Actor-model Tyson Beckford comes from multi-ethnic family background, being born to parents of Jamaican and Chinese descent.
Tyson Beckford is an American model, actor, writer, and producer. He is best known as a model for Ralph Lauren Polo.
Some of his famous works include Into the Blue, Biker Boyz, Zoolander, and Searching for Bobby D. Tyson is also known for hosting both seasons of the Bravo program Make Me a Supermodel.
Tyson Beckford Parents: Hillary Dixon Hall & Lloyd Beckford
Tyson Beckford was born to his parents, Hillary Dixon Hall and Lloyd Beckford, in The Bronx, New York City. He is of mixed ethnicity as his mother is Jamaican, while his Father is a Panamanian of Jamaican and Chinese-Jamaican descent.
As a child, Tyson was often teased about his looks, perhaps for his appearance with both Asian and African features.
Soon after Tyson was born, his family moved to Jamaica. They lived there for seven years before moving to Rochester, New York.
Tyson graduated from Pittsford Mendon High School. Born on December 19, 1970, Tyson is currently 51.
He has a brother named Patrick Beckford. Patrick, unfortunately, passed away recently, but there is no further detail about it available online.
Who Is Tyson Beckford Son, Jordan Beckford?
Tyson Beckford has a son named Jordan Beckford. Jordan, currently 24, was born in his relationship with celebrity stylist April Roomet.
Jordan started his music career with its technical side: music production and engineering. Then he got to releasing and performing songs.
According to Jordan, he developed a love for music due to his parents’ celebrity status. He grew up watching his parents work with musicians, including Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Tupac, Dr. Dre, etc.
Besides, the young Beckford has followed his Father’s footsteps and got into modeling. Growing up, he was interested in clothes, fashion, and photography.
We can see Jordan modeling for certain brands. He has also been a part of Paris fashion week and walked several other runways.
Besides, Jordan has worked with organizations on different modeling campaigns. A fan of the infusion of fashion and music, he believes there is a great connection between them.
Tyson Beckford Wife And Dating History Explored
Tyson Beckford was briefly married to Berniece Julien in 2009. Berniece is a British-American entrepreneur and businesswoman.
Previously, Tyson was married to celebrity stylist April Roomet sometime toward the end of the 1990s. Their union, though brief-lived, brought Jordan into the world in 1998.
April is a fashion stylist, costume designer, creative director, and TV personality. She appeared on TV programs like Candy Girls, Revenge Body with Khloé Kardashian, and The Rap Game.
Although April had her career to build, she still found a balance between work and personal life. Despite the separation, she managed to co-parent her son successfully. Tyson even praised his former partner for being an amazing mother and doing a great job at helping him raise their kid.
Tyson is believed to be single after many failed relationships in the past. Who’s Dated Who reveals that Jordan has had short-lived romances with Paige Butcher, Shanina Shaik, and Bridget Hall.
In an interview with Diana Madison in 2015, Jordan admitted his struggles with dating. He said he tends to be too straightforward and sometimes controlling during relationships.
Besides, he was in a heated online spat with Kim Kardashian, with Kim hinting Jordan is gay. However, the supermodel cleared the air regarding his sexuality by stating he was not gay.