Sydney Brooke Simpson Biography
Sydney Brooke Simpson was born on October 17, 1985, in California, United States of America. Her parents are Nicole Brown and one of the famous football players who belonged in the National Football League or NFL and he is also notorious for being acquitted for the murder of his former wife, Nicole Brown, and her friend, Ronald Goldman. The case regarding her father’s trial was one of the most popular and outrageous cases internationally. It was also called “The Trial of the Century” because like what was previously mentioned, it garnered global attention. Her ethnicity is African-American. She is 5 feet and 8 inches tall, has a brown eye colour, and her hair is dark brown.
What Happened Regarding Her Mother’s Death?
Sydney Brooke Simpson was around 8 years old when the murder of her mother happened and scarily, she and her 5-year-old brother, Justin Ryan was in the place of death. Besides her brother Justin, she also has other step-siblings. It was brutal to accept that at such the tender age of 8 and 5, they must accept that their mother is never coming back and their father was also acquitted of the murder of their mother.
What was Sydney Brooke Simpson Educational Attainment?
Sydney Brook Simpson attended the Gulliver Academy. She also attended Boston University and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the College of Arts and Sciences back in the year 2010 May.
After achieving her degree in college, she worked as an event coordinator at a company named “Canoe”. After that she moved to Florida to open her own business named, Simpsy LLC. At that point, she owned a lot of properties and one restaurant which she also runs with the help of her brother.
She is currently single and has a net worth of $10,000 US dollars.
Who is O.J. Simpson?
Orenthal James Simpson, also known as O.J. Simpson, is an American football player who was born on July 9 ,1947 in San Francisco, California. To fully elaborate his sports career, O.J. Simpson is an American collegiate and he is also one of the experts in gridiron football player who was known for his incredible speed in the field while playing football.
He used to play football at Galileo High School located in San Francisco California as a tackler and he leveled up to a fullback. He used to attend the San Francisco City College back in the years 1965 up to 1966 in order to acquire the scholastic record that will allow him to play at the University of Southern California or USC, which he did play. His team set records through rushing.
The list of records of Simpson’s team:
- 1,415 yards (1967)
- 1,709 yards (1968)
Simpson gained the nickname, “All-American” back in the years of 1967 up to 1968. He also played in two games of the Rose Bowl, and he won a Heisman Trophy for recognition regarding him as the best collegiate player back in the football season of 1968. Back in the University of Southern California, he also became a member of one of the best football teams in the world which has a world record of 440 yards.
Besides the nickname O.J. Simpson has gotten, he was also called “juice” due to his runs which are full of energy and because his initials that could also stand as “orange juice”. He was the first choice of the American Football League or AFL Buffalo Bills during the year 1969. In 1970, The National Football League or NFL merged with the American Football League. The Buffalo Bills were former members of the American Football Conference or AFC under the National Football League when O.J. Simpson has set a record for yards gained through rushing which amounted to 2,003 back in the year 1973. The Bills did not really give it their best performance on the field while Simpson was on their team but it did garner a lot of attention. After the games with the Bills, Simpson injured his knees which forced the team to put him in 1978 to the 49ers in San Francisco but Simpson retired after the 1979 football season.
His previous records while he was still playing lasted up until the year 1984 when Eric Dickerson broke them. Throughout his football career, he dominated the American football Conference with his yardage for four times back in the years 1972 up to 1973, and 1975 up to 1976. All throughout the records he made back when he was still a football player, his total yards amounted up to 11,236 yards and was ranked second in the all-time world rankings in football during his time of retirement. He was also included in the Pro Football Hall of Fame back in the year 1985.
After O.J. Simpson’s retirement from football, Simpson became a television and film actor, and sports games commentator.
What was the Story Behind O.J. Simpson’s Case?
Back in June 12, 1994, his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman were found dead with stab wounds outside of her residence in Los Angeles. O.J. Simpson was accused of the murder and was arrested and charged for the two murders back in June 17. He pleaded the court that he was not guilty of the crime and he hired a team of big shot lawyers to handle his case.
This became one of the most noxious criminal cases in the history of America. Simpson became the prime suspect of the crime. Instead of surrendering to the police, O.J. Simpson hid behind a vehicle used for sports which was driven by his friend A.C. Cowlings. After Cowlings reported that he was held at gunpoint by Simpson, the police officers decided to follow the vehicle where O.J. Simpson is hiding at a slow pace until they are able to arrest the suspect.
This attempted escape of the notorious football player was broadcasted in National TV and it garnered 95 million viewers and questionably, hundreds of his fans were linde on the streets to support him. The chase ended back at Simpson’s home located in Brentwood, California, then he was placed under arrest and was taken to the authorities.
