Robin Givens Bio, wiki, Age, Career, Height, Weight, Family

Robin Givens


Robin Givens is a well-known American actress and model who is best known for playing Darlene Merriman on the sitcom Head of the Class. She is well known for being Mike Tyson’s ex-wife, who appears in the film Boomerang & A Rage in Harlem.

Early childhood development and education

Robin Givens was born on November 27, 1964, in New York City, New York, United States, as Robin Simone Givens. She is of White-American ancestry and has American nationality.

Ruth Roper and Reuben Givens divorced when she was two years old, and Givens was born to them. Stephanie, her sister, was her companion as she grew up.
Givens attended New Rochelle Academy (a private N–12 school that closed in June 1987) before enrolling at Sarah Lawrence College at the age of fifteen and graduating in 1984. She then attended for two years at Harvard Medical School but did not complete her studies.


In 1985, Robin Givens began her acting career on television shows such as The Cosby Show and Different Strokes. She got her big break as affluent Darlene Merriman on the sitcom Head of the Class’ from 1986 to 1991, because to her remarkable talents and skills.

Angel Street, Philip Marlowe, Private Eye, The Penthouse, Courthouse, In the House, Cosby, DAG, and Hollywood Wives: The New Generation were among the films and TV shows in which Givens appeared.

After a long hiatus, Givens returned to acting in Tyler Perry’s The Family That Preys, House of Payne, and Chuck. She also appeared in The Vagina Monologues on Broadway.

Private life

Robin Givens has been married twice, however, she is currently unattached. Mike Tyson, a boxer, was her first husband, whom she married on February 7, 1988.

Givens and her mother bought a $4.6 million mansion in the upscale Bernardsville, New Jersey, neighborhood during their marriage. Unfortunately, after her loss in May 1988, their marriage began to crumble.

Givens alleged that their marriage began to deteriorate in 1988 as a result of Tyson’s aggressive behavior. Tyson, on the other hand, claimed that their main point of contention was her estrangement and desire for his money.

On Valentine’s Day, their marriage came to an end as a result of the disagreement. Givens reportedly received a divorce settlement of more than $10 million, according to certain media. “I didn’t receive a dime,” she later stated in response to the report.

Givens later married Svetozar Marinkovi, a tennis instructor, in 1997. The marriage, however, did not work out, and she filed for divorce few months later.

Furthermore, Givens adopted her first son, Michael, in 1993 and has a second son, William, with her ex-boyfriend, former professional tennis player Murphy Jensen.


Forbes magazine demonstrated in May 2009 that Givens owed $292,000 in taxes, plus interest and penalties. Furthermore, Givens sparked controversy when her SUV collided with an 89-year-old woman, Maria Antonia Alcover, badly injuring her. However, the charges were made public, causing a lot of controversy and sparking a civil case against her.

What is your net worth?

Givens made a lot of money because she was a well-known celebrity. Her current net worth is estimated to be approximately $2 million. You can learn more about her by following her on social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Facts of Robin Givens
Date of Birth:1964 , November-27
Age:57 years old
Birth Nation:United States of America
Height:5 Feet 6 Inch
NameRobin Givens
Birth NameRobin Simone Givens
FatherReuben Givens
MotherRuth Roper
Birth Place/CityNew York City
Net Worth$2 Million
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorDark brown
Face ColorWhite
Married toSteve McQueen (m. 1980), David Brunsvold
ChildrenWilliam Givens Jensen, Michael Givens
BooksSteve McQueen: The Last Mile, Miniature Orchids