Monica Turner is a prominent American celebrity ex-wife. Monica Turner gained immense fame as the second wife of Mike Tyson. Her ex-husband is a famous former professional boxer. Besides, Monica is also a pediatrician.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Monica Turner was born in the year 1967 and in 2021, she is 53 years old. Monica’s exact birthplace is not mentioned but she is an honorary citizen of the United States. Talking about her family, Monica’s father was a former Attorney. Similarly, her mother is a Scout’s Executive.
However, Monica has yet to share her parents’ names and other details. Likewise, Monica has a brother namely, Michael Steele. Michael is the former Lieutenant Governor of Maryland. Likewise, Michael is also the former Republican National Committee Chairman. Regarding her education, Monica studied medicine at Georgetown University.
Monica Turner gained immense fame as the celebrity ex-wife of Mike Tyson. Mike is a prominent American former professional boxer. Monica’s ex-husband competed from the year 1985 to 2005. Moreover, her ex-husband’s nicknames include “Iron Mike” and “Kid Dynamite” as a young boxer. Later on, people also allocated new nicknames to Mike and one of them is “The Baddest Man on the Planet”.
Furthermore, Monica’s ex-husband is considered one of the best heavyweight boxers of all time. Mike reigned as the undisputed world heavyweight champion from the year 1987 to 1990. Similarly, Mike claimed his first belt at the young age of 20 years, four months, and 22 days old. Hence, Mike Tyson holds the record as the youngest boxer to win a heavyweight.
In the year 2003, Monica’s ex-husband went bankrupt. ESPN named Mike as the “Hardest Hitters in the Heavyweight Industry”. Mike has also launched Tyson Care Foundation to support the budding fighters in the United States.
Besides gaining fame as a celebrity ex-wife, Monica has a career in the medical field. With a degree in medicine from Georgetown University, Monica often supports medical help to the natural disaster-affected areas. For her incredible work in medicine, Monica has also received several awards. Similarly, Monica is also dedicated to providing better medical services to the patients.
Monica Turner married Mike Tyson on 19 April 1997 after Dom King introduced them to each other. The wedding took place in Bethesda, Maryland, USA. Monica is actually the second wife of Mike. They share two children together namely son Amir and daughter Rayna. They welcomed Amir on 14 February 1996 and Rayna on 5 August 1997. However, their marriage ended on 14 January 2003.
Monica was a pediatric resident at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, D.C. when the couple filed for divorce. It was actually Monica herself who filed for divorce from Mike Tyson in January 2002. The reason was that Mike committed adultery during their five-year marriage. It was an act that Monica neither forgave nor condoned. After this, Monica has been romantically linked with Rufus Davis from 2005 to 2006 and also with Patrick Simms.
Ex-husband – Mike Tyson’s Relationship Details
Talking about her ex-husband’s overall relationships, Mike has been married three times. Likewise, Mike has seven children with three women. One of them has passed away. In addition to his biological children, Monica’s ex-husband also includes his second wife’s oldest daughter as one of his own.
Mike’s first marriage was to actress Robin Givens. Their marriage lasted from 7 February 1988 to 14 February 1989. The ex-couple didn’t share any children. Following his divorce from his first wife, Mike married Monica from 19 April 1997 to 14 January 2003.
Following this, Monica’s ex-husband wedded for the third time on June 6, 2009. This time, Mike exchanged vows with his longtime girlfriend Lakiha “Kiki” Spicer. Mike and Lakiha share two children together namely, daughter Milan and son Morocco.
Body Measurements and Social Media
Monica Turner’s height is around 5 feet 4 inches and her weight is approximately 58 kgs. Likewise, Monica has dark brown eyes and hair of the same color. Other than this, there is no more information related to Monica’s other body measurements including her chest-waist-hip measures, dress size, shoe size, etc. Moving on, Monica Turner doesn’t seem to have a personal account on any social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, etc.