fact of Mike Tyson
|Birth Date||June 30, 1966|
|Net Worth||$3 million|
|Birth Place||Brownsville, Brooklyn, New York, USA|
Mike Tyson used to be the boxing heavyweight champion.
Biography of Mike Tyson
He was born on June 30, 1966, in Brownsville, Brooklyn, New York, USA. Michael Gerard Tyson is his real name. On his birth certificate, Tyson’s biological father is listed as “Purcell Tyson,” who was from Jamaica. However, Tyson had always known Jimmy Kirkpatrick as his father. Lorna Smith Tyson is the name of his mother.
He had an older brother named Rodney and a sister named Denise who died of a heart attack in 1991. He also had a half-brother named Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick, who was the child of Kirkpatrick’s first marriage. Mike is a citizen of the United States and is of mixed (African-American and Jamaican) heritage. He was born in the month of July.
School, College, or University
Tyson went to school in Johnstown, New York, at the Tryon School for Boys. There, Tyson’s skills as a boxer caught the eye of Bobby Stewart, a counselor at a juvenile detention center and a former boxer. Tyson worked out for his sport. Amato was in charge of him all the time, and he had a strict training plan for the aspiring boxer. During the day, Tyson went to Catskill High School. In the evening, he trained in the ring. But he didn’t finish school. Instead, he quit when he was a junior.
Professional Life, Career
Mike Tyson’s training was clear in the way he did at the Junior Olympic Games in 1981 and 1982. He easily beat Joe Cortez and Kelton Brown to win gold medals in both years. He lost both times he fought Henry Tillman, who won the gold medal in the heavyweight division at the 1984 Summer Olympics. After Tyson won two fights in a row, the media started calling him “the next heavyweight champion.” Even though Tyson’s career was going well, he had trouble outside of the ring when his friend, philosopher, and guide Amato died. Amato’s place was taken by Rooney.
Mike Tyson’s first fight that was shown on TV was with Jesse Ferguson. In the same way, he threw off his opponent by breaking his nose in the fifth round. By the end of the sixth round, Tyson had won. By the time he was 20, Tyson had won a record 22 straight fights. Twenty-one of those wins were by knockout. After a string of wins, he got his first chance to fight for a title against Trevor Berbick for the World Boxing Council (WBC) heavyweight championship. On November 22, 1986, Tyson knocked out Berbick in the second round, making him the youngest heavyweight champion in history. He was 20 years and 4 months old at the time.
He got one step closer to his goal of fighting all of the world’s heavyweight champions when he knocked out Pinklon Thomas in the sixth round and Tony Tucker in the twelfth round to win Tucker’s International Boxing Federation title. This made Tyson the first boxer to hold the WBC, WBA, and IBF titles all at the same time, in the same year, 1987.
Nominations and Awards
He has the record for being the youngest person to win a heavyweight boxing title. He had just turned 20 years old and four months. Tyson has the fastest KO (Knock-Out) in the Junior Olympics. It took him 8 seconds. In 1985, Tyson won the Prospect of the Year award from Ring magazine.
In 1986 and 1988, Ring Magazine gave him the Fighter of the Year award for how well he did in the ring. In the year 1989, Tyson was chosen as the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Overseas Personality. In 2012, Tyson was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame for his work in professional boxing. He has also been inducted into both the World Boxing Hall of Fame and the International Boxing Hall of Fame.
Mike Tyson is now married to his longtime girlfriend, Lakiha Spicer “Kiki.” The wedding took place at the La Bella Wedding Chapel on June 6, 2009. They have a daughter named Milan and a son named Morocco. Mike Tyson used to date the TV star Kenya Moore. Then, in 1987, he went out with Naomi Campbell, who was an English model, actress, and singer. At the time, Mike liked her body and how she didn’t seem scary. In 1987, he went out with Robin Givens, and on February 7, 1988, he married her. But this marriage only lasted a year. On February 14, 1989, they split up. She did not like Tyson at all because he was mean to her and tortured her. They used to live in a big house in New Jersey’s Bernardsville.
In 1989, he was with Suzette Charles, a singer, actress, and entertainer. Then he went out with Tabitha Stevens, but they broke up. In 1996, he went out with Coco Johnsen, a model and former Playboy Cyber Girl. In the same way, he married Monica Turner, who had been a resident in pediatrics at Georgetown University Medical Center. They were married for about 5 years, but in January 2002, they decided to split up. After that, she asked for a divorce, which was granted on January 14, 2003. Mike has a son, Amir, who was born in 1997, and a daughter, Rayna, from this marriage (b. 1996).
He went out with Dominican actress Luz Whitney, and he and Mike were together for four years, from 2000 to 2004. He had a one-night stand with Lauren Woodland, an actress and lawyer. She is 11 years younger than him. He went out with the Egyptian-Sudanese-American author Kola Boof and met Mike in 2006. He helped Kola’s son get into a private school, and that’s how they started talking. Mike also dated Aisleyne Horgan-Wallace, a British model, fashion designer, and TV personality, from 2006 to 2009. They were 12 years apart in age.
Sources say that Mike has a net worth of about $3 million right now. He used to have a net worth of more than $300 million, but he has lost it all.
Rumors and Scandals
Someone said that Mike used to date TV personality Kenya Moore. He is not involved in any rumors or fights right now.
Body – Height & Weight
Mike Tyson is 5 feet 10 inches tall. He also has a weight of 109Kg. His chest, waist, and biceps are each 52 inches, 18.5 inches, and 36 inches. Mie’s hair is a dark brown color, and so are his eyes.
Mike has a lot of fans because he is an American boxer. He has been on social networking sites and YouTube. On Facebook, he has 21.7 million fans. About 5.6 million people follow him on Twitter, and 14.7 million people follow him on Instagram.