Who Is Rodney Tyson? Brother Of Mike Tyson

by Sushant Sun Apr 02 2023 Updated On Sat Jul 15 2023
Who Is Rodney Tyson? Brother Of Mike Tyson

Rodney Tyson is famous for being the elder brother of popular heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson

He was born in 1961 in Brownsville, Brooklyn, New York. He works as a surgical assistant at Boyle Heights in Los Angeles County

Also, he used to work as a hospital corpsman for US Army.

Marriage And Children

Rodney is married to Tammy Tyson. The couples currently live together in Los Angeles, California

They share a kid, and their information is under review. 

To Whom Was Rodney Born?

Rodney was born to his father, Jimmy Kirkpatrick, and his mother, Lorna Smith Tyson

The couples are no longer together as Jimmy left them when his younger brother Mike was only two.

Sadly, his mother isn’t alive, she died in 1982 due to cancer. Even Jimmy is no longer, as he died at 68 in 1992.

Father Of Rodney Tyson.
Father Of Rodney Tyson. Source: Pinterest


The age of Rodney is 61 years old. 

Net Worth 

Rodney has a net worth of $900k. His primary source of income is being a doctor as a brain surgeon

Siblings Of Rodney

Rodney is the eldest child among his brother and sister. 

His younger brother is Mike Tyson, and his younger sister is Denise Tyson

Besides having his siblings, he has a half-sibling named Clifford Couser

Denise was born in New York. Unfortunately, she is no longer alive, as she passed away on February 21, 1990, due to a heart attack at her residence in New York

Mike was born on June 30, 1966, in Brooklyn, New York. He is a former professional boxer.

He served time in prison for rape in the early 1990s and struggled with addiction throughout his career

He grew up in a rough neighborhood and got into trouble as a child. He was sent to a juvenile detention center, where he discovered his boxing talent. 

Tyson retired from boxing in 2005 with a record of 50 wins where 44 of which were knockout, had six losses and two no-contests. 

Rodney Tyson's brother, Mike Tyson.
Rodney Tyson's brother, Mike Tyson. Source: Instagram

Clifford was born on May 18, 1971. He is well known by the name “The Black Bull.” 

He is a former professional boxer who was competing for the heavyweight

Mike Drove The Car Inside A Convenience Store

When Mike was at his initial stage of driving, he took his car inside a convenience store. 

Mike had claimed that it was an accident as the mat of the car was rubbing up against the accelerator, and he was rambling because he was confused as to why the car wasn’t moving at first, but suddenly the car took off and directly went through the window in the store. 

Mike paid for all those disturbances as he had said that he was in a hurry then, so he gave a number to the respective person, and they would be paying for everything. 

Mike’s A Marketer After Being An Athlete

Mike has created a Coffee Shop in Amsterdam named “Coffeeshop Tyson 2.0”. 

The athlete has claimed that opening their first coffee shop in Amsterdam was a dream come true. 

Also, he said he couldn’t wait to share some of his most beloved and undefeated goods with Europe.

The shop includes not only coffee but also pastries and weed. 

Mike was already in the field of cannabis since 2016 as he has a cannabis farm in California, United States, so he’s been utilizing those through his new shop. 

His products have already been tested and are approved for sale. It’s his second coffee shop, as he already has a previous one in Canada

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