Name: Tyson Beckford
Born As: Tyson Craig Beckford
Birthdate/place: December 19, 1970 in The Bronx, NY
Claim to Fame: Top male supermodel for Gucci, Tommy Hilfiger and Ralph Lauren (1990)
Tyson Beckford Bio: Beckford was named “Man of the Year” in 1995 by the cable television music channel VH1, as well as one of the “50 Most Beautiful People in the World” by People magazine. He was #38 on VH1′s 40 Hottest Hotties of the ’90s.
In 2003, Beckford appeared on the ABC celeb reality show I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!. In September 2008, he lent his support to the National RESPECT! Campaign against domestic violence, recording a voice message for the Giverespect.org Web site talking about the importance of respecting one another.
Beckford is currently co-hosting the reality series Make Me a Supermodel on the television channel Bravo. He also judged and mentored the first few episodes of the Australian version of Make Me a Supermodel with model and former Miss Universe Jennifer Hawkins.