Tyra Banks

Tyra Banks

American, TV Personality
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Tyra Banks

Tyra Lynne Banks (born December 4, 1973), also known as BanX, is an American television personality, producer, businesswoman, actress, author, model, and occasional singer. Born in Inglewood, California, she began her career as a model at the age of 15, and 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 thrice. She was a Victoria's Secret Angel from 1997 to 2005. By the early 2000s, Banks was one of the world's top-earning models.

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Tyra Banks was born on 4 December 1973 in Los Angeles, California, USA. Her full name at birth was Tyra Lynne Banks. She is best known as a tv personality. She attended high school at Immaculate Heart High School, Los Angeles, California. For university, she studied at Claremont McKenna College. Her religion is listed as Christian. She is 5' 10" (178 cm) tall and weighs 130 lbs (59 kg) with a slim build. She has green eyes and dyed brown hair (color). Her net worth is reported to be $90,000,000 US dollars. Her zodiac star sign is Sagittarius.
Full name at birth
Tyra Lynne Banks
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Claim to fame
Victoria's Secret Angel, America's Next Top Model, The Tyra Banks Show, America's Got Talent
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Date of birth
4 December 1973
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Place of birth
Los Angeles, California, USA
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Age
48
Occupation
Television personality, producer, businesswoman, model, actress, singer, author
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Height
5' 10" (178 cm)
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Weight
130 lbs (59 kg)
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  • Eyes
  • Body
  • Skin
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Dress size
6
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Shoe size
9
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Pets
Little TJ (Dog)
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Net worth
$90,000,000 USD
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High school
Immaculate Heart High School, Los Angeles, California
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University
  • Claremont McKenna College
  • Loyola Marymount College
  • : Harvard Business School (2011)
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Talent agency
William Morris Endeavor Entertainment
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i use my success to help other women on their journey in life
  • As a model, she had the following restrictions: - No Frontal Nudity - No Birds - No Cats - No Fish - No Cigarettes - No Alcohol.
  • Her older brother Devin who tormented her as a child. As adults, the two are friends.
  • Her mother Carolyn London is her best friend.
  • Received the Michael Award for "Supermodel of the Year."
  • Attended Immaculate Heart High School in Los Angeles, California, a popular Catholic girls' school, where she claims that her classmates made fun of her because of her height and weight.

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