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Tyra Banks
Born Tyra Lynne Banks
December 4, 1973 (1973-12-04) (age 36)
Inglewood, California, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Talk show host
Years active 1993–present
Salary $23 million (2008)[1]
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)[2]
Website
www.TyraBanks.com
.Tyra Lynne Banks (born December 4, 1973) is an American media personality, actress, occasional singer, former model and businesswoman.^ Why Tyra Banks is the ugliest model ever  .
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^ Tyra Banks was born in Los Angeles December 4, 1973, to Carolyn and Don Banks.
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^ Tyra Lynne Banks (born December 4, 1973) is an American model, talk show host, actress, singer and businessperson.
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[3][4][5] .She first became famous as a model in Paris, Milan, London, Tokyo and New York, but television appearances were her commercial breakthrough.^ She first became famous as a model in Paris, Milan, London, Tokyo and New York, but television appearances were her commercial breakthrough.
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^ She became famous first as a model in Paris, Milan, London, Tokyo, and New York, but television appearances were her commercial breakthrough.
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^ She first became famous as a model in Paris , Milan , London , Tokyo and New York , but television appearances were her commercial breakthrough.

Banks is the creator and host of the UPN/The CW reality television show America's Next Top Model, co-creator of True Beauty, and host of her own talk show, The Tyra Banks Show.
.In 2009 she was honored by Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) with the Excellence in Media Award.^ Clay Aiken presented Tyra Banks with GLAAD's Excellence in Media award at New York's GLAAD Media Awards over the weekend .
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^ Tyra Banks picked up a single nomination for the GLAAD Media Awards, which were announced yesterday.
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^ Tyra Banks, Suze Orman Honored at 20th Annual GLAAD Media...
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Early life

.Tyra Banks was born in Inglewood, California, the daughter of Carolyn (née London), a fashion manager and NASA photographer, and Donald Banks, a computer consultant.^ She is the daughter of Carolyn London and Donald Banks, and the little sister of Devin Banks, born in 1968.
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^ Her parents are Carolyn London (a photographer) and Don Banks.
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^ We are not Tyra Banks nor are we affiliated with her, her management, etc.
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[3][6] .The couple divorced in 1980, when Banks was 6 years old.^ In 1980, when Tyra was only six years old, her parents got divorced.
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^ The couple divorced in 1980, when Banks was 6 years old.
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^ The couple divorced in 1980, when Tyra was six, although the relationship of her parents and especially her brother Devin Banks (born 1968) stayed friendly.
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.However, the relationship between her parents, and between her and her brother Devin Banks (born 1968), stayed friendly.^ The relationship between the parents and brother stayed friendly.
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^ The couple divorced in 1980, when Tyra was six, although the relationship of her parents and especially her brother Devin Banks (born 1968) stayed friendly.
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^ However, the relationship between her parents, and between her and her brother Devin Banks (born 1968), stayed friendly.
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.Later, Carolyn married Clifford Johnson; she now goes by Carolyn London-Johnson.^ Later, Carolyn married Clifford Johnson; she now goes by Carolyn London-Johnson.
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^ The difficulties engendered by her daughter's new profession helped convince Carolyn London-Johnson to heed Banks's urgings and get involved.
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^ Los Angeles, California Daughter of Don Banks (a computer consultant) and Carolyn London-Johnson (photographer, business manager).
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.Banks attended John Burroughs Middle School and graduated in 1991 from Immaculate Heart High School in Los Angeles.^ After graduating from Los Angeles' Immaculate Heart High School, Banks signed with Elite modeling agency.
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^ Banks attended John Burroughs Middle School and graduated in 1991 from Immaculate Heart High School in Los Angeles .

^ Banks attended John Burroughs Middle School and graduated in 1991 from Immaculate Heart High School in Los Angeles.
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.She was accepted by colleges such as USC and UCLA for television producing.^ She was accepted by colleges such as USC and UCLA for television producing.
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^ I applied to college because I wanted to be a film/television producer and writer.
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^ Was accepted at UCLA and USC. .

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Career

Modeling

.Banks began modeling in the 11th grade.^ Banks began modeling in the 11th grade.
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^ Banks graduated from Immaculate Heart High School in Los Angeles and began modeling in 11th grade.
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^ Now widely known as one of the world's foremost supermodels, Banks began her modeling career at the age of 17 with the Elite agency after flirting with att … .
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[9] .She later went to Paris, France to do some runway modeling.^ View All Fun Fact: After High school Tyra went to Paris to model.
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^ Later, audience members with their own modeling aspirations walk Tyra's runway and receive brutally honest advice from the judges on their modeling potential.

.Within Banks' first week in Paris, designers were so entranced by her presence on the runway that she was booked for an unprecedented twenty-five shows – a record in the business for a newcomer.^ Within Banks' first week in Paris, designers were so entranced by her presence on the runway that she was booked for an unprecedented twenty-five shows – a record in the business for a newcomer.

^ About me: Modeling Within Banks's first week in Paris, other designers were so entranced by her presence on the runway that she was booked for an unprecedented 25 shows--a record in the business for a newcomer.
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^ Within Banks’ first week in Paris, designers were so entranced by her presence on the runway that she was booked for an unprecedented twenty-five shows – a record in the business for a newcomer.
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She has done extensive print and/or runway work for fashion/advertising giants, such as Anna Sui, Coors Light, CoverGirl, Badgley Mischka, Bill Blass, Cynthia Rowley, Chanel, Christian Dior, Dolce & Gabbana, Donna Karan, Gemma Kahng, H&M, Isaac Mizrahi, Maria Snyder, McDonald's, Aislinn Dubois Modeling Agency, Michael Kors, Milk, Nicole Miller, Nike, Inc., Oscar de la Renta, Pepsi, Perry Ellis, Randy Kemper, Richard Tyler, Rifat Ozbek, Swatch, Todd Oldham, Tommy Hilfiger, Victoria's Secret and Yves Saint Laurent. .She has appeared on the covers of high-fashion magazines such as Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Cosmopolitan and Elle.^ With her striking looks, Tyra appeared on over 20 fashion magazines covers.
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^ She has appeared on the covers of high-fashion magazines such as Vogue , Harper's Bazaar , Cosmopolitan and Elle .

