Tristin Mays Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 04 Jan, 2019
Facts of Tristin Mays
Date of Birth: 1990 , June-10
Age: 28 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Name Tristin Mays
Birth Name Tristin Mays
Father Viveca Mays
Mother Michael Mays
Nationality American
Birth Place/City New Orleans
Ethnicity Mixed
Profession Actress/Model
Working For TV series
Net Worth $1 million
Eye Color Dark
Hair Color Brown
Face Color Fair
Body Measurements 35-24-35
Breast Size 35
Waist size 24
Hip Size 35
Weight in KG 46
Famous for Actress, singer, dancer
Married Not Yet
Education N/A
Awards Not Yet
Movies Thunderstruck
TV Show The Vampire Diaries, MaCgyver
Siblings Jeryn, Mays.
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Tristin Mays is best known for her portrayal of Robin Dixon in the Nickelodeon series Gullah Gullah Island. She has appeared in numerous films and TV series.
Mays was one of the top models in the US in the late 1990s. She featured in numerous commercials including Play Boy, Kool-Aid, Kraft Cheese, and Ross. She made debut in TV movie Harambee! in 1967.
She later enacted in various films, TV films, and drama series. Since 2016, she is portraying Reily Davis in a CBS series MaCgyver since 2016. The series is a reboot series of the same name that aired from 1985-92in the ABC.

Early Life And Education Of Tristin Mays

Tristin Mays was born on 10 June 1990 in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. She is of mixed descent African American-French-Indian. 

She was raised in the New York until the family moved to Moreno Valley, California. She graduated from Vista del Lago High School. She has a sibling brother, Jeryn, Mays. He is also an actor. 

Tristin Mays's Career


She became one of the top child models in the country while working with the Ford Modeling Agency. She later appeared on several commercials such as Play Skool Kool-Aid, Kraft Cheese, ROSS, Sunkist, McDonald’s and Hershey’s.

Tristin Mays was once in a singing group named Jane3 which was signed to Jive/Zomba. Their single, Screensaver was produced by Marques Houston and T-Pain. In 1996, Tristin was cast in a TV movie, Harambee, as Angel and a year later as Shaina replacing Shaina M. Freeman in an American musical children’s TV series, Gullah Gullah Island. The same year, she performed as Nala in The Lion King on Broadway.


Tristin Mays then appeared in 3 episodes as Robin Dixon of TV series Alias from 2001-04. In 2006, Tristin appeared in TV series, Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide. Tristin then appeared in a recurring role in Private which is a web series based on the novel of the same name, Private.


From 2010-2011, she appeared in Zeke and Luther for 3 episodes as Monica Lopez. In 2011, she appeared in a short film, Hot Dog Water and in TV series like Victorious as Sherry and Kicking It as Vanessa/M.C.

Moreover, Tristin Mays featured in a direct-to-video comedy film, House Party: Tonight the Night as Autumn Rose, alongside Tequan Richmond, Tristin Mays, Zac Goodspeed, and others. In 2014, she worked as a short associate producer and short first assistant director in a short comedy film, Like She Can.

In 2015, she also had a recurring role for 6 episodes in an American supernatural drama TV series called Vampire Diaries as Sarah Nelson/Salvatore. 

Since 2016, she is portraying Riley Davis in an action-adventure drama series MacGyver’s reboot version. She appeared on the show alongside Lucas Till, George Eads, Sandrine Holt, Justin Hires, Meredith Eaton, and Isabel Lucas.

She has a small boutique in Riverside, CA where she specializes in jewelry, accessories, handbags, and clothes. 

Tristin Mays' Net Worth

According to a source, her estimated net worth is $1 million plus as of 2018. She mostly earns this amount of figure from her acting and modeling career. Simallary, she receives $70K salary for an episode of the TV series MacGyver. Her MacGyver co-star Lucas Till has $2 million net worth.

In 2012, she was a part of family comedy film Thunderstruck which earned  $587,211 at the Box Office. Her 2015 film The Wedding Ringer collected $79.8 million worldwide. 

Tristin Mays' Personal Life, Married, Boyfriend

Tristin Mays is an unmarried woman. She is not dating anyone, as of June 2018. She was once in a relationship with American professional soccer DeAndre Yedlin. The duo was seen hanging outs together in mid-2016. Her ex-boyfriend plays for American national soccer team and New Castle United FC.


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Mays is active on Instagram where she frequently shares her special moments with her fans. She also travels different parts of the world during vacation and holiday.

She also shares her dog’s pictures on her Instagram. As of June 2018, she has 264k followers on her Instagram. She loves cooking and makes delicious food in her spare time. She prefers to listen to 80’s songs.

Body Measurements:

  • Height: Tristin is 5 feet 5 inch tall.
  • Weight: She weighs 46kg.
  • Body Measurement: She has a perfect body measurement size of 35-24-35 inches.
  • Workout: She is physically fit and active and does a daily workout for 30-45 minutes.

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