Tyra Banks

Age, Height, Weight etc:

Who is it?: TV SHOW HOST
Occupation: Former model, actress, TV host, author
Real Name / Birth name: Tyra Lynne Banks
Nick Name: Ty, Big Buddy, Lady T L B, BBQ
Age / How old?: December 4, 1973
Birth Sign:Sagittarius
From: (Place of Birth): Inglewood, CA
Nationality: American
Race / Ethnicity:Black
Tyra Banks Education:She attended ‘John Burroughs Middle School and ‘Heart High School’.

Measurements, Body:

Body Measurements: 37-24-36 in or 94-61-91.5 cm
Height / How tall?:5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
Weight:64 kg or 141 pounds
Dress Size:6 (US) or 36 (EU)
Shoe Size:9 (US) or 41 (EU) or 6 (UK)
Hair Color:Blonde
Eye Color:Hazel

Tyra Banks


Tyra Banks is an American model, TV host, producer, actress, singer, writer and a businesswoman - she has tried almost everything. She was born in Inglewood, California in 1973. As a tall and skinny girl Tyra felt awkward when she was a kid, but these criterias were perfect for becoming a runaway model. She became so attractive, that her mother shoot her a portfolio and started sending Tyra’s photos to various modeling agencies. There was no interest in African-American models that time, but eventually Tyra Banks signed a contract with Elite Model Management Agency.
Tyra Banks is a member of TV Actresses.

Tyra Banks photos:

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Family, Mom, Dad, Wife & Husbands, kids

Father: her father’s name is Donald Banks, a computer consultant.

Mother: her mother's name is Carolyn London, a medical photographer.

Siblings: Tyra has an elder brother Devin.

Husbands and kids: She isn’t married, but she has a son, named York Banks-Asla.

Boyfriends & Girlfriends, Relationship

Sexual orientation: Tyra Banks is straight.

There is a lot of fuss about her private live. She had relationship with Keith Carlos, Erik Asla, John Utendahl, Giancarlo Marcaccini, Chris Webber, Seal, John Singleton, Will Smith, Craig Taylor. Tyra was rumored to be dating Drake, Rob Evans, Teresa Weatherspoon, Rupert Everett, Hype Williams, Tyler Perry, Mark Messier, Rick Fox, Brian White,  And Michael Louis Johnson. Some of these relationships didn’t finish well.

Tyra Banks Money, Net Worth

Her net worth is estimated at $90 Million.

Houses & Cars

Place of living: She has a Spanish colonial-style house in Beverly Hills.

Cars: Tyra Banks has a Lexus SC 430.

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Misc Questions

Has she ever felt insecure about her appearance or body?

Of course. Tyra likes and dislikes something about her body, and it’s totally fine.

When and how did she start modeling?

She was only 15, when she started modeling. Tyra Banks had to face some problems. She sent her photos to five different agencies, but four of them rejected her, and only one said ‘Yes!’

Has she appeared in movies?

She tried singing, dancing and acting as well. Tyra starred in ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ TV series, ‘Coyote Ugly’, ‘Life Size’ and others.

Interesting and Fun Facts:

  • When she was 6 years old, her parents got divorced.

  • She was bullied at school.

  • Tyra has appeared on covers of various fashion magazines: ‘Cosmopolitan’, ‘Elle’, ‘Harper’s Bazzar’, ‘Seventeen’, ‘Teen Vogue’, ‘Spanish Vogue’ and etc.

  • She launched a well-known and popular TV show ‘America’s Next Top-Model’.