Tyra Lynne Banks aka Tyra Banks is a versatile personality. She is best known as an actress, model, producer, author, occasional singer, a and businesswoman. Similarly, she is known for her appearance in Coyote Ugly, America's Next Top Model, and Tropical Thunder.
Tyra Banks was born on December 4, 1973, in Inglewood, California to parents Donald Banks and Carlyn London. Her father is a computer consultant while her mother is a medical photographer.
Similarly, she has a sibling named Devin in her family. Talking about her education, Banks went to the Immaculate Heart High School and completed a diploma in 1998.
Tyra Banks has been in several relationships but at the moment she is not in any romantic affairs and relationship. She was dating a popular actor for around a couple of months. Likewise, she was in a romantic relationship with her school mate named Craig Taylor in 1990.
Additionally, from 1993 to 1996, Banks was in an affair with film director John Singleton. The couple met via a mutual friend and began dating. Later, the duo broke up. Also, the versatile figure was in a fling with her other boyfriend Seal in 1996.
Moreover, the actress also dated the basketball player Chris Webber from 2001 to 2004. In the following year, Tyra and Giancarlo Marcaccini were in a romantic relationship for a year. Banks worked really hard to hide her relationship with investment banker John Utendahl. The partners' affair ran for 4 years and separated in 2011.
Furthermore, the diva dated the fashion photographer Erik Asla in 2013, however, the couple were not ready to accept each other husband and wife so they broke up. The duo shared a child named York Banks-Asla. The baby was born via surrogacy on January 27, 2016. Later in 2016, Keith Carlos and Tyra was romantically linked with each other only for about a month.
Not only this, there were numerous rumors regarding her boyfriends. There was a rumor of Banks dating Michael Louis Johnson and Rupert Everett. In 2002, she has again rumored dating Hype Williams. Again in 2006, there came a rumor of Tyra and Tyler Perry, however, their relationship was claimed as a friend only. Then, she was also guessed dating Rob Evans and Aubrey Graham in 2012.
Tyra Banks has a net worth of $90 million as per the Celebritynetworth. She gained a massive amount of wealth from her modeling and acting career. Bank is counted as one of the highest paid models and earns more than $25 million from her modeling career.
Banks lives a luxurious lifestyle in a lavish mansion in Pacific Palisades which worth $2 million. Additionally, she drives the SC430 Lexus Car which has a market value of $66,0000.
Besides that, the diva is engaged in charity and philanthropical works. She fixed the Tyra Banks TZone program which helped in leadership and life skills development.
On the other hand, she too established the Tyra Banks Scholarship. The funk helps in providing Afro-American girls to study at the Immaculate High School. In fact, she also completed her school diploma.
|2013||Annual Income||$91 million|
|2009||Annual Income||$30 million|
|2007||Annual Income||$18 million|
|2005||Sponsorship & Victoria's Secret||$3 million|
|2004||Sponsorship & Victoria's Secret||$3 million|
|2003||Sponsorship & Victoria's Secret||$3 million|
|2002||Sponsorship & Victoria's Secret||$3 million|
Tyra Banks began her career as a model with Ready to Wear-Autumn / Winter 1992 fashion show where she used to work for the Channel. Then, in 1993, she portrayed Jackie Ames in NBC's sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
Additionally, she appeared in the 1995 film Higher Learning. Likewise, she is also an author and released her first novel titled Modelland in September 2011.
Again, Banks released another book Tyra's Beauty Inside and Out. Moreover, she is recently working with Victoria's Secret with Sorts Illuatrated Swimsuit.
Besides that, she has also worked with other modeling companies and agencies. She posed for the advertisements of Civer Girl, Rifat Ozbek, Swatch skin, X-O-X-O, Tommy Hilfiger, Victoria’s Secret, 3 Suisses, Alma Couture, Dolce & Gabbana, Elite chocolate, Escada, H, H & M, Milk, Nike, Ralph Lauren, Yves Saint Laurent.
She is a popular supermodel and actress.
She is 45 years old.
She has 5 feet 10 inches or 178 cm in height.
Her weight is 64 kg or 178 lbs.