Fast Facts

  • Lived in his parents' native Jamaica until age 7.
  • Discovered in Washington Square Park when he was 21 by editors from The Source Magazine.
  • His agent/manager, Bethann Hardison, is Kadeem Hardison's mother.
  • Appeared in a number of music videos, including Toni Braxton's "Unbreak My Heart" and Britney Spears' "Toxic."
  • Has a strong interest in motor sports and hosted the auto series Fine Tuned on the Speed Channel.
  • Has participated in the Race to Deliver, which helps homebound people with AIDS.


  • Jordan — Son
  • Hillary Dixon Hall — Mother
  • Lloyd Beckford — Father
  • Patrick Beckford — Brother

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  • Birth Name: Tyson Craig Beckford
  • Birth Place: Bronx, NY
  • Profession: Model, TV host, Actor

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