^ She has appeared on the covers of high-fashion magazines such as Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Cosmopolitan and Elle.
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.Banks was the first African American woman on the covers of GQ and the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.^ She soon found commercial success as the first solo African American cover girl on magazines like GQ and Sports Illustrated ’s Swimsuit Issue.
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^ Banks became the first African American woman ever to grace these magazine covers.
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^ In 1997 she became the first African American model to appear on the cover of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue, and that same year she was the first model and first black woman to be featured on the cover of GQ magazine.
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[10] .In 1997, she received the VH1 award for Supermodel of the Year.^ In 1997, she received the VH1 award for Supermodel of the Year.
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^ In 1997, she received the VH1 Award for Supermodel of the Year.
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^ In 1997, she received the Michael Award for Supermodel of the Year.
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.That same year, she became the first-ever African American chosen for the cover of the Victoria's Secret catalog.^ That same year, she became the first-ever African American chosen for the cover of the Victoria's Secret catalog.

^ Banks became the first African American woman ever to grace these magazine covers.
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^ That same year, she became the first-ever African American chosen for the cover of the Victoria’s Secret catalog.
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[11]
.Banks retired from modeling in May 2005 to concentrate on her television career.^ Banks retired from modeling in May 2005 to concentrate on her television career.
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^ Banks retired from modeling in May 2005 to concentrate on her television show.
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^ Banks retired from modeling in May 2005 to concentrate more on her television show.
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.She walked the runway for the final time at the 2005 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.^ She walked the runway for the final time at the 2005 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.
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^ Victoria's Secret Fashion Show models (2000–2009) .

^ Victoria's Secret Fashion Show models (1995–1999) .

.Aside from modeling, In 1998, Banks authored a book entitled Tyra's Beauty, Inside and Out.^ Why Tyra Banks is the ugliest model ever  .
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^ Look out Tyra Banks!
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^ And Tyra you are beautiful inside and out.
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.The book was advertised as a resource for helping women to make the most out of their natural beauty.^ The book was advertised as a resource for helping women to make the most out of their natural beauty.
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^ There are beautiful women out there that have the same figures as most of the women in this country.
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^ Adolescence is such an impressionable time in a young woman's life, and I hope this contest helps teen girls discover their own beauty from the inside out.
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[12]

Move into television and film

.Banks's television career began on the fourth season of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, in which she played lead character Will Smith's old friend Jackie Ames.^ Banks' television career began on the fourth season of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, in which she played Jackie Ames, who made 8 appearances and also Will's ex-girlfriend.
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^ Her first role was in the television series "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air".
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^ Tyra landed her first gig playing a reoccurring character on "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" as Will Smiths old friend, Jackie Ames.
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.She made seven appearances in the series.^ She made seven appearances in the series.
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^ Banks' television career began on the fourth season of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, in which she played lead character Will's old friend Jackie Ames, and made seven appearances throughout the series.
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.Other TV credits include Felicity, MADtv, Nick Cannon's Wild 'n Out (in which she was featured as a special guest host and team captain) and The Price Is Right (guest-starring as a "Barker's Beauty").^ Tyra Banks guest stars on the price is right….
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^ Other TV credits include Felicity, MADtv, Nick Cannon’s Wild ‘n Out (in which she was featured as a special guest host and team captain) and The Price Is Right (guest-starring as a "Barker’s Beauty").
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^ In this early years, Tyra was one of Barker's Beauties on The Price is Right, and she also appeared on Felicity and on an episode of MADtv .
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She also appeared as a guest in the animated talk show Space Ghost Coast to Coast in an episode entitled "Chinatown."
.Currently, Banks can be seen on television as the hostess, judge and executive producer of The CW Television Network show America's Next Top Model.^ Currently, Banks can be seen on television as the hostess, head judge, and executive producer of the UPN (now the CW) television show America's Next Top Model.
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^ A: Here are the current judges: Tyra Banks .
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^ "America's Next Top Model", the highest-rated show on the CW network, is now three-quarters through its 12th season.
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.In addition, she hosts The Tyra Banks Show, a daytime talk show aimed at younger women, which premiered on September 12, 2005. The show features stories about everyday people mixed in with celebrity interviews, much like the early format of The Oprah Winfrey Show.^ It is afterall the TYRA BANKS show and this show was specifically about HER hair.
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^ In addition, she hosts The Tyra Banks Show, a daytime talkshow aimed at younger women, which premiered on September 12, 2005 and recently began its third season, drawing over 1.9 million viewers an episode.
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^ AP - Tyra Banks is pulling the plug on her talk show.
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.Under the slogan "Every woman has a story...and it happened to Tyra too," Banks promotes her show using emotional flashbacks to her own childhood and adolescence.^ Stories related to Tyra Banks .
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^ Tyra Banks to end talk show .
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^ Was the Tyra Banks show canceled???
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.Many of the episodes deal with issues facing women today.^ Many of the episodes deal with issues facing women today.
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^ The five-day-a-week program is specifically targeted to entertain and offer the "everywoman" insight into the issues facing young women today.
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^ I want the focus to be on real issues affecting women today.
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.Banks and other experts give women advice on fashion, relationships and more.^ Banks and other experts give women advice on fashion, relationships and more.
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^ Among her future plans are the formation of a movie studio, Bankable Productions, and other projects that will allow her to reach and empower even more women and young girls.
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^ Tyra Banks is old-fashioned about courtship and love relationships, and will remain faithful to her loved one in good times and in bad.
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.The first two seasons of the show were recorded in Banks' hometown of Los Angeles but, beginning with the fall 2007 season, the show moved to New York City.^ The first two seasons of the show were recorded in Banks' hometown of Los Angeles but, beginning with the fall 2007 season, the show moved to New York City .

