Robin Givens is an American actress, model, and director with a net worth of $2 million. Givens is primarily known for her appearance in the television series “Head of the Class” as well as for being married to boxing champion Mike Tyson.
After a few years, both of them also got divorced due to allegations of abuse and infidelity. After this Robin Givens continued her modeling career and appeared on many big screens such as Seventeen, Mademoiselle, and Playboy.
After getting so much attention, Robin Givens directed films and television episodes along with modeling. He has directed many superhit movies and shows such as A Murder to Remember Favorite Son and Dynasty.
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|November 27, 1964
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Robin Simone Givens was born in New York City on 27 November 1964 to Reuben Givens and Ruth Roper. Her parents split when she was two years old, leaving her and her sister Stephanie to be raised by their mother in Mount Vernon and New Rochelle, New York.
Givens’ mother encouraged them to pursue creative pursuits. She developed an interest in acting over time and enrolled in acting classes at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City.
Givens attended New Rochelle Academy and later Sarah Lawrence College as a pre-medical major student where she graduated in 1984. She also enrolled in Harvard Medical School and studied there for 2 years, but she did not complete her graduation.
Givens began her career as a teenage model, appearing in magazines such as Seventeen and Mademoiselle. Givens quickly made his way into the entertainment industry. Givens made her film debut in The Wiz when she was 14 years old.
She also had a cameo role in Fort Apache: The Bronx. Givens then had her first credited part in an episode of The Cosby Show in 1985. She made her television debut in the 1986 drama picture Beverly Hills Madam, which aired on NBC.
In 1986, Givens was cast as Darlene Merriman in the ABC sitcom series Head of the Class. Her performance as the character in all five seasons earned her worldwide recognition. Givens appeared in several notable films both during and after the run of the ABC sitcom till 1991.
In the 1992 picture Boomerang, she co-starred with Eddie Murphy as Jacqueline Broyer. During the same period, she appeared in a number of TV shows and films, including Angel Street, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, A Face to Die For, UPN’s sitcom Sparks, and others.
In the 2000s, Robin appeared in various shows including Tyler Perry’s House of Payne. In the 2010s, she appeared in 90210, Saints & Sinners, The Bold and the Beautiful, and other shows. Her most recent television appearances are Riverdale and Batwoman on The CW.
She was featured in Steven Soderbergh’s Kimi, as well as various Broadway and off-Broadway productions such as The Vagina Monologues, Chicago, A Mother’s Prayer, “Chicago” and “Mother Courage and Her Children.”
The film, A Murder to Remember was Givens’ directorial debut in 2020. Following that, she directed films such as Favorite Son, A Jenkins Family Christmas, and Haunted Trail. She is one of the Horror Noire directors and has directed two episodes of Riverdale and an episode of Dynasty.
Moreover, She also worked on The Products of the American Ghetto and Dreams I Never Had as an executive producer. Givens also modelled for Playboy in 1994. In 2007, she published ‘Grace Will Lead Me Home,’ a book on her family’s history of domestic violence.
Robin Givens Favorite Things
|Robert Downey Jr.
|Spider-Man™: Far From Home
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About Robin Givens
|59 Years Old
|50 KG (Approx)
|Date Of Birth
|27 November 1964
|$250 Thousand per year
“I want someone who can handle me. And I’m not the easiest person to handle.”– Robin Givens
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Givens previously dated Eddie Murphy for a year when he was 16 in the early 1980s and Michael Jordan for a brief period in the late 1980s. In 1988, Givens married a famous boxer Mike Tyson and the couple lived together until 1989.
Following their divorce due to Tyson’s abusive and jealous nature, Tyson fans accused Givens of being a “gold digger.” The New York-based actress was also dubbed “America’s Most Hated Woman.” She reportedly also has dated Brad Pitt, Howard Stern, and a number of tennis players.
She then remarried her tennis instructor Svetozar Marinkovi, only to split a few months later. In 1993, she adopted Michael ‘Buddy’ Givens, and in 1999, she and Murphy Jensen welcomed their second son, William ‘Billy’ Givens-Jensen.
Divorce Settlement and Legal Issues
Following Givens’ divorce from Mike Tyson, there were allegations that he was required to pay Robin $10 million as a divorce settlement. She later stated, though, that she “didn’t receive a dime” from him.
Givens sued Mike for $125 million in libel in 1988 after he reportedly told a newspaper that she was attempting to steal his money. Robin later withdrew the complaint. In 2009, Givens was sued by the US government for failing to pay $292,000 in federal taxes, interest, and penalties.
Givens and his ex-husband Mike Tyson purchased 14 acres, an 18,000 sq ft $4,600,000 mansion in Bernardsville, New Jersey, in 1987.
Robin Givens Net Worth
As of 2024, Robin Givens’ net worth is estimated to be $2 million. She had earned a lot of money in her early days and at that time she used to charge brands up to $500 thousand. Her earnings mainly come from the world of modelling and acting.
She is known for producing many movies and TV shows from where she earns royalty income. Her husband Mike Tyson’s current net worth is $10 million, which was more than $50 million in the 1980s.
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