Tyra Banks Biography

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Tyra Banks

Quick Facts Of Tyra Banks

Celebrated Name Tyra Banks
Age 45 Years
Nick Name
Birth Name Tyra Lynne Banks
Birth Date 1973-12-04
Gender Female
Profession Model
Nationality American
Ethnicity American-American
Marital Status In Relationship
Height 5 feet 10 inches
Place Of Birth Inglewood, California, U.S.
Weight 64 Kg
Hair Color Naturally Brunette
Eye Color Hazel
Body Shape Voluptuous
Breast Size 37 inches
Hip Size 37 inches
Waist Size 24 inches
Best Known For Victoria's Secret Angel
Bra Cup Size 34 C
Boyfriend Erik Asla
Net Worth $90 Million
Salary $25 million annually
Dress Size 6 (US)
Shoe Size 9 (US)
Father Donald Banks
Mother Caroline London
Brothers Devin Banks
Awards Won Teen Choice (2007), Teen Choice, Glamour (2008) and Daytime Emmy (2009)
College / University Claremont McKenna College and Loyola Marymount College
High School John Burroughs Middle School and Immaculate Heart High School

Tyra Banks is an American actress, businesswoman, producer and TV personality. Additionally, she is also an author, former model, and occasional singer.

Famous for

  • To have a sense of humor like no one else.
  • To inspire teens as being a role model promoting self-expression, ownership, and independence.
  • Working with Victoria’s Secret as their angel and also with Sports Illustrated Swimsuit.

Gossip and Rumors

Tyra Banks who serves as executive producer for America’s Next Top Model experienced were with the woman who replaced her as the show’s host.

Early Life of Tyra Banks

Tyra Banks was born on December 4, 1973. She is of American-American ethnicity 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.

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.

Career of Tyra Banks

Tyra Banks began her career in modeling at 15 years old, she was marked by the Elite Model Management which is the biggest in modeling fraternity. Afterward, she handled her initially print appearance in the “Seventeen” magazine.

Furthermore, she at that point highlighted in the publicizing efforts for the’s ‘Who’s Who‘ in the form world. In 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 1997.

The same year, 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 2008, she won the Daytime Emmy grant for creation, for The Tyra Banks Show. She is likewise a judge on the CW’s America’s Next Top Model and at introduce has her own particular show FABLife.

In 2011, Tyra 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. Moreover, she has featured in different movies like Love Stinks, Coyote Ugly, Halloween: Resurrection and some more. In 2015, she propelled “tyra.com”, an intuitive restorative internet business web page.

Net Worth and Online Presence of Tyra Banks

According to The Richest, her estimated net worth is $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.

In addition, she is 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.

Personal Life of Tyra Banks

Tyra Banks dated American actor Will Smith for two or three months previously. She was rumored to be dating Canadian vocalist Michael and English actor Rupert Everett previously.

In 1990, She began dating Manhattan’s Fordham University’s First Year Law Student, Craig Taylor. English musician Seal dated her quickly in 1996. In this short-lived relationship, the couple showed up openly just once and that was during Essence Awards.

They at long last softened up October 1996. She and Basketball player Chris Webber were impractically connected from December 2011 until September 2004. During these more than two years, The rumors of their engagement additionally hit the web yet everything chilled off, once the couple isolated in 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 2006. They named their relationship as only a companionship. After that, Norwegian mold photographer, Erik Asla dated her in 2013. On 27th January 2016, she brought child York Banks-Asla by means of surrogacy. At the current time, she is in a relationship with Erik Asla.

Besides, she is also active in charitable and philanthropical works. She has established the TZONE (now Tyra Banks TZONE) program, which aimed at leadership and life skills development.

Similarly, she has also established a Tyra Banks Scholarship- a fund aimed to provide African-American girls to study at the Immaculate High School. From where she completed her high school diploma.

Body Measurements of Tyra Banks

Talking about her body measurements, 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).

Did You Know?

  • When she was 15 years old, she started modeling while attending school in Los Angeles.
  • In 1997, she received the VH1 award for “Supermodel of the Year”.
  • That same year, she became the first-ever African American chosen for the cover of Victoria’s Secret catalog.
  • She was a Victoria’s Secret Angel from 1997 to 2005.
  • In 2010, Banks re-signed with her former modeling agency IMG Models.
  • Tyra Banks is the executive producer and former presenter and judge of America’s Next Top Model.

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