Desiree Washington Net Worth, Age, Height, Career

Desiree Washington

Desiree Washington is a Rhode Island-born American beauty pageant winner (Miss Black Rhode Island) and model. She rose to prominence after being named as the rape victim of well-known boxer Mike Tyson aka Michael Gerard Tyson. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest heavyweight boxers of all time. He was, in fact, the most dangerous boxer of his era. Tyson has also been dubbed “The Baddest Man on the Planet.”

According to reports, Mike Tyson raped Desiree in 1991, when she was only 18 years old. The boxer is eventually sentenced to six years in prison. Her case first gained attention when it was featured in the 1993 documentary Fallen Champ: The Untold Story of Mike Tyson.

Because of the new documentary Mike Tyson: The Knockout, this incident has resurfaced in the news. It will be released in 2021. Riddick Bowe, Todd Boyd, Carl Douglas, Don King, Steve Lott, Marilyn Murray, Mike Tyson, Skip Bayless, Jeff Wald, Jacqueline Boatwright, Michael Brent, Teddy Atlas, Shannon Briggs, Joe Colangelo, Greg Garrison, Rudy Gonzalez, Dapper Dan, Randy Gordon, and others are among the show’s cast members.

Quick Facts

Full Real NameDesiree Washington.
Year of Birth1973.
Occupation(s)Former Model, and Beauty Pageant Winner.
Age 50 years.
Place of BirthCoventry, Rhode Island, United States.
Current ResidenceThe United States.
Net worth (approx.)$600 million
EthnicityMixed Afro-American.
ParentsFather: Donald Washington (Professional Bookkeeper in Motel Business).
Mother: Mary Belle Silva Washington (Personnel Specialist).
Marital StatusNot Known.
HusbandNot yet revealed.
Boyfriend1 in her high school.
Height (approx.)In Feet Inches: 5′ 5″
Weight (approx.)In Kilograms: 51.7 Kg
Hair ColorBlack.
Eye ColorDark brown.

Desiree Washington Age & Early Life

Who is Desiree Washington? Desiree Washington entered the world in the year 1973. Her birthplace is Coventry, Rhode Island, in the United States. Due to a lack of birth information, the celeb’s sun sign is unknown. Desiree has been a gifted student since she was a child.

In fact, at the age of 18, she was crowned Miss Black Rhode Island. Desiree will be 50 years old in 2024.

Later, he attended Coventry High School, where he graduated with honors. Washington was a varsity cheerleader at her school. She was also interested in sports during her high school years in Coventry. Desiree was a member of the school’s championship softball team.

Washington also volunteered and taught many subjects to students at Sunday school. During her senior year, she was given the opportunity to serve as a goodwill ambassador in Moscow. Washington was the only black student among 34 from across the country.

She later enrolled at Providence College, where she majored in psychology. She also competed in the Miss Black America Pageant in 1991. Desiree had always aspired to be a successful attorney or politician.

Washington is a lovely young lady from a family of three. Desiree Washington is the daughter of Donald and Mary Belle Silva Washington (mother). Desiree’s father, ‘Donald Washington,’ works as a Bookkeeper in the motel industry. Mary Belle Silva Washington, her mother, works as a personnel specialist.

Desiree Washington
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Desiree Washington Relationship Status

She preferred to keep a low profile after the incident. No one knows where she is at the moment. She avoided all forms of media and social media. It’s also unclear whether or not she’s married. The incident has completely broken her. According to reports, she suffers from mental breakdowns on occasion due to her past.

Desiree Washington Net worth in 2024

Desiree Washington’s net worth is about $600 million as of  March 2024.


  • Desiree is a brave and composed young lady. She not only fought for her justice but also for the girls who become silent victims of rapes.
  • Washington claims she was offered $1 million in exchange for dropping a rape case against Mike Tyson.
  • Desiree’s parents divorced following the rape incident, and her sibling faces numerous challenges in school and society.