Tyra Banks

Tyra Banks

Television personality, Emmy Award-winning talk show host, actress, supermodel, former teen idol, and businessperson-Tyra Banks has done it all!

Famous Facts

  • Banks first became famous as a model, working in Paris, Milan, London, Tokyo, and New York.
  • In 1997, she became the first African American woman on the cover of GQ, Victoria Secret’s Catalog, and Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.
  • Tyra retired from modelling in 2005 to to concentrate on her television show, “The Tyra Banks Show.”
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Latest Tweet

Happy Chinese New Year! The Year of the Rat is gonna be good!

I’m a perfectionist. Sometimes I have to remind myself that it’s O.K. if there are flaws here and there.

Tyra Banks