Facts of Mike Tyson Networth
|Full Name||Mike Gerard Tyson|
|Birth Name||Michael Gerard Tyson|
|Other Name||Iron Mike,Kid Dynamite,The Baddest Man on the Planet|
|Birth City||Brownsville, Brooklyn, New York|
|Father Name||Jimmy Kirkpatric|
|Mother Name||Loma Smith|
|Relation With||Monica Turner (1997-2003), Robin Givens (1988-1989)|
|No Of Children||8|
|Awards||Ring magazine Fighter of the Year,BBC Sports Personality of the Year Overseas Personality|
|Sibilings||Rodney, Denise, Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick|
|Education||Charlotte High School, Tryon School,|
|Date of Birth||June 30,1966|
|Married Date||June 6,2009|
How Much Is Mike Tyson's Worth?
Mike Tyson nicknamed ‘Kid Dynamite’ aka ‘The Baddest Man on the Planet’ is known as the most ferocious fighter to step into a professional ring. Mike Tyson is worth around $3 million as of 2019.
He reigned the title of an undisputed world heavyweight champion continuous for four years after winning in 1986. Moreover, Mike Tyson is the first heavyweight boxer to successively hold the titles WBA, WBC and IBF Championship.
Net Worth Growth & Income Sources: Fierce Boxing Career
As of September 2019, Mike Tyson has an estimated net worth of $3 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth while The Richest claims his net worth to be around $1 million.
Mike Tyson, at the peak of his career owned $300 million, though, career downfall & bankruptcy ripped out his bank balance later.
Tyson's major income source came from his career as a boxer, while his record as undisputed heavyweight champion, aided his fame & fortune.
Here is the list of major fights & earnings of Mike Tyson:
|1987||Earnings from Mike Tyson Vs Tony Tucker and James Smith||$50 million ($25 million each)|
Earnings from Mike Tyson Vs Michael Spinks
Total Fight Earnings
|1990||Total Fight Earnings||$28.6 million|
|1991||Earnings from Mike Tyson Vs Donovan Ruddock II||$25 million|
|1995||Earnings from Mike Tyson Vs Peter Mcneeley and Donovan Ruddock II The Rematch||$60 million ($30 million each)|
|1996||Earnings from Mike Tyson Vs Bruce Seldon ($35 million), Frank Bruno The Championship: Part I ($30 million), Evander Holyfield I Finally ($30 million)||$95 million|
|1997||Earnings from Mike Tyson Vs Holyfield||$30 million|
|1998||WrestleMania XIV performance fee||$3 million|
|1999||Earnings from Mike Tyson Vs Orlin Norris||$8.7 million|
|2002||Earnings from Mike Tyson Vs Lennon Lewis||$35 million|
According to Forbes, his net worth was approximately $700 million while he was thriving in the boxing career and was even listed in the 14th highest-paid athlete of all time.
As for a fact, many fans had craze to know who would win, if Mike Tyson vs Muhammad Ali ever happened. However, the clash remained a fantasy to all, leaving fans in the looped-debate: Tyson (Power) vs. Ali (Speed).
Career Downfall: Rooney's Departure & Loss Of Title
Tyson started his career at the early age of 14 after he met his trainer Constantine D’Amato. D’Amato molded the raw talent of Tyson and helped him become the youngest heavyweight champion in boxing history at the young age of 20 on 22 November 1986.
In an interview after winning the title, he said that he was angry with the loss of his mentor and looking for a payback when the title match appeared.
Following his continuous wins since 1986, he had a strong professional career but his personal life began to fall apart. With the frustration from his personal life, he fired his trainer Kevin Rooney.
After Rooney was fired, his professional life also began to fall apart.
In 1990, he lost his undisputed champion title to underdog Buster Douglas due to lack of the training and absence of trainer as he was out of shape.
Soon after, Mike was arrested for raping an 18 years old Desiree Washington. In 1992, he was arrested and sentenced 10 years in prison. He only served three years imprisonment and got an early release.
Tyson then attempted to make comeback in 1995 and easily won various fights until he was set up with Evander Holyfield in 1997, where Tyson lost via TKO in Round 11.
Mike Tyson etired in 2005 with the record of 58 total fights in which 50 wins, 44 wins by KO and 6 losses.
Post-Boxing Career: What Happened To Mike Tyson?
Since then, he appeared in several movies and TV series including The Hangover movie series, Entourage, Ip Man 3, How I Met Your Mother, Law, and Order: SVU, Scary movie franchise, and many others. He has also given his voice in animated TV series, Mike Tyson Mysteries.
In 2014, he and Larry Sloman released his tell-all memoir, Undisputed Truth and later in 2017, they came up with a book ‘Iron Ambition: My Life with Cus D’ Amato’. In the book, he described his relationship with his late mentor.
Regarding his upcoming project, he is set to be appearing in movies and TV series like Pharaoh’s War, The Devil May Care, and Soul Business.
For his appearance and performance, he has been awarded 1989 Kid’s Choice Award, 2009 IGN Award, and 2016 Gold Aries Awards. Moreover, he has been nominated for 5 other awards.
Did You Know? He appeared alongside Steven Seagal in a Chinese action movie, China Salesman.
Bankruptcy & Unpaid Taxes
Before retiring on July 11, 2005, he filed for bankruptcy in 2003 and after six years, he debuted in the entertainment industry.
