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Top supermodel Tyra Banks was always more than just a pretty face and perfect body. Her résumé boasts stints as an actress, recording artist, author, talk-show host and reality-TV queen. She was signed by Elite modeling agency at 17 and whisked off to Pari… (more)

Birth Name: Tyra Lynne Banks

Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA

Birthday: December 4, 1973, Sagittarius

Profession: Model, Actor, TV personality

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  • Tyra Banks - The 2011 VH1 Do Something Awards, August 14, 2011
    Photo By: Kevin Mazur/WireImage.com
  • Tyra Banks - The 2011 Teen Choice Awards, August 7, 2011
    Photo By: Steve Granitz/WireImage.com
  • Tyra Banks - The CW Network: "Welcome to Reality" in New York City, February 23, 2010
    Photo By: Gary Gershoff/WireImage.com
  • Tyra Banks - The Model as Muse: Embodying Fashion" costume institute gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, May 4, 2009
    Photo By: Kevin Mazur/WireImage.com
  • Veronica Webb, Noemie Lenoir, Selita Ebanks, Tyra Banks and Beverly Johnson - "The Tyra Banks Show" celebration of the first all black model issue of Vogue Italia in New York City, August 12, 2008
    Photo By: Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage.com
  • Tyra Banks and Tracy Reese - "The Tyra Banks Show" and Tracy Reese Bring Fashion Week to the New York Port Authority - Sept. 2007
    Photo By: Jemal Countess/WireImage.com
  • Tyra Banks and Roberto Cavalli at the Just Cavalli New York Flagship store opening - September 7, 2007
    Photo By: Larry Busacca/WireImage.com
  • Tyra Banks - 4th Annual Fashion Rocks at Radio City - Sept. 2007
    Photo By: Kevin Mazur/WireImage.com
  • Tyra Banks and Julian Bond, NAACP Chairman - 38th Annual NAACP Image Awards - March 2007
    Photo By: John Shearer/WireImage.com
  • Tyra Banks - The CW Launch Party - Sept. 2006
    Photo By: Michael Caulfield/WireImage.com
  • Tyra Banks - The CW Launch Party - Sept. 2006
    Photo By: Lester Cohen/WireImage.com
  • Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki, Tyra Banks, Lauren Graham and Kristin Kreuk - The CW Launch Party - Sept. 2006
    Photo By: Eric Charbonneau/WireImage.com
  • Tyra Banks - 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards - Aug. 2006
    Photo By: Steve Granitz/WireImage.com
  • Tyra Banks Visits MTV's TRL - May 2006
    Photo By: Stephen Lovekin/WireImage.com
  • Tyra Banks - Feb. 2006
    Photo By: John Sciulli/WireImage.com
  • Tyra Banks and Diana Ross - 2006 Clive Davis Pre-GRAMMY Awards Party - Feb. 2006
    Photo By: Jeff Vespa/WireImage.com
  • Tyra Banks and Terrence Howard - 2006 Clive Davis Pre-GRAMMY Awards Party - Feb. 2006
    Photo By: Lester Cohen/WireImage.com
  • Tyra Banks, presenter - The 32nd Annual People's Choice Awards - Jan. 2006
    Photo By: Steve Granitz/WireImage.com
  • Roger Bart and Tyra Banks - premiere of "The Producers", Dec. 2005
    Photo By: Eric Charbonneau/WireImage.com
  • Tyra Banks and Heidi Klum - 10th Victoria's Secret Fashion Show - Nov. 2005
    Photo By: Kevin Mazur/WireImage.com
  • Tyra Banks - 10th Victoria's Secret Fashion Show - Nov. 2005
    Photo By: Kevin Mazur/WireImage.com
  • Tyra Banks and Heidi Klum - The 10th Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, November 9, 2005
    Photo By: Kevin Mazur/WireImage.com
  • Tyra Banks - Olympus Fashion Week Spring 2006 - Sept. 2005
    Photo By: Jamie McCarthy/WireImage.com
  • Tyra Banks at T-Zone Youth Camp - July 2005
    Photo By: Lester Cohen/WireImage.com
  • Tyra Banks - 32nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards - May 2005
    Photo By: Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage.com
  • Eva Pigford and Tyra Banks - "America's Next Top Model" Season Three Finale party, Dec. 2004
    Photo By: John Shearer/WireImage.com
  • Tyra Banks - Victoria's Secret "Angels Across America" in Los Angeles - Nov. 2004
    Photo By: Steve Granitz/WireImage.com
  • Tyra Banks, Alessandra, Adriana Lima, Heidi Klum and Gisele Bundchen - "Angels Across America" in Las Vegas - Nov. 2004
    Photo By: Denise Truscello/WireImage.com
  • Tyra Banks - MTV's TRL - Feb. 2004
    Photo By: Theo Wargo/WireImage.com
  • Tyra Banks - Victoria's Secret "Backstage Sexy" Photo Book Preview - Feb. 2004
    Photo By: Jeff Vespa/WireImage.com
  • Tyra Banks - The 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards - Jan. 2004
