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Robin Givens’s biography includes information such as her age, nett worth, children, spouse, and filmography. Givens is a well-known actress who has stayed relevant in the Hollywood business throughout the years. She was also reared by a single mother who supported her in all her endeavours. At one point, she was involved with legendary boxer Mike Tyson. Continue reading to learn more about the amazing actress.
Name: Robin Givens
Date of birth: 27th of November 1964
Place of birth: New York City
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius
Mother: Ruth Newby
Father: Reuben Givens
Spouse: Mike Tyson (Feb. 1998- Feb. 1989); Svetozar Marinkovic (Aug. 1997- Sep. 1998)
Sons: Michael and William
Alma mater: American Academy of Dramatic Arts and Sarah Lawrence College
Profession: Actress and model
The Early Life Of Robin Givens
She was born to Ruth Newby and Reuben on the 27th of November, 1964. She clocks 57 in 2021.
Givens didn’t get to know much about her father as he left the family when she was a young girl. Her mother, Ruth, was left to raise her and her sister in Westchester, Connecticut.
She, however, lost her sister Stephanie to breast cancer in 2014.
Givens used to play the violin when she was young.
Robin Givens started acting classes at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City at the age of 10; she later attended Sarah Lawrence College to study pre-med in 1980 at the age of 15.
Robin Givens movies and TV shows
She made her debut in Hollywood on The Cosby Show in 1984.
Below are some of the movies she has acted in:
On Angel’s Wings (2014): She was Amber.
God’s Not Dead 2 (2016): She was Principal Kinney.
The Perfect Match (2016): She acted as Geneva.
Dreams I Never Had (2017): She was Prosecuting Attorney Hernandez.
Never Heard (2018): She acted as Shala Davis.
God Bless the Broken Road (2018): She was Karena.
Gully (2019): She acted as Irma.
She has worked with the likes of Roberto Rodriguez, Jlhani Jewelry, Celia Kritharioti, and Giuseppe.
Nominations and awards
Below are her nominations and awards
She won the Female Star of Tomorrow ShoWest Award in 1991.
She was nominated for the Worst Supporting Actress Stinker Award for her work in Head of State in 2003.
She was nominated for the Television: Best Supporting Actress Black Reel Award for her role in Hollywood Wives: The New Generation in 2004.
She won the Best Supporting Actress Jury Award for her role in Dreams I Never Had 2017.
Robin Givens net worth
She is valued at $2 million
Relationship and Children
Robin Givens dated veteran boxer Mike Tyson in 1987, and they got married on the 7th of February 1988. Their marriage, however, was short-lived as they went their separate ways on valentine’s day, 14th of February 1989. Tyson later claimed that he gave the actress and her mother millions of dollars. The report would later reveal that she got the sum of $15 million from the boxer.
After she ended her relationship with Tyson, the actress was rumoured to be dating Brad Pitt, which she later dismissed.
She married tennis coach Svetozar Marinkovic in 1997, but the marriage ended after a year.
However, she again got married to former professional tennis player Murphy Jensen in 1999. Their union was blessed with a son, but they also went their separate ways in 2002. In 2000. She also has an adopted son who was born in 1992.
Well, Givens now lives a quiet life with little known about her romantic relationship.