Tye Strickland [Melissa Rycroft's Husband] Bio, Job & Facts

By Staff Writer | Published On: 05 Mar, 2020
Tye Strickland [Melissa Rycroft's Husband] Bio, Job & Facts

Tye Strickland is an American insurance agent based in Texas, working for the State Farm Insurance.

Apart from his job, he has also appeared in the TV show, Melissa & Tye (2012), and guest-starred in Good Morning America (2012) and Entertainment Tonight (2014). 

Tye Strickland's Bio: Age

Tye Strickland was born on 9th April 1981, in the United States of America.

Wife & Children

Tye Strickland is married to Melissa Rycroft. The couple is blessed with three children: two sons and a daughter.


Tye Strickland with his wife Melissa Rycroft and children on 23rd February 2020 (Source: Melissa Rycroft's Instagram)

Their first child, a daughter named Ava Grace Strickland, was born on 16th February 2011, second child, a son named Beckett Thomas Strickland was born on 20th April 2014, respectively. Later, Tye and Melissa got blessed with a third child named Cayson Jack Strickland on 18th May 2016.

Dating Story

Tye and Melissa first met in 2005 in their hometown Dallas, Texas, while they were attending a mutual friends' party. Shortly after their meeting, they began dating.

Three years later, the couple separated when Melissa went on to participate as a contestant in the reality show, The Bachelor in 2008. There, Melissa was engaged to her co-contestant Jason Mesnick after he proposed to her during the finale of the 13th season of the show.

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However, she was jilted by Jason on national television after he decided to begin a relationship with the department store buyer and runner-up, Molly Malaney. But their separation helped Melissa and Tye rekindle in January 2009. 

A couple of months later, they got engaged in June 2009. Then after six months, the couple tied the knot on 12th December 2009 at sunset in a beach ceremony in Isla Mujeres, Mexico. On the wedding day, attended by close friends and family only, the bride wore an Alfred Angelo gown.

Who Is Melissa Rycroft?

Former Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader, Melissa Rycroft is an American reality TV personality and host best known for appearing in the AMC's reality show, The Bachelor and CMT's reality show, Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team (2006-2018). Additionally, she has appeared in other TV shows like Bachelor Pad (2010), Melissa & Tye (2012), Good Morning America (2010-2015), and Dancing with Stars (2009-2018). 

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Melissa was born as Melissa Katherine Rycroft on 11th March 1983 in Dallas, Texas, USA. She graduated from the Newman Smith High School in Carrollton, Texas, in 2001, where she was a drill team officer. Later, she graduated from the University of North Texas in 2005 with a degree in Marketing and Finance.

Interesting Facts:

  • According to Celebrity Net Worth, Tye Strickland's net worth is $1.5 million.

  • His wife, Mellissa Rycroft's net worth, is $1.5 million.

  • He has a tattoo of his daughter, Ava Grace's name on his wrist, which was handwritten by his wife.

  • His wife admitted that she had a miscarriage between births of her first two children.