    Photo By: Michael Caulfield/WireImage.com
  • Tyra Banks - 9th Annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show - Nov. 2003
    Photo By: Kevin Mazur/WireImage.com
  • Tyra Banks - 9th Annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show - Nov. 2003
    Photo By: Kevin Mazur/WireImage.com
  • Denzel Washington and Tyra Banks - 34th NAACP Image Awards, March 8, 2003
    Photo By: Jeff Vespa/WireImage.com
  • Heidi Klum and Tyra Banks - The 8th Annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, November 14, 2002
    Photo By: Kevin Mazur/WireImage.com
  • Heidi Klum, Steven Tyler, daugther Chelsea Tyler and Tyra Banks - The VH1 Vogue Fashion Awards in New York City, October 15, 2002
    Photo By: Kevin Mazur/WireImage.com
  • Tyra Banks and Heidi Klum - The 7th Annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show - Nov. 2001
    Photo By: Kevin Mazur/WireImage.com
  • Heidi Klum and Tyra Banks - The 53rd Annual Cannes Film Festival, May 15, 2000
    Photo By: Jeff Vespa/WireImage.com
  • Tyra Banks - 72nd Annual Academy Awards - March 2000
    Photo By: Steve Granitz/WireImage.com
  • Tyra Banks - 1st Annual Teen Choice Awards - Aug. 1999
    Photo By: Steve Granitz/WireImage.com
  • Tyra Banks - 1997 ESPY Awards - Feb.1997
    Photo By: Kevin Mazur/WireImage.com
  • Conan - Tyra Banks and Conan O'Brien
    Photo By: Meghan Sinclair/TBS
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 16 - "Season Finale" - Andre Leon Talley, Tyra Banks, Nigel Barker and Jay Manuel
    Photo By: Walter Sassard/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 16 - "Lana Marks" - Tyra Banks and Lana Marks
    Photo By: Chris Frawley/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 16 -"Eric Daman" - Andre Leon Talley and Tyra Banks
    Photo By: Chris Frawley/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 16 - "Sonia Dara" - Tyra Banks
    Photo By: Lisa Rose/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 16 - "Rachel Zoe" - Andre Leon Talley and Tyra Banks
    Photo By: Lisa Rose/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 16 - "Rachel Zoe" - Andre Leon Talley, Tyra Banks, Nigel Barker and Rachel Zoe
    Photo By: Lisa Rose/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 15 - "Karolina Kurova" - Andre Leon Talley, Tyra Banks, Nigel Barker and Karolina Kurkova
    Photo By: Patrick Wymore/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Cycle 14 - "America's Next Top Model Is..." - Krista is crowned America's Next Top Model - Krista and Tyra Banks
    Photo By: Nigel Barker/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Cycle 14 - "America's Next Top Model Is..." - Andre Leon Talley, Tyra Banks, Nigel Barker and J. Alexander
    Photo By: Martina Monica Tolot/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Cycle 14 - "America's Next Top Model Is..." - Tyra Banks, Nigel Barker and J. Alexander
    Photo By: Martina Monica Tolot/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Cycle 14 - "America's Next Top Model Is..." - Nigel Barker, Tyra Banks and Krista
    Photo By: Martina Monica Tolot/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Cycle 14 - "America's Next Top Model Is..." - Tyra Banks, Krista and Family
    Photo By: Martina Monica Tolot/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Cycle 14 - "America's Next Top Model Is..." - Tyra Banks, Raina and Family
    Photo By: Martina Monica Tolot/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Cycle 14 - "Hobits vs. Models" - Andre Leon Talley, Tyra Banks, Nigel Barker and Sarah McLeod
    Photo By: Martina Monica Tolot/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Cycle 14 - "Hobits vs. Models" - Andre Leon Talley, Tyra Banks and Nigel Barker
    Photo By: Martina Monica Tolot/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Cycle 14 - "Welcome To New Zealand" - Tyra Banks
    Photo By: Martina Monica Tolot/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 14 - "America's Next Top Vampire" - Andre Leon Talley, Tyra Banks, Nigel Barker and Dania Ramirez
    Photo By: Sarah Silver/Pottle Productions/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 14 - "Let's Dance" - Tyra Banks
    Photo By: Cade Martin/Pottle Productions/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 14 - Andre Leon Talley, Tyra Banks, Nigel Barker, Jay Manuel
    Photo By: Martina Monica Tolot/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 14 - Andre Leon Talley, Tyra Banks
