Tyson Brett Ballou (born in November 14, 1976) is a male supermodel. Discovered by the modeling agency, Page Parkes, he has become one of the industry's most sought-after male models. Born in Garland, Texas, he began modeling at the age of 15 years old, appearing in magazines and shows in Texas. Later on, he began modeling in New York under the Ford Modelling Agency, but later signed with another agency, IMG, which was instrumental in making him one of today's most successful male models. His modeling include stints for Giorgio Armani, Versace, Calvin Klein, Tommy hilfiger, Dolce and Gabbana, among others.