http://richestcelebrities.wiki names Michael Gerard Tyson as one of the richest sportspersons in the world with a net worth of $3 million.
This talented professional boxer to his credit also is a film producer, an athlete as well as an actor. He has won several awards including the BBC Award for overseas sports personality, the Kids choice award for male athlete, the Milliyet sports awar, the Teen choice award and so many more.
He has featured in movies such as Rocky Balboa, Champs, Tyson, Retaliation, The cookout 2 and so many more.
Tyson as per richestcelebrities.wiki reigned as the undisputed world champion for heavyweight and in addition to it is the youngest heavyweight boxer.
Mike Tyson though is one of the richest celebrities who doesn’t have a clean past. He was convicted of rape and had a prison sentence of 6 years, though he was let out after 3 years.
Tyson declared bankruptcy in 2003 despite the fact that he earned more than $30 million for his fights and more than $300 million during the span of his career. When he filed for bankruptcy it was reported that he had debt amounting to $23 million.
Mike Tyson in an interview to USA Today in 2005 claimed that he considered his life to be a waste and that he felt he was a failure. In order to pay off his debts and to pay his bills he started promoting companies as well as websites and even held boxing shows in a Las Vegas casino.
Tyson in addition to this also had another brush with the law in 2006 when he was arrested on drug possession as well as on DUI. However, Tyson also has launched a Mike Tyson Cares Foundation where kids from broken homes are given a fight chance by providing for their needs.