Tyson Beckford Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Tyson Beckford Quick Info
Height6 ft
Weight89 kg
Date of BirthDecember 19, 1970
Zodiac SignSagittarius
Eye ColorDark Brown

Tyson Beckford is an American actor and model who is well-recognized as one of the Ralph Lauren Polo models. Given his outstanding modeling background with top-billed brands dominating his list, he has since been dubbed as one of the most successful male supermodels of all time. As an actor, he has made notable appearances in various films and television shows including Boricua’s Bond (2000), Zoolander (2001), Trois 2: Pandora’s Box (2002), My Wife and Kids (2002), Biker Boyz (2003), Half & Half (2003), Gas (2004), Searching for Bobby D (2005), Video on Trial (2005), Kings of the Evening (2007), America’s Next Top Model (2007), Hotel California (2008), Addicted (2014), SWV Reunited (2014), Chocolate City (2015), The Characters (2015), Supermodel (2016), and Huge in France (2019).

Born Name

Tyson Beckford

Nick Name

Tyson

Tyson Beckford as seen in June 2019
Tyson Beckford as seen in June 2019 (Tyson Beckford / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Sagittarius

Born Place

Rochester, New York, United States

Nationality

American

Education

He attended Pittsford Mendon High School.

Occupation

Model, Actor

Family

  • Father – Lloyd Beckford
  • Mother – Hillary Dixon Hall
  • Sibling – Shanique Beckford (Sister)

Manager

Tyson Beckford is represented by –

  • ICM Models, Modeling Agency, London United Kingdom
  • Soul Artist Management, New York City, United States
  • D’management Group, Milan

Build

Athletic

Height

6 ft or 183 cm

Weight

89 kg or 196 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Tyson Beckford had dated –

  1. April Roomet – Tyson Beckford previously dated celebrity stylist April Roomet. The former couple had a son named Jordan Beckford who was born in 1998.
  2. Foxy Brown (2005)
  3. Imogen Thomas (2007)
  4. CariDee English (2008-2010)
  5. Shanina Shaik (2008-2015)
  6. Tatyana Ali (2015)
Tyson Beckford as seen in April 2020
Tyson Beckford as seen in April 2020 (Tyson Beckford / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Mixed (Black and Asian)

He has Afro-Jamaican ancestry on his mother’s side and a combination of Afro-Jamaican and Chinese-Jamaican ancestry on his father’s side.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Tall Height
  • Thick Eyebrows
Tyson Beckford as seen in March 2020
Tyson Beckford as seen in March 2020 (Tyson Beckford / Instagram)

Tyson Beckford Facts

  1. Back in high school, he was often teased about his looks.
  2. In 1992, Beckford was scouted by Jeff Jones to model for the hip-hop magazine The Source.
  3. In 1993, he was recruited as the front model for Ralph Lauren‘s Polo line of male sportswear.
  4. He was dubbed as “Man of the Year” by the cable television music channel VH1 in 1995. Around the same time, he was also included in the list of “50 Most Beautiful People in the World” by People magazine.
  5. He was ranked at #38 of the “40 Hottest Hotties of the ’90s” by VH1.
  6. In 2003, Beckford guested on ABC’s celebrity reality game show I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!.
  7. In September 2008, he went on to support the “National RESPECT! Campaign”, a campaign fight against domestic violence. Beckford recorded a voice message for its website where he spoke about the value of respect for others.
  8. He co-hosted the modeling competition Make Me a Supermodel on Bravo alongside Niki Taylor. He was joined by Nicole Trunfio as a mentor to the contestants for the show’s 2nd season. In the first few episodes of the Australian version of the show, he was also a judge and a mentor to the contestants, sharing the roles with model and former Miss Universe, Jennifer Hawkins.
  9. In 2012, Beckford joined Fox’s dating game show The Choice.
  10. Beckford also appears as one of the hosts of the Anglo-Irish version of the hit reality show Next Top Model.
  11. He is an ambassador for the non-profit organization called Kick 4 Life, an organization that uses the influence and power of soccer to connect the youth in holistic care and support in Lesotho.

Featured Image by Tyson Beckford / Instagram

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