Lakisha Spicer, popularly known as Kiki Tyson, is an American socialite best known for being the third wife of American former professional boxer Mike Tyson.
- Name: Lakisha Spicer
- Year of Birth: 1977
- Citizenship: American
- Ethnicity: Black
- Place of Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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Lakisha Spicer Early Life
Lakisha was born in 1977, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, to Shamsuddin Ali and Faridah Ali. She was born into an African-American Muslim family.
Her father was formerly known as Clearance Fowler, and he was convicted of murder in the 1970s. He later established himself as the Philadelphia Masjid leader and became an influential Muslim cleric in West Philadelphia.
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Lakisha attended a local high school in Philadelphia, and she had been a fan of boxing since her childhood.
Considering that Don King was her father’s friend, Lakisha had the opportunity to watch boxing events live, which was how she met her current husband, Mike Tyson.
At the age of 18, Lakisha attended one of Mike Tyson’s fights and was introduced to the boxer.
Rise to Stardom
Lakisha soon began to grace the pages of tabloid due to her relationship with boxer Mike Tyson. By the time she was 23, they had started dating casually.
Mike often met her at clubs in New York in other girls’ company but left with her at night.
Lakisha Spicer Controversies and Scandals
In September 2004, Shamsuddin Ali and Faridah Ali, Lakisha’s parents, and others were arrested and charged to court.
They were charged with various count offenses, including conducting and participating in a racketeering enterprise to obtain money and property through schemes, extortion, and bribery.
Following the trial, Lakisha was on house arrest and four years probation.
Lakisha was sent to federal prison In 2008 after being convicted of fraud and conspiracy.
It was alleged that she received $71,000 from her father’s company for courses she never taught at the Sister Clara Muhammad School.
Relationship With Mike Tyson
One week into serving her six-month sentence, Lakisha discovered she was pregnant for Mike Tyson with his first child.
Kiki Tyson gave birth to their daughter in December 2008. She contacted Mike Tyson, who was then battling drug addiction, and they soon got back together.
Mike Tyson decided to change his ways and be committed to her, which led to their marriage in 2009.
It was her first marriage, but Mike had been married twice already. After marriage, Lakisha changed her religion from Muslim to Christianity and changed her name to “Kiki” Tyson. On 25, 2011, they welcomed their second child together, a son.
The boxer who led a frivolous life credited his wife Kiki for rescuing him from his state of despair. Lakisha co-wrote with her husband the “Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth,” a show that covered in details the boxer’s life story in August 2012.
Lakisha Spicer Net Worth
Lakisha has not revealed details about her current net worth to the public, only that of her husband Mike Tyson is known.