^ NEW YORK: Tyra Banks is pulling the plug on her talk show.
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^ The first two seasons of the show were recorded in Banks’ hometown of Los Angeles but, beginning with the fall 2007 season, the show moved to New York City.
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.In 2008, Banks won the Daytime Emmy Award for her work and production on The Tyra Banks Show.^ AP A blonde Tyra Banks shows off her Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Talk Show .
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^ Tyra Banks to end talk show .
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  • The Tyra Banks Show News - Topix 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.topix.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Tyra Banks 'difficult to work for'?
  • SFGate: Daily Dish : Tyra Banks 1 February 2010 4:26 UTC www.sfgate.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In late-January 2008, Banks got the go-ahead from The CW Television Network to start work on a new reality television series based on fashion magazines called Stylista.^ In late January 2008, Banks got the go ahead from ANTM network, CW, to start work on a new reality television series based on fashion magazines.
  • Tyra Banks - SideReel 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.sidereel.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Tyra Banks reality show is in the works...
  • Tyra Banks « uberVU Search 1 February 2010 4:26 UTC www.ubervu.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In late January 2008, Tyra Banks started to work on a new reality TV show based on fashion magazines.
  • The My Hero Project - Tyra Banks 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.myhero.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

The show premiered on October 22, 2008.
.Banks's first big screen role came in 1994 when she co-starred in the drama Higher Learning.^ Banks’ first big screen role came in 1994 when she co-starred in the drama Higher Learning.
  • Tyra Lynne Banks - Celebrities at Weblo.com 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.weblo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Her debut in movies came in 1995 when she co-starred in the critically acclaimed drama Higher Learning .

^ Tyra's first real movie role came in John Singleton's Higher Learning.
  • Tyra Banks Links, Pictures, Pics, Photos, Images, Gallery, Screensavers, Clips, Videos, Wallpapers - Bestzilla (455) 1 February 2010 4:26 UTC www.bestzilla.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[13] .She went on to co-star with Lindsay Lohan in the Disney film Life-Size, playing a doll named Eve who comes to life and has to learn how to live in the real world.^ Banks' has also starred as the fictitious brought to life doll 'Eve' in the Disney film Life-Size , along side Lindsay Lohan.

^ She went on to co-star with Lindsay Lohan in the Disney film Life-Size, playing a doll named Eve who comes to life and has to learn how to live in the real world.
  • Tyra Lynne Banks - Celebrities at Weblo.com 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.weblo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ She also co-starred with Lindsay Lohan in the Disney film Life-Size , playing a doll named Eve who comes to life.

.Other notable roles include Love Stinks (1999), Love & Basketball (2000), Coyote Ugly (2000) and Halloween: Resurrection (2002).^ Other notable roles include 1999's Love Stinks, 2000's Coyote Ugly, and 2002's Halloween: Resurrection.
  • Tyra Banks - SideReel 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.sidereel.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Other notable roles include Love Stinks (1999), Love & Basketball (2000), Coyote Ugly (2000) and Halloween: Resurrection (2002).
  • Tyra Banks Gossip 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.celebnextdoor.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Tyra Lynne Banks - Celebrities at Weblo.com 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.weblo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ She co-starred in 1999's Love Stinks, 2000s Coyote Ugly, and 2002's Halloween: Resurrection – the eighth film in the Halloween franchise.
  • MySpace - Tyra Banks - 36 - Female - Los Angeles, California - myspace.com/177407490 1 February 2010 4:26 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Banks has confirmed that she will appear in Gossip Girl, in the fourth episode of the third season,[14] as Ursula Nyquist, a larger-than-life actress who works with Serena.^ Banks has confirmed that she will appear in Gossip Girl , in the fourth episode of the third season, 14 as Ursula Nyquist, a larger-than-life actress who works with Serena.

^ Gossip Girl 's third season.
  • Celebrities, Gossip, and Celeb News - E! Online Canada 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC ca.eonline.com [Source type: General]

^ In addition, she hosts The Tyra Banks Show, a daytime talkshow aimed at younger women, which premiered on September 12, 2005 and recently began its third season, drawing over 1.9 million viewers an episode.
  • Tyra Banks - SideReel 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.sidereel.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Music

.Banks has appeared in several music videos, including Michael Jackson's "Black or White", Tina Turner's "Love Thing", Mobb Deep's "Trife Life" and George Michael's "Too Funky" (with fellow supermodel Linda Evangelista).^ Banks has appeared in several music videos, including Michael Jackson 's " Black or White ", Tina Turner 's " Love Thing ", Mobb Deep 's "Trife Life" and George Michael 's " Too Funky " (with fellow supermodel Linda Evangelista ).

^ Banks has appeared in several music videos including Michael Jackson's "Black or White," Tina Turner's "Love Thing," Mobb Deep's "Trife Life" and George Michael's "Too Funky" (with fellow supermodel Linda Evangelista).
  • Tyra Banks - SideReel 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.sidereel.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Banks appeared in Michael Jackson's "Black or White" video in a scene in which Glen Chin morphs into her, and with fellow supermodel Linda Evangelista, in George Michael's "Too Funky" video.

.In 2004, she recorded her first single, "Shake Ya Body," which had a music video featuring the final six contestants on America's Next Top Model, Cycle 2.^ It looks like the models in the upcoming cycle of America's Next Top Model will be going to Amsterdam!

