List of Famous people named Tyson
Tyson Luke Fury is a British professional boxer. He is a two-time world heavyweight champion, having held the WBC, The Ring magazine and lineal titles since defeating Deontay Wilder in February 2020; previously he held the unified WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, IBO, The Ring, and lineal titles after defeating Wladimir Klitschko in 2015. With his defeat of Wilder, Fury became the third heavyweight, after Floyd Patterson and Muhammad Ali, to hold The Ring magazine title twice, and the first heavyweight in history to have held the WBA (Super), WBC, IBF, WBO, and The Ring magazine titles. As of December 2020, he is ranked as the world's best active heavyweight by ESPN, the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board (TBRB), and BoxRec, as well as the second-best active boxer, pound for pound, by BoxRec, sixth by the TBRB, and eighth by ESPN. Fury has been ranked by BoxRec as the No.1 heavyweight in the world at the conclusion of 2015, 2018 and 2019.
Tyson Yoshi is a Hong Kong rapper, singer, and songwriter. He is an independent artist and was formerly part of the Hip Hop and R&B label Greytone Music (灰階音樂). He released his first official song “TO MY QUEEN” in 2018. In July 2019, he released "Christy", which was his first song that surpassed 1 million views on Youtube. His first album 1st was then released in 2019. He is one of Hong Kong's most well known hip hop artist and rapper with over 2 million streams on Spotify in more than 100 countries in 2019, one of the highest of any Hong Kong artists.
Tyson Gay is an American track and field sprinter who competes in the 100 and 200 meters dash. His 100 m personal best of 9.69 seconds is the American record and makes him tied for the second fastest athlete ever, along with Yohan Blake.
Tyson Cleotis Chandler is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Chandler was drafted directly out of high school as the second overall pick of the 2001 NBA draft by the Los Angeles Clippers, then was immediately traded to the Chicago Bulls. He has also played for the New Orleans Hornets, Charlotte Bobcats, Dallas Mavericks, New York Knicks, Phoenix Suns and Los Angeles Lakers. As starting center for Dallas, he played an integral role in the franchise's first NBA championship in 2011. He has been named to the NBA All-Defensive Team three times. While with New York, Chandler was voted the NBA Defensive Player of the Year in 2012, when he was also named to the All-NBA Third Team. He won gold medals with the US national team in the 2010 FIBA World Championship and the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Tyson Beckford is an American model and actor best known as a Ralph Lauren Polo model. He was also the host of both seasons of the Bravo program Make Me a Supermodel. Beckford has been described as one of the most successful black male supermodels of all time, achieving fame and huge contracts similar to the female models that had huge success in the 1990s.
Tyson Pedro is an Australian mixed martial artist who competes in the Light heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
Tyson Barrie is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who is currently playing for the Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He has previously played for the Colorado Avalanche and Toronto Maple Leafs. He was drafted by the Avalanche in the third round, 64th overall, of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.
Theodore James "TJ" Wilson is a Canadian retired professional wrestler currently signed to WWE as a producer under the ring name Tyson Kidd. He has not wrestled since suffering a spinal cord injury during a non-televised match on June 1, 2015.
Tyson Apostol is an American reality television personality, best known for his appearances on multiple seasons of the CBS reality television show Survivor. Apostol originally competed on Survivor: Tocantins in 2009, finishing in 8th place. He returned as a villain on Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains in 2010 and came in 15th place. In 2013, he returned again and was eventually crowned the winner of Survivor: Blood vs. Water. Apostol competed for a fourth time on the show's 40th season Survivor: Winners at War, finishing in 11th place.
Tyson Ka'eo Nam is an American professional mixed martial artist who competes in the Bantamweight division. A professional MMA competitor since 2006, Nam has formerly competed for the UFC, World Series of Fighting, Elite XC, and King of the Cage. As of January 25, 2021, he is #15 in the UFC flyweight rankings.
Tyson Jay Ritter is an American singer, songwriter, musician, actor, and model. He is best known as the lead vocalist, bassist, pianist, and songwriter of the multi-platinum selling American alternative rock band the All-American Rejects. As an actor, Ritter appeared as Dane on Amazon Video's Betas, recurred as rock musician Oliver Rome on NBC's Parenthood, and has had supporting roles in films, including The House Bunny (2008) and Miss You Already (2015). In 2018, Ritter played recurring characters on two television series on AMC, Preacher and Lodge 49. Ritter joined the main cast of Preacher for its final season in 2019.
Tyson Connor Houseman is a Canadian actor who appeared in The Twilight Saga: New Moon as Quil Ateara. Tyson currently performs with two professional theater companies, touring all over the world.