Who is OJ Simpson as he passed away, cause of death, net worth, bio, age, height, parents, wife and children

Who is OJ Simpson as he passed away, cause of death, net worth, bio, age, height, parents, wife and children

Know every detail about the 76-year-old former NFL star OJ Simpson and his net worth, family, ex-wife, & children, as he died of cancer on 10th April

On Thursday, the family of OJ Simpson confirmed that the legendary footballer died of cancer. In the past, the 76-year-old was accused of killing his ex-wife and her friend. Notably, he was found innocent in this incident due to lack of any evidence.

Who is OJ Simpson as he passed away, cause of death, net worth, bio, age, height, family, parents, wife and children

As of now, there is no information available regarding the nature of Simpson’s cancer. As per reports, Simpson has four children namely, Arnelle, Jason, Sydney, and Justin.

Who is OJ Simpson?

Born on 9th July 1947, Simpson grew in Potrero Hill, which is a relatively poor neighborhood around San Francisco. Since his father Jimmy Lee left the family, his mother Eunice worked hard to support herself and her four children. Later in 1967, Simpson joined the University of Southern California, and married Marguerite Whitley. Notably, Simpson had three children with Marguerite.


Although he was married to Marguerite, Simpson engaged in an affair with Nicole Brown, who was working as a nightclub waitress in Beverly Hills. During 1979, Simpson confirmed his divorce with Marguerite and in 1985, finalized his marriage with Nicole. However, his relationship with Nicole worsened over time due to accusations of physical violence against Simpson. Ultimately, Simpson divorced Nicole in 1992.

Throughout his career with USC, Simpson managed to create 13 college football records and bagged the 1968 Heisman Trophy. In the 1969 draft, Simpson became the first pick and earned a five-year contract worth $650,000 with the Buffalo Bills. Before 1973, Simpson managed to score 23 touchdowns in one season, which is a NFL-record. Later, he established another record by rushing 250 yards in a single match.

we examine the personal life details about Simpson:
  • Full Name: Orenthal James Simpson
  • Born: 9th July 1947 (San Francisco, USA)
  • Death: April 10, 2024 (Las Vegas, USA)
  • Age: 76-years-old
  • Height: 6’1″
  • Weight: 96kg
  • Parents: Jimmy Lee and Eunice
  • Wife: Nicole Brown (divorced)
  • Children: Arnelle, Jason, Sydney, and Justin

He had a net worth of $3 million, however, a large portion of his assets was tied up in a pension that was protected from legal judgments.

Why OJ Simpson faced legal trial?

Simpson’s reputation suffered a major setback in 1994 when his ex-wife Nicole Brown and her friend Ron Goldman succumbed to death in Los Angeles. Although Simpson tried to escape on his Ford Bronco, he finally surrendered after two hours of drama. In October 1995, the jury concluded that Simpson was innocent and hence, he was acquitted.


Although Simpson wasn’t found guilty, the family of Nicole Brown filed a lawsuit against him, which accused him of battery. Surprisingly, the jury ordered Simpson to pay $21.5 million to the Goldman family and $12 million to the family of Nicole Brown. However, Simpson managed to evade this hefty fine and only paid a fraction of the original order.