^ America's Next Top Model: Season 03 .
  • Tyra Banks - Ask.com 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.ask.com [Source type: General]

^ We'll say this about the Cycle 11 finale of America's Next Top Model -- the final runway was badass...
  • Tyra Banks - The Remote Island 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.nerve.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The video was world-premiered on UPN, but the single turned out to be a failure.^ (Music Video) The video's world premiere was on UPN, but the single was a failure for Banks.
  • Tyra Banks - SideReel 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.sidereel.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The video had its world premiere on UPN, but the single was a failure for Banks.
  • MySpace - Tyra Banks - 36 - Female - Los Angeles, California - myspace.com/177407490 1 February 2010 4:26 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The video was world-premiered on UPN , but the single turned out to be a failure.
  • Tyra Banks Gossip 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.celebnextdoor.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Tyra Lynne Banks - Celebrities at Weblo.com 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.weblo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.On America's Next Top Model, Cycle 2 Banks said, "Singing has been a passion of mine for a long, long time...six years on the down low - been ducking in and out of studios cutting tracks."^ It looks like the models in the upcoming cycle of America's Next Top Model will be going to Amsterdam!

^ "America's Next Top Model is not immune to these financially challenging times.
  • Tyra Banks news and articles 1 February 2010 4:26 UTC www.aceshowbiz.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ So another season of America’s Next Top Model is coming to an end.

.Later, on her talk show, she said, "I can't believe I wasted six years of doing something that I didn't finish...I was almost able to release my album T.Y.R.A., but since my music career hit rock bottom, I quit."^ On America’s Next Top Model, Cycle 2 Banks said, “Singing has been a passion of mine for a long, long time…six years on the down low – been ducking in and out of studios cutting tracks.” Later, on her talk show, she said, “I can’t believe I wasted six years of doing something that I didn’t finish…I was almost able to release my album T.Y.R.A., but since my music career hit rock bottom, I quit.” .
  • Tyra Lynne Banks - Celebrities at Weblo.com 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.weblo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ She stated on Cycle of Top Model that "Singing has been a passion of mine for a long, long time...6 years on the down low - been ducking in and out of studios cutting tracks," but on her talk show she stated, "I can't believe I wasted 6 years of doing something that I didn't finish...I was almost able to release my album 'T.Y.R.A' but since my music career hit rock bottom I quit."
  • Tyra Banks - SideReel 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.sidereel.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Tyra Banks is quitting her talk show this spring after five years.
  • Tyra Banks leaving talk show world before Oprah | Radio & TV Talk 1 February 2010 4:26 UTC blogs.ajc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Though "Shake Ya Body" was a failure, record producer Rodney Jerkins told Jet magazine in 2004 that Banks "has what it takes to pull it off...she had a hungriness to want to be in the studio all the time.^ Tyra Banks takes it all off .
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  • Tyra Banks - Blogrunner 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.blogrunner.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Though "Shake Ya Body" was a failure, record producer Darkchild told JET in 2004 that Banks "has what it takes to pull it off...she had a hungriness to want to be in the studio all the time.
  • Tyra Banks - SideReel 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.sidereel.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • MySpace - Tyra Banks - 36 - Female - Los Angeles, California - myspace.com/177407490 1 February 2010 4:26 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Tyra Banks is on the cover of Jet Magazine!
  • The CW Source: Tyra Banks Archives 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC blogs.trb.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Some people want to be divas in the studio and work for three or four hours.^ Some people want to be divas in the studio and work for three or four hours.
  • Tyra Banks Gossip 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.celebnextdoor.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • MySpace - Tyra Banks - 36 - Female - Inglewood, California - myspace.com/tyra_banks_website 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Tyra Lynne Banks - Celebrities at Weblo.com 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.weblo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Three people were arrested and four were treated by medics after a riot broke out in Manhattan yesterday during an audition for the show.
  • Tyra Banks | TMZ.com 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.tmz.com [Source type: General]

^ I said most people don’t want to be alone but want some form of companionship.
  • Necole Bitchie.com: Tyra Banks on Interracial Relationships 1 February 2010 4:26 UTC necolebitchie.com [Source type: Original source]

.You had to tell Tyra to stop, or she will keep you going."^ Tell me what you think about Tyra  .
  • Tyra Banks Exposed 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.squidoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ You had to tell Tyra to stop, or she will keep you going.” As for her voice, Jerkins said, “People will be shocked.
  • Tyra Lynne Banks - Celebrities at Weblo.com 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.weblo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Tyra Banks is a saint, I tell you.
  • Search Results tyra banks Search for tyra banks at Deceiver.com 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC deceiver.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[15] .As for her voice, Jerkins said, "People will be shocked.^ As for her voice, Jerkins stated, "People will be shocked.
  • MySpace - Tyra Banks - 36 - Female - Inglewood, California - myspace.com/tyra_banks_website 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ As for her voice, Jerkins said, "People will be shocked.

^ You had to tell Tyra to stop, or she will keep you going.” As for her voice, Jerkins said, “People will be shocked.
  • Tyra Lynne Banks - Celebrities at Weblo.com 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.weblo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

She can really sing. .She's like between soprano and high-alto.^ She's like between soprano and high- alto .

