Mike Tyson’s Wife

Name Lakiha Spicer
Height5ft 5in
Weight55 kg
ProfessionMedia personality, homemaker, and entrepreneur
BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
SpouseMike Tyson
Married in2009

The former undisputed world heavyweight champion, Mike Tyson, has been married 3 times. His marriage to actress Robin Givens lasted a year, from 1988 to 1989. The marriage ended as Givens accused Tyson of physically abusing her.

7 years after his divorce to Robin Givens, Tyson married Monica Turner. He met Turner in 1990 at an event hosted by Eddie Murphy. The couple got married in 1997 and had two children, a daughter named Rayna and a son named Amir.

The relationship lasted 5 years as in 2002, Turner filed for a divorce accusing Tyson of committing adultery.

Who is Mike Tyson’s Wife?

Mike Tyson with his wife Lakiha
Mike Tyson with his wife Lakiha 'Kiki' Tyson

Lakiha Spicer is Mike Tyson's wife. She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on June 11, 1977, the daughter of an African-American Muslim family. Her parents are Shamsud-Din Ali and Faridah Ali. She also has a brother named Azheem Spicer, who is three years older than her. Previously known as Clarence Fowler, her father was convicted of murder in the 1970s. A notable Imam of a masjid in West Philadelphia, he later reclaimed and established himself as a Muslim leader.

Don King, Tyson’s boxing promoter, and Lakiha Spicer’s father were friends. As a result, he took her to different boxing matches, which was how the couple met.

“Kiki,” as Tyson fondly calls her, has had her fair share of controversies as in 2008, she was sentenced to 6 months in jail after it was revealed that she defrauded £60,000 from her father’s company. During her prison time, she was pregnant with Tyson’s kid.

What does she do for a living?

Lakiha is an entrepreneur and operates a clothes boutique. She also co-wrote the show The Undisputed Truth, which is based on Mike Tyson's life. The first installment of the show premiered in August 2012. Philip Marcus directed the production, which won two prizes.

How did Lakiha Spicer and Mike Tyson meet?

Spicer and Tyson met after one of Tyson’s fights as Don King (Tyson’s Promoter) introduced them. The couple reportedly started dating in 2000 and tied the knot in 2009.

Mike Tyson’s Previous Relationships History

Here are some quick details regarding Mike Tyson's previous relationships:

Robin Givens

Tyson's first wife was American actress Robin Givens. After getting married in 1988, Robin Givens accused Tyson of physical abuse, and the couple separated in 1989. Givens disclosed this about Tyson in an interview -

“There are times when I thought I could handle it, and just recently, I’ve become afraid. I mean very, very much afraid.”

Monica Turner

Tyson met Monica Turner, his second wife, during an Eddie Murphy-hosted party. In 1997, he married Turner. The couple had two children amid their five-year of marriage. However, Turner filed for divorce in 2002, accusing Tyson of adultery.

Do Mike Tyson and Lakiha Spicer have kids?

Mike Tyson with wife Lakiha, and kids
Mike Tyson with his wife and kids

Yes, they do. The couple has two kids - a daughter named Milan and a son named Morocco. Milan is a colossal Tennis fan and has trained with the coach of Serena Williams.

Tyson sat down with Sports Illustrated and had this to say about Milan’s career -

"You have to be comfortable being alone a lot. Just because we travel, this is really lonely stuff. Especially when we took [Milan] to the training camp in Orlando. She’s the youngest girl there."
"I always explain, If you really want to do this—you talk about [Novak] Djokovic, Serena Williams—this is what you have to do. You can’t complain. You have to love it. That’s what discipline is. You hate to do it, but do it like you love it.”

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What’s the relationship between Mike Tyson and Lakiha Spicer like?

Like any of Tyson’s earlier marriages, this one had its flaws. However, Tyson has admitted that Lakiha has changed his life and that she played an essential role in helping him escape his drug addiction.

"I’m very happy that my wife and I got together because I don’t know how I would have survived out there." - Tyson to New York Post

In an interview with ExpediTIosly, Tyson mentioned that Lakiha has completely changed his perspective on marriage.

"Without my wife, I’m a savage animal… I look at women differently as I get older,
"When I was younger, I viewed them as pleasure. Now that I’m older, I look at them as the half.
"It makes me realise that I’m a man. And at this stage in my life, they’re my teachers."

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FAQ's on Mike Tyson's wife

Q. How old was Lakiha Spicer when she met Tyson?

Lakiha Spicer was 18 when she met Mike Tyson.

Q. Who is Lakiha Spicer's father?

Lakiha Spicer's father is Shamsud-Din Ali, previously known as Clarence Fowler.

Q. What is Lakiha Spicer's net worth?

Lakiha Spicer has an estimated net worth of $3 Million.

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