Los Angeles waiter who was murdered along with Nicole Brown Simpson in 1994.
He grew up in Buffalo Grove, Illinois and moved to Southern California at the age of eighteen. At the time of his death, he was working as a waiter at Mezzaluna Trattoria, a restaurant in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles.
His family members were awarded all proceeds from O.J. Simpson's book, If I Did It, by a civil trial jury.
He was the son of Sharon Rufo Goldman and Fred Goldman and he had a sister named Kim Goldman.
O.J. Simpson was infamously put on trial for the murders of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and Ronald Goldman. After an almost nine-month-long trial, Simpson was acquitted of the murders, however, he was found liable for Goldman's wrongful death in a later civil trial.