Tyler Atkins is best known for winning first place in The Amazing Race Australia, one of the highest rating series of 2011. During the 12 week run, Tyler’s earthy, infectious personality was able to permeate through the screen, making him an instant favourite with viewers. During the series Tyler undertook a number of incredible feats, all executed with his can-do attitude and a cheeky smile.
Tyler is currently preparing for his first acting role in Southern Stars Puberty Blues for Channel Ten. Tyler is more than just the winner of The Amazing Race, for several years he has been one of Australia’s most sought after models. His good looks epitomize the bronzed Aussie Surfer that so many either want to date, or dream about being.
In Australia, Tyler has appeared in just about every major fashion magazine including covers on Vogue, GQ and Men’s Health. Demand for Tyler has since extended into the international market, where Tyler has been found on the cover of Glamour USA and Details USA, as well as featuring in global campaign for Toni & Guy.
The unique selling point about Tyler is however that IS ‘that guy’. He is more than ‘a look’… his personality shines right through the lens and stops you in your tracks. To that end, Tyler has added several top profile television commercials to his repertoire including Coke Zero, Myer and Reebok USA, while also featuring in several music videos.
Tyler is an official ambassador for Kidney Health Australia, a cause close to his heart after battling a dysfunctional kidney during The Amazing Race. This life-changing event has had Tyler revolutionise his way of living, and these days you are just as likely to find Tyler researching organic produce and preparing healthy meals in the kitchen, as you are to find him surfing Easy Sydney’s many beautiful beaches.