Tyson Beckford Age Height Weight Net Worth

Tyson Beckford was born in Rochester, New York, United States, on December 19, 1970, is an American model and actor. He was discovered by model scout Jeff Jones, in New York's Washington Square Park in 1992. He became the first black man in advertising campaign for Ralph Lauren in 1993, modelling for the brand for five years. Has Panamanian, Jamaican and Chinese ancestry. Vogue named Tyson the greatest male model of all time. Beckford's hobbies include racing and cars. Graduated from Pittsford Mendon High School. Featured in several music videos including Toni Braxton "Unbreak My Heart" (1996), Britney Spears "Toxic" (2004), Pet Shop Boys "Go West" (1993), The Notorious B.I.G. "One More Chance" (1995), Toni Braxton "Breathe Again" (1993), Ludacris "Act a Fool" (2003), 50 Cent "21 Questions" (2003), Mariah Carey "Infinity" (2015) and Lizzo "2 Be Loved (Am I Ready)" (2022). Lives in Harlem, New York City and Jamaica.

How tall is Tyson Beckford and what is his weight? Tyson Beckford's height is 6' 1" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 185.5 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight is 185 іn pоunds or 84 іn kіlоgrаmѕ. He is 53 years old. His net worth is around 16 million dollars.

Tyson Beckford

Tyson Beckford
Photo: John Mathew Smith & from Laurel Maryland, USA / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 2.0

Birth Date

December 19, 1970


53 years old


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color



6 ft 1 in | 185.5 cm

Net Worth

$16 Million


39 in | 99 cm


185 lbs | 84 kg


32 in | 81 cm

Shoe size

12 US | 45 EU


He was in relationship with celebrity stylist April Roomet (1997-1999), they have one son, Jordan Beckford.

He dated Australian model Shanina Shaik (2008-2015).

Best Movies

He made his big screen debut in drama film Boricua's Bond (2000).

Zoolander (2001) action comedy as Himself

Pandora's Box (2002) thriller romance as Lance Racine

Biker Boyz (2003) action drama as Donny

Gas (2004) comedy as Karl

Searching for Bobby D (2005) adventure comedy as Jerome

Into the Blue (2005) action thriller as Primo

Kings of the Evening (2008) drama as Homer Hobbs

Hotel California (2008) action thriller as Al

Addicted (2014) drama thriller as Corey

Chocolate City (2015) drama as Adrian 'Rude Boy'

Supermodel (2015) drama as Alex

Singleholic (2022) romance as Manuele

TV shows

He co-hosted Bravo reality television modeling competition series Make Me a Supermodel (2008-2009).

He served as a guest judge in reality television series America's Next Top Model (2007-2011).

He was contestant in ABC dance competition series Dancing with the Stars (2023).


And Men Magazine, Cosmopolitan U.S., Attitude, 7TH Man, V Man, WWD Magazine, Vogue, GQ Germany, Glass Magazine, OOB Magazine, IO Donna, New York Times, Details, Paper Magazine, Esquire U.S., Essence, UPTOWN Magazine, Krave.

Advertising campaigns

Barneys, Polo Ralph Lauren, Salvatore Ferragamo, Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Pirelli P Zero.

Fashion Shows

Walked runway for Alexander Wang, Greg Lauren, David Tlale, H&M, Fashion for Relief, Michael Costello, Chris Aire, amfAR.


Represented by agencies New York Soul Artist Management, Milan d'management group, Hamburg PMA.