Tyson Ballou is an American model who was born on November 14, 1976 in Garland, Texas. He began his modeling career at the age of 15, signing with Page Parkes. After appearing in campaigns for the likes of JC Penneys, Tyson was scouted by Ford in 1997, heading off to the Big Apple. After switching to IMG in 1998, Tyson hit the big time, appearing in campaigns for Jil Sander, Byblos, Moschino and more. Becoming a regular fixture in publications such as Details and VMAN, the rest is history.