Facts of Oj Simpson Networth
|Full Name||OJ Simpson|
|Birth Name||Orenthal James Simpson|
|Other Name||The Juice|
|Profession||Rugby Player, Actor, Media Personality,|
|Birth City||San Francisco, California|
|Father Name||Jimmy Lee Simpson|
|Mother Name||Eunice Simpson|
|No Of Children||5|
|Date of Birth||July 9,1947|
How Much Is O.J. Simpson’s Net Worth?
The football running back, broadcaster, actor, and the defendant in one of the most publicized and infamous trials in history, O. J. Simpson has a net worth of around $250 thousand as of August 2019 while other sources have estimated that his net worth is around $3 million.
He is one of the most notorious names in show business and became extremely infamous after defending himself in the trial of the century where he was accused of killing his wife and her friend Ronald Goldman. However, he was not convicted of killing his wife but went to prison for armed robbery.
Simpson was sentenced to 33 years in jail for armed robbery out of which he served 9 years and was released October 1, 2017.
Net Worth Details: His Salary, Income Sources, And Earnings
OJ. Simpson is worth $250 thousand as of August 2019 according to The Richest, whereas, Clebritynetworth claims that he is worth $3 million. He had amassed an incredible net worth in the past but lost most of his earnings after a string of controversies.
In the past, he earned $3,000,000 signing autographs in 1994 when he was in prison according to The Richest. Similarly, he also earned $806,600 as salary from San Francisco 49ers before retirement in 1979 and earned $733,300 from the team in 1976.
ESPN reported that he has been earning $10,565 a month since he turned 65.
OJ also receives a pension from the NFL of about $28,000 a month and this amount is protected by federal law which means that it cannot be awarded to anyone else by the court.
Townandcountrymag reports that his yearly earnings from the Screen Actors Guild and NFL pension combined are around $300,000 a year.
Legal Troubles, Murder Case, Settlement With The Goldman Family, Bankruptcy, Loss And How He Lost His Money,
Simpson was accused of the brutal murders of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman. The two were found stabbed to death outside Nicole's house in Brentwood, Los Angeles.
OJ was a person of interest in the murder investigation and the police ordered him to turn up for questioning which he failed to do. He also led the police on a low-speed chase while his friend was driving a 1993 Ford Bronco SUV.
The TV stations covered this incident extensively and they interrupted the 1994 NBA Finals to show the event. Around 95 million people watched the event live.
After this, he was put on trial on January 25, 1995. All the event that succeeded in the murder trials of OJ were broadcast live on TV and were watched by millions of people. The final verdict was given by the court that he was not guilty on October 2, 1995, which was watched by 100 million people.
Then the Goldman family filed a civil lawsuit against Simpson. Then he was found guilty for the wrongful death of Ronald and battery by a jury.
He still owns a lot of money to various creditors from his lawsuits and was ordered to pay huge amounts of money to the victim’s family of his ex-wife’s friend Ron Goldman on February 5, 1997.
Simpson was ordered to pay $33,500,000 in damages and the rights to Simpson’s book If I Did It was given to the Goldman family. They added material to the book and changed the title to If I Did It: Confessions of the Killer, further they also reduced the font size of ‘If’ to make the title look like If “I Did It: Confessions of the Killer”.
The plaintiff also wanted to get the $28,000 pension that he receives from the NFL but federal law protects the pensions given by private organizations.
Assets: Houses, Cars, Lifestyle, And Expenses
Simpson purchased a home in Florida that cost him $575,000 in 2000. The 4,233 square feet house features 4 bedrooms and was auctioned off by the JPMorgan Chase Bank for an $892,283 outstanding credit in August 2013. He also had another house in Los Angeles.
The getaway car that OJ used after leading the police on a low-speed chase back in 1994 was a 1993 Ford Bronco SUV, in fact, there are 2 SUVs that people involved in the chase OJ’s SUV, that the police seized and another that he and his friend used to getaway in. One of them was even listed for $700,000.
He also used to own a Ferrari Testarossa which can cost around $105,000 in the market. The former footballer also drives around in a Mercedes SUV and a Convertible Bentley Continental ($163,402).
In addition to this, he also bought his former wife Nicole a Ferrari Mondial (estimated $80,000).
Tax & Insurance
For most people dodging taxes is a serious issue but for OJ who has been embroiled in numerous legal issues, it is the least of his concerns. According to CNN, he owed around $700,000 in taxes in 1997. Similarly, he also owes the IRS more than $1.4 million in 2019 and was among the top 10 tax dodgers by TIME.
He might also have insurance of his health, life, properties, and insurance but the exact plans and policies are unavailable in the media and tabloids.
Charity & Donation
The details regarding OJ's charity and donations are not available in the media and tabloid sources.
Endorsements & Sponsorships
Before being put on trial for the murders and being convicted for armed robbery OJ was once a superstar in the media. He was a beloved media personality and appeared in commercials for brands like Chevrolet, ABC, Hertz, Pioneer Chicken, Dingo, among others.
O.J. Simpson’s Personal Life: Kids, Death, Age, Height, Dead
O.J. Simpson was born Orenthal James Simpson on July 9, 1947, in San Francisco, California, USA to father Jimmy Lee Simpson (died of AIDS in 1986) and mother Eunice Simpson.
He is 72 years old as of August 2019 and is 6 feet 1 inch (185 cm) tall.
As a child, Simpson was diagnosed with rickets which caused him to have a bowlegged stance. He grew up in the Potrero Hill neighborhood and joined a stress gang when he was a teenager. He went to Galileo Academy of Science and Technology
Later, he went to the University of Southern California and started his football career.
He firstly married Marguerite L. Whitley on June 24, 1967, when he was just 19 years old. The couple had 3 children together Arnelle L. Simpson born in 1968, Jason Lamar Simpson born in 1970 and a daughter, Aaren Lashone Simpson born in 1977.
Aaren Lashone Simpson passed away after she drowned in the swimming pool of their house when she was just 2 years old.
Whitley divorced OJ in March 1979 after which he met and started dating Nicole Brown in 1977. They gave birth to Sydney Brooke Simpson born in 1985 and Justin Ryan Simpson in 1988.
The couple divorced citing irreconcilable differences after Brown filed for divorce on February 25, 1992. Before this when they were still married Simpson was found guilty of beating his wife in 1989.
There were also rumors of his death in the media, in fact, these rumors have circulated multiple times in the media, however, he is alive as of August 2019.