O.J. Simpson Net Worth 2020, Biography, Career, and Marital Life.
O.J. Simpson Net Worth 2020 – Orenthal James Simpson is a former American football player, commentator, and actor.
Often referred to as ‘the Juice’, his sensational and record-breaking career in football led him to numerous other opportunities which became an inspiration for many others.
Professionally he played as a running back for eleven seasons with the ‘Buffalo Bills’ in the ‘National Football League’ (NFL).
O.J. Simpson was born on July 9, 1947, in Potrero Hill, California, in the family of Eunice and Jimmy Lee Simpson. His father was a chef and bank custodian and his mother was a hospital administrator.
Soon after his birth he developed rickets and had to wear braces on his legs till he was five. In 1952, his father left the family when he was still very young and his mother had to take responsibility for raising the four children.
He joined the ‘Persian Warriors’, a street gang in his early teens and was confined at the ‘San Francisco Youth Guidance Center’ for a short while.
He played football for his team the ‘Galileo Lions’ at the ‘Galileo High School’ (now known as ‘Galileo Academy of Science and Technology’) in San Francisco.
He attended the ‘City College of San Francisco’ from 1965 to 1966 and played in both offense and defense. He was inducted as a running back in the ‘Junior College All-American Team’.
His professional career in football started after he joined the ‘Buffalo Bills’ in 1969. The Sport magazine named him ‘Man of the Year’.
For five consecutive years from 1972 to 1976, O.J. Simpson topped 1,000 yards rushing. He led the rushing title of ‘NFL’ four times. He holds the record of being the first player ever to cover over 2000 yards in a season breaking a record of 1863 by Jim Brown.
Though 6 players have crossed the mark, he remains the only one to cover it in a fourteen-game season that the NFL later changed to sixteen-game season.
From 1978 to 1979, he played for the ‘San Francisco 49ers’ after being traded by the ‘Buffalo Bills’. He was the highest-paid footballer of ‘NFL’ fetching a salary of $806,688 when he retired in 1979 due to a damaged knee.
In 1979, he launched his production company ‘Orenthal Productions’ which mostly created television-based projects. His acting career continued with films like ‘Back to the Beach’ (1987) and the trilogy of ‘The Naked Gun’ (1988, 1991 and 1994).
He tried to register ‘The Juice’, ‘O.J.’ and ‘O.J. Simpson’ as trademarks for a wide range of goods during the 90s. Later in 2000, he gave in after William B. Ritchie opposed his move.
O.J. Simpson was married twice and had five kids, four of whom are living. Simpson married Marguerite L. Whitley on June 24, 1967. They had three children together, Arnelle, Jason and Aaren.
Daughter Aaren Lashone Simpson, who was born in 1977, died a month before her second birthday when she drowned in the family’s swimming pool. Simpson and Marguerite divorced in 1979.
While still married to his first wife, Simpson met waitress Nicole Brown, then just a teenager. Simpson and Brown married in 1985, the same year he was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and they had two children together, Justin and Sydney.
As of November 2020, it is estimated that O.J. Simpson has an estimated net worth of around $4 million that he earns as a popular football player.
He is also an actor and makes an impressive sum of money through his appearance in several movies and shows. The other sources of his rapidly increasing income are his involvement in the endorsements deals and commercials.
O.J. Simpson is one of the well-known football players in America. He also achieves some gain and reputation in his acting career that also helps to increase his net wealth.
He has a large number of fan following on social media platform they always appreciate his efforts and skills in sports and acting field.