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Tyra Banks Biography, Age, Husband, Children, Family, Facts, Wiki & More

Updated On : September 30, 2020

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Short Biography

Tyra Banks was born on 04-12-1973 in Inglewood in the state of California, United States. She is an American Film Actress, Film Producer, Model, Television Actress, Television Presenter, Television Personality, Businessperson, Activist, Philanthropist, Singer, Musician & Author who well known for her work in Hollywood.

Tyra Banks Complete Bio & Career

Tyra Lynne Banks was born on 4 December 1973. She is a model, Actress, and businesswoman from America. She is widely known as BanX.  Her schooling is from Immaculate Heart High School. She started modeling at the age of 15. In the 2000s, she was regarded as the top model in the industry. She soon started her modeling career when L. A model signed her. In the Paris fashion week, she booked 25 shows. She also appeared in numerous editorials ranging for American, Italian, and French.
Various magazines chose her for their cover pages like Vogue, Seventeen, and Cosmopolitan. She did fashion shows for brands like Michael Kors, Fendi, Marc Jacobs, Calvin Klein, and Chanel. Not only this, but she also did advertisements for the top brands like Versace, Tommy Hilfiger, Ralph Lauren, and Pepsi. She also signed a contract with the company named, Covergirl in 1993. She also won the award for the supermodel of the year in 1997. She signed a contract with the modeling company named, IMG Models. Then she pursued her television career. She played the role of Jackie Ames in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. She appeared as a special guest on shows like All That, Felicity, and Wild n Out. Later on, she started her own production company named, Ty Ty baby productions. She also judged the show named, America’s Next Top Model.
In 1994, she did a drama named, Higher Learning. She did a Disney film titled, life Size. She played the role of Eve in the film. Other films done by him are Coyote Ugly, Love Stinks, and Hannah Montana: The Movie. She produced a comedy series titled, Fivehead. Recently she signed a deal with ABC Signature. She is also going to be the new host of the show named, dancing with the Stars.

Tyra Banks Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was born to Donald Banks and Carolyn London. She has a brother named Devin Banks. She and Erik Asia were in relationship from 2013 to 2017. She has a son named,  York Banks Asla.

Life's Important Dates Of Tyra Banks

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Black
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town California, United States
Nationality British
Address United States
School Immaculate Heart High School
College N/A
Qualification Graduate
Marital Status Married
Debut The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1993)
Salary N/A
Net Worth $ 90 Million
Official Website https://tyra.com/


Favorite Color Grey
Favorite Place Europe
Favorite Dress Western Wear
Favorite Accessories Earrings

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Tyra Banks

  • She is the first black model to achieve supermodel status.
  • She is the new host of the show, Dancing With The Stars.
  • She is the first woman to be featured on the cover page of the magazine, GQ.

Tyra Banks Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

50 years, 6months, 18 days old age Tyra Banks will turn 51 on 04 December, 2024. Only 5 months, 11 days, 10 hours,49 minutes has left for her next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Tyra Banks has celebrated the total number of 51 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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