Tyson Beckford Net Worth 2022
Tyson Beckford Net Worth
According To Uswhispres yson Beckford Net Worth $8 Million Tyson Beckford is a $8 million net worth American fashion model and actor. Beckford first rose to prominence as a model for Ralph Lauren, where he became the first African-American male supermodel. He later moved on to a film and television career. Tyson was voted "Man of the Year" by VH1 in 1995, and he was chosen one of the "50 Most Beautiful People in the World" by "People" magazine. He began acting in films such as "Zoolander" a few years later.
Tyson Craig Beckford was born on December 19, 1970, in Rochester, New York. Hillary, his mother, is Afro-Jamaican, and Lloyd, his father, is Chinese-Jamaican and Afro-Jamaican. Tyson's family went to Jamaica when he was quite young and stayed for seven years before returning to Rochester. Beckford attended Pittsford Mendon High School in Pittsford, courtesy to a busing scheme that transported kids from urban regions to suburban schools. Tyson ran track and football in high school and has one sister, Shanique.
Jeff Jones, a talent scout, discovered Beckford in New York City's Washington Square Park in 1992 and hired him for "The Source" magazine. He began modelling for Ralph Lauren's Polo sportswear line the following year. Tyson signed with Soul Artist Management in New York and D'management Group in Milan, and VH1 ranked him #38 on their list of the "40 Hottest Hotties of the '90s." In 2000
he made his cinematic debut in "Boricua's Bond," and in 2001, he played himself in Ben Stiller's male model comedy "Zoolander." Beckford guest-starred on the ABC sitcom "My Wife and Kids" and appeared in the films "Trois 2: Pandora's Box" and "Gully" in 2002.