Berniece Julien Wiki: Divorced Tyson Beckford, Net Worth, Height

April 18, 2024
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Who is Berniece Julien?

Berniece Julien was born in the United Kingdom in 1980 – she hasn’t shared her exact date of birth or place with the public, but people believe that her zodiac sign is Aries, and she now holds both British and American nationality. She’s a businesswoman and a model, who’s probably only known because of the rumors circulating the internet, which claim that she’s a former wife of American actor and model Tyson Beckford.

Early life and education

Berniece was raised in the UK by her parents, about whom nothing’s known as she respects their privacy; it’s said that her father was a businessman, and that her mother was an attorney. She hasn’t spoken of having any siblings, and Berniece is thus believed to be an only child.

She grew up being interested in numerous activities, while she was mostly focused on playing sports with her friends. While attending a local high school, Berniece played volleyball and soccer for her school’s teams, also acted with the school’s drama club, and practicing creative writing.

She matriculated in 1998, and even though she hasn’t spoken of her further education, most of Berniece’s fans believe that she attended college and graduated in 2002.

Berniece’s career

Berniece has been keeping the details of her career away from the media’s attention, but it’s said that she’s been working as a model for more than 10 years now, and that she’s also launched her own business, however, none of this has been independently confirmed, nor addressed by Berniece.


It’s also said that she has just recently retired from modelling, and has chosen to focus on other things in life.

Love life and alleged marriage with Tyson Beckford

Rumors started circulating around the internet in 2009, claiming that Berniece was engaged to Tyson Beckford. It’s widely known that they spent some time dating in that year, as they occasionally appeared together at red carpet events; the two apparently met when they did a photoshoot together.

Subsequently,many people believe that Tyson and Berniece exchanged vows in 2009,but that they divorced after only a couple of months together; no evidence has been provided to support these claims, nor has either of the two commented on these rumors.

Berniece hasn’t spoken of any other men whom she might have been with, while it’s known that Tyson has dated many popular girls.

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In 1996, he dated Bridget Hall, a famous American model, and in 1997, he started dating April Roomet, the American TV personality who gave birth to their son in 1998. He was in a long-term relationship with the Australian model Shanina Shaik between 2008 and 2015.

As of December 2021, Berniece seems to be single, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.

Hobbies and other interests

Berniece is a philanthropist, and has apparently spent a lot of her time volunteering with various charity organizations, mostly with those which aim to improve the quality of life for under privileged children; it’s said that she’s also donated money to charity.


She’s into travelling, and has apparently been to a couple of Asian and European countries, for both work and pleasure, while she has also visited many US states; her dream travel destination is Morocco in North Africa.

Berniece is a cat-lover, and has a pet cat which could’ve been seen featured in many of her Instagram pictures (Berniece’s Instagram account has been deleted for unknown reasons).

She likes to watch movies in her spare time – her favorite actor and actress are Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, while a couple of her favorite films include “Mr. and Mrs Smith”, “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” and “Once Upon a Time in… Hollywood”.

Age, height and net worth

Berniece’s age is 41. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 7ins (1.7m) and she weighs around 130lbs (60kgs).

As of December 2021, her net worth has been estimated at over $1 million, while Tyson’s net worth is reputedly more than $8 million.

Who is Tyson Beckford?

Tyson Beckford was born in The Bronx, New York City USA, on 19 December 1970 – his zodiac sign is Sagittarius, and he holds American nationality. He’s perhaps today known best for being a Ralph Lauren Polo model, as well as for having hosted the reality TV show “Make Me a Supermodel”.

Tyson was raised in Jamaica by his Panamanian father Lloyd Beckford, and his Jamaican mother Hillary Dixon Hall.


The family moved to Jamaica as soon as he was born, and Tyson spent seven years there, before they moved to Rochester in New York State. He studied at Pittsford Mendon High School, at which he was bullied because of his looks, then upon matriculating in 1988, Tyson didn’t enroll at college, but found work to financially support himself.

Tyson was scouted in 1992 by a journalist who worked for the magazine “The Scout”, and he signed a contract with Ralph Lauren in the following year. In 1995, the cable TV music channel VH1 named him ‘Man of the Year’, while the magazine “People” featured him in their list of 50 most beautiful people on Earth. Tyson is today represented by D’management Group in Milan, Italy, and by Soul Artist Management in New York City.

He’s also appeared in close to 30 movies and TV series. He made his debut appearance in the 1993 Tony Braxton music video “Breathe Again”, while he then appeared in the music videos “The Notorious B. I. G.: One More Chance” and “Toni Braxton: Un-Break My Hear” in 1995 and 1996, respectively. In 2001, Tyson was cast to play a supporting character in the hit comedy movie “Zoolander”, written and directed by Ben Stiller, who also starred in it alongside Owen Wilson and Christine Taylor. It follows a fashion model who’s been brainwashed, and forced to kill the Prime Minister of Malaysia; the movie won one of the 12 awards for which it was nominated.


Some of Tyson’s other notable performances in the 2000s were in the 2003 action film “Biker Boyz”, the 2005 adventure comedy movie “Searching for Bobby D” and the 2008 action crime film “Hotel California”.

In 2014, he portrayed Corey in the popular thriller movie “Addicted”, directed by Billie Woodruff, and which was based on the eponymous novel by Zane. It starred Sharon Leal, Boris Kodjoe and John Newberg, and follows a gallerist who has started an affair with a famous painter.

Tyson is currently shooting for the upcoming action series “Throttle”, and the romantic movie “Singleholic”, apparently scheduled for release in 2022.

Olivia Wilson

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