Who Is Miguel Leon Tyson? The Untold Truth of Mike Tyson’s Son

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Who Is Miguel Leon Tyson? The Untold Truth of Mike Tyson’s Son

Miguel Leon Tyson is the son of one of the most celebrated boxers Mike Tyson. Nicknamed “Iron Mike” and “Kid Dynamite,” Tyson built an incredible legacy in boxing reigning as the undisputed world heavyweight champion from 1987 to 1990. Being the son of such a great athlete, does Miguel have the interest to go into boxing in the future?

Well, the father-and-son duo made headlines after Mike posted an Instagram video, in which the former boxing veteran is seen teaching some boxing moves to his son. As soon as the video went viral, his fans started speculating Miguel is following in his father’s footsteps. Here we have all the answers to your questions.

Besides, in this article, we will talk about Miguel Tyson’s mother, his family tragedy after his sister’s death, and more.

How old is Miguel Leon Tyson? Early Life

Born in 2002, Miguel is aged 19 as of 2021. He was born and raised in the United States of America. Besides, his nationality is American and as far as his ethnicity is concerned, Tyson is Afro-American.

Were Miguel Tyson’s Parents Ever Married?

Miguel is the son of Mike Tyson and Sol Xochitl. His parents began dating while Tyson was still married to his second wife Monica Turner. The former flames tied the knot back in April 1997. However, around five years after their marriage, Turner, who used to work as a pediatrician at Georgetown University Medical Center filed for divorce from her then-hubby in Jan 2002.

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Miguel’s mother.
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In fact, Sol was impregnated by Tyson a few months before his separation from Turner. The duo reportedly welcomed their son in April 2002. The then-loving duo Mike and Sol spent the next seven years together, welcoming a daughter, Exodus Tyson, Miguel’s younger sister in March 2005. Unfortunately, their second child lost her life in early childhood.

Miguel Leon Tyson Found His Sister Comatose in the Cord of a Treadmill

Back in 2009, the Tyson family was shattered with the passing of Miguel’s sister Exodus at the mere age of four. Talking about the tragic incident, it all happened while Exodus was playing on the treadmill where there was a cord hanging under the console. The little girl unknowingly strangled herself with the cord which Miguel discovered shortly later.

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Miguel with his late sister.
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At the time, Mike was in Las Vegas and as soon as the boxer was notified, Tyson flew to Phoenix. His daughter was admitted to St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center but the little girl couldn’t survive.

His Other Siblings

In addition to his late biological sister, Miguel has five half-siblings. He has two half-siblings; a sister, Rayna, and a brother, Amir Tyson from his dad’s second marriage to Monica Turner. Similarly, Miguel has two more half-siblings Milan and Morocco from her father’s third marriage to Lakiha Spicer.

Furthermore, his older half-sister Mikey Lorna Tyson comes from Tyson’s short-lived romance with Kimberly Scarborough, a nurse.

Miguel Leon Tyson’s Remarkable Boxing Styles

Although Miguel may not have an innate talent for boxing like his father, the young boy does have a terrific attitude towards learning. Like his prolific boxing champion father, Miguel might also walk in the same path.

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Miguel and his father attending the show.
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Back in Jan 2018, Mike shared a video on his Instagram where the retired heavyweight boxer was seen teaching his son some boxing. After the video was shared online it went viral and fans started speculating if Miguel is also interested in boxing as well.

One fan wrote,

“Without a doubt he can do it, especially with the greatest champ of all time training him. If he goes after it with the same heart and drive Iron Mike did there will be no stopping him.”

Another one added, “Nice!!! Looking like the young mike.”

But, Tyson revealed in the caption that his son doesn’t have any intention to get into boxing professionally but it was just a routine exercise to stay fit and healthy.

“He just started. Not trying to box just trying to stay fit,” Mike captioned, “Morning workouts with the Baddest Dad on the Planet.”


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Miguel Leon Tyson is a Musician

Tyson’s son has had an immense love for music from an early age. He is a multi-instrumentalist who can play the drum, guitar, and piano. Sources say the music lover got the chance to flaunt his aptitude as a piano player on the phase of The Smith Center.

Is a Budding Philanthropist

Besides, Miguel has worked for a few charitable organizations. He went on to visit an orphanage in Haiti back in 2018 and was quite happy after spending quality time with the orphan kids there.

Does Miguel Leon Tyson Have a Wife?

No, the 19-year-old young boy doesn’t have a wife. He has remained quite confidential when it comes to his love life. Because of his hush-hush nature, it is yet to confirm if Miguel is dating anyone or not.

Miguel Leon Tyson Net Worth

The exact amount of his fortune is yet to be revealed. On the other hand, his father Tyson’s net worth is $10 million. He mostly made money from his incredible boxing career.