Michael Gerard Tyson is famously known as Mike Tyson, a professional boxer from America. His career lies between 1985-2005 after which he again started it recently in 2020. He holds the record of the youngest boxer to win a heavyweight title when he was just 20 years, 4 months, and 22 days old. He is the first heavyweight boxer to hold WBA, WBC, and IBF titles simultaneously.
Mike Tyson Biography and Lifestyle
Born: June 30, 1966 (Age 53 years)
Nickname: Iron, Kid Dynamite, The Baddest Man on the Planet
Residence: New York City, US
Spouse: Lakiha “Kiki” Spicer (married in 2009)
Weight: 109 Kg
Height: 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Car: Range Rover, Ram 1500, Chevrolet Suburban
Hobby: Piegon Race
Mike Tyson’s Net Worth
After having a very successful 20 years long career as a professional boxer, there was a time when Tyson had a net worth of around $300 million. But after facing the rape charges and having so many ups and downs throughout his career graph, he ended up losing all of his wealth. He also had a mansion in Vegas which was of around $1.5 million. Today in 2020, Tyson has almost lost all of his income and his net worth is calculated at $3 million.
Mike Tyson Career
Tyson went to school but was dropped out at the age of eighteen. It was then when he made a professional debut to kick start his boxing career on March 6, 1985. During his professional boxer career, he fought a total of 58 fights amongst which 50 of them were won by him and 44 of them won by knockout. He officially lost 6 of his fights. Due to the downfall in his career around the 1990s, he lost direction and his personal life also got affected due to this. He also made a comeback, when his comeback fight grossed around US$96 million worldwide which is in itself a record.
Mike Tyson Awards and Achievements
Throughout his magnanimous boxing career, Tyson managed to hold many awards and accolades. Some of those are:
- The Ring Magazine Fighter of the Year
- BBC Sports Personality World Sports Star of the Year
- Kid’s Choice Award for the Favorite Male Athlete
- The Ring Magazine Prospect of the Year