Lorna Smith Tyson

Mike Tyson’s mother, Lorna Smith Tyson, is a world champion boxer. She was born in Charlottesville, Virginia, and spent the majority of her life at 203 Franklin Avenue in Bedford Stuyvesant.

What is  net worth of Lorna Smith Tyson ?

Lorna’s net worth has yet to be determined. Mike, her son, has a net worth of ten million dollars.

Net worth Income Sources
$10million Boxing, movies, commercials.  


She was the mother of three children. Rodney and Mike Tyson are his sons, while Denise Tyson is his daughter. Mike Tyson’s older brother is Rodney Tyson. They were five years apart in age and shared nothing in common. Rodney, the older brother, is a surgeon, whereas Mike is a fighter. Tyson stated in Mike’s 2014 book Undisputed Truth that he and his brother had little in common and that his brother Rodney was a “strange man.”

Unsatisfactory marital existence

Lorna Mae Smith is claimed to have married a Jamaican man named Percel Tyson after meeting in New York. Their wedding date has been canceled. Their marriage was short-lived. Mike’s biological father is supposed to be Percel Tyson, but the man Tyson knew as his father was Jimmy Kirkpatrick. Jimmy was one of the neighborhood’s best baseball players. Kirkpatrick was married and had a son named Tyson’s half-brother, Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick. Jimmy Kirkpatrick moved to Brooklyn after leaving his family, where he met Lorna (Tyson’s mother). Kirkpatrick abandoned Mike’s mother and their family after Mike was born. Tyson’s mother raised and cared for her children on her own. Kirkpatrick passed away in 1992.

Mike Tyson, her son, is a professional boxer

Mike Tyson is the nickname for Michael Gerard Tyson. He is Lorna’s younger son and was born on June 30, 1996. He is a former professional boxer from the United States who competed from 1985 until 2005. In his early days, he was known as “Kid Dynamite,” and later as “The Baddest Man on the Planet.”

Mike is also known as “Iron Mik.”

He is the youngest heavyweight champion in history, having won the title at the age of 20. He has the sixth-longest unified title run in heavyweight boxing history, with eight consecutive defenses. From 1986 through 1989, he was consistently ranked among the top ten heavyweights in the world 12 times. According to BoxRec, it is also ranked first. Mike is recognized for his ferocious and terrifying boxing technique. His provocative behavior both inside and outside the ring was often in the news. Mike had a string of bad marriages. During his lifespan, he was married three times. His first and second wives were Robin Givens and Monica Turner, respectively. Lakiha Spicer is his current wife. In 2009, they tied the knot for the first time. Mike is the father of seven sons and daughters.

Denise Anderson, Lorna’s daughter, was born on June 14, 1964. With her husband Roger, daughter Erica, and son Roger Jr., she was the mother of two children. On February 21, 1990, she died at the age of 24. Her husband discovered her unconscious in their Queens house. According to stories, she died of a heart attack while weighing between 200 and 300 pounds. Denise was adored by her entire family, particularly her brother Mike. Denise’s tragic death shocked and saddened her family. Lorna was much in love with her daughter and mourned her death for a long time.

Relationship between a bitter son and his mother

Lorna Smith Tyson daughter Denise Anderson with her husband and children. Source: Pinterest
Lorna Smith Tyson daughter Denise Anderson with her husband and children. (Source: Pinterest)

Mike had a tremendous career in boxing and achieved a lot of fame, but he also had a heartbreaking real-life tale. The majority of the time, Tyson was in the spotlight due to his controversial behavior both inside and outside the ring. Mike endured a lot as a result of the disputes, and he spent the most of his time behind jail. But it was his relationship with his mother that he struggled with the most throughout his life. He discussed the challenges in their relationship in one of his interviews. He claimed he had never seen his mother pleased or proud of him. His mother thought of him as a pampered brat. He always felt bad about himself for not being a decent kid. His mother’s death devastated him emotionally and mentally because he never had the opportunity to learn about her or speak with her.

Lorna Smith Tyson, Mike’s mother, is honored

Mike posted a photo of his mother on Instagram that was taken in 1947. His mother was 20 years old at the time, and she looks extremely stunning in the snap. He also said how delighted he is to be her son.


Lorna smith Tyson died of cancer at the age of 55 in 1982. Mike was only 16 years old at the time. He placed his mother’s body in the most expensive casket when she died. When asked why he did that in an interview, Mike admitted that he was a terrible son and that he didn’t know why he did it. He believed he had disappointed his mother, and it was his way of expressing his love for her.

Facts of Lorna Smith Tyson

Full Name Lorna Smith Tyson
First Name Lorna
Middle Name Smith
Last Name Tyson
Profession Celebrity Mother
Nationality American
Birth City Charlottesville
Birth Country United States
Gender Identity Female
Sexual Orientation Straight
Spouse Jimmy Kirkpatrick
No Of Children 3
Date of Birth 1927