Exodus Tyson: 10 Facts about Mike Tyson's late daughter

Exodus Tyson: 10 Facts about Mike Tyson's late daughter

Samuel Lisubila
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:11 PM

It is not the length of time but rather its quality that matters. On 26 May 2009, Mike Tyson's daughter died in a terrible household accident that left the family dumbfounded, with only memories tied to the little angel. At only 4 years old, Exodus Tyson suffered a painful death.

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Boxer Mike Tyson (R) and family arrive at Spike TV's 7th Annual Video Game Awards at the Nokia Event Deck at LA Live on 12 December 2009 in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Frazer Harrison
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Mike Tyson has been a controversial figure in the boxing world since the 1980s, but none of that mattered on Tuesday, 26 May 2009. All focus was on the boxer, but this time, not about the ring. Following the tragic death of his daughter, it came as a blow to him, and for a long time, he seemed to be in denial about the situation.

Profile summary

Full Name

Michael Gerard Tyson


Iron Mike, Kid Dynamite, The Baddest Man on the Planet



Date of Birth

30 June 1966


56 as of 2022

Place of Birth

Brooklyn, New York City, U.S.


Professional boxer

Current Residence

Henderson, Nevada

Years Active





African-American, Jamaican

Height in feet

5 ft 10 inches

Height in centimetres


Weight in kilograms


Weight in pounds



180 cm (71 inches)



Eye colour

Dark brown

Hair colour



Jimmy Kirkpatrick and Lorna Smith


Rodney, Denise and Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick

Marital Status

Lakiha Spicer (Wife)


Miguel Leon, Rayna, Exodus, Mikey Lorna, Amir, Morocco and Milan Tyson

Net worth

$10 million


Twitter, Instagram, Facebook

Who is Mike Tyson?

Mike, the father of Exodus, is an American former professional boxer whose career range was from 1985 to 2005. He has also become renowned in the entertainment industry.

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When was Exodus Tyson born?

Exodus was born in March 2005 to her father, Mike Tyson and mother, Sox Xochitl. She was a beautiful and joyful baby of African-American ethnicity and followed Islam.

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Exodus Tyson: 10 Facts about Mike Tyson's late daughter. Photo: @thetank.mensahwon, littleangelsinheaven, find_gods_children (Modified by author)
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Who was the mother of Exodus Tyson?

Sol Xochitl, the mother of Exodus, is the ex-girlfriend of Mike Tyson, whom they dated for almost six years and gave birth to two children, Exodus and her brother Miguel.

What happened to Mike Tyson's daughter, Exodus?

In May 2009, baby Exodus' neck was caught in a treadmill cord in the gym at their Phoenix home, police said. They rushed her to the hospital, but she was pronounced dead just before noon the following day. Exodus Tyson's death came as a sudden surprise to millions worldwide.

Mike Tyson
Mike Tyson stands in the ring during the fight with Carl Williams at the Convention Center on 21 July 1989 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Photo: Focus on Sport
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Tyson's four-year-old daughter Exodus was found by her seven-year-old brother Miguel unconscious and tangled in a cord. The child's mother, Sol Xochitl, untangled her, administered CPR and called 911. Tyson, who was in Las Vegas at the time of the incident, travelled back to Phoenix to be with her. The baby died of her injuries on 27 May 2009.

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Former Heavyweight Champion Mike Tyson and Wife Lakiha Spicer attend a Remembrance Service at the Cenotaph on 8 November 2009 in Chelmsford, England. Photo: Marco Secchi
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Mike Tyson's daughter's Exodus funeral

A funeral was held for Mike Tyson’s four-year-old daughter Exodus Tyson. (Sometime between 29 to 31 June 2019). The service was a private affair held in Phoenix, Arizona and was only attended by the family of Exodus’ mother and fifteen of Mike’s closest friends.

Mike Tyson
Mike Tyson and his wife Lakiha 'Kiki' Spicer attending the 15th Annual Academy Awards Viewing Party at Warner Bros. Estate on 2 March 2014 in Beverly Hills. Photo: Paul Redmond
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Who is Mike Tyson's wife?

Lakiha Spicer is the third wife of the boxer. They met after one of his fights and started dating when she was 23. They married in Las Vegas in 2009. They have two kids together, Milan and Morocco.

Who is Exodus Tyson's brother?

Miguel Leo was the one who found Exodus tangled up in the cord on the day of the incident. At that time, he was only seven but is 20 years of age in 2022. Miguel Leo was born 18 April 2002.

Mike Tyson
Former Heavy Weight Champion Boxer Mike Tyson attends a screening of "Tyson" at the AMC Loews 19th Street on 20 April 2009 in New York City. Photo: Jemal Countess
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What does Mike Tyson's face tattoo mean?

One thing that is synonymous with his legacy is his tattoo. In an interview, he said that the tattoo represents his 'warrior status' and its main work is to scare his opponents in battles.

From Mike Tyson's daughter, Exodus Tyson's death, 'The Baddest man on the planet' still shows vulnerability and seems that was when he hit the lowest in his life. However, he still enjoys his career-earned wealth and focuses on his businesses and, most importantly, family.

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