|Birth Date||June 14,1964|
|Full Name||Denise Tyson|
|Birth Name||Denise Tyson|
|Other Name||Denise Annette “Niecy” Tyson Anderson|
|Birth City||Kings County (Brooklyn)|
|Father Name||Jimmy Kirkpatrick|
|Mother Name||Lorna Smith|
|Sibilings||Rodney Tyson and Mike Tyson|
Many people come to the limelight because of their famous family members. Similarly, Denise Tyson was one of them. She became renowned as the sister of Mike Tyson, a retired American professional boxer who wrestled from 1985 to 2005. Additionally, Mike is an actor and film producer.
Denise Tyson was born on 14 June 1964, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, the USA, to Lorna Mae Smith Tyson (mother), born in 1927, and Jimmy Kirkpatrick (father), born in 1924. Her father’s real name is Purcell Tyson. Let’s know more exciting things about her.
Is Denise Tyson Still Alive?
Mike Tyson’s sister, Denise Tyson, died in Queens, New York, on February 21, 1990. She died when she was twenty-four years old. Her death was caused by a heart attack.
But according to the policy statement, her husband found her unconscious in their St. Albans home. Later, it was found out that she also had diabetes, asthma, and was 423 pounds. It is likely that she died of a heart attack.
She did not want people on social media to know about her personal life, though. So, she hadn’t said anything about her marriage, like who her husband was or when they got married.
Parents Were Never Married?
Lorna Mae Smith Tyson and Jimmy Kirkpatrick, Denise Tyson’s mom and dad, never got married. Instead, they lived together but never tied the knot. Her father’s job was to be the best baseball player in his area.
The relationship between Tyson’s parents was going well for a while, but after Mike was born, they broke up. Tyson’s mother then raised him and his brother. Mike was only 16 years old when her mother died of cancer in 1982. Her father died on October 28, 1992.
Denise Tyson’s Siblings!
Denise Tyson was born and raised in the United States. She has two brothers, Rodney Tyson and Mike Tyson, with whom she spent her childhood and teen years. Her brothers and her were very close. She also has a half-brother who goes by the name Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick.
Rodney, who was born in 1961 and is a brain surgeon, is her older brother. He and his wife, Tammy, are very happy together and have a healthy marriage in Los Angeles, California. When they were married, they had a son together.
Michael Gerard Tyson, Denise’s younger brother, was born on June 30, 1966, in New York City, US. He was called Iron Mike, Kid Dynamite, and The Baddest Man on Earth. He has been married to three women and had seven children with them.
Jimmie, who is Tyson’s stepbrother, was born in 1948 in Charlotte, North Carolina, in the United States. He works as a teacher and a coach for sports. But he likes to stay out of the spotlight.
Know Denise Tyson’s Brother, Mike Tyson’s Net Worth!
As was already said, Denise Tyson liked to keep her private life away from social media. So, she didn’t tell anyone what she did for a living or how much money she had when she was alive.
Mike Tyson, Denise’s brother who used to box and is now retired, has a huge net worth of $10 Million. When he first started boxing, he was one of the best-paid athletes in the world. In the same way, Evander Holyfield, an American boxer, has a net worth of $500,000.
In 1987, Mike signed a $27 million contract with HBO for eight fights. This deal lasted until his fight with Alex Stewart. After that, he signed a long-term deal worth $120 million with Showtime, which put on fights like Holyfield I and II.
He is also a producer and an actor, though. From which he made a good deal of money. His movies and TV shows include The Hangover Part II, Rocky Balboa, Ip Man 3, How I Met Your Mother (Bad Crazy), and many more.