Mike Tyson is a well-known American Boxer. At the age of 20, he wins the title of the youngest heavyweight champion. Mike was jailed for three years in charge of rape. During the prison duration, he converts his religion to Islam. He changes his name as “Malik Abdul Aziz.” Mike Tyson net worth is 3 million dollars.
Mike Tyson Biography
Mike Tyson (full name Michael Gerald Tyson) whereas his Muslim name is Malik Abdul Aziz. On 30 June 1966, he was born in Brooklyn, New York, America. His age is 54 years.
Purcell Tyson is his biological father. He neither met nor knew anything about him. Jimmy Kirkpatrick use to live with Mike Tyson’s mother, Lorna Mae Smith. So he considers him as his father.
Earlier, Mike was a part of several street gangs. He was very much into fights. At the age of 13, police arrest him several times (approximately 38 times) because of his criminal activities. The Judicial System sent Mike to Tyron School for boys, known to be a reform school. Here he meets Bob Stewart, who was a former boxer.
Mike was under the training of Bob. In 1980, Bob Stewart introduced him to Cus D’Amato (a famous coach). Mike struggles a lot to be a part of the boxing world. D’Amato, with his assistant Teddy Atlas works hard towards Mike training.
Mike Tyson Family
In 1992, Jimmy Kirkpatrick left this world. The condition of their poverty was at its peak. Her mother, Lorna Mae Smith, takes care of the kids as a single mother. She looks after the household and her children. Later, she lost her job.
Because of this financial condition, mike left his schooling. Thus, this leads him to introduce to the crime world. After six years of his father died, her mother passes away because of cancer, leaving mike all alone.
He was only 16 years old when all this tragedy happens. His boxing trainer Cus D’Amato took his custody.
Mike Tyson Personal Details
|Real Name||Michael Gerald Tyson, Muslim Name (Malik Abdul Aziz)|
|Date of Birth||30 June 1966|
|Place of Birth||Brooklyn, New York, America|
|Profession / Occupation||Boxer and Actor|
Mike Tyson Body Stats
|Chest Size||52 in|
|Eyes Color||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size||15 (US)|
Mike Tyson Family Details
|Spouse / Wife Name||Lori Anne Allison (1983-1986)|
Robin Givens (m 1988-1989), Monica Turner(m 1997-2003), Lakisha Spicer(m.2009)Amber Heard (2015 -2017)
|Father Name||Purcell Tyson, Jimmy Kirkpatrick(stepfather)|
|Mother Name||Lorna Mae Smith|
|Children||Miguel Leon Tyson, Mikey Lorna Tyson, Exodus Tyson, Rayna Tyson, Amir Tyson, Morocco Tyson, Milan Tyson|
|Siblings||Rodney Tyson, Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick, Shiva Thapa, Denise Tyson|
Start of his Career
In 1985, Mike professional fight against Hector Mercedes. At that time, he was only 18 years old. He wins against Mercedes in only one round. After his first fight, His trainer Cus D’Amato died.
Kevin Rooney (D’Amato assistant) starts training him after his death. Tyson continues boxing right after two weeks of his trainer’s death. When he was only 20 years old, he has a record of 22 – 0. Tyson won 21 of these fights by knock out.
In 1986, He gets what he was struggling with. He fights against Trevor Berbick in his first-ever championship.
Mike Tyson Marriages.
Tyson married Robin Givens in 1988. But she takes a divorce with many allegations, including abuse, violence, and others. In 1997, he married again. This time this marriage last for six years with Monica Turner. They have two kids Amir and Rayna. In 2003 they divorced each other.
His last marriage is with Lakisha Spicer, who was his longtime girlfriend. In total, he has eight children.
Mike Tyson Net Worth
Once upon a time, Mike Tyson net worth was 300 million dollars. He gets paid 20 million dollars per fight. In the peak time of his career, he was known as one of the highest-paid celebrities.
But in the 1990s, his graph goes downwards. Therefore, his net worth is 3 million dollars. As he is retired now, his primary source of income is acting and endorsements.
Back in time, he had a mansion worth 4.1 million, Bengali tiger, and many other expensive things. Later, he sold all of these and took retirement.
Exciting Facts About Mike Tyson
- When Tyson was 13 years old, police arrest him around 38 times.
- He was a prison for 6 six years in allegation of raping Miss Black America contestant.
- Later, Tyson was released within three years.
- His inspiration was Muhammad Ali. He gives him direction toward the boxing field.
- Mike Tyson married three-time and have eight children.
- After the death of his parent, his trainer took his custody.