Tyson Beckford is an actor and model from the USA. He is known as the model of Ralph Lauren Polo. Beckford was the host of ‘Make Me a Supermodel’ on Bravo. He has acted in many films like ‘Hotel California’, ‘Supermodel’, ‘Into the Blue’, ‘Sharon Leal: Giant’, and Searching for Bobby D’. Beckford has also appeared in numerous music videos of many popular artists. Here is a quick summary of Tyson Beckford’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Tyson Beckford Early Life
Tyson Beckford is the son of Hillary Dixon Hall and Lloyd Beckford. He was born on 19 December 1970, in New York’s Rochester.
He completed his schooling from Pittsford, New York’s Pittsford Mendon High School. He has spent seven years of his childhood in Jamaica.
Tyson Beckford was in a relationship with April Roomet from 1997 to 1999. They have a son named Jordan Beckford. From 2008 to 2015, he was in a relationship with Shanina Shaik. He has also previously dated CariDee English and Berniece Julien. In 2009, he was in a relationship with Paige Butcher. He is currently single.
He was injured in a car accident in 2005. His vehicle was caught on fire and he received medical treatment at Jersey City Medical Center. He resides in New Jersey and serves as an ambassador of Kick 4 Life, which is a non-profit organization.
Tyson Beckford Career, Awards & Achievement
Tyson Beckford was hired by the magazine called The Source in 1992. A year later, he was selected as the front model for the line Polo by Ralph Lauren. He has supported the campaign ‘National RESPECT!’ in 2008.
He has co-hosted ‘Make Me a Supermodel’ for Bravo which is a modeling contest. He has also been a mentor of ‘Make Me a Supermodel’ Australia version along with Jennifer Hawkins. Beckford has been a host of ‘Ireland’s Next Top Model’ Britain’s Next Top Model’.
Beckford was a contestant in ‘I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!’. In 2002, he was seen in the television series ‘My Wife and Kids’. His other television credits include ‘Half & Half’, ‘Video on Trial’, ‘SWV Reunited’, and ‘The Characters’.
In 1993, he appeared in the music video “Breathe Again” by Toni Braxton. In 2003, Beckford appeared in the music videos “21 Questions” by 50 Cent and “Act a Cool” by Ludacris. He has also appeared in music videos by Mariah Carey, Britney Spears, DJ Khaled, and Shaq.
He made his movie debut in 2000. In 2001, he starred in ‘Zoolander’. The following year, he acted in ‘Trois 2: Pandora’s Box’. In 2016, Beckford was seen as Alex in the movie ‘Supermodel’.
Awards & Achievements
People Magazine has named Tyson Beckford as the “50 Most Beautiful People in the World”. He has been named as “the greatest male model of all time” by Vogue Magazine in 2014. In 1995, he was given the title of “Man of the Year” by VH1. He has also appeared on “40 Hottest Hotties of the ’90s” by VH1.
Net Worth of Tyson Beckford
The estimated net worth of Tyson Beckford is more than $20 million. He is one of the most successful male models in the world. In his career, he has appeared in several magazine covers and walked the ramp for many top brands. His net worth also comes by starring in a number of films. Tyson Beckford has hosted many television shows and has also guest starred in television series. He acted in movies like ‘Gas’, ‘Biker Boyz’, ‘Kings of the Evening’, ‘Addicted’, and ‘Chocolate City’.
Tyson Beckford is one of the most famous male models in the world. His niche is not just modeling but also acting. He has got many fans across the base and is of the Afro-Asian descent. He is a very successful person who is very active in his profession.