Who Is Lorna Smith Tyson? Mother Of Mike Tyson

by Manisha Tue Mar 21 2023 Updated On Sat Jul 15 2023
Who Is Lorna Smith Tyson? Mother Of Mike Tyson

Lorna Smith Tyson is the late mother of former professional boxer Mike Tyson. She was born in 1927 in the USA

She was married to Percel Tyson, but he left her when Mike was just two years old

She had three kids Denise Tyson, Rodney Tyson, and Mike. Later she got married to Kirkpatrick, but he also left her. 

She also has kids from her second relationship. She was a single mother. 

She raised her kids in extreme poverty. She used to drink heavily. She died at the age of 55 due to cancer.

 Family of Mike Tyson.
Family of Mike Tyson. Source: Pinterest

Who Is Mike Tyson's Wife? 

Mike Tyson is married to Lakiha Spicer. He was married twice before he met Lakiha

He married Robin Given, but their marriage lasted only eight months. Then he got married to Monica Turner for six years

He met his third wife, Lakiha, after one of his fights. She was just 18 when he met her for the first time. 

There were many ups and downs in their relationship as Lakiha was sentenced to prison in 2008 after she was convicted of fraud. 

Before she went to jail, she discovered she was pregnant with Mike's baby. 

She served six months in jail and gave birth shortly after being released. 

She reconnected with Mike, who was struggling with addiction. In an interview, Mike said returning to Lakiha was a life-saving experience. 

They tied the knot in 2009 and have been married ever since. The two shares two kids together.

Mike Tyson with his current wife.
Mike Tyson with his current wife.Source: New York Post


Her son Mike is 56 years old

Net Worth

Her son Mike's net worth is estimated to be $10 million.

Mike Punched His Fan

One guy on an airplane was going crazy after he saw Mike Tyson in front of him. He was filming Mike and his reaction. 

The boy kept on going, and Mike was pissed and punched him in the face.

Mike admitted he was good at dealing with people, but at that time, he lost control. 

He admitted that he should not have done that. He said he didn’t want to hurt anyone.

Mike Doesn’t Like Looking At His Younger Self

Mike said he doesn’t like to watch boxing matches as it reminds him of himself when he was young. 

He said it is not his life anymore, and he doesn’t like recalling his younger self. 

He said he has missed feeling about that phase and doesn’t like a few things about himself. 

He said he wanted to forget those stuff and move ahead in life. 

That's why he avoids watching younger guys boxing, as it reminds him of his younger self. 

He admitted that he watched some highlights. He said today's boxer was too lovely and gentle. He said he was mean during his era. 

Mike Talked About How He Got The Lions And Tigers 

Mike owns lions and tigers. Mike shared how he ended up getting a lion and a tiger. 

Mike said that he was in prison once, and he was discussing what new model cars were available in the market with his car dealer. 

The car dealer said that his friends had purchased some cars but could not pay money. 

Those people trade their cars with animals. He was shocked to hear that. 

One day that guy asked Mike to imagine driving Ferrari with lions and tigers. He thought it was a pretty cool idea. 

He asked his deal to get him two cubs by the time he exited prison. 

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