O.J. Simpson he is one of the most polarizing professional athletes the world has ever seen. The former winner of the Heisman Trophy and the NFL Hall of Famer was one of the most successful and media personalities of all time, especially considering his feasible acting career.
He was perhaps most famous for storming the country for leaving the police in his Ford Bronco white on the Los Angeles freeways or for the most advertised “Test of the century” for the murders of ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman, of whom he was found not guilty.
“The Juice” was imprisoned in 2007 for nine years following a robbery in Las Vegas, Nevada, but was released in 2017 and has since made headlines for some very strange use of social media. He told his nearly a million followers that he “has a little bit of money to make” and talks, by the way, fantasy football while sitting in his golf cart.
Simpson owes even more than $ 70 million to the Brown Simpson and Goldman families, which raises some questions now that he is out of jail: how does he make money? How much money does he still have?
And finally, what is O.J. Simpson’s equity?
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Orenthal James Simpson was born in San Francisco where he played football for Galileo High School. Simpson became an all-American college playing for City College of San Francisco in 1965 before moving to the University of Southern California.
Simpson emerged as a bona fide superstar for the Trojan USC. He led the nation to run with 1,543 yards and finished second in the Heisman Trophy vote in 1967. A year later, he took home the prize in a landslide after accumulating 1,880 yards and 23 touchdowns in his senior season.
Buffalo Bills selected Juice for the first time ever in the 1969 AFL-NFL Joint Draft. Simpson, who threatened to give up the NFL’s acting career, requested the largest contract in the history of professional sport at the time. , and got: $ 650,000 in five years.
Simpson rushed over 11,000 yards during his 11-year NFL career, including a dominant trait from 1972 to 1976 where he ran for 7,699 yards. He spent his last two years in the NFL with the San Francisco 49ers.
Simpson’s name is still on top of many NFL and record high charts he still has one: the most games with 200 or more running yards (6).
His iconic n. 32 it may have been shelved for nearly four decades, but the juice is still remembered as a dominant ball carrier at its top.
Simpson’s face and name were everywhere you looked during his heyday. The public loved him and never had enough, which is why so many companies wanted to work with juice.
The footballer had business dealings with Chevrolet and ABC early in his NFL career. he appeared in commercials for the Hertz car rental company in 1975 and onwards. A spokesperson for Pioneer Chicken – Simpson owned two franchises – one of which was overthrown during the 1992 Los Angeles riots. He maintained similar spokesperson deals with HoneyBaked Ham, the pX Corporation and Calistoga Water Company. It even appeared in comic book advertisements.
In 1971, just three years after his professional career, New York he wrote he was already rich enough to retire.
Before even retiring from football, Simpson tried in Hollywood and was successful there. Simpson founded his film production company, Orenthal Productions, in 1979.
he appeared in the movies like it The naked gun trilogy (1988, 1991, 1994), Return to the beach (1987), The Klansman (1974), The Towering Inferno (1974), The Cassandra Crossing (1976) e Capricorn One (1978), in addition to appearing in the TV mini-series Roots (1977).
In a series that has never been broadcast on NBC, frogmen, Simpson played the role of leader of a group of former U.S. Navy Seals. Luckily it wasn’t aired because there is a scene from it holding a knife to a woman’s throat.
Later in 2006, she started her hidden camera TV show, Juiced, who characterized him while making jokes to strangers and rapping around topless women.
After Simpson won the murder trial, the Nicole Brown Simpson family and the Ronald Goldman family filed a civil suit against the former football star and won in a 1995 trial. Families were awarded $ 33.5 in families. millions e The Cheat Sheet reported in 2019 that Simpson still owed $ 70 million including interest.
It appears that Simpson has no intention of paying him, however.
Juice moved to Florida in 2000 to avoid paying that money due from the civil lawsuit. He bought a place in Miami where pensions and residences cannot be collected. Just a few years earlier, he failed the mortgage on his Los Angeles home and went on a foreclosure. He paid $ 650,000 for the villa in 1977.
Despite his arrest and conviction for a robbery armed with sports memorabilia from a Las Vegas hotel room in 2007, Simpson does not appear to have money problems after being released from the Lovelock Correctional Center as a free man. Like Sports Illustrated reported, Simpson has an NFL personal pension worth $ 25,000 a month and another Screen Actors Guild pension. He has also reportedly been raising social security since he was released from prison.
None of his NFL pension funds can be withdrawn and allocated to the families he owes money to.
“Pensions are bulletproof,” David Cook, a lawyer representing Ron Goldman’s father, Fred, say Fox News. “In the absence of divine intervention, they are almost impossible to overthrow. This is frustrating. “
What is O.J. Simpson’s equity?
Simpson was one of the best supporters in the history of the NFL, and has put together a legendary football career about to be consecrated in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
In 1992, Simpson was reported worth $ 10.8 million. But following all the legal problems and court cases, that number appears to be much lower now.
Simpson is worth about $ 3 million, according to Net worth of celebrities, Rich gorilla is GoBankingRates.com. This hardly makes him the strongest player he once was in the NFL, but it’s easy enough to retire while settling in the Sunshine State.
This article was originally published on November 1, 2019.