Tristan Wilds is an American actor, singer, songwriter as well as a record producer. He is widely known for portraying his roles as Michael Lee on HBO Original drama series The Wire, and as Dixon Wilson on CW teen drama series called 90210. In addition to that, Wilds has also featured in Adele music video called Hello. He is the native of Staten Island, New York, United States. He was born on 15th July 1989 w and he is now at the age of 26. Although he is known by the name Tristan Wilds, as a child, he was named as Tristan Paul Mack Wilds.
He is the son of Paul Wilds and Monique Moncion. His father is an African-American descent whereas his mother is of an Irish and Afro-Dominican descent. Wilds's mother was a first a beautician and a stock broker. He went to get his education from the Michael J. Petrides School which is located in Staten Island and had graduated from there. He belongs to an American nationality. He is a tall guy with the height of five feet and ten inches long which is about 1.77 m. As he was born in the month of July, his birth sign is Cancer.
At the beginning of his acting career, he made his debut by appearing in Miracle’s Boys which is a drama mini-series that produced by Spike Lee. He then made his guest appearances on TV shows such as Law & Order and Cold Case. Next year, he made his movie debut in an independent drama film called Half Nelson along with Academy Award nominee Ryan Gosling. His other TV and movie credits include The Wire, Red Tails, 90210, The Breaks, Law & Order, The Secret Life of Bees and much more.
Prior to acting, Wilds is also a singer and a songwriter. He met the music producer Salaam Remi in 2008 at BMI Awards which sparked his initial interest to become a music artist. He released his debut album on 30th September of 2013 which was entitled as New York: A Love Story. In addition to that, he was also nominated for Best Urban Contemporary Album at Grammy Awards in 2014. His sophomore album has been set to be released sometime in first quarter of 2016. He is a very hard working guy with dedication towards his work. He has been able to earn a huge amount of net worth which is estimated to be around $4 million.
Additionally, he had also made his appearances in a number of music videos in his early career which also include Lil’ Flip’s Ghetto Mindstate, Jay-Z’s Roc Boys, and Alicia keys’ Teenage Love Affair among others. As Wilds has maintained his profile low, there are no details found about whether he has any girlfriend or dating anyone. But being so popular and good looking, he probably has a large number of fan following especially females. Besides that, to get more news related to his bio, family background and lyrics of the songs, he can be connected via Instagram and Twitter account.