Mama June Ex Husband Mike “Sugar Bear” Thompson: Bio and Facts

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Who is Mama June’s Ex Husband?

American reality TV star Mike Thompson, also known as “Sugar Bear”, is the former husband of fellow reality TV star Mama June. The couple rose to fame through American reality TV series “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo”. The show, which aired on TLC, featured child beauty pageant contestant Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson.

The show which ran from 2012 to 2014 mainly revolved around Honey Boo Boo and Mama June and the family’s adventures in the town of McIntyre, Georgia. Mama June is now set to star on a new reality show “From Not To Hot”. The trailer saw Mama June show off her 150 pound weight loss. Mama June weight loss included a gastric bypass procedure.

Personal Information about Mama June Ex Husband Mike “Sugar Bear” Thompson

Full Name: David Michael Thompson

Birthdate: December 13, 1971

Age: 45 years

Birthplace: USA

Height: 1.52 m (5 ft)

Birth Sign: Virgo

Nationality: American

Children: 1 (Alana Thompson)

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Short Bio of Mike “Sugar Bear” Thompson

Mike “Sugar Bear” Thompson rose to fame as the patriarch of Honey Boo Boo family on TLC’s “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo”. Actually, the show originated as a spin-off of TLC’s earlier series “Toddlers & Tiaras”. Honey Boo Boo and Mama June featured in the Season 5 premiere of the show. He is a Baptist by faith as he claims in his Facebook page.

Interesting Facts about Mama June’s Former Husband Mike “Sugar Bear” Thompson

1. Mike Thompson has a criminal past.

Mike is a former convict who was arrested and sentenced to five years in prison in 1998 for multiple crimes. His crimes included the robbery of several hunting camps and setting fire to at least one camper.

2. He was step father to Mama June’s three daughters.

Sugar Bear was step father to three daughters of Mama June Shannon from her earlier relationships. The name of the daughters and Anna Cardwell, Jessica Shannon and Lauryn Shannon.

3. The show was panned by critics.

The show was fairly popular among the television viewers bringing in millions of viewers. However, the show was heavily panned by critics. It has been listed among some of the worst television series in history.

4. The show lasted only four seasons.

“Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” was canceled on October 24, 2014 after airing for four seasons. The reason behind this was Mama June’s romantic involvement with a registered sex offender.

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How did Mike “Sugar Bear” Thompson and Mama June meet?

Mama June and Mike met each other first in an online chat room in 2004. After chatting for a few hours, they agreed to meet each other and fell in love. Their daughter Alana was born in August 28, 2005.

Mike finally proposed Mama June in 2012 after being her boyfriend for 8 years. After she said ‘yes’, the wedding took place in May 5, 2013. However, they were never legally married.

Mike “Sugar Bear” Thompson Life After Divorce

After splitting ways with Mama June, Mike has gone on to marry Jennifer Lamb. Lamb and Thompson were married after a year of dating. The marriage took place in McIntyre, Georgia under a tent in Thompson’s backyard.