 lbs.  Furthermore, his hair color is blad and his eye color is dark brown.

How active is O.J. Simpson in Social media?

Simpson is not active on social media platforms like Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.