Arnelle Simpson Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 07 Apr, 2020
Facts of Arnelle Simpson
Date of Birth: 1968 , December-4
Age: 52 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Arnelle Simpson
Birth Name Arnelle Simpson
Nick Name Arnelle Simpson
Father O.J Simpson
Mother Marguerite L. Whitley
Nationality American
Birth Place/City United States of America
Ethnicity Afro-American
Boyfriend Shaquille O’Neal (Ex)
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Arnelle Simpson is famous as the daughter of a renowned American footballer and former NFL running back O.J Simpson. She got recognition after her involvement in her father's 1994-95 murder trial. Besides, she worked in different documentaries and miniatures.

Daughter of Footballer O.J. Simpson

Arnelle Simpson was born on 4th December 1968, in the United States of America, to O. J. Simpson, and Marguerite L. Whitley. Arnelle Simpson is of American nationality and belongs to an Afro-American ethnic background.

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Her father O. J. Simpson is an American former running back, broadcaster, actor, advertising spokesman, as well as a convicted robber and kidnapper. Simpson’s parents were divorced in 1979, and her father married to American-German actress, Nicole Brown Simpson from 1985–1992.

Arnelle has a brother, Jason L. Simpson, and a sister, Aaren Simpson who passed away in an accident. Also, she has two half-siblings, Justin Ryan Simpson, and Sydney Brooke Simpson.


Arnelle Simpson came into the limelight after involving in her father’s internationally publicized murder trial. She also appeared in the witness board in order to support her father.

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Later in 2007, O.J. Simpson published a book name If I Did It and credited his daughter Arnelle for inspiring him. This book is about the murders of Ronald Goldman and Nicole Brown Simpson. Additionally, in the book, he also gave a hypothetical description of the double murder.

In 2007, Simpson was arrested and charged with multiple criminal counts including kidnapping, criminal conspiracy, assault, and robbery. Later in 2008, he was found guilty and sentenced for 33 years in prison.

On October 1, 2017, Arnelle again made headlines after she pleaded for her father’s release in an emotional testimony. She made several TV documentaries such as Mugshots (2013), OJ: Trial of the Century for her father support.

Similarly, she appeared in the Ezra Edelman-directed award-winning documentary O.J.: Made in America (2016) which won several awards including Academy Award, and Primetime Emmy Award.

In 2017, she performed in a TV movie documentary name O.J. Simpson Chasing Freedom, and TV mini-series Is O.J. Innocent? The Missing Evidence. Later, actress Ariel Diane King portrayed Arnelle in the anthology TV series American Crime Story.

Later on October 1, 2017, her father O.J. Simpson was released on parole from the prison after nine years who has maintained a relatively low profile since his release.

What's Her Net Worth?

As of 2020, Arnelle Simpson's exact net worth is not revealed. Apart from that, Arnelle also enjoys her father’s fortunes. According to celebrity net worth, Arnelle’s father’s net worth is $3 million. Further, Simpson's friend told USA Today that Simpson invested $5 million in personal pensions.

Additionally, he also receives money from pensions via the Screen Actors Guild and NFL, which pays somewhere among $1,700 and $25,000 a month. When the accounts are combined, the former NFL star earns approximately $300000 annually.


She uses to reside in her father's Florida home which featured 5 bathrooms and 4 bedrooms which his father bought in 2000 costing $575000.  However later on Oj Simpson was forced to sign the foreclosure as his daughter was not able to pay the mortgage of $3133 per month.

Her current resident is not known but as per the source, she is supposed to live in LA. 

Previously Dated Basketball Player Shaquille O’Neal

Arnelle Simpson is possibly single at the moment and seems to be focused on her career. However, she previously dated basketball player, Shaquille O’Neal. The former couple started dating in September 1995 but their relationship didn’t last long and thus, they broke up in 1996.

In addition, Arnelle was also rumored to be in an affair with American rapper Anthony Treach Criss from 1996 to 1997, however, none of them addressed the rumor. She currently lives somewhere in Freson, California. 

Alcohol Addiction

Some of the well-renowned sites have claimed that Arnelle has a drinking problem due to which she had some fiction with her dad. As per the sources,

O.J. fought with Arnelle all the time about her drinking, and he tried for years to get her married to get her out of his house. ‘All she would do is sit around and drink vodka, even for breakfast

However later on Arnelle said that she was looking for a new job and place while talking with Georgia Newsday.


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