Mike Tyson who reigned as the undisputed world heavyweight champion from 1987 to 1990, is often considered the best heavyweight boxer of all time.
‘Iron Mike’ always made headlines, whether it was for his Boxing accolades or his much-discussed lifestyle. Tyson’s in-ring career brought him into popular culture, starring in movies like Hangover, IP Man, Rocky Balboa, and guest appearing in TV shows like How I met your mother, The Last O.G., Webster, and many others.
Tyson made his boxing comeback in an Eight-round split draw vs Roy Jones Jr and you can regularly follow him on his new podcast - "Hotboxin with Mike Tyson"’
What is Mike Tyson's Net Worth in 2022?
According to Celebritynetworth.com, Mike Tyson’s net worth is $10 million as of 2022.
For someone who’s had such an illustrious career as Tyson’s had, money shouldn’t be a problem.
However, he lost most of that money due to lawsuits and being a lucrative spender, which included buying expensive mansions, cars and we all know the story of the big cats he owned. In 2003, Tyson filed for bankruptcy, as it was reported he was $23 million in debt.
Podcasting and his recent bout with Roy Jones Jr. have contributed to the recent hike in his net worth.
In 1986, when Tyson became the youngest heavyweight champion in history, he got endorsement deals from substantial brands like Pepsi, Nintendo, Eastman Kodak, EA Sports just to name a few. However, when it came out that Tyson was hitting his then-wife Robin Givens, naturally brands began to distance themselves away from him.
Tyson cleared his public image by appearing in various movies and TV shows, which earned him new endorsements. Some of his recent deals include Smart Cups, Parimatch, Manscaped, and CopperGel.
Tyson currently resides in Henderson, Nevada. As reported by The Sun, Tysonbought the 8,148 square-foot mansion in 2016 for £2.5 million.
For those of you wondering, no, it’s not the house that they showed in the Hangover movie. The house that they used in the movie is the famous ‘Seven Hills Mansion’ in Las Vegas. Tyson listed that house in 2016 for 1.5m dollars.
Tyson admitted that coming from the streets, he never knew how to manage his money. He was seen as a careless spender. He frequently bought expensive houses, cars and big wild animals. He was also exploited of millions by his promoter Don King. Tyson later sued King for 100 million dollars.
As mentioned above Tyson was a heavy spender. He bought cars like 1997 Bentley Continental T, for 500,000 dollars, Jaguar XJ220 for a reported 470,000 dollars and a Bentley Azure which cost him a whopping 1.5m dollars.
The famous pet tigers that he owned reportedly cost him around $60,000 per tiger. Tyson also spent nearly $400,000 for the maintenance of his beloved pigeons and tigers.