December 4, 1973
49 years old
5 ft 10 in | 178 cm
37-24-36 in | 94-61-91.5 cm
64 kg | 141 pounds
9 US | 40 EU
Tyra Lynne Banks was born in Inglewood, California, United States, on December 4, 1973, is an American supermodel and actress.
She began her modeling career at the age of fifteen.
She made her catwalk debut for Chanel in 1992.
Graced the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 1993 and 1997, she also appeared in 1996, 1998, 2014 and 2019.
She was the first African-American woman on the covers of GQ, Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and the Victoria’s Secret catalog.
She was a Victoria's Secret Angel from 1997 to 2005.
Founded the cosmetics brand, Tyra Beauty in 2014.
She co-authored a book "Tyra's Beauty, Inside and Out" (1998).
Published a young adult novel "Modelland" in 2010.
She co-authored a book "Perfect is Boring" (2018), with her mother, Carolyn London.
Attended John Burroughs Middle School.
Graduated from Immaculate Heart High School in Los Angeles (1991).
Has one brother, Devin.
Has African, British and Native American ancestry.
She recorded a song "Fashón" (2021), with musician Todrick Hall.
Featured in music videos for:
Michael Jackson "Black or White" (1991)
Tina Turner "Love Thing" (1991)
George Michael "Too Funky" (1992)
Mobb Deep "Trife Life" (1995)
Lionel Richie "Don't Wanna Lose You" (1996)
Drake "Child's Play" (2016)
She dated actor Will Smith (1993-1994), American film director John Singleton (1993-1996), English musician Seal (1996), basketball player Chris Webber (2001-2004) and American investment banker John Utendahl (2007-2011).
She was in a relationship with Norwegian photographer Erik Asla (2013-2017), they have one son, York Banks-Asla, via surrogacy.
How tall is Tyra Banks and what is her weight? Tyra Banks's height is 5' 10" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 178 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, her weight is 141 іn pоunds or 64 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.
Tyra Banks is 49 years old.
Tyra Banks net worth is around 90 million dollars.
Tyra Banks body measurements are bust-waist-hip 37-24-36 in inches or 94-61-91.5 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size is 34C with cup size C.
She made her big screen debut in drama film Higher Learning (1995) in role as Deja.
Love Stinks (1999) comedy as Holly Garnett
Hannah Montana: The Movie (2009) comedy music as Herself
Love & Basketball (2000) romantic drama as Kyra Kessler
Coyote Ugly (2000) romantic musical comedy as Zoe
Halloween: Resurrection (2002) horror thriller as Nora
Tropic Thunder (2008) action comedy as Tyra Banks - The Tyra Banks Show
Life-Size 2 (2018) comedy fantasy as Eve
She began her acting career on television, in sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1993) in role as Jackie Ames.
She won two Daytime Emmy awards for Outstanding Talk Show Informative for her own television talk show, The Tyra Banks Show (2005–2010).
New York Undercover (1997) ABC crime drama series as Natasha Claybourne
Felicity (2000) drama series as Jane Scott
Soul Food (2001) Showtime drama series in episode "Ordinary Pain", as Nina Joseph
American Dreams (2004) NBC drama series in episode "Chasing the Past", as Carolyn Gill
All of Us (2004) comedy sitcom in episode "O Brother, Where Art Thou?", as Roni
Gossip Girl (2009) teen drama series in episode "Dan de Fleurette", as Ursula Nyquist
Shake It Up (2012-2013) comedy series as Mrs. Burke
Glee (2013) musical comedy drama series as Bichette
She had her own talk show The Tyra Banks Show (2008-2010).
Black-ish (2016) ABC sitcom as Gigi
She was executive producer and former presenter and judge of America's Next Top Model (2003-2015).
Has been featured on numerous magazine covers including Harper's Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, Seventeen, Vogue, Mega magazine, Zink Magazine, West East Magazine, Arise, Hamptons, The New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, Arena, Elle, Paper Magazine, OOB Magazine, Sunday Telegraph Australia, Ocean Drive.
H&M, Pepsi, Milk, Nike, Ralph Lauren, Dolce & Gabbana, Tommy Hilfiger, Victoria’s Secret, Yves Saint Laurent, Moschino, Nine West, CoverGirl, Escada.
Walked runway for Marc Jacobs, Anna Sui, Christian Dior, Donna Karan, Calvin Klein, Perry Ellis, Marc Jacobs, Givenchy, Herve Leger, Valentino, Fendi, Isaac Mizrahi, Giorgio Armani, Chanel, Oscar de la Renta, Sonia Rykiel, Michael Kors.
Represented by agencie Milan d'management group.