Tyra Banks

Tyra Banks

American television personality, producer, and former model
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Tyra Lynne Banks (born December 4, 1973), also known as BanX, is an American television personality, model, producer, writer, and actress. Born in Inglewood, California, she began her career as a model at the age of 15, and was the first African-American woman to be featured on the covers of GQ and the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, on which she appeared three times. 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 Tuesday, 4 December 1973 in Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, USA. Her full name at birth was Tyra Lynne Banks. She is best known as a tv personality. Banks' country of citizenship (nationality) is American. Tyra attended high school at Immaculate Heart High School, Los Angeles, California, USA. For university, she studied at Claremont McKenna College. Her religion is listed as Christian. She is 5' 10" (178 cm) tall and weighs 150 lbs (68 kg) with a voluptuous build. She has hazel eyes and dark brown hair (color). Her net worth is reported to be $90,000,000 US dollars. Tyra Banks is 50 years old and her zodiac star sign is Sagittarius.

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Full name at birth
Tyra Lynne Banks
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Claim to fame
creating, producing, and presenting the long-running reality television series America's Next Top Model, and for hosting the two-time Emmy award-winning daytime talk show The Tyra Banks Show
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Date of birth
4 December 1973
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Place of birth
Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, USA
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Occupation
Television personality, producer, businesswoman, model, actress, singer, author
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Height
5' 10" (178 cm)
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Weight
150 lbs (68 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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ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Net worth
$90,000,000 USD
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High school
Immaculate Heart High School, Los Angeles, California, USA
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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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Partner: Louis Belanger Martin (Dating)
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Tyra Banks and Louis Belanger Martin
i use my success to help other women on their journey in life
  • In 2020, she was made the new host for the dance reality show, Dancing with the Stars for its 29th season, replacing Tom Bergeron.
  • She has a dog named Little TJ.
  • Oprah Winfrey is her role model.
  • Tyra is VH1’s “Supermodel of the Year” for the year 1997.
  • She is the first African American woman to grace the cover of magazines like GQ and the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. She is also the first African American to ever chosen for Victoria’s Secret catalog.

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