Mike Tyson Net Worth

Net Worth: $1 Million

Statistics
  • Source of Wealth Boxing
  • Birth Place Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
  • Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)
  • Marital Status Married (Lakiha "Kiki" Spicer)
  • Full Name Michael Gerard Tyson
  • Nationality United States
  • Date of Birth June 30, 1966
  • Ethnicity African-American
  • Weight 233 lbs (105.7 kg)
  • Occupation Retired Professional Boxer, Actor
  • Education Central State University, Wilberforce, Ohio
  • Children 8 (Rayna, Amir, D'Amato, Milan, Exodus, Mikey, Morocco, Miguel)
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About Mike Tyson

Retired American boxer, Michael Gerard “Mike” Tyson, has an estimated net worth of $1 million. Tyson is a former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world and holds the record as the youngest boxer to win the WBC, WBA and IBF world heavyweight titles, he was 20 years, 4 months and 22 days old.

Mike Tyson is one of the most notorious boxers in prizefighting history thanks to his actions both inside the ring and out. His speed, power and angry aggression earned him the World Boxing Council heavyweight title in 1986, making him the youngest champion ever. The next year he won the World Boxing Association title and “Iron Mike” became the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world. In 1988, in one of his most famous fights, Tyson knocked out previously undefeated Michael Spinks in 91 seconds and earned $20 million. For a brief time he seemed invincible, until he was knocked out by the lightly-regarded James “Buster” Douglas in 1990. Then Tyson began making headlines for different reasons: his brief marriage to actress Robin Givens was followed by a bitter divorce battle; he was convicted of rape in 1992 and spent three years in prison; a comeback was stymied in 1997 when he bit off a chunk of Evander Holyfield’s ear in the middle of a match; he was jailed briefly again in 1999 for assault; and at a 2002 press conference to announce an upcoming bout, he attacked opponent Lennox Lewis and bit his leg. (The fight took place anyway on 8 June 2002, and Lennox knocked out Tyson in the eighth round). Tyson’s fans considered him a troubled youth who battled long odds to become one the sport’s greatest names; his detractors said his behavior gave the sport a black eye. Tyson’s fight career never quite recovered after his stint in jail, and he said he “most likely” wouldn’t fight again after being defeated in a 7th-round technical knockout by journeyman heavyweight Kevin McBride on 11 June 2005.

In an interview with Barbara Walters and the ladies of ‘The View,’ Tyson, 44, revealed without any shame that he is “totally destitute.” When asked how he got to such a low point, Mike Tyson responded, “I had a lot of fun. It just happened.” The retired champion admitted it was his excessive and frivolous spending that led to his bank account’s demise. However, in a new state of mind he insists the lack of money has not ruined his life. “I have an awesome life, I have an awesome wife who cares about me…I don’t deserve to have the wife that I have; I don’t deserve the kids that I have, but I do, and I’m very grateful.”

Tyson declared bankruptcy in 2003, despite receiving over US$30 million for several of his fights and $300 million during his career.Same year rapper, 50 Cent bought Mike Tyson‘s Farmington, Conn., mansion for $4.1 million.

He is ranked #16 on Ring Magazine’s list of 100 greatest punchers of all time.

Mike Tyson and his wife Lakiha Spencer on the red carpet at the star-studded MTV movie awards at Universal Studios in Hollywood.

Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of Mike Tyson's net worth by breaking down the most relevant financial events such as yearly salaries, contracts, earn outs, endorsements, stock ownership and much more.

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Earnings 2009 N/A
Sale of Asset 2009

Amount earned from the sale of his Farmington mansion which was bought by 50 Cent.

$4,100,000
Earnings 2002 N/A
Salary 2002

Mike Tyson Vs Lennon Lewis Is On

$35,000,000
Earnings 1999 N/A
Salary Oct. 1999

Mike Tyson vs Orlin Norris

$8,700,000
Earnings 1998 N/A
Performance Fee 1998

WrestleMania XIV appearance fee

$3,000,000
Earnings 1997 N/A
Salary Jun. 1997

The Sound and the Fury rematch against Holyfield

$30,000,000
Earnings 1996 $75 Million
Salary Sep. 1996

Mike Vs Bruce Seldon earnings

$35,000,000
Salary 1996

Mike Tyson vs. Evander Holyfield I Finally

$30,000,000
Salary 1996

Mike Tyson vs. Frank Bruno The Championship:Part I

$30,000,000
Earnings 1995 N/A
Salary 1995

Mike Tyson vs. Donovan Ruddock II The Rematch

$30,000,000
Salary 1995

Mike Tyson vs. Peter Mcneeley: He's Back

$30,000,000
Earnings 1991 N/A
Salary 1991

Mike Tyson vs. Donovan Ruddock II The Rematch earnings

$25,000,000
Earnings 1990 $28.6 Million
Earnings 1988 N/A
Salary Jun. 1988

Mike Tyson vs. Michael Spinks

$20,000,000
Salary 1988

Total Fight Earnings in 1988

$35,000,000
Earnings 1987 N/A
Salary 1987

Mike Tyson Vs Tony Tucker and James Smith earnings

$50,000,000
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