Tyra Banks

Tyra Banks

Who is Tyra Banks?

Tyra Lynne Banks is an American television personality, producer, businesswoman, actress, author former model, occasional singer. She began her career as a model at the age of 15. She was the first woman of African American descent to be featured on the covers of GQ and the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, on which she appeared twice. She was a Victoria's Secret Angel from 1997-2005. She was one of the world's top-earning models.

What is Tyra Banks Famous for?

Tyra Banks is famous for the television personality, producer, businesswoman, actress, and former model. She started her career as a model at the age of 15. She began acting on television in 1993 on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and made her film debut in Higher Learning in 1995. She had small roles in the romantic film Love & Basketball and horror film Halloween: Resurrection, and appeared in television series Gossip Girl and Glee. She began presenting the long-running reality television series America's Next Top Model, which she executive produced and presented for the first twenty-two seasons until the series cancellation in October 2015. She was the co-creator of Tre Beauty and had her own talk show, The Tyre Banks Show, which aired on The CW for five seasons and won two Daytime Emmy awards for Outstanding Talk Show Informative. She replaced Nick Cannon as host of Americ's Got Talent for its 12th season. She published a young adult novel titled Modelland, based on her life as a model which topped The New York Times Best Seller list in 2011. She is one of four African Americans and seven women to have repeatedly ranked among the world's most influential people by Time magazine. She is also one of only seventeen models to be ranked as a Legendary Supermodel bu MODELS.com.

Where did Tyra Banks grow up?

Tyra Banks was born on December 4, 1973, in Inglewood, California. She holds American nationality and belongs to African-American ethnicity. Her birth sign is Sagittarius. She went to John Burroughs Middle School and graduated from Immaculate Heart High School in Los Angeles in 1991. She enrolled at Claremont McKenna College, and Loyola Marymount College. She found the opportunity to go to Europe for modeling, she put her instruction on hold when she was 16. She is a Harvard Business School graduate.

Who are Tyra Banks's Family?

Tyra Banks was born to a father named Donald Banks and a mother named Carolyn London. Her father is a computer consultant and her mother is a medical photographer. She has an older brother named Devin. When she was 6 years old, her parents divorced.

What is Tyra Banks Body Features?

Tyra Banks height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78m) tall and body weight of 64 kg. Her body measurements are 37-24-36 inches. Her bra size is 34C. She has brunette hair color and hazel eye color. Her dress size is 6 US and shoe size is 9 US.

Is Tyra Banks Married?

Tyra Banks is not married. She has been linked with many celebrities in the past, including director John Singleton and basketball player Chris Webber. She avoids discussing her private issues publicly, she revealed in 2005 that she has experienced emotional abuse earlier. She started dating Norwegian photographer Erik Asla in 2013, who had trouble conceiving, gave birth to son York Banks Asla through a surrogate mother in January 2016.

How much is Tyra Banks's Net Worth?

Tyra Banks estimated net worth of $90 million. She has garnered this amount of figure from her twenty-eight year's long fashion and modeling career. She is one of the highest paid supermodels in Hollywood. She earns annually over $25 million from her profession.

How many Awards has Tyra Banks won?

Tyra Banks won the Teen Choice Award in the category Choice TV: Personality twice in 2007 and 2008. Her talk show won two Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Talk Show Informative in 2008 and 2009.

Tyra Banks
Quick Facts of Tyra Banks
Celebrated Name Tyra Banks
Age 46 years old
Nick Name Tyra Banks
Birth Name Tyra Lynne Banks
Birth Date 1973-12-04
Gender Female
Profession Model
Birth Nation United States
Nationality American
Place of Birth Inglewood, California
Horoscope Sagittarius
Ethnicity African-American
Education Loyola Marymount College
Father Donald Banks
Mother Caroline London
Siblings 1
Brother Devin Banks
Height 1.78 M
Weight 64 Kg
Body Measurement 37-24-36
Hair Color Brunette
Eye Color Hazel
Breast Size 34 C
Dress Size 6 (US)
Shoe Size 9 (US)
Net Worth $ 90 million
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