ManCrush: Dyllón Burnside

An actor who always has our attention.

ManCrush: Dyllón Burnside

Dyllón Burnside is an American actor and singer. He is known for his role as Ricky Evangelista, a dancer, in the FX television series Pose.


Originally from Florida, Burnside got his start in the entertainment industry at age 12, when he performed as the lead singer of hip-hop boy band 3D with 2 of his cousins and managed by his mother, touring with the likes of Stevie Wonder and Rihanna, with a distribution deal with Atlantic Records and performing in venues including Madison Square Garden and the Nokia Theater.

Moving to New York City, Burnside took acting and dance classes while studying media studies. During that period, he picked up a number of roles on Broadway and in other projects.

Personal life

Burnside speaks publicly about his sexuality, describing himself as queer.