Melissa Katherine Rycroft-Strickland, better known as Melissa Rycroft, is an American dancer, reality television personality, and former Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader. She was born on March 11, 1983 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Her career in the industry started when she was featured as a bachelorette on the thirteenth season of ABC’s The Bachelor.
She was also highlighted on the CMT reality TV series Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team as well as on the eighth and fifteenth seasons of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars. Later on she was seen on the reality-TV competition shows such as Bachelor Pad and Redneck Island.
Melissa is known as the happy wife of Tye Strickland. She and Tye became a married couple in the year 2009. Together they are blessed with three children namely Cayson Jack Strickland, Ava Grace Strickland, and Beckett Thomas Strickland. Previously, she was the girlfriend of Jason Mesnick. She and Jason dated in the year 2009 but their relationship was only brief.
Relationship History (2016 – aged 33)
Melissa Rycroft is currently married to Tye Strickland.
Jason Mesnick – (2009)
Tye Strickland – (2009 – current)
Cayson Jack Strickland
Ava Grace Strickland
Beckett Thomas Strickland