Mike Tyson, before filing for bankruptcy, bought a $2.2 million gift for his then-wife

Mike Tyson, 56, is a household name in the United States. The champion earned his fame by switching to the professional boxing scene. He became the youngest heavyweight champion of all time and revolutionized the sport with his exceptional mastery of skill. At his peak, his net worth touched $400 million, which allowed him to acquire some weird things. One of them was a $2.2 million gift for his first wife. Now the prize must have made you curious about the giveaway.

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The gift he brought to his then wife, Robin Givens, became a subject of interest. It became an intrigue for a while because it takes a lot to put in $2.2 million for a bathtub when the average house price in America is 10 times cheaper than it.

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However, it’s the trait that makes “The Baddest Man on the Planet” unique. He didn’t count the money when he had to give something to someone he loves and cares about. He gifted to his ex-wife during the first Christmas holidays together after the wedding. The most fascinating thing about the bathtub was that it was gold.

Unfortunately, when he divorced his wife a year later, he was forced to put the tub up for sale. By Reportsan English billionaire, Derwood Hodgegrass, acquired it for half its original price.

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Tyson’s successful career has stunned him with a net worth of $400 million. However, he failed to get this due to unhealthy spending on extravagant things. During the last days of his career, he was financially broke, which even led to his filing for bankruptcy in 2003.

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – MARCH 06: Mike Tyson performs his solo show ‘Undisputed Truth’ at The Borgata Music Box on March 6, 2020 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Donald Kravitz/Getty Images)

In an interview with the Washington Post, he said: “Being without money for three years, I don’t know what I will do if I have it again. I’m not even interested in being that person again. I don’t want to be that flashy guy with flashy houses.

From now on, the net of the former champion the penalty is $10 million.

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