Rodney Tyson - Updated Jul 2024

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Rodney Tyson

Rodney Tyson is an American celebrity brother of Mike Tyson. Rodney Tyson is also a surgical physician assistant working in LA.

Early Life

Rodney Tyson was born in the year 1961 and his age is 63 years old as of 2024. Talking about his family, he has two siblings namely Denise Tyson and Mike Tyson.

However, his sister Denise passed away due to a heart attack at the young age of 24 years in February 1990. The Tyson siblings grew up in Brooklyn, New York.

Likewise, his biological parents are Lorna Mae (Smith) Tyson and Purcell Tyson. As mentioned on Mike’s Wikipedia, their biological father is a humble cab driver from Jamaica as mentioned on Mike’s birth certificate.

However, growing up, the Tyson siblings had known their father was a pimp named Jimmy Kirkpatrick. Their ‘father’ was from Grier Town, North Carolina. From Kirkpatrick’s side, Tyson has a step-brother named Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick.

Body Measurements

There is no verified information regarding Rodney Tyson’s body measurements like his height, weight, chest-waist-hip measures, dress size, etc. On the other hand, Rodney has dark brown eyes and hair of the same color.

Relationship Status

Rodney Tyson is a happily married lad. His wife’s name is Tammy Tyson and they have a son together. However, the name of this Tyson couple’s son is a mystery just like the exact date of their marriage. Moreover, Rodney resides in Los Angeles with his family at present.

Rodney Tyson

Caption: Rodney Tyson posing for a photo with his family. Source: Facebook

Career and Professional Life

Rodney Tyson is a surgical assistant at a LAC+USC Medical Center located in Los Angeles, California. Before this, Tyson worked at the U.S. Navy as a hospital corpsman. Despite his achievements, Rodney’s exact net worth and earnings are still unknown.

Besides his professional achievements, this personality is also famous as the celebrity brother of Mike Tyson. Mike is 5 years younger than Rodney.

Talking about her brother’s profession, Mike is a former professional boxer. As such, Rodney’s brother competed from 1985 to 2005.

Likewise, his brother’s nickname was Iron Mike and Kid Dynamite in his early career. Later on, Rodney’s brother gained the nickname The Baddest Man on the Planet and is considered to be one of the greatest heavyweight boxers of all time.

Moreover, his brother reigned as the undisputed world heavyweight champion from 1987 to 1990. His brother Mike then won his initial 19 professional fights by knockout and he won 12 of them in the 1st round.

Rodney Tyson

Caption: Rodney Tyson posing for a photo with his wife. Source: Facebook

More Details

Tyson’s brother claimed his first belt at the young age of 20 years. As a result, his brother holds the record as the youngest boxer ever to win a heavyweight title. Also, his brother was the 1st heavyweight boxer to simultaneously hold the WBA, WBC, as well as IBF titles.

Additionally, his brother is the only heavyweight to unify them in succession.

In 1992, his brother was convicted of rape and sentenced to six years in prison. However, Tyson’s brother was released on parole after three years.

After they released his brother in 1995, Mike engaged in a series of comeback fights and regained the WBA and WBC titles in 1996 to join Floyd Patterson, Tim Witherspoon, Muhammad Ali, Evander Holyfield, and George Foreman.

Furthermore, his brother ranks 16th on The Ring magazine’s list of 100 greatest punchers of all time. Also, his brother ranks first on ESPN’s list of  The Hardest Hitters in Heavyweight History.

Further, Sky Sports described Tyson’s brother as the most ferocious fighter to step into a professional ring. Additionally, his brother was also inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame and the World Boxing Hall of Fame.

Rodney Tyson – Net Worth 2024

Rodney has earned a decent amount of money throughout his career as a physician assistant. He has a net worth of approximately $900k as of 2024. However, there is no information about his salary, cars, asset values, houses, endorsements, and so on.

Rodney Tyson – Social Media

Moving on, Tyson is available on Facebook and has 1k followers. Besides this, Rodney is not available on other platforms like TikTok, Twitter, Instagram, etc.