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Celebrating Boxing Champion Mike Tyson; Plus, Michael Phelps, Fantasia Barrino


We celebrate these superstars this day June 30;

Mike Tyson

Boxing legend who became the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world in August, 1987.

He was married to Robin Givens from 1988 to 1989 and Monica Turner from 1997 to 2003 before marrying Lakiha Spicer in June 2009. He has a total of eight children named Rayna, Amir, D’Amato, Milan, Exodus, Morocco, Mikey and Miguel.

Much like fellow heavyweight legend Muhammad Ali, his career came to an end after suffering consecutive losses. Tyson retired after losing to Kevin McBride in 2005.

He turns 51

Michael Phelps

Celebrated swimmer who Won six gold medals at the 2004 Olympics, eight gold medals at the 2008 Olympics and four gold medals at the 2012 Olympics. Across his career, he became the most decorated Olympic athlete of all-time with 28 total medals, including 23 golds.

He became the youngest male to make the U.S. swim team in 68 years.

He and Nicole Johnson welcomed their first child, Boomer, in May 2016 and they got married a month later.

July 23 and Michael Phelps is set for the much-hyped race against a great white shark for Discovery’s annual Shark called “Phelps vs Shark: The Battle for Ocean Supremacy.”

Michael turns 32.

Fantasia Barrino

Famous R&B singer who won the 2004 season of the TV talent competition American Idol. Her single “I Believe” hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100.

She was the youngest Idol winner until Jordin Sparks won in 2007 at age seventeen.

She had a daughter named Zion Quari Barrino on August 8, 2001 with her boyfriend at the time, Brandel Shouse. She also had a son named Dallas with Antwuan Cook. In 2015, she married Kendall Taylor.

The singer turns 33.

Here’s wishing the stars a Happy Birthday!


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