Oj Simpson, famously known for the murder of his wife and her friend, is already out of jail and free of charges after serving nine years in prison.
Oj Simpson was arrested for the murder of his wife and her friend. As of now, Simpson is free of all the charges and out of jail.
Simpson was at the height of his career before 1994. But he hit rock bottom when the criminal court proved him responsible for the murder of his wife, Nicole Brown Simpson & her friend, Ron Goldman. Before his release in 2018, Simpson was in jail for nine years.
Simpson was previously known as an American football running back. He used to play for the Buffalo Bills and San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL). He was a celebrated sports figure with the charm of a celebrity athlete. The media loved him until 1994. He was also stepping into acting after appearing in many commercials.
The NFL fans could have never anticipated Simpson could commit a murder, let alone kill two people. In Simpson’s criminal trial, he was not found guilty. However, in his civil trial, the criminal court proved him guilty.
Is OJ Simpson Still In Jail?
As of December 14, 2021, Oj Simpson is not in jail. For his good behavior, Simpson was granted parole and released from the conditions above. Now, he is a free man.
Simpson was ordered to pay Nicole and Ron’s family $33.5 million. He is still liable to the family as he has not paid the amount.
Oj Simpson still manages to make headlines. The public is curious whether he has not paid the debt to the family. After coming out of jail, the public doesn’t know the amount left to be paid.
OJ Simpson Arrest And Charge
Oj Simpson’s arrest was one of American history’s most widely publicized events. As Simpson was suspected of the murder, he didn’t turn himself quickly. He fled as far as possible from the police.
Most TV & radio stations in the United States covered Simpson’s low-speed pursuit by the police. There were more than 95 million people following the quest. Even the broadcast of 1994’s NBA finals was interrupted.
Simpson’s trial was termed the Trial of the Century. 11 months after the famous pursuit, Simpson was given a verdict of “not guilty.” Simpson’s trial was followed nationwide by more than 100 million audiences.
Soon after the criminal trial, a civil lawsuit was filed against Simpson by Ron Goldman’s family. This time a civil jury’s verdict addressed Simpson as guilty and ordered him to pay $33.5 million.
In July 2013, Simpson was granted parole but was imprisoned again for the weapons and assault charges. Before this, Simpson had already been arrested multiple times. After serving nine years in prison, he was released from jail on a few conditions.
For Simpson’s good behavior, Simpson was freed from his previous condition and released from parole, making him a free man.
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OJ Simpson Family: Who Are His Parents?
An American former football running back, Simpson was born in San Francisco, California. Jimmy Lee Simpson’s father was a hospital administrator, chef, and bank custodian. Jimmy was also a well-known drag queen. In 1986, Simpson’s father announced that he was homosexual.
Simpson’s parents separated in 1952, and his mother mostly raised him. The broadcaster also had a great relationship with his aunt. She was the one who gave her the name ‘Orenthal.’ Simpson also had three siblings, Melvin, Shirley, and Carmelita, who have passed away.
Simpson was already married when he was 19 years old. His first wife was Marguerite L. Whitley. The couple was blessed with three children. Unfortunately, one died in a swimming pool. The couple also divorced in March 1979.
Simpson’s second wife was Nicole Brown. The couple met in 1977 & married in February 1985. The marriage lasted only seven years as there was a lot of spousal abuse. They had two children.
OJ Simpson Net Worth
Oj Simpson has a net worth of $5 million. NFL primarily funds him as a pension fund.
Simpson, an American football player, receives about USD 78,000 monthly from his pension.
Moreover, he resides in a California home that is 6,500 square feet in size. O. J. Simpson purchased this property for $2 million.