^ She’s like between soprano and high-alto.
  • Tyra Lynne Banks - Celebrities at Weblo.com 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.weblo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ She can really sing, she's like between soprano and high alto.
  • Tyra Banks - SideReel 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.sidereel.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • MySpace - Tyra Banks - 36 - Female - Inglewood, California - myspace.com/tyra_banks_website 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • MySpace - Tyra Banks - 36 - Female - Los Angeles, California - myspace.com/177407490 1 February 2010 4:26 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

I challenged her vocally. I pushed her, but not too far. .I pushed her where vocally it fit the track."^ I pushed her where vocally it fit the track.” .
  • Tyra Lynne Banks - Celebrities at Weblo.com 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.weblo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I pushed her where vocally it fit the track."
  • Tyra Banks - SideReel 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.sidereel.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Tyra Banks Gossip 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.celebnextdoor.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • MySpace - Tyra Banks - 36 - Female - Inglewood, California - myspace.com/tyra_banks_website 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[15]
.Banks released a single with NBA player Kobe Bryant, entitled "K.O.B.E.," which was performed on NBA TV.^ Banks released a single with NBA player Kobe Bryant, entitled “K.O.B.E.,” which was performed on NBA TV. She also has a single on the soundtrack to Disney Channel’s Original Movie Life-Size called “Be A Star.” She is credited with performing the theme song to America’s Next Top Model.
  • Tyra Lynne Banks - Celebrities at Weblo.com 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.weblo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Banks released a single with NBA player Kobe Bryant , entitled "K.O.B.E.," which was performed on NBA TV .

^ Banks released a single with NBA star Kobe Bryant, titled "K.O.B.E.", which was performed on NBA TV, and had a single/soundtrack from the Disney movie Life-Size called "Be A Star".
  • Tyra Banks - SideReel 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.sidereel.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • MySpace - Tyra Banks - 36 - Female - Inglewood, California - myspace.com/tyra_banks_website 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

She also has a single on the soundtrack to Disney Channel's Original Movie Life-Size called "Be A Star." She is credited with performing the theme song to America's Next Top Model.

Filmography

Film
Year Film Role Notes
1995 Higher Learning Deja
1999 Love Stinks Holly Garnett
2000 Love & Basketball Kyra Kessler
Life-Size Eve Doll TV movie
Coyote Ugly Zoë
2002 Halloween: Resurrection Nora Winston
Eight Crazy Nights Victoria's Secret Gown Voice
2007 Mr. Woodcock Herself Cameo
2008 Tropic Thunder Herself Cameo
2009 Hannah Montana: The Movie Herself in Women's Shoe Department Cameo[16]
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1993 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Jackie Ames TV series (credited as "Tyra")
    .
  • Where There's a Will, There's a Way: Part 1
  • All Guts, No Glory
  • Father of the Year
  • Blood Is Thicker Than Mud
  • Fresh Prince After Dark
  • Take My Cousin...^ Jackie Ames     - Blood Is Thicker Than Mud (1993) TV episode ....
    • Tyra Banks 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ There is no one working in TV today more respected for their ability to look crazy than Tyra Banks.
    • Flash Animation, Cartoons, Celebrity News, Song Parodies, Personality Quiz, Free Online Games, Movie Trailers, Humor | Liquid Generation Search 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.liquidgeneration.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Jackie Ames     - Take My Cousin...
    • Tyra Banks 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    Please
  • You've Got to Be a Football Hero
1999 Felicity Jane Scott TV series
  • A Good Egg
  • Kissing Mr. Covington
  • One Ball, Two Strikes
Just Shoot Me! Herself TV series
  • Nina Sees Red: Part 1
  • Nina Sees Red: Part 2
2000 MADtv Katisha Latisha Parisha Farisha Johnson TV series
  • Episode #5.17
  • Episode #5.25
2003-present America's Next Top Model Host Reality TV series created, judged and hosted by Banks
2004 American Dreams Carolyn Gill TV series
  • Chasing the Past
All of Us Roni TV series
  • O Brother, Where Art Thou?
2005-2010 The Tyra Banks Show Host Talk show
2009 Gossip Girl Ursula Nyquist TV series,season 3
  • Dan de Fleurette

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  16. ^ "'Hannah Montana' Film Scenes Shot In Cool Springs Mall". NewsChannel 5.com. 2008-05-28. http://www.newschannel5.com/global/story.asp?s=8391689.  

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From Wikiquote

Tyra Banks (2000)
.Tyra Lynne Banks (born December 4, 1973) is a television personality, author, actress, singer, executive producer, talk show host, and former supermodel.^ Tyra was born in Los Angeles on December 4th, 1973.
  • Tyra Banks Wallpapers 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.thewallpapers.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ NEW YORK— Tyra Banks is pulling the plug on her talk show.
  • Tyra Banks says shes ending her talk show - Road Runner 1 February 2010 4:26 UTC www.rr.com [Source type: General]

^ 'Tyra Banks Show' to end in 2010 .
  • 'Tyra Banks Show' to end in 2010 - WETM 18 Online 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.wetmtv.com [Source type: General]
  • 'Tyra Banks Show' to end in 2010 - FOX23 News - The 10 O'Clock News 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.fox23news.com [Source type: General]

.She is well known for her role as the host and judge of the reality television show America's Next Top Model.^ She does this on Top Model as well!
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  • Tyra Banks ending talk show | EW.com 1 February 2010 4:26 UTC news-briefs.ew.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ America's Next Top Model: Season 03 .
  • Tyra Banks - Ask.com 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.ask.com [Source type: General]

^ What next - hosting the show in a dew rag?
  • Tyra Banks is out of her mind - The Superficial - www.thesuperficial.com 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC thesuperficial.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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.
  • Smiles come naturally to me, but I started thinking of them as an art form at my command.^ Smiles come naturally to me, but I started thinking of them as an art form at my command.
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    • Tyra Banks - Wikiquote 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Smiles come naturally to me, but I started thinking of them as an art form at my command,” Banks told me.
    • Tyra Banks - Banksable - NYTimes.com 1 February 2010 4:26 UTC www.nytimes.com [Source type: General]
    • Tyra Banks - Banksable - NYTimes.com 1 February 2010 4:26 UTC www.nytimes.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Tyra shares in the accompanying interview, “Smiles come naturally to me, but I started thinking of them as an art form at my command.
    • Supermodel Smiling Lessons - Tyra Banks Shows 275 Smiles (GALLERY) 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.trendhunter.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .I studied all the time.^ I studied all the time.
    • Tyra Banks - Wikiquote 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Supermodel Smiling Lessons - Tyra Banks Shows 275 Smiles (GALLERY) 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.trendhunter.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Tyra Banks - Wikiquote 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Tyra Banks - Banksable - NYTimes.com 1 February 2010 4:26 UTC www.nytimes.com [Source type: General]
    • Tyra Banks - Banksable - NYTimes.com 1 February 2010 4:26 UTC www.nytimes.com [Source type: General]

