One of the greatest boxers of all time, Mike Tyson’s boxing career is one that inspires and motivates, as well as showing how much of great boxing champion he was. Here is his biography, net worth, and investments.
Michael Gerard “Mike” Tyson was born on June 30, 1966, at Brownsville, Brooklyn, New York. He started his boxing career in 1985 and holds the record of the youngest boxer to win a heavyweight title, at the age of 20 years.
Mike Tyson won the WBC title in 1986, and the WBA and IBF titles in 1987, making him the first heavyweight boxer to simultaneously hold the WBA, WBC and IBF titles, and the only heavyweight to successively unify them.
Tyson was convicted for rape in 1992 and was released on parole after serving three years. Tyson engaged in several comeback fights after his release in 1995 and ended up winning the WBC and WBA titles in 1996. Tyson is one of the few legendary boxers in history who have regained the heavyweight championship after losing it.
He retired from professional boxing in 2006.
- Net Worth & Investments
As of 2020, Mike Tyson’s net worth is $3 million. Of course, this is a huge drop from his $300 million net worth which he accumulated over the period of his boxing career. Tyson declared bankruptcy in 2003, and already confessed that this huge drop was as a result of his lavish lifestyle.
Nevertheless, just like the boxing legend has always inspired through his life that one has to get up from his failures, Mike Tyson has engaged in several investments recently which have seen his net worth increase steadily.
In Hollywood, Tyson broadly had a little however incredible job in The Hangover series of films. He also appeared on IP Man 3. On TV, Tyson has his own animation show called Mike Tyson Mysteries. The show, which pretense on Adult Swim, debuted in 2014 is still broadcasting in real-time. It highlights Tyson as an anecdotal Mike Tyson who settles secrets in peculiar and funny circumstances.
He likewise has his own podcast, Hotboxin’ With Mike Tyson, and it fills in as a simple path for him to converse with his companions and to his fans while bringing in some cash. As the name of the web recording infers, Hotboxin’ With Mike Tyson, for the most part, includes his visitors smoking weed with him, and that additionally advances his different business: a marijuana farm. Tyson’s weed farm, known as Tyson Ranch, sells over $500,000 worth of weed a month.