Tristan Byon | Biography

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  • Full Name Tristan Byon
  • Occupation Actor
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Anaheim, California, USA
  • Birth Date May 11, 2009
  • Age 15 Years, 2 Months
  • Ethnicity Asian
  • Zodiac Sign Taurus
  • First On-screen Debut 'Two and a Half men'
  • First Titular Role Theo on 'A Million Little Things'
  • Sister Kaylee Byon
  • Brother Brandon Byon
  • Family background Not Disclosed
  • Net Worth Not Disclosed
  • Instruments Ukulele
Cast Of ABC series ‘A Million Little Things’ (2018-2021)

Tristan Byon | Biography

Made Guest Appearances In Television Series Like 'Grandfathered,' 'Teachers,' 'Grey’s Anatomy,' & 'Lady Dynamite'

Byon's primary motivation for taking over the acting profession was to meet his favorite basketball player, Kobe Bryant. One day he was at a Lakers game expecting to meet Kobe. There, he saw other fans interacting with him, but he somehow couldn’t. Later, he understood it was because those fans were popular and well-known figures. As a result, he developed an urge to be in their shoes to meet Kobe. Therefore, he resolved to pursue a career in television and film.

Tristan Byon is a famous American child actor who plays Theo Saville in the ABC series A Million Little Things (2018-2021).

Who Is Tristan Byon?

Tristan Byon is an American child actor who has guest-appeared on popular TV shows such as Grandfathered in 2015, Teachers in 2017 Grey's Anatomy in 2017, Lady Dynamite also in 2017, The Mortuary Collection in 2019, and a few more.

Byon's acting career began in 2014 at five years old when he was cast in the TV series Two and a Half Men. He appeared in the episode titled 'Sex with an Animated Ed Asner' of the show. The following year, he appeared in the episode 'Deadbeat' of Grandfathered in 2015.

In 2017, he made guest appearances in several TV series, including Teachers in the episode 'First Day Back' as Chris. Also on Grey's Anatomy in the episode 'Break Down the House' as Max, Criminal Minds in the episode 'The Bunker' as Joe Miller and Lady Dynamite in the episode 'Kids Have to Dance' as Efren.

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About His Birthday, Parents and Siblings 

Tristan Byon was born on 11 May 2009 in Anaheim, California, USA. Although he has not disclosed his ethnicity, he comes from an Asian community. 

He was born as the youngest child to his parents, and he has two elder siblings. His elder sister Kaylee Byon plays basketball for Rosary High School, from where she is expecting to graduate in 2022. At the same time, his elder brother Brandon Byon plays for the Cal State Fullerton Titans men's basketball. 

Other than that, his parents' information has not been disclosed. However, on 11 May 2015, he celebrated his birthday, mothers day, and also marked on his Instagram post that he lost his two tooths on the same day. 

Tristan Byon With His Mother And Siblings - Parents
Tristan Byon With His Mother And Siblings in 2015. (PHOTO: Instagram)

The Instagram post was captioned, "Celebrated Mother's Day & my birthday today! I also lost my "first" tooth, actually "two" teeth today! Love You Mom! #HappyMothersDay #bestmom #family"

Love For Acting

Byon's primary motivation for taking over the acting profession was to meet his favorite basketball player, Kobe Bryant. One day he was at a Lakers game expecting to meet Kobe. Instead, he saw other fans interacting with him there, but he somehow couldn't. Later, he understood that it was because those fans who got to meet him were popular and well-known figures. 

As a result, he developed an urge to be in their shoes to meet Kobe. Therefore, he resolved to pursue a career in television and film. 

Soon after, he fell in love with acting after his first booking and set work, and he has been in the entertainment industry ever since then. 

Alongside, his siblings are also Bryant's fans, and they further encouraged him to pursue acting. 

Notable Performance on 'A Million Little Things' 

A Million Little Things is an ABC extended family drama series that aired from 2018 to 2021, spanning three available seasons and 58 episodes. In the series, Byon played Theo Saville and appeared in 57 episodes.

A Million Little Things is set in Boston and follows a close-knit group of friends stuck in various areas of their lives. Their worlds are turned upside down when one of them commits suicide without explanation. 

The gang comes together in ambitious and inspiring ways in the last season (season 3) as they support one other through life's unforeseen knuckleballs. The series encircles the narrative of friendship being a million little things and not a huge deal.

Following that, in January 2022, the official production house of the show ABC announced that its fourth season would be released in April of 2022. It also informed that the upcoming season would have 20 episodes, unlike its previous season, which had to be shortened due to the pandemic. 

Baby Shark Do Do Do

In addition to that, Byon also appeared on the infamous children's song 'Baby Shark Do Do DO.' He was the young boy character while the young girl was played by nine year old Elaine Johnston, and the older man was voiced by Jonathan Wright. 

The rhyming song, which became one of the most watched YouTube videos, was produced by the South Korean company, Pinkfong. Reportedly the song alone grossed the production house $5.2 Million from 1.7 Billion views. 

Personal Life

Byon spends his leisure time playing Fortnite and socializing with his family and friends. 

He enjoys various sports, particularly basketball, where he is adept as the starting point guard for an AAU Club Team. In addition, he also enjoys singing, dancing, and playing the ukulele in his spare time. He posts cover songs frequently on his Instagram

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