    .I looked at magazines, I'd practice in front of the mirror and I'd ask photographers about the best angles.^ I looked at magazines, I'd practice in front of the mirror and I'd ask photographers about the best angles.
    • Tyra Banks - Wikiquote 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Tyra Banks - Wikiquote 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ I looked at magazines, I’d practice in front of the mirror and I’d ask photographers about the best angles.
    • Supermodel Smiling Lessons - Tyra Banks Shows 275 Smiles (GALLERY) 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.trendhunter.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Tyra Banks - Banksable - NYTimes.com 1 February 2010 4:26 UTC www.nytimes.com [Source type: General]
    • Tyra Banks - Banksable - NYTimes.com 1 February 2010 4:26 UTC www.nytimes.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Things looked like they were going hella good until the interviewer asked her about a topic that she really didn’t want to speak about.
    • Tyra Banks « Media Outrage 1 February 2010 4:26 UTC mediaoutrage.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .I can now pull out a smile at will.^ I can now pull out a smile at will.” .
    • Supermodel Smiling Lessons - Tyra Banks Shows 275 Smiles (GALLERY) 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.trendhunter.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ I can now pull out a smile at will.
    • Tyra Banks - Wikiquote 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Tyra Banks - Wikiquote 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .
  • And I do know about body image.^ TAGS America's Next Top Model auditions Model riots New York Today Show Tyra Banks Top 12 Bikini-Body Transformations .

    ^ Model Tyra Banks attends the Calvin Klein Collection and Visionaire 56 Solar launch at The Standard Hotel on June 1, 2009 in New York City.
    • Tyra Banks - Photos and News 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.nypost.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • 'Tyra Banks Show' to end in 2010 - WETM 18 Online 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.wetmtv.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Banks intends to focus on launching a New York-based film production company, Bankable Studios, that will bring “positive images of women to the big screen,” a source told People.com.
    • Tyra Banks • w i t h l o v e t y r a . c o m - Your Largest Tyra Banks Fansite • America’s next top model & The Tyra Banks Show 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.withlovetyra.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Zooped.com - Tyra Banks is ending The Tyra Show, Is she pulling a Oprah? 1 February 2010 4:26 UTC www.zooped.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    About worrying about it. .I made my living being 20 or 30 pounds heavier than the average model.^ I made my living being 20 or 30 pounds heavier than the average model.
    • Tyra Banks - Wikiquote 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Interview: Tyra Banks | Life and style | The Guardian 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: News]
    • Tyra Banks - Wikiquote 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Previous Next Previous Next “ I made my living being 20 or 30 pounds heavier than the average model.
    • Tyra Banks - Fashion Model - Profile on New York Magazine 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC nymag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ She even went on to pose, at that same weight (161 pounds, which is about 30 pounds more than she weighed in her modeling heyday), in a bathing suit on the cover of People magazine next to a headline saying "You Call This Fat?"
    • Tyra Banks Drops Four Dress Sizes - That's Fit 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.thatsfit.com [Source type: General]

    And that's where I got famous. .Victoria's Secret said I sold more bras and panties than anybody else, and I was traipsing down that runway with 30 pounds more booty than the other girls.^ Victoria's Secret said I sold more bras and panties than anybody else, and I was traipsing down that runway with 30 pounds more booty than the other girls.
    • Tyra Banks - Fashion Model - Profile on New York Magazine 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC nymag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Tyra Banks - Wikiquote 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Tyra Banks - Wikiquote 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Tyra said: “My next huge steps will allow me to reach more women and young girls to help us all feel as fierce as we truly are.
    • Tyra Banks Quits 'The Tyra Show' - poponthepop.com 1 February 2010 4:26 UTC poponthepop.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Till now Tyra Banks has graced the runway and print media with her appearance for brand names like Pepsi, Nike, Tommy Hilfiger, Victorias Secret, Cover girl, Swatch, Michael Kors, Anna Sui, Liz Claiborne, Lenscrafers and many others.
    • tyra banks Fan site| tyra banks Pic, gallery, wallpaper, Picture, photo 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC tyrabanksmusic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .So it had a lot to do with my success, my weight, but it's also always been an issue for me, so I can relate.^ So it had a lot to do with my success, my weight, but it's also always been an issue for me, so I can relate.
    • Tyra Banks - Wikiquote 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Tyra Banks - Wikiquote 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ So it had a lot to do with my success, my weight, but it's also always been issue for me, so I can relate.'
    • Interview: Tyra Banks | Life and style | The Guardian 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: News]

    ^ Both Tyra and Oprah’s show deal with issues related to upliftment of women, and with this recent development lot of comparisons are been drawn between Oprah and Tyra.

