O.J. Simpson Net Worth, Height, Bio, Facts

O.J. Simpson Biography
  • Name: O.J. Simpson
  • Age: 71 years old
  • Height: 6ft 1in (186 cm)
  • Occupation: Football Player
  • Net Worth: US $250 Thousand
  • Status: Alive

O.J. Simpson aka “The Juice” is a former NFL player, actor and sportscaster. He was acquitted of murdering his ex-wife and her friend in a high profile trial in 1995. In 2008, he was convicted and sentenced to 33 years in prison for armed robbery and kidnapping. He spent 9 years at the Lovelock Correctional Center, Nevada, before being released on parole in October 2017.

Simpson was born on July 9, 1947 in San Francisco, California. He developed rickets as a child and had to wear braces until age five. His mother, Eunice, was a hospital administrator and his father, Jimmy, a chef. He has two living siblings, Melvin and Shirley. Simpson attended Galileo High School where he played for the Galileo Lions. He played college football at the University of Southern California. He reached a max height of 6ft 1in and played the offensive running back. He was awarded the Heisman Trophy in 1968 after an impressive season with the USC Trojans. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1983.

Simpson was selected by the Buffalo Bills with the first overall pick in the 1969 NFL Draft. After a slow start with the Bills, he became the first player in history to rush over 2000 yards in the 1973 season. He was named NFL MVP and Offensive Player of the Year in 1973. He also led the league in rushing yards in 1975 and 1976. Simpson was traded to the San Francisco 49ers in 1978. He became a Pro Football Hall of Famer in 1985. His accolades also include 5x Pro Bowl, 5x First-team All-Pro, and 2x rushing touchdown leader.

Simpson had a successful career in both feature films and television. He appeared in early films like The Klansman (1974), Capricorn One (1978) and the ‘The Naked Gun’ trilogy. He starred in the adventure series, Frogmen, which was cancelled due to his arrest. Simpson starred in several commercials for the Hertz rental car company. He also served as a commentator for Monday Night Football and The NFL on NBC.

O.J. Simpson has a net worth of $250 thousand. He was married to first wife “Marguerite Whitley” from 1967-1979. They had three children named Arnelle, Jason and Aaren. He was married to second wife “Nicole Brown” from 1985-1992 and they had two children, Sydney and Justin. He was arrested and charged with multiple felonies in 2007. He was found guilty and sentenced to 33 years on December 5, 2008. Simpson was released on parole on October 1, 2017.

O.J. Simpson Bio, Net Worth, Facts
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O.J. Simpson Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki

  • Birth Name: Orenthal James Simpson
  • Birthday: July 9, 1947
  • How Old : Age: 71 years old
  • Place of Birth: San Francisco, California, United States
  • Zodiac Sign: Cancer
  • How Tall : Height: 6ft 1in (186 cm)
  • Occupation: Professional Football Player, Actor, Broadcaster, Criminal
  • Net Worth & Salary: US $250 Thousand
  • Marriage(s): Marguerite Whitley, Nicole Brown
  • Death-O-Meter: Alive

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