Born with the silver spoon, Aaren Simpson was the youngest daughter of actor OJ Simpson and Marguerite Whitley. Aaren passed at the age of 1 in 1979 due to respiratory failure. After she died, her parents separated and got divorced.

Life Story Of Aaren Simpson

Aaren Lashone Simpson was born on 24th September 1977 to Marguerite Whitley and O.J. Simpson is an American former football running back, actor, and broadcaster.

Aaren Simpson (left) is the late daughter of OJ Simpson and his first wife Marguerite Whitley

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Aaren held an American nationality and had Afro-American ethnic descent. She had one older brother Jason (b. on 21st April 1970) and sister Arnelle (b. on 4th December 1968).

She was raised in California, USA alongside her siblings. Unfortunately, Aaren passed when she was just 11 months old.

How Did She Die?

On 26th August 1979, Aaren was found unconscious in the family swimming pool by her parents. She was rushed to the University of California Medical Center in Los Angeles and put on life support. 

She remained in a coma for a few days before passing away due to respiratory failure. A private funeral was held for her which was attended by her parent’s close friends and family.

She is laid to rest in Holey Cross Cemetry, Los Angeles, California

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Aaren was laid to rest in Holy Cross Cemetry, Culver City, Los Angeles, California. Her family gave out donations to the UCLA cancer research center in her name.

Her Parents’ Relationship Timeline

Simpson married his first wife Marguerite L. Whitley on 24th June 1967. While married they shared three children named Arnelle, Jason, and Aaren.

The couple separated after their daughter’s death and their divorce was finalized in 1979.

OJ and Marguerite were married for 12 years until 1979

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OJ then married Nicole Brown who was working as a waitress at a nightclub called The Daisy. They married on 2nd February 1985 and shared two children named Sydney Brooke and Justin Ryan Simpson.

Unfortunately, their marriage lasted only seven years. Brown filed for divorce on 25th February 1992 citing irreconcilable differences.

Where Are Aaren’s Parents As of Now?

OJ Simpson is a renowned American actor, broadcaster, and convicted felon who was in prison for the murder of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman. He served in prison for nine years and was released on 1st October 2017 on parole.

OJ Simpson during his trial for the murder of his ex-wife Nicole and her friend

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Prior to his imprisonment, he appeared in numerous films and TV shows like Ironside, The Cassandra Crossing, Firepower, For Goodness Sake, and No Place to Hide. Recently in 2018, he appeared as himself in seven episodes of Who Is America?.

As for Aaren’s mother, there is no news regarding her whereabouts. Following her divorce with Simpson, she married Rudolph Lewis in 1986 but divorced 1991. She then married sales representative Anthony Thomas in 1992. After the murder trial, she has completely vanished from the public eye.