    .
  • I get so much mail from young girls who say, 'I look up to you, you're not as skinny as everyone else, I think you're beautiful' ...^ And by the way, I think Tyra's hair is beautiful.
    • Tyra Banks Reveals Natural Hair! - BV Hair Talk 1 February 2010 4:26 UTC www.bvhairtalk.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Digg it Euan Ferguson The Guardian , Sunday 15 April 2007 Tyra Banks is an accidental cheerleader.
    • Interview: Tyra Banks | Life and style | The Guardian 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: News]

    ^ I say: ‘You think I’m just a model?
    • Tyra Banks - Banksable - NYTimes.com 1 February 2010 4:26 UTC www.nytimes.com [Source type: General]
    • Tyra Banks - Banksable - NYTimes.com 1 February 2010 4:26 UTC www.nytimes.com [Source type: General]

    .So when they say that my body is 'ugly' and 'disgusting,' what does that make those girls feel like?^ She added: 'I get so much mail from young girls who say, "I look up to you, you're not as skinny as everyone else, I think you're beautiful," So when they say that my body is 'ugly' and 'disgusting', what does that make those girls feel like?'
    • Tyra Banks - Gossip Rocks Forum 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.gossiprocks.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Tyra Banks 'feels great' after slimming down to size 8 after dramatic weight loss | Mail Online 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.dailymail.co.uk [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ "So when they say that my body is 'ugly' and 'disgusting,' what does that make those girls feel like?"
    • Tyra Banks - Fashion eZine Supermodels - The Fashion eZine 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.lilith-ezine.com [Source type: General]

    ^ So when they say that my body is ‘ugly’ and ‘disgusting,’ what does that make those girls feel like?” .
    • Tyra Banks: Weight Gain, Fat and a Picture » iFitandHealthy.com 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC ifitandhealthy.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .
  • Journalists told me that a talk show wouldn't work.^ It is afterall the TYRA BANKS show and this show was specifically about HER hair.
    • Tyra Banks Real Hair Dismay | afrobella 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.afrobella.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ NEW YORK— Tyra Banks is pulling the plug on her talk show.
    • Tyra Banks says shes ending her talk show - Road Runner 1 February 2010 4:26 UTC www.rr.com [Source type: General]

    ^ AP - Tyra Banks is pulling the plug on her talk show.
    • Tyra Banks Says Goodbye to Talk Show - Celebrity Gossip 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC showhype.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .Some told me I was going to get canceled before my first season was up.^ Some told me I was going to get canceled before my first season was up.
    • Tyra Banks - Wikiquote 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Tyra Banks - Wikiquote 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Before I go, I have to pay homage to the ultimate Queen of Talk, Oprah, who made a huge impact on my life by giving me my first shot in daytime TV. We all know she announced that her last year with her talk show will be in the 2010-2011 season.
    • Tyra Banks Show to End after This Season 1 February 2010 4:26 UTC www.blippitt.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Before I go, I have to pay homage to the ultimate Queen of Talk, Oprah, who made a huge impact on my life by giving me my first shot in daytime TV…We will all miss her show so much.
    • Tyra Banks … turning off her talk show gig | Fashion Matters 1 February 2010 4:26 UTC blog.newsok.com [Source type: General]

    .Before I did one show, they were, like 'Why do you want to do this?^ Before I did one show, they were, like 'Why do you want to do this?
    • Tyra Banks - Wikiquote 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Tyra Banks - Wikiquote 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ What the hell did you want her to do ..
    • Is Tyra Banks' Natural Hair Really Natural? - Associated Content - associatedcontent.com 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.associatedcontent.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Ask the guests if they want extensions in their hair before you do it.
    • Cele|bitchy » Blog Archive » Cancer victim humiliated on Tyra Banks’ show 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.celebitchy.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .Do you know that 90 percent of talk shows don't get a second season?^ I don’t know who you think I am I don’t know who you think I am I don’t know who you think I am I don’t know who you think I am .
    • Tyra Banks on Abuse | Bossip.com 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC bossip.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Tyra: I don’t know what you are talking about.
    • Dr. Rivkin on the Tyra Banks Show 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC westsidemedicalspa.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Do you know that 90 percent of talk shows don't get a second season?
    • Tyra Banks - Wikiquote 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Tyra Banks - Wikiquote 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .You're a model.^ You're a model.
    • Tyra Banks - Wikiquote 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Tyra Banks - Wikiquote 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ If you’re wondering if Top Model will still be around, don’t worry…Tyra is gearing up for the 15th season, set to premiere in February, as we speak.
    • Tyra Banks Calls it QUITS! « All That’s FAB 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC allthatsfab.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ When you’re an America’s Next Top Model watcher like myself, you expect things to be nutty.
    • Tyra Banks // Current 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC current.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .People just see you as a model.'^ People just see you as a model.'
    • Tyra Banks - Wikiquote 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Tyra Banks - Wikiquote 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ You see, she was a top model too.
    • Tyra Banks Omnimedia - PAPERMAG 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.papermag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ I say: ‘You think I’m just a model?
    • Tyra Banks - Banksable - NYTimes.com 1 February 2010 4:26 UTC www.nytimes.com [Source type: General]
    • Tyra Banks - Banksable - NYTimes.com 1 February 2010 4:26 UTC www.nytimes.com [Source type: General]

    .
    • "Tyra Banks: Success as Fashion Model and Businesswoman Make Her a Role Model as Well". (October 2006) Jet.^ INTERVIEW: Top Model's Tiffany Talks About Being Yelled At By Tyra Bank...
      • Tyra Banks --The Tyra Banks Show -- About Tyra Banks - About.com 1 February 2010 4:26 UTC talkshows.about.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      ^ Pictures by: Edward Opinaldo / Splash News Continue reading The Goddess Of Fierce, Tyra Banks, Makes A Mistake .

