O. J. Simpson

Broadcaster + Running Back + American Football Player
Born Jul 9, 1947
Age 67
Hometown San Francisco, CA
Net Worth $750,000
Religion Baptist
Team San Francisco 49e...
Position Running back
Draft Year 1969

Orenthal James "O. J. " Simpson, nicknamed "The Juice", is a retired American college and professional football player, football broadcaster, and actor, currently incarcerated as a convicted criminal. Simpson was a running back, the American Football League's Buffalo Bills' first overall pick in the 1969 Common Draft, and the first professional football player to rush for more than 2,000 yards in a season, a mark he set in 1973.… Read More

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O. J. Simpson
O. J. Simpson
Age 67


  • Eunice Simpson
    Eunice Simpson
    Mother, Age 94


  • Arnelle Simpson
    Arnelle Simpson
    Son, Age 46
  • Jason Simpson
    Jason Simpson
    Son, Age 44
  • Aaren Simpson
    Aaren Simpson
    Son, Age 37
  • Sydney Brooke Simpson
    Sydney Brooke Simpson
    Son, Age 29
  • Justin Ryan Simpson
    Justin Ryan Simpson
    Son, Age 26

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  • Father Of Nicole Brown Simpson Dies At Age 90
    Yahoo News - Jul 05, 2014
  • National Geographic Channel Brings Together The Captivating Stories Of Unexpected Newsmakers In The '90s: The Last Great Decade?
    Yahoo News - Jun 03, 2014
  • O.J. Simpson Lawyers File For New Trial In 2007 Robbery
    Yahoo News - May 22, 2014
  • Fatal Fast: Despondent O.J. Simpson Looking To End His Life In Hunger Strike (Radar) - Feb 12, 2014


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of O. J. Simpson.


1947 Birth Born on July 9, 1947.
1952 4 Years Old His parents separated in 1952. … Read More


1965 17 Years Old From 1965 to 1966, Simpson was a student at City College of San Francisco, a member of the California Community College system. … Read More
Simpson was awarded an athletic scholarship to the University of Southern California, where he played running back in 1967 and 1968.


1968 20 Years Old In 1968, he rushed for 1,709 yards and 22 touchdowns, earning the Heisman Trophy, the Maxwell Award, and the Walter Camp Award that year. … Read More
1969 21 Years Old 1 More Event
In the 1969 Rose Bowl, where No. 2 USC faced No. 1 Ohio State, Simpson ran for 171 yards, including an 80-yard touchdown run in a 16–27 loss.
1972 24 Years Old 1 More Event
He first rushed for more than 1,000 yards in 1972, gaining a total of 1,251. … Read More
1976 29 Years Old Simpson had the best game of his career during the Thanksgiving game against the Detroit Lions on November 25, 1976, when he rushed for a then record 273 yards on 29 attempts and scoring two touchdowns.


1977 30 Years Old Simpson's 1977 season in Buffalo was cut short by injury.
1978 31 Years Old Before the 1978 season, the Bills traded Simpson to the San Francisco 49ers for a series of draft picks. … Read More
1979 32 Years Old …  In 1979, he started his own film production company, Orenthal Productions, which dealt mostly in made-for-TV fare such as the family-oriented Goldie and the Boxer films with Melissa Michaelsen (1979 and 1981) and Cocaine and Blue Eyes (1983), the pilot for a proposed detective series on NBC. … Read More
1985 38 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Simpson was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1985. … Read More


1989 42 Years Old In 1989, Simpson pleaded no contest to a domestic violence charge and was separated from Nicole Brown, to whom he was paying child support. They divorced in 1992. … Read More
1994 47 Years Old 1 More Event
On June 17, after failing to turn himself in, he became the object of a low-speed pursuit in a white Ford Bronco SUV that interrupted coverage of the 1994 NBA Finals. … Read More


1997 50 Years Old On February 5, 1997, a civil jury in Santa Monica, California unanimously found Simpson liable for the wrongful death of and battery against Goldman, and battery against Brown. … Read More
1999 52 Years Old 1 More Event
In February 1999, an auction of Simpson's Heisman Trophy and other belongings netted almost $500,000. … Read More
In February 2001, Simpson was arrested in Miami-Dade County, Florida for simple battery and burglary of an occupied conveyance for allegedly yanking the glasses off another motorist during a traffic dispute three months earlier. … Read More
2002 55 Years Old On July 4, 2002, Simpson was arrested in Miami-Dade County, Florida for speeding through a Manatee Protection Zone and failing to comply with proper boating regulations. … Read More
2004 57 Years Old In March 2004, satellite television network DirecTV, Inc. accused Simpson in a Miami federal court of using illegal electronic devices to pirate its broadcast signals. … Read More


In September 2007, a group of men led by Simpson entered a room at the Palace Station hotel-casino and took sports memorabilia at gunpoint, which resulted in Simpson's being questioned by police. … Read More
In January 2008, Simpson was taken into custody in Florida and flown to Las Vegas, where he was incarcerated at the county jail for allegedly violating the terms of his bail by attempting to contact Clarence "C.J." Stewart, a co-defendant in the trial. … Read More
2009 62 Years Old On September 4, 2009, the Nevada Supreme Court denied a request for bail during Simpson's appeal.
2010 63 Years Old In October 2010, the Nevada Supreme Court affirmed his convictions. … Read More
2012 65 Years Old A Nevada judge agreed on October 19, 2012 to "reopen the armed robbery and kidnapping case against O.J. Simpson to determine if the former football star was so badly represented by his lawyers that he should be freed from prison and get another trial."
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