Robin Givens Net Worth - Income And Earnings From Her Career As A Model And An Actress

BY PALISTHA Updated on 16 March, 2021

Robin Givens Net Worth
$2 million

Famous actress Robin Givens' $2 million net worth comprises of her earnings from various acting projects. Image Source: Social Media.

Birth Name Robin Simone Givens
Birth place New York City, New York, USA
Profession Actress and Model
Nationality American
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Hair Color Black

Robin Givens first came into limelight as Darlene Merriman in the famous sitcom Head of the Class in 1986. She then has since appeared in many other movies and television series. Along with her fantastic acting abilities, Givens also gained major attention due to her relationship and tumultuous marriage with boxer Mike Tyson.

As a well-known television and film actress, Robin Givens' net worth is estimated to be $2 million. She has not only earned an enormous fortune from her career but also has gained a large number of fans and supporters.

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Robin Givens Net Worth And Earnings

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Robin Givens has an estimated net worth of $2 million. She has amassed this considerable wealth from her highly successful career as an actress and a model.

Income From Movies

The talented actress's first movie was The Wiz in 1978, in which she had an uncredited role. She then went on to act in many films like Boomerang, Foreign Student, Everything's Jake, among others. She had significant roles in many of these movies and was praised by the critics and audiences alike for her fantastic performances. Some of Robin's films and their respective box-office collection are listed below:

Movies Earnings
Boomerang $131M
Head of State $37.8M
The Family That Preys $37.1M
The Perfect Match $7.5M
Little Hercules in 3-D $513K
The Perfect Match $10.4M
God's Not Death 2 $24.4M

Most of her movies have done a great business worldwide and earned millions of dollars. From all of these films, the actress's salary must have been grand and helped increase Robin Givens' net worth. Also, she must have pocketed a massive sum as a bonus from these projects.

Income From Television Appearances

While the beautiful actress started her acting career in movies, she actually gained more recognition from her multiple television appearances. Her amazing performance as Darlene Merriman in the sitcom Head of the Class made her popularity rise significantly. After this breakthrough role, she has been a part of many famous tv-series such as The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Courthouse, House of Payne, 90210, Riverdale, and many others. Her most recent television show appearance was in Katy Keene in 2020.

Not only scripted series, but Givens has also participated in reality shows like Worst Cook in America and has co-hosted few talk shows over the years. Looking at the popularity of the gorgeous actress, we can say the Robin Givens' salary from these projects must have been pretty huge and helped increase her total earnings.

Income As An Author And A Model

After gaining much success from her acting career and later massive media attention during her marriage and subsequent divorce with Mike Tyson, Robin released a memoir titled, Grace Will Lead Me Home in 2007. In the book, she revealed her experiences about domestic violence, her early life, and also her motherhood experience.

The revealing memoir contained words about her personal struggles and her efforts to rebuild her career after being painted as a gold digger by the media. The book is available on Amazon, and a hardcover copy of it costs $16.90.

Also, Givens has also tried her hand in modeling and posed for the many famous magazines like Mademoiselle, Seventeen, and Playboy. She has also appeared in a music video too. Earnings from the book sales and income from her modeling stints must have helped raise Robin Givens's net worth significantly.

While she found fame for her acting abilities, Robin drew enormous media attention from her relationships. Her most talked-about one was her marriage with famous boxer Mike Tyson. The actress revealed that Tyson was physically abusive towards her even before the wedding, and their life was never happy during their one year together as a married couple. After divorce, Mike accused her of being a gold-digger and reportedly paid $10 million as a divorce settlement. During that time, the boxer had an estimated net worth of $50 million. However, Givens has repeatedly stated that she has not received any money from him. Furthermore, Robin had also filed a $125 million libel suit against her then estranged husband Mike Tyson.

This was not the end of personal troubles for the actress, and her second marriage with Svetozar Marinkovic also met with the same fate. Also, in 2009 it was revealed that Robin was sued by the US government for unpaid taxes and penalties. The lawsuit stated that she had not paid $292,000 for taxes and additional interest and penalties. While she enjoyed immense success in her career, Robin has had a bad experience in her personal life.

Lifestyle And Assets

Even after facing multiple personal and legal troubles, Robin Givens has risen from them and currently lives a comfortable life with her two sons. While her life was all over media at one point, she now enjoys her days in anonymity. She is still active in both big and small screens; however, she has put much effort into keeping her life private.

Robin Givens Lifestyle.

During the height of her career, Robin owned a beautiful mansion in the suburb of Bernardsville, New Jersey. She purchased the property for $4.6 million, and it is unclear if she still owns the place or has already sold the property. The New York Native currently lives a comfortable life, and we hope that she has found happiness in her life after going through many hardships.


  • Robin Givens was born on the 27th of November, 1964, in New York.
  • She was raised by her mother, Ruth Roper Newby, while her father Reuben Givens was mostly absent from her life.
  • She was a pre-med student at Sarah Lawrence College but dropped out to pursue her acting career.
  • She has two sons, Michael Givens and William Givens Jensen, from her previous relationships.
  • She has dated many well-known celebrities like Murphy Jensen, Howard Stern, among others.

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Published on 29 May, 2020

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