Former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson and wife Lakiha Spicer welcomed their second child together, son Morocco Elijah Tyson.
Bay Morocco Elijah Tyson was born on January 25th, 2011. He weighed 8 lbs.and 13 oz.,and measured 19 inches in length. Baby Morocco is the second child for the couple, who already have a daughter, Milan, 2.
Tyson and his wife married in June 2009 in Las Vegas. The wedding came less than two weeks after Tyson’s 4-year-old daughter Exodus died as a result of an accidental strangling when she was tangled in a treadmill power cable at the family’s home in Phoenix.
Congrats to Mike and Lakiha!
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On May 25, 2009, Tyson’s four-year-old daughter, Exodus, was found by her 7-year-old brother, Miguel, unconscious and tangled in a cord, dangling from an exercise treadmill. The child’s mother untangled her, administered CPR, and called for medical attention. Exodus was listed in “extremely critical condition” and was on life support at Phoenix’s St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center. She subsequently died of her injuries on May 26, 2009. Ten days later Tyson 42, wed for the third time, to girlfriend Lakiha Spicer 32, exchanging vows on Saturday, June 6, 2009, in a short, private ceremony, at the La Bella Wedding Chapel at the Las Vegas Hilton hotel-casino.
Tyson has been legally married three times and has had seven children with several different women. His first marriage was to actress Robin Givens from February 7, 1988 to February 14, 1989.
His second marriage was to Dr. Monica Turner from April 19, 1997 to January 14, 2003. At the time of the divorce filing, Turner worked as a pediatric resident at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington DC. She is also the sister of Michael Steele, the former Lieutenant Governor of Maryland and current Republican National Committee Chairman.
Check out Mike Tyson and his kids at a Red Carpet event below.