      ^ Filed under: Tyra Banks , America's Next Top Model , Paulina Porizkova .
      • Tyra Banks - The Remote Island 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.nerve.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      p. .63.
  • I was embarrassed when a businessman friend asked, 'What's the yearly budget of your talk show?^ Not for this show, not for your talk show, not for life.
    • Tyra Banks - Boxxet 1 February 2010 4:26 UTC www.boxxet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ I love your talk show.
    • Tyra Banks Videos | Watch Tyra Banks Video Clips on Fanpop 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.fanpop.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Tyra Banks Media Talk Shows Local TV Listings To get TV Listings in your area, enter your postal code: Get Listings Most Popular .
    • Tyra Banks ending talk show 1 February 2010 4:26 UTC www.canada.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Tyra Banks ending talk show 1 February 2010 4:26 UTC www.canada.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .What's the per-episode budget?'^ What's the per-episode budget?'
    • Tyra Banks - Wikiquote 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Tyra Banks - Wikiquote 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .And I looked at him with these blank, typical-model eyes and said, 'I don't know.'^ And I looked at him with these blank, typical-model eyes and said, 'I don't know.'
    • Tyra Banks - Wikiquote 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Tyra Banks - Wikiquote 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ This is not the first time I’ve heard this and for the person that disagrees; just like you said, you don’t know what it’s like to work under her because you where/are management.
    • WE HEAR…WORKING FOR TYRA BANKS AIN’T EASY! 1 February 2010 4:26 UTC str8nyc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ We said to them, we're not selling a coat, only an idea that glamorous beautiful women who you look up to don't wear fur.
    • Tyra Banks Topics Page - USATODAY.com 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC content.usatoday.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Tyra Banks Topics Page - USATODAY.com 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC content.usatoday.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .I call myself a businesswoman and I don't know that?^ Like I -- I didn't look at myself even on television and think that I was too big or -- I don't know.
    • Tyra Banks talks body image, hair on 'Larry King Live' - CNN.com 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC edition.cnn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Tyra Banks talks body image, hair on 'Larry King Live' - CNN.com 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC edition.cnn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Tyra Banks talks body image, hair on 'Larry King Live' - CNN.com 1 February 2010 4:26 UTC www.cnn.com [Source type: General]

    ^ You seriously need to grow up and get a reality check before you call someone else fat that you don't even know in the first place.
    • Tyra Banks talks about being fat - The Superficial - www.thesuperficial.com 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC thesuperficial.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .So that is my goal next year--to really dissect the budget.^ I've decided when my last kiddo leaves for college next year that I'm done.
    • Tyra Banks Doesn't Have Time To Cook | ImNotObsessed.com 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.imnotobsessed.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ I been gettin my work out on for next year....
    • Tyra Banks' Gets Engaged To Banker Boyfriend!!! - MediaTakeOut.com™ 2009 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.mediatakeout.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .
  • I've been singing for six years.^ Tyra Banks « BlackSuperwomen.com BlackSuperwomen.com .
    • Tyra Banks « BlackSuperwomen.com 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC blacksuperwomen.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Tyra Banks - Film.com .
    • TV Throwdown: Tyra Banks Vs. Tyra Banks - Film.com 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.film.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Soon thereafter, Forbes Magazine profiled Tyra Banks for their "Celebrity 100" list.
    • Tyra Banks - Tyra Banks Pictures, Biography, Movies 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.poptower.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .I've been in and out of the studios with top producers, but it wasn't something I was ready to express to the public or to the press.^ I wasn't ready to come out.
    • Tyra Banks - Wikiquote 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Tyra Banks - Wikiquote 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ I've been in and out of the studios with top producers, but it wasn't something I was ready to express to the public or to the press.
    • Tyra Banks - Wikiquote 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Tyra Banks - Wikiquote 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Top 10: Starter Bikes If you've had enough of four wheels and are ready to switch to two, here are some bikes to seriously consider.
    • Tyra Banks Pictures, Photo Galleries, Bio & Rating - AskMen.com Australia 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC au.askmen.com [Source type: General]

    .I wasn't ready to come out.^ I wasn't ready to come out.
    • Tyra Banks - Wikiquote 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Tyra Banks - Wikiquote 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ I've been in and out of the studios with top producers, but it wasn't something I was ready to express to the public or to the press.
    • Tyra Banks - Wikiquote 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Tyra Banks - Wikiquote 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ I encourage each girl to come out ready to rock the runway and show off their fiercest pose.
    • Tyra Banks | Tag Archive | TV Envy 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC television.gearlive.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .I wanted to perfect my voice and be 100 percent positive that I could come out right.^ "And I also wanted to be the voice of my generation.
    • Tyra Banks culls real from fake in fab life Phase 2 - Los Angeles Times 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC articles.latimes.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Will be the hair coming out of my scalp!
    • Tyra Banks Twitters that She’s Going Weave Free! – Style News - StyleWatch - People.com 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC stylenews.peoplestylewatch.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Tyra Banks To Ditch Her Weave | The Frisky 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.thefrisky.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Tyra Banks | RadarOnline.com 1 February 2010 4:26 UTC www.radaronline.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Articles Tagged "Tyra Banks" - BlackBook 1 February 2010 4:26 UTC www.blackbookmag.com [Source type: General]
    • Archive – Tyra Banks – Style News - StyleWatch - People.com 1 February 2010 4:26 UTC stylenews.peoplestylewatch.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ But I do think that its time for people in her position to engage in the natural community… When I first went natural i admit my purpose was to let it grow out and then relax it again.
    • Tyra Banks Real Hair Dismay | afrobella 13 January 2010 20:57 UTC www.afrobella.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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.]] Tyra Banks (born December 4, 1973) is a popular supermodel. She is now hosting her television shows, America's Next Top Model and The Tyra Banks Show. Tyra Banks is inspirational to many women around the world and has helped them achieve goals.


Tyra is 5'11" tall, very important for her professional modeling career. Tyra is CEO of her own company, TYInc. Tyra 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. Tyra signed a modeling contract with the Elite Agency when she was 17 years old. