An American fashion model and actor Tyson Craig Beckford was born on December 19, 1970, and you might have heard of him as a model of Ralph Lauren. This person also hosted Bravo’s Make Me a Supermodel.
Tyson Beckford info
This actor’s parents are both foreigners; his father is Jamaican and his mother is half African-Jamaican and Chinese. Their son was brought up in Rochester, New York, and attended school in Penfield, New York, a place near his city. After graduation from a high school of Pittsford the star became a member of the Urban-Suburban Program, whose aim was to provide urban youth with good educational opportunity in the city’s surrounding suburban school districts. In addition, the future fashion model participated in his high school football and track teams. What’s more interesting, this person is actually related to Ron Artest, the forward of Los Angeles Lakers team: the famous actor is Artest’s cousin.
At the beginning of 90s Beckford was hired as one of the crew members from NY hip hop magazine The Source. The man who discovered the new talent was Jeff Jones. Later, in 1993 Ralph Lauren selected this talented young man one of the front models, promoting the company’s Polo line of male sportswear.
Tyson Beckford’s tattoos info
Tyson Beckford tattoos are large in number and probably the most significant one is a large cross on his back with the words “Lord of Lord’s” written on it.
The left arm is covered with the sign of his name, Tyson, written in old English. Another pic represents the classic “Laugh Now, Smile Later” masks and a couple of banners, on which the words are written. The star’s forearm is decorated with a depiction of a dragon, and his elbow has a spider web on it. There are more tattoos on the actor’s arms.
The right arm of the model is adorned by a group of clouds, covering the bicep and the shoulder. A large Chinese dragon and a spider web are on his elbow.
The celebrity’s neck is also covered with signs, and these are his son’s name “Jordan” on the left, and some Kanji characters on the right.
Another Tyson Beckford tattoo is placed on his leg. His left leg is ornamented with a large tribal artwork.