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Mike Tyson Net Worth & Wife

What is Mike Tyson’s net worth? Who is Mike Tyson’s wife?


Mike Tyson, nicknamed “Iron Mike,” is an American professional boxer who became the youngest-ever world heavyweight champion at the age of 20.

He’s perhaps the most ferocious fighter to step into a professional ring.


He was born on June 30, 1966, in Brooklyn, as Michael Gerard Tyson.

His father worked as a cab driver and abandoned his family when Mike was 2 years old.

In 1982, Tyson’s mother died of cancer. At the time, Tyson was 16.

In 1990, his older sister died of a heart attack.


He won gold medals at the  Junior Olympic Games in 1981 and 1982.

In his first professional fight, Tyson defeated Hector Mercedes via first-round TKO.

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On November 22, 1986, Tyson became the youngest heavyweight champion in history after defeating Trevor Berbick by TKO.

He converted to Islam in prison after being convicted of rape in 1992. He also served a one-year sentence for assaulting two motorists.

He launched the Mike Tyson Cares Foundation in 2012.

In August 2013, he formed Iron Mike Productions.

On November 12, 2013, his autobiography Undisputed Truth was released.

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Mike Tyson is seen on June 16, 2022 in Los Angeles – @Getty

He is set to face off against Jake Paul in July 2024. The contest will be a sanctioned, professional fight.

Wives & Children

He has married three different women in his lifetime.

In February 1988, Tyson married actress Robin Givens. In June 1989, Mike and Givens officially divorced. Robin initially filed for divorce, saying she feared for her safety.

Mike Tyson and first wife Robin Givens

Mike Tyson poses with wife Robin Givens during a training session in June 1988 in the Catskills – @Getty

In Undisputed Truth, Tyson wrote that Givens had an affair with Brad Pitt while they were married. However, she has denied it. “Never, ever, ever happened,” she said.

In 1990, Tyson and Kimberly Scarborough had a child together, named Mikey Lorna Tyson.

His second marriage was in 1997 to pediatrician Monica Turner. They met at a party thrown by Eddie Murphy.

Mike Tyson and his second wife Monica Turner

Mike Tyson and wife Monica at the MTV Music Awards in Monaco City, Monaco on May 06, 1998 – @Getty

Tyson and Turner have two children together – Amir and Rayna. Mike and Monica went their separate ways in 2003 due to his adultery. Tyson said — “I was a pig and had extramarital activities on the side and got caught most of the time.

In 2002, Tyson and former stripper Sol Xochitl had a son named Miguel Leon Tyson, and a daughter named Exodus was born in 2005. In 2009, Exodus died after she caught her neck in a treadmill cord machine at home.

On June 6, 2009, Mike Tyson married Lakiha Spicer.

Mike Tyson and his wife Lakiha Kiki Tyson

Mike Tyson and his wife Lakiha “Kiki” Tyson arrive at the grand opening of Mike Tyson’s one-man show “Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth – Live on Stage” – @Getty

Don King warned Mike to “stay away from her.”

Mike and Lakiha met in the 1990s when he was 28 and she was 18. She’s the daughter of religious leader  Shamsud-din Ali.

They have two children together, Micky Tyson and Milan Tyson. 

Tyson said in a podcast that without Spicer, he is a “savage animal.

Mike Tyson – Net Worth

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Mike Tyson poses for a portrait in January 1999 – @Getty

So, how much is Mike Tyson worth?

During his career Tyson got over $400 million. His largest payday was the $103 million he earned fighting Lewis. From fighting Julius Francis and Kevin McBride, Tyson pocketed a combined $60 million.

In 2003, he was forced to file for bankruptcy. According to reports, Tyson was around $23 million in debt. This occurs mostly due to his lavish lifestyle. For instance, Mike bought his first wife a $2 million golden bathtub, his tigers cost at least $4K per month in food alone, and he even paid one trespasser $250K after one of his tigers ripped her arm off and celebrated his 30th birthday with 700 people for a cost of $580K.

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Mike Tyson poses with his white tiger during an interview at his home – @Getty

I’m totally destitute and broke, but I have an awesome life,” Tyson said in 2010.

Luckily, he managed to make a financial comeback. He appeared in The Hangover (1 and 2), Rocky Balboa, and Ip Man 3, as well as invested in a company that makes CBD alkaline water.

In 2016, Tyson co-founded Tyson Holistic Holding alongside Rob Hickman. It is a company that sells cannabis products. He also has plans for a 407-acre marijuana-themed holiday resort.

Therefore, Mike Tyson has an estimated net worth of $15 million.

Mike Tyson Net Worth


For his upcoming fight with Jake Paul, Tyson will make at least $20 million.

His not included in giving his kids money. “I can’t help them by giving them money,” Tyson said. He added: “I can only hurt them if I give them money.”

Real estate

In 1995, Tyson and his second wife bought a house in a gated community in Bethesda, Maryland, for about $2 million. After their divorce, she kept the house, which was sold in 2021 for $4.6 million.

In 1996, Mike purchased a massive house (52 rooms, including 21 bedrooms) in Farmington, Connecticut. Tyson sold to 50 Cent for $4.1 million in 2003. The rapper sold it for $2.9 million in 2019.


How much money is Mike Tyson worth right now

Mike Tyson at his home in 2000 with his Jaguar and Bentley in Las Vegas – @Getty

Tyson has driven some of the world’s most luxurious cars, including the Rolls-Royce Phantom, Lamborghini Diablo Twin Turbo, Mercedes-Benz SL-Class 560SL, Bentley Continental SC, Rolls-Royce Silver Spur, 456 GT Spyder, Jaguar E-Type, Ferrari F50, and Lamborghini Diablo VT Roadster.


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