Where are OJ Simpson's kids with Nicole Brown? Everything we know

Where are OJ Simpson's kids with Nicole Brown? Everything we know

If you are a football fan and conversant with the sports world, Orenthal James Simpson's name should ring a bell. He was not just another football running back but also excelled as an actor and broadcaster. The 11 seasons he played in the NFL, mainly with the Buffalo Bills, were marked with significant success before tragedy struck. Who are OJ Simpson's kids, and what happened to them?

OJ Simpson's kids
OJ Simpson and Nicole Brown Simpson walk the red carpet with their children Sydney and Justin. Photo: Ron Davis
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Despite OJ Simpson's professional success, his trial and controversial acquittal for the murders of Nicole Brown, his former wife, and her friend Ron Goldman spoiled his record. Though the mother has passed, curious minds have continued to wonder where OJ Simpson's kids are and what they are up to now.

OJ Simpson's profile and bio summary

Full nameOrenthal James Simpson
Age75 years old (as of 2023)
Date of birth9 July 1947
Place of birthSan Francisco, California, United States
Zodiac signCancer
Current residenceCanyon Gate Country Club in Las Vegas, Nevada
Height in feet6'1"
Height in centimetres185
Weight in pounds212
Weight in kilograms96
Hair colourBlack
Eye colourDark brown
MotherEunice Durden
FatherJimmy Lee Simpson
Relationship statusDivorced
Ex-spousesNicole Brown Simpson (1985-1992) and Marguerite Whitley (1967-1979)
High schoolGalileo Academy of Science and Technology
College/UniversityCity College of San Francisco, USC Trojans football
ProfessionAmerican former football running back,actor, and broadcaster
Net worth$3 million
Social media handleTwitter

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Who is OJ Simpson?

OJ Simpson (died at the age of 76 years in April 2024) was a former American collegiate and professional gridiron football player born in San Francisco, California, United States of America. His parents are Eunice, a hospital administrator, and Jimmy Lee Simpson, a former employee of the Federal Reserve Bank and a one-time bank custodian.

Simpson made a name as a college football player while studying at the University of Southern California. When he left as an NFL player, he pursued a career in acting and broadcasting. The former American collegiate met his first wife, Marguerite L. Whitley, at San Francisco State University. They married between 1967 and 1979.

Who is OJ Simpson?
OJ Simpson watches his former defence attorney Yale Galanter testify during an evidentiary hearing in Clark County District Court in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo: Ethan Miller
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Who is Nicole Brown?

Nicole is OJ's ex-wife. She worked as a waitress at a Beverly Hills private club, Daisy, when she started dating the professional gridiron football player. When Simpson and Marguerite divorced in March 1979, he married Brown on 2 February 1985.

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Nicole and OJ's marriage was marred with alleged abuse. She called the police on several occasions to report Simpson. In 1989, after he was arrested and pleaded no contest to spousal abuse, his wife dropped the charges after encouragement from her parents.

What happened to Nicole Brown?

Brown was stabbed to death on 12 June 1994, outside her home, along with 25-year-old restaurant waiter Ron Goldman. Simpson was arrested after his DNA was found at the scene. Items, including hair and fibres from Brown and her friend Goldman, were found in OJ's car and at his home. After being arrested and charged in 1994, in October 1995, he was acquitted.

Was OJ at Nicole's funeral?

OJ's kids and himself were present at the event. He reportedly escorted his children to the funeral. During the service, Simpson reportedly murmured something that sounded like an apology.

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Who are OJ Simpson's kids?

While their union lasted, OJ Simpson's children with Marguerite were three. They are Arnelle, Jason, and Aaren. Nicole Brown and Simpson's kids were two in total. Nicole gave birth to Sydney and Justin.

What happened to OJ Simpson's kids?

OJ and Nicole's kids have maintained a low profile since their mother died and continue living out of the public eye. Justin and Sydney were five and eight years old, respectively, when the murder happened in 1994.

Was OJ at Nicole's funeral?
OJ Simpson attends a parole hearing at Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nevada. Photo: Jason Bean-Pool
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Who raised OJ Simpson's kids?

Nicole Simpson's kids moved to Florida with their father, OJ. But Nicole's family kept in touch with them. According to their aunt Tanya Brown, she said:

After the trials were done, my mom and I were like Team Brown. We had a meeting point where we transported the kids and picked the kids up and dropped the kids off. We were in constant contact with him because of the kids.

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OJ Simpson's kids today

The children have gone to college and are reportedly in relationships. Sydney lives with Robert Blackmon, her boyfriend. Robert is active in local politics near their St. Petersburg, Florida home and even ran for City Council for the seaside city.

Sydney runs Simpsy Properties LLC, a real estate company, where she secures housing for renters as a property manager. Justin, Sydney's brother, also works at Coldwell Banker, a real estate company in St. Petersburg.

OJ Simpson's kids with Nicole Brown were young when they lost their mother. But they have been able to wade off the pain and make their lives meaningful. Though they live a private life away from the media, they continue to strive to be the best they can be in their various endeavours.

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