Sydney Brooke Simpson is the daughter of the retired professional football player and actor, Orenthal James “O.J.” Simpson. Sydney lives a private life in St Petersburg, Florida, and is following the footsteps of her mother having a stint in real estate. Sydney had to go through a very disturbing childhood as her mother was murdered in 1994.
Sydney’s Bio, Family Life
Sydney Brooke Simpson was born on 17 October 1985, to ex-footballer Orenthal James “O.J.” Simpson, and his late wife, Nicole Brown Simpson. She grew old with her younger brother, Justin Ryan Simpson.
Besides her parents, Sydney’s late grandparents had a compelling past. Her grandmother, Eunice Simpson served as a nurse before her death on 17 October 1985. Eunice was married to Jimmy Lee Simpson, who was a mysterious character.
As per the reports, Jimmy abandoned his family when Sydney’s father was just four-years-old. Jimmy, who died on 9 June 1986, divorced his ex-wife Eunice.
Similarly, OJ and Sydney also got divorced due to the conflict of interests. Sydney and her younger brother were just eight and five respectively when their mother, Nicole Brown and her friend, Ronald Goldman were found dead in Los Angeles on 12 June 1994.
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Sydney’s father, O.J. Simpson faced the trial as he was accused of murdering his wife and her friend. His trial was one of the most publicized trials in American history, which was covered by all the news station and was a hot topic of discussion.
OJ Simpson's trial ended in a not-guilty verdict. He was convicted in a civil trial and was ordered to pay $33.5 million in damages to the Goldman and Brown families. Though he has paid most of the money till now, it is said that he still owes about $40 million.
Sydney Brooke, who holds the American nationality, bagged a B.A. in Sociology from the Boston University’s College of Arts and Science in 2010. After her graduation, she lived in Atlanta for a while and moved to St Petersburg where she opened her own business.
Despite having a legend as a father and the circumstances surrounding her mother’s death, Sydney enjoys the private life away from the controversies.
Sydney Brooke Simpson’s Net Worth
Growing up in the famous family, Sydney had a little to do in her past. However, she grew a massive interest in catering and now working as a caterer, has built a mini-real estate empire in St. Petersburg, Florida in collaboration with her brother. Real estate was the forte of her late mother, Nicole Brown Simpson.
Sydney has made quite a living all thanks to her catering business. Reportedly, her net worth swirls around $10k, which in fact is the most for a non- TV celebrity. However, her father has a total net worth of $3 million and her late mother had a net worth of $1 million.
Sydney Brooke Simpson Married
There is a saying that women tend to date men who resemble the quality of their father. It is not a humdinger that Sydney Brooke Simpson is following the same direction. The 32-years old daughter of O.J. Simpson is in a relationship with the ex-con, Robert Blackmon.
Sydney Brooke Simpson with her boyfriend Robert Blackmon (Photo: intouchweekly.com)
Robert Blackmon, the 28-years old political candidate, was charged with a hit-and-run case in 2009 after slamming his Cadillac into a ditch and fleeing the scene. Despite the legal charges, Blackmon ran for a city council seat in St. Petersburg.
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Unfortunately, he had to suffer a loss in the election in September 2017. Before Robert, Sydney was linked to Stuart Alexander Lee from 2007 – 2012. Their news of link up blew up but they weren't seen together which made it evident that they broke up.