Johnnie Cochran is the late Lawyer of America with the status of leading roles and one of the wealthiest Attorneys. He is still known for his participation in the Criminal and Acquittal case of O.J Simpson, which was the charged case of Simpson murdering one of his spouses and a family friend.
Johnnie Cochran Biography and Net Worth
|Net Worth $8 Million|
|Full Name Johnnie Lee Cochran Jr|
|Date of Birth October 2, 1937|
|Died March 29, 2005|
|Birthplace Shreveport, USA|
|Profession American Former Attorney|
|Ex-wife Sylvia Dale|
Johnnie Lee Cochran Jr, aka Cochran, was born on the 2nd of October 1937 and was 68 at the time of his death. The childhood of Cochran was spent in Shreveport, where he attended some of the local schools for his initial academics. He is a 12th graduated from High School LA Branch, and in 1959 he enrolled in Californian University for his Business, Arts and Economics Degree.
Cochran was the only child of his parents; where his father used to work as a Manager in an Insurance Company, and his mother was the seller of Sanitary Products in the local Cities around California.
Professional Career of Johnnie Cochran
In 1963, Cochran appeared for his bar exam and passed it with exceptional grades. He was honored with the top position and was declared the Deputy Lawyer of the City, the one who primarily dealt with crucial crimes.
After two years, Cochran was the only leading Attorney who started dealing with media personality cases. Along with this, he began practicing law in private sectors, hospitals, and organizations based in Los Angeles.
Johnnie Cochran Personal Life
Cochran has married twice in his lifetime, where he first tied up the knot with Barbara Berry for 17 years and got separated in 1977. However, after eight years, he got married again to Sylvia Dale for 20 years and had three kids with her.
In 2002 he was diagnosed with cancer and went with severe operations and surgeries in the following year. He passed away in 2005, and by that time, he was residing in his penthouse in California with his younger son.
Johnnie Cochran’s Net Worth
At the time of death, the evaluated net worth of Johnnie Cochran was around $8 million, and he was the owner of a law firm where lots of employees were practicing and were generating around $5 million per year.
In California, he bought two apartments, a penthouse, and a house that was all worth $3.5 million. He invested in real estate after his retirement, with most of his income that at once became his assets. Currently, has been inherited to his kids and his ex-wife according to his wish.
Johnnie Cochran was honored with Daytime Emmy Award in the 90s. He made it to the list of 20 Best Attorney of the Year two times again in the 90s.
|Height: 6’ 2” (in feet)|
|Weight: 89 (in Kg)|
|Figure measurements: 46-42-17 inches|
|Eye color: Black|
|Hair color: Black|