Justin Ryan Simpson is an American star kid. Since his birth, the celebrity kid has been in the constant media spotlight all because of his infamous father, O. J. Simpson. Justin is the only son between O.J. and his late ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson.
It has been decades since the brutal murder of Justin’s mother which gained a lot of notoriety. His father O.J. was acquitted of the crime but to this day many still believe Simpson is the sole perpetrator behind all that.
But that’s all in the past now and Justin is living a peaceful life now. Thankfully, Justin and his sister Sydney Brooke Simpson didn’t have to endure the traumatic experience for long and they moved on with their lives. Today let’s take a closer look at the life of Justin Ryan Simpson and find out what is the star kid up to nowadays.
- Justin Ryan Simpson is one of four children of O.J. Simpsons.
- He was born on August 6, 1988, and is 34 years of age.
- His mother Nicole Brown Simpson was murdered on June 12, 1994, in Brentwood, Los Angeles, CA.
- Justin has one sibling and three half-siblings.
- He had a daughter with his girlfriend.
How old is Justin Ryan Simpson? His Early Life, Childhood, and Family
He is 34 years old in 2023. He was born on August 6th, 1988, in Los Angeles, California. The only son between Orenthal James Simpson and his second wife Nicole Brown, Ryan spent the major portion of his childhood in a posh area of LA.
Justin belongs to mixed ethnicity. His father belongs to the African-American ethnicity while his mom is from the Caucasian ethnic group.
Justin Ryan Education and College
After finishing his middle school education, Justin joined the Gulliver Preparatory School. His father also studied at this same high school. After graduation from high school, the handsome guy enrolled at Florida State University.
While studying at the college, he majored in Entrepreneurial and Small Direction Operations.
He has one older sister
In addition to himself, Ryan has one sibling, a sister named Sydney Brooke Simpson. She was born on October 17, 1985. At the moment, she runs her own business, Simpsy LLC. She manages three properties in the area.
She graduated high school from Gulliver’s Academy and then joined Boston University. Sydney graduated with a degree in BA in Sociology from the school’s College of Arts and Sciences in May 2010.
Justin Simpson Also Has Three Half Siblings
In addition to his biological sister Sydney, Ryan Simpson has three half-siblings from his father O.J.’s marriage with his first wife Marguerite Whitley. They are Jason Simpson, Arnelle Simpson, and Aaren Simpson.
Sadly, one of his half-sisters Aaren died on August 26, 1979, in Los Angeles, CA. She was about two years old at the time of her death.
What is Justin Ryan Simpson doing nowadays? Is a Real Estate Agent
Ever since the infamous O. J. Simpson murder case first came to the surface, the whole Simpson family became the center of attention. While Orenthal was accused of murdering his wife Nicole and her friend Ron Goldman his kids Sydney and Justin remained behind closed doors during the whole case.
Since the case closed in October 1995, there remained a lot of curiosity regarding, Justin and Sydney. Let’s find out what is Justin up to these days.
As of now, Justin works as a Real Estate Agent/Broker. Since 2018, the star kid has been working for the DHM Real Estate Group located in Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida Area.
Further, his Twitter bio read, “Real Estate. Home. Investing. Honesty is giving your word, integrity is keeping it.”
His previous work experiences
After graduating college in 2010, Justin knew he wanted to join the real estate business. It was in the year 2013 when he started his professional career. He joined Muffley & Associates Real Estate in 2013 and worked as a Real Estate Sales Professional till 2015.
Afterward, he joined Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate in Florida and worked there from 2015 to 2018. Then in 2018, he founded his own company Bolder Property Management.
Justin Ryan Simpson’s Mother Nicole died tragically
On the night of June 12th, 1994, Nicole Brown and her male friend Ronald Goldman were found dead outside Nicole’s condominium in the Brentwood neighborhood of LA. The authorities found them with multiple stab wounds.
