Mike Tyson is married to Lakiha Spicer also fondly called Kiki Tyson and the couple leads a happy life together. Mike Tyson and his personal life have seen a lot of ups and downs. The former undisputed king of the heavyweight division, and the youngest boxer to ever claim the heavyweight gold has been married thrice. Be that as it may, Tyson enjoys a perfect life with his third and current wife Lakiha Spicer.
Who is Lakiha Spicer?
Lakiha Spicer is a famous personality, entrepreneur, and socialite. Lakiha Spicer also known as Kiki Tyson was born in the year 1977. She was born in Philadelphia in the United States. Spicer is Muslim, however, she adopted Christianity after marrying Mike Tyson. Spicer’s father’s name is Shamshud-Din Ali and works as a Physicist. She also has an older brother named Azeem Spider.
A childhood friend of Mike Tyson
Lakiha Spicer is a boxing fan. She has loved the sport ever since she was a kid. Kisi’s father had close contacts with boxing promoter Don King. Kiki was just 18 years old when she met Mike Tyson for the first time. While details aren’t known, it is believed that Tyson and Kiki remained acquainted for a very long time. The duo dated for several years before deciding to get married in a lavish ceremony held in Las Vegas Hilton at the La Bella Wedding Chapel.
Mike Tyson and his kids with Lakiha Spicer
Mike Tyson and Lakiha Spicer have two kids together. They have a daughter called Milas Tyson, and a son called Morocco Elijah Tyson. Kiki is also the step-mother of six kids of Tyson who he birthed with his previous wives namely Robin Givens, and Monica Turner.
Why was Kiki Tyson jailed?
Kiki Tyson was sentenced to prison after being charged with defrauding £60,000 from a company which was owned by her father. Kisi spent her time in jail while carrying Mike Tyson’s baby. However, after she came out of jail she found Tyson completely addicted to drugs.
“I’m very happy me and my wife got together, because I don’t know how I would have survived out there.” Tyson has said.
The role a wife plays in a man’s life is almost unparalleled compared to any other relationship. The same can be said about Kiki Tyson who stood strong with Iron Mike even in such a difficult situation.
The contribution of Lakiha Spicer in Mike Tyson’s life
“Without my wife, I’m a savage animal… I look at women differently as I get older.” Mike Tyson was quoted saying about his current wife Lakiha Spicer in an interview.
“When I was younger, I viewed them as pleasure. Now that I’m older, I look at them as the half.” Needless to say, life has taught a lot to Iron Mike who has been accused of adultery in the past. Tyson has even stated that he was not faithful to Lakiha for several years. However, despite the ups and downs that both of them have faced, Tyson and Kiki have continued to stay strong despite what may. The pair are married and are an example for everybody.
Mike Tyson has also credited Kiki Tyson for helping him get over his addiction to drugs and giving him motivation. Ahead of Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr., it won’t be surprising to see Tyson walk out with his wife Lakiha Spicer on November 28 inside the Staples Center, California.