Sydney Brooke Simpson is the daughter of O.J. Simpson and his late wife, Nicole Simpson. Sydney came to the limelight after her mother was found dead and authorities arrested her dad O.J. for his apparent involvement.
Since then, Sydney vanished from the media and didn’t really indulge in being in the spotlight. Rather the star kid always tried to remain out of the media radar. She has even changed her name to hide her true identity.
Her secretive nature has led many people to know about what is Sydney Simpson doing these days. Is Sydney in a relationship with someone or already gotten married? How was her life after her mother’s death? We have all the answers here. Let’s get started!
Short Bio of Sydney
|Full Name||Sydney Brooke Simpson|
|Date of Birth||October 17, 1985|
|Mother||Nicole Brown (dead)|
|Siblings||four (three half-siblings)|
|Height||5ft 8 in (1.73m)|
|Occupation||Realtor and businesswoman|
|Net Worth||$1.2 million (2023)|
Sydney Brooke Simpson is the Oldest of Two Children of O.J. with His Second Wife
Sydney was born on Oct. 17, 1985, to father O.J. Simpson and mother Nicole Brown Simpson. She has a brother named Justin Ryan Simpson who was born in 1988.
Her parents married on February 2, 1985. They first met at a nightclub, where Nicole worked as a waitress.
Despite being married to his first wife, he started dating Nicole. His extra-marital affair with Nicole brought his first marriage to Marguerite L. Whitley to an end and he divorced her in March 1979.
One of Sydney’s Three Half-Siblings Died by Drowning
Sydney Brooke has three half-siblings, Arnelle L. Simpson, Jason Lamar Simpson, and Aaren Lashone Simpson. Brooke’s youngest half-sibling, Aaren was just two years old when she died after drowning in a family swimming pool in 1979.
As of 2023, Arnelle is 55 years old (born 1968) and Jason is 53 years old (born 1970).
Sydney’s Mother was Found Dead in Her LA Home
Sydney’s mother, Nicole was found dead outside of her Brentwood, LA home on June 12, 1994, alongside another person. Local police discovered Brown, 35, and her friend Ron Goldman, a 25-year-old restaurant waiter body with multiple knife wounds.
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Authorities revealed Brown was lying in a fetal position in a pool of blood while the autopsy report revealed she was stabbed seven times in the neck and scalp. Further, she had a 14-cm-long gash across her throat.
Sydney’s father, O.J. Simpson was arrested and charged with both murders, however, his charges were absolved by a jury, following a lengthy trial.
Sydney Brooke Simpson Parents Were Divorced Before Her Mother’s Death
Married in 1985, Sydney’s parents lived a happily married life for a couple of years. O.J. and Nicole Brown also gave birth to two children in quick succession. However, their conjugal life started facing problems in the late ’80s.
In 1989, Nicole sued her then-husband for abuse. But, Simpson pleaded no contest to the spousal abuse. Three years later, in 1992, Nicole filed for divorce on the 25th of February. She cited irreconcilable differences as the cause of their divorce. They even tried to rekindle their relationship, however, it didn’t work as obvious.
Following her parents’ divorce, Sydney has remained close to her mom and dad.
Her Father is a Former Footballer
Sydney Brooke Simpson’s father, O.J. Simpson is a renowned former footballer. He started his journey in professional football in 1969 in Buffalo Bills. After an average couple of seasons as a running back, he was assigned to do blocking and receiving duties.
Simpson later went on to become the first player to break the coveted 2,000-yard rushing mark in 1973. He completed the season with 2,003 total rushing yards and 12 touchdowns.
In addition to his football career, Simpson is also an actor with dozens of movies and Tv credits. He had a role in the movie The Towering Inferno (1974) along with some now-late superstars like Steve McQueen, William Holden, and more.
Sydney Graduated From The Boston University
O.J.’s daughter Sydney completed her high school at Gulliver’s Academy. Then she enrolled at Boston University and graduated with a BA in Sociology from the school’s College of Arts and Sciences in May 2010. As per E! News, Brooke joined the school during the move-in weekend in 2004.
