Brittany Simpson, the heir to a giant South Carolina fortune, was charged with murder and possession of a firearm this week, after her father was found murdered. Simpson’s story became headline news this week because of the fact that her father was a wealthy movie producer.
So what was Brittany Simpson net worth? What was her potential inheritance? How wealthy was Brittany Simpson’s father, Robert? Read on.
Brittany Simpson was the daughter of a Londoner named Robert William Simpson. The elder Simpson was 66 when he died on Tuesday.
Robert Simpson moved to Charleston, South Carolina in the ’70s and became extremely successful in the movie industry. He was working on a film written by Stephen King when he died.
The police suspected Brittany Simpson because she seemed to know information about the case that she shouldn’t have known.
According to The Post and Courier, Brittany Simpson had a disability and was unable to work.
It is alleged by several news outlets that she was upset about her living situation. According to those reports, she had been living rent-free in her parent’s giant house, but was supposed to be chipping in some money.
In March, her mother allegedly tried to evict her, which caused problems in the family.
Brittany Simpson did not have much money herself. However, the Simpson family was very wealthy, mostly due to her father’s position as a senior movie producer.
Simpson’s parents lived in a 3000 sq foot house worth nearly $2 million.
Given the information available, we currently estimate the family of Brittany Simpson net worth at around $5-15 million.