- Source of Wealth: Boxing
- Age: 63
- Birth Place: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
- Height: 6′ 2″ (1.88 m)
- Weight: 212 lbs (96 kg)
- Marital Status: Married (Sandy Massey)
- Full Name: Michael Spinks
- Nationality: American
- Date of Birth: July 13, 1956
- Ethnicity: African-American
- Occupation: Professional Boxer (Retired)
- Education: Vashon High School
- Children: 1 (Michelle)
A silver medalist in the 1975 National AAU 165-pound Championship Competition, Michael Spinks has also won several awards and recognitions as a boxer including the 156-pound Golden Gloves Light Middleweight Championship (1974), National Golden Gloves Middleweight championship (1976), and 1976 Summer Olympics.
In 1994, he was inducted into the World Boxing Hall of Fame and the International Boxing Hall of Fame. In 2012, Michael Spinks is estimated to be worth $100 thousand.