A couple of days after their death, O. J. was charged with the couple’s murder on June 17th, 1994. Investigators charged him after they found a blood-stained glove on his property. When the court asked him to turn himself in, he tried to escape in his 1993 Ford Bronco SUV. Whilst doing so, he became a subject of low-speed pursuit.
After O. J. was charged with the murder he hired a team of high-profile defense teams which included Robert Shapiro, F. Lee Bailey, Alan Dershowitz, Robert Kardashian, Shawn Holley, and more. Even though the majority of the US populace believed Orenthal was the culprit, he was acquitted of the case on November 9th, 1994.
Justin Ryan Simpson was cared for by his grandmother and aunt after the death of his mother
Before his mother’s death, Justin’s parents had already been divorced. His mother filed for divorce in February 1992 and they officially divorced later that year. When they separated, both of them shared the joint custody of their two kids.
When Nicole died, her kids’ custody went to her family. It was her mother Judith and sister, Tanya who took care of Justin and Sydney when they were just kids. What many of you don’t know is that the kids were the ones who suffered the most when the tragic event transpired.
During an interview with RadarOnline, Justin’s maternal aunt Tanya recalled how difficult it was for them to move on. Moreover, Nicole Brown’s family always believed it was O. J. who killed Nicole. This is why Justin’s aunt Tanya or his grandmom always felt a bit uncomfortable whenever they used to visit Simpson’s house to take the kids.
Tanya said, “I had to go and pick the kids up at the house where he lived, and I saw him. It was hard for me, but I did it. My mom gave me a pep talk, like, ‘You’re doing this for the kids.’ I entered the home, packed their bags. I went into his home and I saw the furniture I used to sit on when Nicole was alive.”
Fortunately, Justin and his sister Sydney grew up in a stable household. Both of them don’t discuss their mother’s death with their other family members.
Is Justin Ryan Simpson married?
Well, as of now, we cannot say for certain if O.J. Simpson’s son Justin is married to anyone or not. Still, his maternal aunt in the same interview with RadarOnline claimed both her nephew and niece are in a relationship. Well, the article was from 2019 so we can’t ascertain whether Justin is still in a relationship or not.
Meanwhile, Justin’s sister Sydney once rumoredly dated Robert Blackmon, a former St. Petersburg City Council candidate. Further, sources suggest she met Robert through her brother Justin who used to go to the same college as Blackmon.
Justin is Now Dating a Girlfriend and Also Has a Baby Girl With Her
Although things have been quite hush-hush about his love life, Justin is dating a girlfriend for a year now. He first came forward about his relationship status in Feb 2022 through his Facebook post. Along with a photo of his partner, Ryan also posted a picture of the ultrasound report of their then-upcoming arrival of the baby.
“We are extremely excited, scared, nervous, and in love ❤️ ❤️ ❤️”
He also revealed their baby’s gender as well as her name in the same caption, writing,
“In only a few short months we will be welcoming little Lana and can’t wait for you to meet her!”
So, as of now, Justin already has become a father of his baby girl, Lana with his partner though the couple hasn’t given further details about their child lately.
However, Ryan Simpson also hasn’t disclosed the name of his baby’s mother.
He now resides in Las Vegas, NV with his family.
How much is Justin Ryan Simpson’s net worth?
His net worth is estimated to be around $300,000 in 2023. He earned a major portion of his wealth from his career in the real estate business. On average, a realtor in the United States earns around $50,000.
Meanwhile, his father, O. J. is currently worth $1 million.
He Loves Dogs
Well, Justin is a big pet lover, especially dogs. In fact, his Instagram is filled with photos of him with dogs. As of now, he has two dogs.
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He often takes his dogs to parks.
Justin Ryan Is A Muhammad Ali Fan
Not many know, but Justin is a big follower of the late American professional boxer Muhammad Ali. He is such a big fan of Ali that he has even named his dog after Muhammad’s original name Cassius Clay.
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Further, there are also numerous photos of Muhammad on his Instagram, which makes us believe that Justin is a fan of the boxer.