    Photo By: Martina Monica Tolot/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 14 - Andre Leon Talley, Nigel Barker, Tyra Banks
    Photo By: Martina Monica Tolot/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 14 - Tyra Banks
    Photo By: Mike Ruiz/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 13 - "Let's Go Surfing" - Tyra Banks
    Photo By: Ryan Goble/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 13 - "Let's Go Surfing" - Tyra Banks and Nicole
    Photo By: Ryan Goble/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 13 - "Let's Go Surfing" - Jay Manuel, Tyra Banks and Laura
    Photo By: Ryan Goble/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 13 - "Let's Go Surfing" - Jay Manuel, Tyra Banks and Nicole
    Photo By: Ryan Goble/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 13 - "Let's Go Surfing" - Tyra Banks and Erin
    Photo By: Ryan Goble/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 13 - "Petite Ninja Warriors" - J. Alexander, Tyra Banks, Nigel Barker, Jessica White
    Photo By: Michael Desmond/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 13 - "Dance With Me" - J. Alexander, Nigel Barker, Tyra Banks and Josie Maran
    Photo By: Michael Desmond/The CW
  • Gossip Girl - Season 3 - "Dan de Fleurette" - Tyra Banks as Ursula
    Photo By: Giovanni Rufino/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 13 - "Take My Photo, Tyra!" - Jay Manuel, Nicole and Tyra Banks
    Photo By: Jordin Althaus/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 13 - "Take My Photo, Tyra!" - Rae, Jay Manuel and Tyra Banks
    Photo By: Jordin Althaus/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 13 - "Take My Photo, Tyra!" - Jay Manuel and Tyra Banks
    Photo By: Jordin Althaus/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 13 - "Take My Photo, Tyra!" - Tyra Banks and Laura
    Photo By: Jordin Althaus/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 13 - "Take My Photo, Tyra!" - Tyra Banks
    Photo By: Jordin Althaus/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 13 - "Take My Photo, Tyra!" - Tyra Banks and Kara
    Photo By: Jordin Althaus/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 13 - "Fortress of Fierceness" - Tyra Banks
    Photo By: Jonathan Mannion / The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 13 - "Fortress of Fierceness" - J. Alexander, Tyra Banks and Nigel Barker
    Photo By: Michael Desmond/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Tyra Banks
    Photo By: Jonathan Mannion/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 13 - "Fortress of Fierceness" - Tyra Banks, Lauren Conrad
    Photo By: Michael Desmond/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 12 - "America's Next Top Model Is..." - Teyona and Tyra Banks
    Photo By: Nigel Barker/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 12 - "America's Next Top Model Is..." - Paulina Porizkova, J. Alexander, Tyra Banks and Nigel Barker
    Photo By: James Wade/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 12 - "America's Next Top Model Is..." - Allison and Tyra Banks
    Photo By: Evan Giordanella/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 12 - "America's Next Top Model Is..." - Paulina Porizkova, J. Alexander, Tyra Banks and Nigel Barker
    Photo By: Evan Giordanella/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 12 - "Take Me To The Jungle" - Tyra Banks and Jay Manuel
    Photo By: Evan Giordanella/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 12 - "Take Me to the Photo Shoot" - Tyra Banks
    Photo By: Eric Liebowitz/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 12 - "Take Me to the Photo Shoot" - Tyra Banks
    Photo By: Eric Liebowitz/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 12 - "Take Me to the Photo Shoot" - Paulina Porizkova, J. Alexander, Nigel Barker, Michael Ruiz and Tyra Banks
    Photo By: Eric Liebowitz/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 12 - "Here's Your Test" - Paulina Porizkova, J. Alexander, Tyra Banks, Nigel Barker and Keith Major
    Photo By: Barbara Nitke/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 12 - "Here's Your Test" - Tyra Banks
    Photo By: Barbara Nitke/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 12 - Tyra Banks
    Photo By: Barbara Nitke/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 12 - Paulina Porizkova, J. Alexander, Tyra Banks and Nigel Barker