What is Sydney Brooke Simpson Doing In 2023? She Is a Self-Established Businesswoman
Sydney and her brother Justin worked hard to establish themselves in their respective career. After her graduation, Sydney spent some time in Atlanta, Georgia before she moved to St. Petersburg, Florida.a
As of now, Sydney Brooke Simpson runs a business, Simpsy LLC with her brother. As per the records, the company was incorporated on 11 September 2014. Besides, Sydney is a special events manager at Canoe Restaurant, in Atlanta, Georgia. She has been with the restaurant since 2010.
Her Brother Justin is a Successful Real Estate Agent
Sydney Brooke Simpson’s brother Justin was two months away from his sixth birthday when his mother was fatally stabbed.
Moving on from his traumatic childhood, Justin has become a successful real estate agent. At 32 years of age, Justin is an emerging real estate broker who has been listed with Coldwell Banker Homes out of St. Petersburg, Fla.
Besides, the youngest O.J. Simpson kid shows a great passion for his career on his social media posts. He often talks about his flair for real estate on Twitter while he runs a separate business page on Facebook.
Sydney Brooke Simpson Also Has Entered the Real Estate Business Like Her Brother
Like her brother, Sydney has also entered the real estate business. The company she owns is named Simpsy Properties, LLC, and it deals with all kinds of real estate properties. The brother and sister founded the company in 2019, and Justin even made a Twitter post about their news business.
2 story townhome coming first week of 2019 pic.twitter.com/Db5cmHcT4B
— Justin Simpson (@JSimpsonSells) December 22, 2018
Situated in St. Petersburg, Fla, the firm had acquired over 13 properties by 2017. As per the reports, most of the properties were in low-income areas, ranging from $35,000 to $215,000.
Hopefully, Brooke is doing pretty well in all her business. Further, as per her Linkedin profile, O.J.’s daughter has been a vice president of J.M.I. Investment Properties, LLCJ since 2014.
Sydney Brooke Simpson Reportedly Dated Former St. Petersburg City Council, Candidate
In 2017, the New York Post published an article that claimed Sydney Simpson was romantically linked with a politician. The outlet reported she was dating then-St. Petersburg City Council candidate, Robert Blackmon.
Blackmon had also talked about Sydney in the Post where he said she had been “selflessly supporting me and was not worried about herself.”
Meanwhile, just a day after NY Post published the article, Blackmon publicly denied dating Simpson. He talked to Florida local Tampa Bay Times and said he wasn’t dating Simpson. “She’s a good friend of mine, but we’re not dating,” said Blackmon.
Sydney Had A Boyfriend In School
When Simpson was in school, she reportedly was in a relationship with a guy, her ex-boyfriend named Stuart Lee. The couple dated for over 5 years from 2007 to 2012.
Well, in 2019, her ex-partner came into the media, where he talked about the murder that happened 20 years ago and also about his ex-girlfriend Sydney. He talked about how good of a girl she is and her nature overall. He said,
Sydney is a real good girl and she has a good head on her shoulders,. She’s not lazy. She works very hard.
The former couple had met while at Boston University and had together moved to Atlanta after graduation, where they worked as an events coordinator at the luxurious Atlanta restaurant The Canoe.
Is Sydney Married?
As of 2023, Sydney has remained unmarried. In fact, she has not even revealed her wedding plans yet.
Considering the fact that she is already 37, there is a high possibility she will get married soon in case she is not already in a secret marital relationship.
Her Net Worth in 2023
As per sources, O. J. Simpson’s daughter Sydney who currently resides in Los Angeles has a net worth of $1.2 million in 2023. She makes money from her multiple works, mainly her glowing business career plays the main role boost her net worth.
At present, some sources say O.J. Simpson’s daughter Sydney resides in Los Angeles, California. But, as per her Linkedin profile, Atlanta, Georgia shows her current residence.
There have been some rumors that Sydney was once overweight and then lost weight. But, the star kid never addressed the speculations.
As per reports, Sydney changed her name to Portia to cover up her real identity. Since her father’s most infamous court trial, Simpson and her siblings are living a low-key life.