Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. born on October 2, 1937 was a well-known American lawyer who was famous for handling high-profile and highly publicized police brutality cases related with the African-American community. His cases received a great lot of media attention. He was the attorney for a number of famous people, including Michael Jackson, Sean Combs, Snoop Dogg, Tupac Shakur, Riddick Bowe, and Todd Bridges, amongst many more.

He was well-known for his legal expertise, courtroom abilities, and trial strategies, whether he was representing celebrities and superstars or average citizens who found themselves in extraordinary circumstances. His reputation preceded him. However, the case of former American football player O.J. Simpson, who was accused of double murder, is the one that brought him to the forefront of public attention, brought him international prominence, and established him as arguably one of the most reputed trial lawyers in the world, in addition to making him a celebrity in his own right. On March 29, 2005, he passed away.

Johnnie Cochran
NameJohnnie Lee Cochran
BirthdayOctober 2, 1937
Net Worth$8 Million

How much is Johnnie Cochran’s net worth? Income and Revenue stream

Johnnie is ranked on the most popular celebrities and is also one of the wealthiest celebrities. According to the findings of our investigation as well as Forbes and Business Insider, Johnnie Cochran has an estimated net worth of eight million dollars.

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Johnnie Cochran’s Birthday, Family and Early Life

Johnnie L. Cochran Jr. joined the family of his father, Johnnie L. Cochran Sr., and his wife, Hattie, on October 2, 1937. He was born in Shreveport, Louisiana, in the United States. His mother was an Avon representative in the past, while his father sold insurance for Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Company. His father also worked for Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Company. It is believed that his great-grandfather worked as a slave. His family, along with millions of other African-American families, relocated to the West Coast during the second phase of the “Great Migration,” and in 1949, they made Los Angeles their permanent home. This migration occurred during the time period between 1910 and 1930.
Cochran came from a prosperous family that emphasized the importance of his being self-sufficient, well-educated, and unprejudiced. As a result, he attended public schools and did very well in his studies.
He continued to be one of perhaps two dozen African-American students at the time who attended classes at the “Los Angeles High School.” In 1955, he graduated from the high school at the top of his class and received his diploma. 1959 was the year that he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in business economics from the “University of California, Los Angeles.” (UCLA) He graduated with this degree.
After that, in 1962, he graduated from ‘Loyola Law School’ with a Juris Doctor degree. He maintained his membership in the undergraduate Greek-letter fraternity known as Kappa Alpha Psi, as well as his position as the 45th Laurel Wreath Wearer of the organization.

Johnnie Cochran’s Social Media

The Instagram account for Johnnie Cochran is @johnmcochran, and it has a total of 31.4k followers and 107 posts. Additionally, he has a Twitter account under the handle @JohnMCochran.

Johnnie Cochran’s Physical Traits and Body Measurements

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Johnnie Cochran’s Biography, Career/Education and Achievements

After being moved to action by Thurgood Marshall and his monumental victory in the case known as “Brown v. Board of Education,” he decided to pursue a career in the legal profession. In 1963, after successfully completing the bar exam, Johnnie Cochran began his career as an assistant district attorney in Los Angeles. One of his first high-profile clients was the comedian Lenny Bruce, whom he defended against obscenity charges in 1964 and whose case was among his first high-profile victories. After a couple of years, Cochran began working as an attorney in private practice with Gerald Lenoir. Later, he went on to establish his own law office in Los Angeles under the name “Cochran, Atkins & Evans.”
His representation of former American football player O.J. Simpson, who was accused of killing his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman, was undoubtedly the most extraordinary case of his career and the one that garnered him the greatest attention on a global scale.
In 1994, he joined Robert Kardashian, Barry Scheck, Robert Shapiro, F. Lee Bailey, and Alan Dershowitz as other members of Simpson’s primary defense team.

Johnnie Cochran
Age67 years
SpouseSylvia Dale (m. 1985–2005), Barbara Berry Cochran (m. 1960–1977)
ChildrenTiffany Cochran, Jonathan Cochran, Melodie Cochran

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