Michael Gerard Tyson is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1985 to 2005. He reigned as the undisputed world heavyweight champion and holds the record as the youngest boxer to win a heavyweight title at 20 years, 4 months and 22 days old.
Michael Gerard Tyson was born in Brownsville, Brooklyn, New York on June 30, 1966.
He has an elder brother named Rodney and had an elder sister named Denise, who died of a heart attack at age 24 in February 1990.
Tyson won his first 19 professional fights by knockout, 12 of them in the first round. He won the WBC title in 1986 after stopping Trevor Berbick in two rounds, and added the WBA and IBF titles after defeating James Smith and Tony Tucker in 1987.
This made Tyson the first heavyweight boxer to simultaneously hold the WBA, WBC and IBF titles, and the only heavyweight to successively unify them.
Tyson was arrested in July 1991 for the rape of 18-year-old Desiree Washington, Miss Black Rhode Island, in an Indianapolis hotel room. Tyson’s rape trial took place in the Marion County superior court from January 26, 1992 to February 10, 1992.On March 26, 1992, Tyson was sentenced to six years in prison along with four years of probation.
Despite being 25 years old at the time of the crime, he was assigned to the Indiana Youth Center (now the Plainfield Correctional Facility) in April 1992, and he was released in March 1995 after serving less than three years of his six-year sentence.
Tyson resides in Seven Hills, Nevada. He has been married three times. He has fathered seven children, one deceased, by three women; in addition to his biological children, Tyson includes the oldest daughter of his second wife as one of his own. His first marriage was to actress Robin Givens, from February 7, 1988 to February 14, 1989.
His second marriage was to Monica Turner from April 19, 1997 to January 14, 2003. The couple had two children; son Amir, and daughter Rayna.Tyson wed for the third time, to longtime girlfriend Lakiha “Kiki” Spicer, age 32, exchanging vows on Saturday, June 6, 2009, in a short, private ceremony at the La Bella Wedding Chapel at the Las Vegas Hilton. They have two children; daughter, Milan, and son, Morocco.
Age, Height & MeasurementsMike Tyson Age 52 years. Mike Tyson's height 5 feet 10 inches (178 cm), weight 240 lbs (109 kg). Body measurements 52 - 36 - 18.5 and Zodiac Sign Cancer.
|Mike Tyson Bio|
|Famous As||Mike Tyson|
|Profession||American former Professional Boxer, Boxer|
|Birthday||June 30, 1966|
|Birth Place||Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States|
|Height||5 feet 10 inches (178 cm)|
|Weight||240 lbs (109 kg)|
|Body Measurements||52 - 36 - 18.5|
|Net Worth||$700 million|
|Born Name||Michael Gerard "Mike" Tyson|
|Nickname||Iron, Kid Dynamite, The Baddest Man on the Planet|
|Shoe Size||15 (US)|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Qualification||Doctorate in Humane Letters|
|University||Central State University, USA|
|Brother(s)||Rodney Tyson, Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick|
|Other Relatives||Step Father- Jimmy Kirkpatrick|
|Spouse||Lakiha Spicer (2009-Present),Monica Turner (m. 1997–2003),Robin Givens (m. 1988–1989)|
|Relationship With||Naomi Campbell (1987),Robin Givens (1987-1989), Suzette Charles (1989),Tabitha Stevens (1991), Coco Johnsen (1996),Monica Turner (1997-2003), Luz Whitney (2000-2004),Lauren Woodland (2002),Kola Boof (2006),Aisleyne Horgan-Wallace (2006-2009),Lakiha Spicer|
|Children||Sons- Amir Tyson,Miguel Leon Tyson, Morocco Tyson,D'Amato Tyson,Daughter- Rayna Tyson,Exodus Tyson,Milan Tyson,Mikey Lorna Tyson|