Mike Tyson has married three women in his life. Two of his relationships ended in divorce. His first marriage with Robin Givens only lasted for a year. Givens is an actress and was famous for her sitcom Head of the Class.
In a tell-all interview, Givens didn’t spare her words when she talked about her marriage. She said it was pure hell and torture. They finalised everything in 1989.
His second was with Monica Turner. They met in 1990 during a party by Eddie Murphy. The two connected and carried on long after that night. So deep was their connection that she visited him during his imprisonment.
In 1997, Monica and Tyson got married and had two children Amir and Rayna. Tyson was still fighting and his work kept him away from home. His wife later filed for divorce due to infidelity and overspending.
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Who is Mike Tyson’s Wife?
Mike Tyson’s wife, Lakiha Spicer, was born on 11 June 1977 in Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. She has a brother who’s three years older than her. Her parents are Shamsud-Din Ali and Faridah Ali. As you can already tell, Lakiha Spicer comes from a Muslim family.
It so happens that Lakiha’s father and Mike Tyson’s promoter Don King were friends. As a result, Lakiha attended various boxing matches and in 2000, they met.
Lakiha was 18 and Tyson was 29. The story goes that Tyson was told not to get close to her. That seems to have fallen on deaf ears as the two took a liking to each other.
They never left each other’s side and after years of dating, they tied the knot in 2009 at the La Bella Wedding Chapel. Lakiha has nothing but kind words to share about the fighter.
“He’s the only person I fell in love with multiple times. I can’t get him out of my system. There’re times I thought I did but when we started to talk again, things got going.” Lakiha told the New York Post.
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Lakiha Spicer and Mike Tyson’s Children
Lakiha and Mike Tyson have two children, Milan Tyson and Morocco Tyson. That said, the former heavyweight boxer has five other children from his other marriages.
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What Does Mike Tyson’s Wife Do for a Living?
Lakiha Spicer Tyson runs a clothing store. She’s also credited for writing The Undisputed Truth, a show about her husband’s life. The show came out in August 2012.
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What Is Lakiha Spicer’s Net Worth?
From what we’ve shared above, it doesn’t seem like her clothing business can’t entirely support her luxurious lifestyle. Many will argue that she can afford it due to her husband’s wealth. That said, her work’s full details and net worth remain unknown.
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