Tyra Banks: Personal Details
|Full Name:||Tyra Lynne Banks|
|Profession:||Model, Producer, Writer, and Actress|
|Date of birth:||December 4, 1973|
|Age:||48 years (As of 2022)|
|Net worth:||90 Million USD|
|Height:||5 feet 10 inches|
|Relationship Status:||Not Found|
Tyra Banks: Biography
Tyra Banks born on December 4, 1973, in Inglewood, California, U.S, is an American fashion model and television personality best known as the face of the cosmetics company CoverGirl and the American lingerie, clothing, and cosmetics retailer Victoria’s Secret. She is also known for creating, producing, and presenting the long-running reality television series ‘America’s Next Top Model.’ She also created and hosted the two-time ‘Emmy’ award-winning daytime talk show ‘The Tyra Banks Show for five years.
Tyra’s parents divorced when she was six years old, following which she and her brother lived with their mother on weekdays and visited their father on weekends. Banks was raised in Inglewood, a suburb of Los Angeles, where she attended a local all-girls Catholic school. Tyra Banks started her modeling career at the age of 15, while she was still in school. After being rejected by four modeling agencies, she was signed to ‘L.A. Models.’
Tyra Banks: Net Worth
Tyra Banks is worth $90 million as of 2022. She accumulated most of her wealth from her Television Shows and Fashion Modeling career.
Tyra Banks: Career
Tyra Banks debuted on television in 1993, appearing alongside Will Smith in the fourth season of ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.’ She continued to appear in various television shows, like New York Undercover, Just Shoot Me!, MADtv, Felicity, and Soul Food.
Banks was the first Black woman on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and the first African-American woman on the cover of GQ. Banks started her production company Bankable Productions which produced The Tyra Banks Show, America’s Next Top Model, and the 2008 movie The Clique.
Tyra Banks: Ventures
- Founder of the cosmetics brand Tyra Beauty
- Guest lecturer at Stanford University
- Co-author of a book entitled Tyra’s Beauty, Inside and Out.
Tyra Banks: Education
Tyra did her education at John Burroughs Middle School’ and later got enrolled at ‘Immaculate Heart High School’ in Los Angeles where she graduated in 1991. She also completed a non-degree certificate program at Harvard Business School to start her cosmetics brand, ‘Tyra Beauty’. She has come under criticism for implying she is a Harvard graduate