Who is Robin Givens? Robin Givens is a beautiful American television, stage, film actress and model who has gained a lot of fame and attention for her roles as Darlene Merriman on Head of the Class and Riverdale. Robin Givens net worth as an active attractive entertainer is the topic of discussion in this article.
Robin Givens Biography
Robin Givens was born in New York City, New York, United States, same city she grew up. She is the daughter of Reuben Givens and his wife, Ruth Roper (née Newby). She was born on November 27, 1964 as an African-American and her parents divorced when she was only two years old. Her father left the family and she was raised alone by her single mother. She never met her father after that, meanwhile, her mother encouraged her and her only sister to be creative and artistic.
Robin Givens completed her early schooling at New Rochelle Academy in New York City after which she proceeded to Sarah Lawrence College from where she graduated in 1984 as a twenty-year-old.
Apart from these information, Robin Givens has not disclosed so much about her family and upbringing, but from her records and successful career we can conclude that she had a wonderful time growing up, and her upbringing may have influenced her to success.
Robin Givens Career
Robin Givens initiated her professional career by landing roles in popular television series and show such as Different Strokes and The Cosby Show both in 1985 just a year after she graduated from college. After the astonishing display of her skills and talents, she landed a big break with the role of the rich Darlene Merriman in the sitcom Head of the Class. She made regular appearances on the television show for five seasons from 1986 to 1991. Three years after the show in 1994 she got another job to star in the movie Foreign Student and also as Kaye Ferrar in Dangerous Intentions a year after. Most of Robin Givens net worth comes from her active career as an actress.
Robin Givens Movies & TV Shows
Robin Givens is famous as an actress who has featured in a big list of movies and television shows. Some of her most latest movies includes — God’s Not Dead 2, Airplane Vs Volcano, Unspoken Words, Double-Sided, Enemies Among, A Mother’s Prayer, Queen of Media, The Family That Preys, Little Hercules In 3-D, Restraining Order, Flip The Script, Head of State, Good Night To Die, Love Chronicles, Book of Love, Antibody, and many more. On her list of TV shows, we have the likes of — The Penthouse, Angel Street, Courthouse, Nikita, Cosby, The Expendables, Retired at 35, Chuck, Twisted, 90210, DAG, and several more.
Robin Givens is noted to have appeared in Broadway The Vagina Monologues. Her latest project is her involvement in horror film Fear Files in 2015 and Riverdale in 2017.
Robin Givens Relationships, Marriage & Children
In the moment Robin Givens is currently single and there is no news of any of her affairs and relationship. But she has had a record of relationships, many which have all failed unpleasantly.
- Her most recent relationship was in an involvement with Hosea Chanchez back in 2008, of which they separated in 2009.
- She had a brief relationship with Marcus Schenkenberg in 2004 and before then, with Howard Stern dating in1999.
- She was also reported to be in a romantic connection with Murphy Jensen in the 1990s.
- Before Angelina Jolie, “Troy” star Brad Pitt was briefly involved with Robin Givens in 1989, around the time of her split from her first marriage.
Robin Givens has been married twice in her lifetime. In the first time, she got married to professional ring boxer Mike Tyson in February 1988.
After her separation from the boxer Mike Tyson, she went on to marry tennis instructor Svetozar Marinković in 1997, in a union that did not last more than a year.
Robin Givens may have been unlucky with marriages and relationships, but she has been lucky with motherhood. The talented actress is a proud mother of two children; William and Michael, out of which her second son Michael was adopted by her in the year 1993.
Seeing her history with relationships, it appears that she has always been unfortunate to have often landed in a troubled relationships, which we assumed is one of her reasons to remain single currently.
Robin Givens Rumors, Controversies & Scandals
Throughout her entire success crowned career, Robin Givens was always on the limelight, constantly and always had attention pulled towards her as a popular celebrity.
- In May 2009, Forbes magazine confirmed that the actress hasn’t paid the tax of over $292,000 including interest and penalties.
- She caused a lot of rift, provocation and controversy when she hit and critically injured an 89-year-old pedestrian, Maria Alcover with her SUV. When the charges against her were dismissed it caused a lot of debate and heat which brought about a civil lawsuit against her.
Robin Givens Net Worth
The exceptional personality Robin Givens carries around amassed her a lot of fortune, fame and popularity. In the same way, throughout her active years as a talented actress, she has generated a lot of fortune from appearing in the shows and movies which surely has skyrocketed her total worth. As it stands, Robin Givens net worth is $2 Million.
Being a successful model and actress there is no doubt she earns a good salary which has enabled her to accumulate a good net worth. However, her exact current salary and earnings per appearance has not yet been revealed, but at then, we know she loves to spend her money on the expensive and fancy things. Robin Givens and her mother bought a mansion in New Jersey valued at $4.6 million. Asides the building, she has a populated garage occupied with all the cars she loves to ride, while living her dream life.