Banks in 2018
Tyra Lynne Banks
December 4, 1973
Inglewood, California, U.S.
|Alma mater||Immaculate Heart High School|
|Net worth||$90 million (2011)|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Partner(s)||Erik Asla (2013–2017)|
Tyra is 5'11" tall. She is the CEO of her own company, TYInc. She was the first African American model to appear on the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition. Tyra is the "Youth Correspondent" for the Oprah Winfrey Show. She signed a modeling contract with the Elite Agency when she was 15 years old. Before she signed, Tyra planned on attending Loyola Marymount University.
Acting[change | change source]
|1999||Love Stinks||Holly Garnett|
|2000||Love & Basketball||Kyra Kessler|
|Life-Size||Eve Doll||TV movie|
|2002||Halloween: Resurrection||Nora Winston|
|Eight Crazy Nights||Victoria's Secret Gown||Voice|
|2009||Hannah Montana: The Movie||Herself||Cameo|
|1993||The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air||Jackie Ames||TV series (credited as "Tyra")
|1999||Felicity||Jane Scott||TV series
|Just Shoot Me!||Herself||TV series
|2000||MADtv||Katisha Latisha Parisha Farisha Johnson||TV series
|2001||Soul Food||Nina Joseph|
|2003–2015||America's Next Top Model||Host||Reality TV series created, judged and hosted by Banks|
|2004||American Dreams||Carolyn Gill||TV series
|All of Us||Roni||TV series
|2005–2010||The Tyra Banks Show||Host||Talk show|
|2009||Gossip Girl||Ursula Nyquist||TV series,season 3
|2011||Mexico's Next Top Model||Guest judge||Reality TV Series
|2012||Vietnam's Next Top Model||Guest judge||Reality TV Series
|Shake It Up||Miss Burke||Disney Channel Original Series
|Top Model po-russki||Guest judge||Reality TV Series
References[change | change source]
- Mosthof, Mariella (February 6, 2012). "Tyra Banks Named One of the Richest Supermodels in the World". Wetpaint. Archived from the original on February 9, 2012. Retrieved February 8, 2012.
- Bailey, Eric J. (2008). Black America, Body Beautiful: How the African American Image is Changing Fashion, Fitness, and Other Industries: How the African American Image is Changing Fashion, Fitness, and Other Industries. Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO. p. 4. ISBN 978-0-275-99596-6.
- "'Hannah Montana' film scenes shot in Cool Springs mall". NewsChannel 5.com. May 28, 2008.