All You Need to Know About O.J. Simpson's Conviction, Girlfriend & Net Worth

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All You Need to Know About O.J. Simpson's Conviction, Girlfriend & Net Worth

Former NFL player and sports commentator O.J. Simpson has achieved heights of success in football.

But garnering attention through his criminal convictions and dating life with his girlfriend, let’s get to the details.

Criminal Convictions and Murder

From the timeline 1994 to 1997, O.J. Simpson was wrapped in the murder investigation of his late and former wife Nicole Brown Simpson and Nicole's friend Ron Goldman.

The investigation started when on June 12, 1994, Brown and Goldman were found at Brown Simpson’s house stabbed to death. 

Following the murder, Simpson was interviewed by the police the next day.

O.J. Simpson with late wife Nicole Brown

O.J. Simpson with late wife Nicole Brown (source: abcnews)

Moving on, on June 17th, 1994, O.J. was asked to surrender by the prosecutors.

But instead, the star player decided to flee in a white Ford Bronco along with his friend Al Cowlings.

With 95 million Americans watching the broadcast on television, the police and Simpson’s cars had a 90-minute slow-speed car chase.

After the car chase, eventually, O.J. got arrested.

Following the arrest, there was a trial held on January 5th, 1995, regarding the Brown and Goldman murder case.

With the defense attorneys and prosecutors going back and forth, the whole trial was based on whether the star player was innocent or not.

While defense attorneys were vouching for Simpson’s innocence, prosecutors pointed out blood from the crime scene found in the star’s car and home.

Adding to the list, the star player was not even accounted for more than an hour on the night of the murder.

So, was O.J. really the murderer?
Did he serve jail time?

On October 3rd, 1995, Simpson was freed from all charges from the murder case of his former girlfriend turned wife Brown and Goldman.

But, the star was found responsible financially for the double murder.

Hence, Simpson was ordered to pay $33.5 Million to the Goldman and Brown family.

Moving on from the convictions, there are questions regarding the star’s romantic life after the death of his former wife.

Does O.J. Simpson Have a Girlfriend?

Single now, O.J. Simpson was previously married to his first girlfriend turned wife, Marguerite Whitley, from the year 1987 to 1979.

Dating before the fame from football, the former couple were high school sweethearts.

Getting married at the age of 19, the former couple shares three children, Aaren Simpson, Jason Simpson, and Arnelle Simpson, together.

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But why did the couple really end things?

After holding the title of a celebrity, the star player’s life was always in the spotlight.

Stating the concerns the star quoted,

“My wife is a private person, yet we can't walk down the street without causing a commotion.”

The same year as the statement, the former couple decided to get a divorce.

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After some years, the star married his late wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, from the year 1985 to 1992.

The star brought two sets of happiness into the world with his late wife in the form of their kids, daughter Sydney Brooke Simpson and son Justin Ryan Simpson.

Moving on, his third relationship was with his former girlfriend Paula Barbier, with whom the star broke things off some hours before his second wife’s murder.

O.J. Simpson with former girlfriend Paula Barbier

O.J. with his former girlfriend Paula Barbier (source: google images)

After the murder case, the star player started dating his former girlfriend, Christine Prody.

During the former couple’s relationship, the star player was arrested for robbery and sentenced to 33 years in prison.

Currently, with a net worth of $3 Million, the football player has been released from prison and is spending time with his family.