Tyra Banks

Celebrity

1973 –

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Who is Tyra Banks?

Tyra Lynne Banks is an American actress, television producer, author, television personality and former model. She first became famous as a model, appearing twice on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and working for Victoria's Secret as one of their original Angels. Banks is the creator and host of the UPN/The CW reality television show America's Next Top Model, co-creator of True Beauty, and was the host of her own talk show, The Tyra Banks Show.

Banks is one of four African Americans and seven women to have repeatedly ranked among the world's most influential people by Time magazine.

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Born
Dec 4, 1973
Inglewood
Also known as
  • Tyra Lynne Banks
  • BBQ
Parents
Siblings
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Immaculate Heart High School
    ( - 1991)
  • Harvard Business School
    ( - 2011)
  • John Burroughs Middle School
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • Harvard University
Employment
  • Chief Executive Officer, TYInc
Lived in
  • Inglewood
  • Los Angeles

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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