Jay Lyons at Mercedes-Benz Fashion week April 2012
14 June 1984
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
|Occupation||Singer, Model, Actor|
Jay Lyon started off his career as a model and is a member of the band Tamarama, which take their name from the well-known beachside Sydney Eastern Suburbs area of Tamarama, New South Wales, in Australia. They get their influences from beachside folk-pop artists such as Jack Johnson and G. Love & Special Sauce, along with fellow member Nicolas Pottsy Potts the band released their first Album/EP, Wonderland City on the 7 May 2008, named after the Wonderland City amusement park in Sydney, and on 1 June 2010 they released their first full album titled Tamarama on label Universal/Motown.
In 2008 Lyon appeared in the American MTV teen series, The Hills, and shortly afterwards followed that up by appearing in the MTV spin-off series, The City, playing the part of Whitney Port's boyfriend, with whom he was having a relationship with in real life.
In 2014 Lyon co-founded the Original Meatball Company with Dominic Lopresti, a restaurant specializing in meatballs inspired by Lyon's experiences in New York. From February 2015 to February 2017 Lyon operated a recruitment business, Lyon Recruitment. Lyon Recruitment provided Labour Market Testing services to immigrants to Australia to obtain skilled work visas. Jay Lyon also worked as a paralegal at Perez Varela Lawyers during these years.
In 2008, he started a relationship with American reality TV star Whitney Port, and starred on the TV series The Hills and The City alongside her, before they parted company in 2009. Growing up he was a student at the exclusive St Aloysius' College in Kirribilli, Sydney.
- Wonderland City (2008)
- Tamarama (2010)
|2008||The Hills Reality TV series||Played the part of Whitney Port's boyfriend||Had a cameo in 2 episodes|
|2008-2009||The City Reality TV series||Played the part of Whitney Ports boyfriend||Starred in a total of 14 episodes from 2008 to 2009|
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