Tyra Banks

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Full Name Tyra Banks
Age 46 Years Old
Nick Name Tyra Banks
Gender Female
Famous As Model
Birth Date December 04, 1973
Birth Place Inglewood, California, U.S.

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Tyra Lynne Banks simply named as Tyra Banks is an American actress, businesswoman, producer, singer, and TV personality. 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 twice. She was a Victoria's Secret Angel from 1997 to 2005. In the year 2017, she replaced Nick Cannon as host of America's Got Talent for its 12th season. In 2010, 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 also one of only seventeen models to be ranked as a Legendary Supermodel by MODELS.com. She is a very talented model. 

Tyra Banks is back and on the cover of 'Sports Illustrated'

Tyra Banks is back on the front of the Sports Illustrated’s swimsuit issue 23 years ago after her first cover. The ageless beauty became the first African-American supermodel to grace the magazine’s cover back in 1996, and now the 45-year-old has briefly ended her retirement to grace the publication for the third time. Raving about her new cover shot, in which she wears a yellow Andi Bagus string bikini, Tyra tells Good Morning America, “My first one was 23 years ago, how crazy is that. I’m like, ‘Damn, I’m 45, dog!’” Banks reveals the SI team recreated her second magazine cover for the shoot but they couldn’t find the exact red and pink polka-dot bikini she wore. “They couldn’t find the actual one in the archives, so they had it made again and I put it on again,” she explains. “So, 25 pounds later”. She is one of three cover models-U.S. soccer star Alex Morgan and model Camille Kostek grace the other two.

What is Tyra Banks race?

Tyra Banks was born on 4th December 1973 as Tyra Lynne Banks. She is of American-American ethnicity/race and holds an American nationality. She experienced her childhood days in Inglewood, California, United States. Her full name is Tyra Lynne Banks. Her mother Caroline London is a NASA photographer and her father Donald Banks is a computer consultant. She has an older brother named Devin. When she was six years old, her parents separated. Her religion is Christian and her horoscope sign is Sagittarius. Her other early life information will be added soon. 

Did Tyra Banks graduate from Harvard?

Regarding her education, Tyra went to John Burroughs Middle School and graduated from Immaculate Heart High School in Los Angeles in the year 1991. Subsequently, she enrolled at Claremont McKenna College, and Loyola Marymount College. Be that as it may, after 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. 

How old is Tyra Banks?

At present, her age is 45 but her age will be turning to 46 on her upcoming birthday in December 4 as of 2019. 

How much is Tyra Banks earning?

Tyra Banks net worth is estimated to have $90 million. She has garnered this amount of figure from her twenty-eight years' long fashion and modeling career. She is one of the highest paid supermodels in Hollywood. She earns annually over $25 million from her profession. Her major source of earning is from her self business, acting career and more. She is satisfied with her earnings. 

Is Tyra Banks active in social media?

Tyra is very active in various sorts of social media like Facebook, Instagram, and Twiter. She has around 8.6 million followers on Facebook. She has more than 5.6 million followers on Instagram and has more than 15.2 million followers on Twitter.

Who is Tyra Banks dating to?

Reflecting Tyra Banks personal life, she is not married yet but she is in a relationship with Erik Asla. In January 2016 they had a biological son born via surrogacy. The couple is living a happy life without a sign of separation. They are enjoying their life a lot and planning to get married soon. 

Previously, she has dated American actor Will Smith for two or three months and she was also rumored to be dating Canadian vocalist Michael and English actor Rupert Everett. In the year 1990, she began dating Manhattan’s Fordham University’s First Year Law Student, Craig Taylor. English musician Seal dated her quickly in the year 1996. They at long last softened up October 1996. She and Basketball player Chris Webber were impractically connected from December 2011 until September 2004. In 2002, she was rumored to be a thing with Honduran film chief. Actor Tyler Perry was rumored to be dating her after they were envisioned together on numerous events in the year 2006. They named their relationship as only a companionship. After that, Norwegian mold photographer, Erik Asla dated her in 2013. 

How tall is Tyra Banks?

Tyra Banks has a perfect height standing at 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m) and weighs around 64 kg. She has a seductive body size of 37-24-36 inches and bra size is 34C. She has a Voluptuous body shape with naturally brunette (brown colored) hair and Hazel eye color. Her dress size is 6 (US) while shoe size is 9 (US). Her other body measurement will be added soon. 

How was the career journey of Tyra Banks?

  • Tyra Banks began her career in modeling when she was only 15 years old.
  • She was marked by the Elite Model Management which is the biggest in modeling fraternity. After that, she handled her initially print appearance in the “Seventeen” magazine.
  • She was also highlighted in the publicizing efforts for the’s ‘Who’s Who‘ in the form world. 
  • In the year 1993, she was marked by Cover-Girl and chosen to return home to proceed with her taking off displaying profession. 
  • She likewise won the VH1 ‘Supermodel Of The Year’ Award in the year 1997.
  • In 1997, she was the first African American chosen for the cover of Victoria’s Secret catalog and became a Victoria’s, Secret Angel. 
  • She additionally made her acting introduction by showing up in the ‘Crisp Prince of Bel Air’ in 1993 nearby her displaying profession and later dove into the universe of unscripted television as the maker of her home generation ‘AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL’. 
  • In the year 2008, she won the Daytime Emmy grant for creation, for The Tyra Banks Show. 
  • She is also a judge on the CW’s America’s Next Top Model and at introduce has her own particular show FABLife.
  • In the year 2011, she distributed a book titled ‘Modelland’, which depends on all alone demonstrating background. 
  • She has shown up in a few music recordings one of which is the Michael Jackson’s-Black or White. She has featured in different movies like Love Stinks, Coyote Ugly, Halloween: Resurrection and some more. 
  • In the year 2015, she propelled “tyra.com”, an intuitive restorative internet business web page.
  • In the year 2018, she returned to acting for her starring role in Life-Size 2, which premiered on Freeform on December 2.