    Photo By: David M. Russell/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 11 - "America's Next Top Model Is..." - Paulina Porizkova, J. Alexander, Tyra Banks and Nigel Barker
    Photo By: James Wade/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 11 - "The Fiercee Awards" - Tyra Banks, Joslyn, Analeigh, Marjorie, Lauren Brie, McKey, Sheena, Samantha and Elina
    Photo By: Michael Desmond/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 11 - "The Ladder of Model Success" - Tyra Banks
    Photo By: Michael Desmond/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 11 - Paulina Porizkova, J. Alexander, Nigel Barker and Tyra Banks
    Photo By: Michael Desmond/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 11 - Tyra Banks
    Photo By: Jim De Yonker/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 10 Finale, "And the Winner Is..." - J. Alexander, Paulina Porizkova, Whitney, Tyra Banks, Nigel Barker
    Photo By: Elizabeth Carrillo/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 10 Finale, "And the Winner Is..." - J. Alexander, Tyra Banks with winner, Whitney
    Photo By: Elizabeth Carrillo/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 10 Finale, "And the Winner Is..." - J. Alexander, Paulina Porizkova, Tyra Banks, Whitney and Nigel Barker
    Photo By: Elizabeth Carrillo/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 10 - Tyra Banks is the creator and executive producer of America's Next Top Model
    Photo By: Jim DeYonker/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 9 - "The Girl Who Becomes America's Next Top Model" - Tyra Banks and Saleisha the Winner of America's Next Top Model
    Photo By: Jim DeYonker/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 9 - "The Girl Who Becomes America's Next Top Model" - Tyra Banks
    Photo By: Elizabeth Carrillo/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 9 - "The Girl Who Becomes America's Next Top Model" - Tyra Banks
    Photo By: Elizabeth Carrillo/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 9 - "The Girl Who Becomes America's Next Top Model" - Tyra Banks
    Photo By: Elizabeth Carrillo/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 9 - "The Girl Who Becomes America's Next Top Model" - Tyra Banks, Chantal and Saleisha
    Photo By: James Wade/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 9 - "The Girl Who Becomes America's Next Top Model" - Twiggy, J. Alexander, Tyra Banks and Nigel Barker
    Photo By: James Wade/The CW
  • "The Girl Who Becomes America's Next Top Model" - J. Alexander, Twiggy, Tyra Banks and Nigel Barker
    Photo By: Elizabeth Carrillo/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 9 - "The Girls Go To The Great Wall" - Tyra Banks
    Photo By: Elizabeth Carrillo/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 9 - "The Girls Go To The Great Wall" - Tyra Banks and Bianca
    Photo By: Elizabeth Carrillo/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 9 - "The Girls Go To The Great Wall" - Tyra Banks, Jay Manuel, Chantal, Bianca, Jenah and Saleisha
    Photo By: Elizabeth Carrillo/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 9 - "The Girls Go To The Great Wall" - Tyra Banks and Jay Manuel
    Photo By: Elizabeth Carrillo/The CW
  • Americas Next Top Model - Season 9 - "The Girls Go To The Great Wall" - Bianca, Saleisha, Chantal, Tyra Banks and Jay Manuel
    Photo By: Elizabeth Carrillo/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 9 - "The Girls Who Crawl" - Twiggy, J. Alexander, Tyra Banks, Nigel Barker and Jesse Terrero
    Photo By: Justin Lubin/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 9 - Tyra Banks
    Photo By: Jim DeYonker/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Tyra Banks
    Photo By: Jim DeYonker/UPN
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 8 - Tyra Banks
    Photo By: De Yonker/The CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 7 - Tyra Banks
    Photo By: De Yonker/CW
  • All of Us - Tyra Banks as "Roni", Duane Martin as "Robert"
    Photo By: Tony Esparza/CBS/CW
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 2 - J. Alexander, Tyra Banks and Jay Manuel
    Photo By: Jim DeYonker/UPN
  • America's Next Top Model - Season 2 - Tyra Banks
    Photo By: Hyungwon Ryoo/UPN
  • American Dreams -Tyra Banks
    Photo By: Paul Drinkwater
  • America's Next Top Model - Tyra Banks
    Photo By: Hyungwon Ryoo/UPN

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