Melissa Rycroft Biography
Melissa Rycroft is a television personality, host, and dancer from the United States. She was a Dallas Cowboys cheerleader and television personality. She appeared as a bachelorette on the thirteenth season of ABC’s The Bachelor, the CMT reality show Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team, and the eighth and fifteenth seasons of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars.
How old is Melissa Rycroft? – Age
He is 39 years old as of 11 March 2022. He was born in 1983 in Dallas, Texas, United States. His real name is Melissa Katherine Rycroft.
Melissa Rycroft Family – Education
She is the daughter of Mary Rycroft, and Bob Rycroft. She began dancing at a young age and served as first lieutenant on her high school drill team. After transferring from the University of Oklahoma, where she was a member of Alpha Chi Omega, she majored in marketing at the University of North Texas.
Melissa Rycroft Husband – Children
Rycroft was engaged to Jason Mesnick, whom she met on The Bachelor, for a short time. Mesnick called off the engagement after admitting his feelings for runner-up Molly Malaney. Rycroft later reconnected with a former flame, salesman Tye Strickland. The couple married in 2011 and has three children: Ava Grace, born on February 16, 2011, Beckett Thomas, born on April 20, 2014, and Cayson Jack, born on May 18, 2016.
Melissa Rycroft Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $1.5 Million.
How tall is Melissa Rycroft? – Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches(1.6 m).
Melissa Rycroft The Bachelor
Rycroft appeared on The Bachelor 13 as one of 25 bachelorettes competing for bachelor Jason Mesnick. Mesnick proposed to Rycroft over runner-up Molly Malaney in the season finale. Mesnick left Rycroft shortly after the proposal, explaining that he had feelings for Malaney. Mesnick and Malaney tied the knot in 2010.
Melissa Rycroft Dancing with the Stars
Rycroft first appeared on Dancing with the Stars in season eight, where she finished third with Tony Dovolani. She and Dovolani were once again partners in the All-Stars season, and they were named the winners on the season finale. She later hosted the Dancing with the Stars live tour in 2015. She later returned as a trio partner to Juan Pablo Di Pace and Cheryl Burke in season 27. Season 15 of Dancing with the Stars.
Melissa Rycrof Melissa & Tye
Rycroft and her husband Tye Strickland starred in their own reality show, Melissa & Tye, on CMT in 2012. From April 20, 2012 to June 8, 2012, the show aired for a single season (eight episodes).
Rycroft auditioned for the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders after graduating from the University of North Texas. She was a member of the team from 2006 to 2008. She made regular appearances as a cheerleader on Country Music Television’s reality show Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team. She also serves on the judging panel for Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader auditions and serves as a showmanship mentor to training camp candidates.
On November 8, 2018, Rycroft and her husband Tye Strickland launched a podcast with YEA Networks. “Logically Irrational” explores relationships, family, pop culture, and reality television. Every Thursday morning, new episodes are available on iTunes. Rycroft is the host of the CMT reality show Redneck Island. Rycroft left the Tribune’s Morning Dose show on June 1, 2018.