Tristin Mays

Inside Biography

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 PlayBoy, Kool-Aid, Kraft Cheese, and Ross. She made her debut in the 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 2016. The series is a reboot series of the same name that aired from 1985-92 on ABC.

Early Life, Family, 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. Mays was raised in New York until the family moved to Moreno Valley, California.

Her parents are Viveca Mays(father) and Michael Mays(mother). She has an older brother named Jeryn Mays who is also an actor. His brother is married to Valerie Bertinelli and has a welcomed son named Wolfgang Van Halen.

She has completed her high school graduation from Vista del Lago High School. 

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 the TV series Alias from 2001-04. In 2006, Tristin appeared in the TV series, Ned’s Decla s sified 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 a s sociate producer and short first a s sistant director in a short comedy film.

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

Since 2016, Mays 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.

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

Tristin Mays' Net Worth And Earnings 

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

In 2012, The actress was a part of the family comedy film Thunderstruck which earned  $587,211 at the Box Office. Her 2015 film The Wedding Ringer collected a whopping amount of box office collection of around $79.8 million worldwide against $23 million. The actress played the role in the movie along with Kevin Hart and Josh Gad

Mays has also a ma s sive fan following on her Instagram account with 326 K followers as of 2019. It also plays one of the major roles to boost up her net worth as she can command $977.25-$1,628.75 a post. 

Tristin Mays' Affair, Married, And 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 the American national soccer team and New Castle United FC.

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Previously she was in a dating relationship with Roshon Fegan(actor) in the years 2011. Once she was also caught hugging and kissing Brandon Mychal Smith(actor).

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

Mays also shares her dog’s pictures on her Instagram. As of 2019, she has 326k followers on her Instagram. She loves cooking and makes delicious food in her spare time. She prefers to listen to 80’s songs. She is also an avid animal lover who has a pet dog. She often showcases her fondness towards it snapping beautiful photos on her Instagram. 

Age, Body Measurements and Other Facts

  • Age: As of 2019, Mays is aged 28 years. 
  • Birth Sign: Gemini
  • Height: Tristin is 5 feet 5 inch(168cm) 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.
  • Shoe size: 8(US)

by Bchrome, 03 Aug, 2016

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