Tyson Beckford

Actor and Model
Born Dec 19, 1970

Tyson Beckford is an American fashion model and actor, best known as a Ralph Lauren Polo model. He was also the host of both seasons of the Bravo program Make Me a Supermodel.

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1970 Birth Beckford was born in Rochester, New York on December 19, 1970 to a Jamaican father of mixed race including Chinese and a Jamaican mother of Panamanian, Afro-Jamaican and descent. … Read More


1992 21 Years Old In 1992, he was recruited to hip hop magazine The Source by a talent scout, Jeff Jones, who has been credited with 'discovering' Beckford in New York City.
1993 22 Years Old In 1993, Beckford was recruited by Ralph Lauren as the front model for the company's Polo line of male sportswear.
1995 24 Years Old Beckford was named "Man of the Year" in 1995 by the cable television music channel VH1 & one of the "50 Most Beautiful People in the World" by People magazine. … Read More


2003 32 Years Old In 2003, he appeared on the ABC network's celebrity reality game show I'm a Celebrity... … Read More
2008 37 Years Old In September 2008, he supported the National RESPECT! … Read More


2012 41 Years Old Beckford judged and mentored the contestants of the first few episodes of the Australian version of Make Me a Supermodel with model and former Miss Universe Jennifer Hawkins. In 2012, he participated in Fox's dating game show The Choice. … Read More
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