Due to him being popular in the field of football and was acquitted for a crime, his case faced a lot of scrutiny globally but despite all the backlash from the public, Simpson’s charges were disregarded and was acquitted from it by a separate civil trial decision back in the year 1997. He was found guilty or liable to the murder of his wife and his wife’s friend but he was ordered to pay $33.5 million for the damages that were brought to the bereaved families.
After his case, Simpson made a collaboration with Pablo F. Fenjves on the book called, “If I Did It” in which the book contains about a hypothesis regarding how Simpson would have committed the murders of the victims. Due to this, the public was outraged and it prevented the book’s initial publication back in the year 2006, but later on a bankruptcy court awarded the Goldman family the right to the book so they released the book back in the year of 2007.
Later in the same year, Simpson was again arrested after he and other men trespassed a hotel in Las Vegas and took some items which Simpson claimed were stolen from him. Due to this incident, he was then charged for a number of crimes which included armed robbery and kidnapping. Back on October 3, 2008, then he was later on found guilty with all of the criminal charges that were brought upon him. He was then sentenced to 9 years of prison due to the charges which will also go up to a maximum of 33 years. Simpson was then granted parole back in the year 2017.
What is O.J. Simpson Doing Now?
It is no surprise that after his outrageous and notorious trials and criminal charges, he is being watched by the Nevada police because of his parole. He is currently living in Las Vegas, Nevada in which he has settled in ever since the Florida state attorney has advised that O.J. Simpsons are not welcomed in the Sunshine State. O.J. Simpson had planned to go to the state of Florida because his family and children are residing in the state, however, he was unwelcomed and was prohibited to enter the state.
What he is currently doing in the present is holding memorabilia autograph sessions or fan meetings. These are not very secretive sessions or gatherings and these were always held in Vegas Hotel back in the year 2017. These types of gatherings and sessions actually provided him money however, those attended and made the gatherings happen might also be a target because Simpson still owes Nicole Brown and Ron Goldman’s families millions of dollars.
Besides having another source of income which is the gatherings that he hosts most of the time, he still has a pension from the National Football League and the Screen Actors Guild. He is also making money from the television interviews he was in.
Added to another source of income of O.J. Simpson, since he is in his seventies and is already a senior citizen, the Social Security also backs his finances by providing him a monthly income every month. Despite having multiple streams of income, he will still use the money to pay off the judgments from his criminal offenses.
What is O.J. Simpson’s Net Worth as of now?
Since O.J. Simpson has a pension worth 250,000 US Dollars, he has an estimated net worth of 3 Million US Dollars. But before his life went downhill due to numerous crimes and charges he had committed, he had a net worth of 10 Million US Dollars during his prime while he was still a renowned football player in America.
What Happened to the Other Kids of O.J. Simpson?
His first child, Arnelle, is his daughter from his first wife, Marguerite L. Whitley was believed to support him in his trial but after being sent to prison, Arnelle’s relationship with her father became strained and she faced a lot of hardships due to what her father has committed. Simpson was also angry at Arnelle because she did not pay the mortgage.
Next is his second child and first son, Jason, which was also a suspect of the murder of Nicole Brown. This was a claim by a private investigator and he tried to prove it through his book that he published called, O.J. is Innocent and I Can Prove It. The reason why Jason was accused as a suspect of the murder case was because of his ill mental health, drug and alcohol abuse, and a charge due to assault.
Simpson’s third child, with Marguerite, is named Aaren. Unfortunately, Aaren died while she was still an infant. She fell into the swimming pool and was rushed to the hospital and died due to a respiratory failure.
Another child of Simpson is named Sydney Brooke Simpson, which is the child he had with his late ex wife, Nicole Brown. As was previously mentioned before, Sydney Brooke is currently 35 years old, has studied in college to acquire her degree in Psychology and is currently running a lot of businesses and restaurants along with her brother Justin.
Lastly, Simpson’s youngest child with the late Nicole Brown is Justin. He is currently 33 years old and he lives in St. Petersburg, Flo Rida with his sister, Sydney Brooke, and is currently working as a real estate agent while helping his sister Sydney Brooke run their restaurant in Flo Rida.
Another Facts About O.J. Simpson
O.J. Simpson, besides being known as one of the greatest football players of all time and his crimes and charges, he was also known to have numerous entanglements with women and that includes Kris Jenner. Due to this, it was speculated that Khloe Kardashian, Kris Jenner’s daughter, is the daughter of O.J. Simpson.