Melissa Rycroft: Biography. Height, Weight, Age

Melissa Rycroft Height, Weight, Age, Husband, Net Worth

Melissa Katherine Rycroft-Strickland, born on March 11, 1983, is an American television personality, host, and dancer. She gained recognition as a former Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader and has appeared on various reality TV shows.

Melissa Rycroft has participated as a bachelorette on the thirteenth season of ABC’s The Bachelor, on the CMT reality TV series Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team, and on the eighth and fifteenth seasons of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars. She has also hosted reality competition shows such as Bachelor Pad and Redneck Island.

Melissa Rycroft Quick Info
Height 5 ft 3 in
Weight 51 kg
Date of Birth March 11, 1983
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Eye Color Dark Brown

Born Name

Melissa Katherine Rycroft

Nick Name


Melissa Rycroft as seen in a selfie that was taken in March 2023, at Beauty Hive Salon

Sun Sign


Born Place

Dallas, Texas, United States


Dallas, Texas, United States




Melissa graduated from Newman Smith High School in Carrollton, Texas in 2001.


TV Personality, Host, Dancer


  • Father ‚Äď Bob Rycroft
  • Mother ‚Äď Mary Rycroft
  • Siblings ‚Äď Melissa has a brother.

Net Worth





5 ft 3 in or 160 cm


51 kg or 112.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Melissa has dated ‚Äď

  1. Jason Mesnick‚ÄĒTV star Jason Mesnick and Melissa were engaged for a short time. Melissa met Mesnick on the 13th season of The Bachelor in 2009. He broke off the engagement, though, because he was in love with Molly Malaney.
  2. Tye Strickland‚ÄĒAfter her breakup with Jason, she went back to seeing her ex-boyfriend, Southlake, Texas salesman Tye Strickland. After being engaged for six months, they got married on December 12, 2009, in Isla Mujeres, Mexico. They have three children together: a girl named Ava Grace (born February 16, 2011) and two sons named Beckett Thomas (born April 20, 2014) and Cayson Jack (born May 18, 2016). She had a miscarriage in the time between the births of her first two children.
Melissa Rycroft as seen in a picture with her family that was taken in January 2024

Race / Ethnicity


Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Petite physical appearance

Brand Endorsements


Melissa Rycroft as seen in a picture with her husband Tye Strickland that was taken in December 2023