The reason for Mike Tyson's bankruptcy was claimed to be his free-spending ways. Along with insolvency, he has $23 million debt which includes $9 million divorce settlement with Monica Turner, $13.4 million unpaid U.S Tax and $4 million unpaid British Tax.
Instagram Earnings, Endorsement Deals, & Charity Works
Apart from his current career, he also makes a huge sum from his social media platform. From Instagram where his followers count 8.2 million (as of Septemeber 2019), Tyson earns around $16,073 to $26,788 per sponsored post.
Besides that, he has the million-dollar endorsements deals. Till date, he has endorsed EA sports gaming, Nintendo Punch-Out, Iron Flight motorcycle, Root of Fight clothing, and many others.
In addition to that, Mike also has association with YouTube channel Hotboxin' with Mike Tyson. The channel with over 758K subscribers can call on $10.4K - $166K per year in revenue.
Mike Tyson is also involved in several charity works, non-charity organizations and social campaigns. He has supported different fields including AIDS & HIV awareness, At-Risk/Disadvantaged Youths, Children, Education, and Sports.
He has donated a good sum of money to Laureus Sport for Good Foundation, Marty Hennessy Inspiring Children Foundation, and many others.
Moreover, he himself owns a Mike Tyson Cars Foundation that provides comprehensive needs to kids from a poor family.
Mike Tyson is a proud owner of some business ventures. He is currently running a fitness franchise widely known as Mike Tyson Academy. The academy provides world-class fitness equipment and facilities in exclusive locations such as Switzerland, Morocco, India, United Arab Emirates and it’s headquarter in Las Vegas.
He also owns a 40-acre cannabis resort which includes 20 acres of marijuana cultivation and the other half consists of hydro-feed plant and supply store.
Did you know? In August 2015, Mike Tyson revealed through podcast that weed of worth $40,000 is smoked in his ranch.
Assets, Lifestyle, House, Cars, Expenses
Coming unto his house collection, he owns several estates and property across the United States and the United Kingdom. His list of homes currently and previously owned by him are:
|Henderson Home||Nevada, Las Vegas||Bought in $2.5 million, Sold in $1.5 million|
|1294 Imperia Drive house||Las Vegas||Bought in $1.75 million, Sold in $1.5 million|
|Abandoned Ohio mansion||Southington, Ohio||Sold in $1.3 million|
|Phoenix home||Paradise Valley||Sold in $2.3 million|
|Farmington mansion||Farmington, Conn||Sold to 50 Cent for $4.1 million|
Similarly, his luxurious car collections include:
|1989 Mercedes Benz SL-Class 560SL||$59,900|
|1997 Bentley Continental T||$117,971.95|
|Lamborghini Super Diablo Twin Turbo||$150,000|
|Rolls Royce Corniche||$165,000|
|Ferrari 456 GT Spyder||$90,000|
Before his bankruptcy, he had a huge collection of jewelry. His collections included a diamond watch worth $528,700.08 which is the debt to his net worth.
Interesting Fact: Mike is the owner of three Bengal Tigers. Those tigers have featured in the number of movies. Each Tiger cost him around $70,000 and their monthly cost is around $4,000 on food.
Tyson has hired an animal trainer and caretaker for his tigers with the salary of around $125,000 per year.
Without a doubt, the lavish life of retired American boxer calls on massive expenses including travels, accommodation & insurance.
Mike Tyson's Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Divorce, Children, Son, Daughter & Death
Mike Tyson was born on 30 June 1966 under the sun sign Cancer. He was born as Michael Gerard Tyson in Brownsville, Brooklyn, New York to parents; father Jimmy Kirkpatric and mother Loma Smith.
He has an elder brother named Rodney, while elder sister Denise died of a heart attack in February 1990. Also, Tyson has a half-brother Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick.
Tyson holds American nationality and belongs to the mixed ethnicity.
Married Life, Wife & Children
Well, Mike Tyson married 3 times in his life and is father of 8 children from his relationships.
Currently, he lives with third wife Lakiha ‘Kiki’ Spicer. The duo exchanged the vows on 6 June 2009, after 11 days of his 4-year-old daughter's Exodus' death.
The couple shares a son Morocco and daughter Milan.
Prior to Spicer, he tied the knot to Monica Turner from 19 April 1997 to 13 January 2003. Turner filed for the divorce in January 2002 stating he was into adultery while he was in a marital relationship her.
The then- couple is blessed with two children; daughter Ryana and son Amir.
Well, Tyson paid $8 million as the divorce settlement.
He was also married to an actress Robin Givens, his first wife. They were in a relationship for only a year from 7 February 1988 to 14 February 1989.
The estranged couple divorced following the allegations of violence, spousal abuse and mental instability as per Givens.
Givens claims that she had a miscarriage but Tyson reports that she was not pregnant and used that dirty trick to marry him. For their divorce settlement, the court ordered him to pay around $8 million as a child and spousal support.
Daughter’s Death & Health Problems
On 26 May 2009, Tyson’s beloved daughter Exodus and his late girlfriend Sol Xochitl died following a dangerous accident with treadmill cord at AZ hospital.
Exodus was found unconscious by her seven years old brother Miguel Leon Tyson tangled in the cords of treadmill on 25 May 2009.
Tyson was diagnosed with bipolar disorder aka manic depression which is said to be one of the causes of his first divorce.
Age, Height & Weight
As of September 2019, Mike Tyson's age is 53 and has a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.78 m). He weighs around 109 Kg (240.3 lbs).