OJ Simpson net worth, How did the NFL player acquire his wealth? Check this article to find out more about OJ Simpson Net Worth, his career and relationship.
About OJ Simpson
Orenthal James Simpson, better known as “OJ Simpson”, is an American former football running back, broadcaster, actor, advertising spokesman, and defendant in what has been described as the “trial of the century”.
As of 2019, OJ Simpson net worth is $3 million. Read on to find out more about OJ Simpson net worth.
|Full Name:||Orenthal James Simpson|
|Profession:||Professional NFL Player|
|Date of Birth:||July 9, 1947|
|Net Worth:||$3 million|
OJ Simpson Early Life and Career
Orenthal James Simpson was given birth to on the 9th of July, 1947, in Putrero Hill, California, America. His father was a chef and bank custodian and his mother was a hospital administrator.
In 1952, his father deserted the family when he was still quite young and his mother had to take responsibility for bringing up the four children.
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Simpson’s professional career in football started after he joined the ‘Buffalo Bills’ in 1969. The Sport magazine ranked him ‘Man of the Year’. For five consecutive years from 1972 to 1976, O.J. Simpson topped 1,000 yards rushing.
He made a fruitful endeavor in movies while progressing with his professional football. Some of his films of the 1970s include ‘The Towering Inferno’, ‘The Klansman’ and ‘Capricorn One’.
He was charged with murdering his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman on June 12, 1994. He was exonerated of the charges following a lengthy criminal trial, the ‘People v. Simpson’ in 1995. Later in 1997 a civil court held him liable and passed an order against him to pay compensatory and punitive damages amounting to $33.5 million.
On December 4, 2001, the FBI searched his Miami house suspecting possession of drugs and money laundering. Though no illegal drugs were found, the investigators discovered equipment that can be used to steal satellite television programming and were sued in federal court for such action.
In September 2007, he was arrested in Las Vegas with several charges including kidnapping, criminal conspiracy, assault, and armed robbery and after trial on December 5, 2008, he was sentenced for 33 years of imprisonment.
The judgment includes a no-parole condition for a minimum of 9 years. Presently he is imprisoned in the ‘Lovelock Correctional Center’.
OJ Simpson Net Worth
As of 2019, OJ Simpson net worth is one of the highest among NFL players in the world, with a net worth of $3 million.
OJ Simpson Personal Life
OJ Simpson is a former American football player, commentator, and actor. He holds the record of being the first player to cover over 2000 yards in a season.
His yards-per-game average of 143.1 in a single year is also a record. He is presently a convicted felon confined at the ‘Lovelock Correctional Center’ in Nevada serving a sentence of 33 years of imprisonment without parole for a minimum of 9 years.
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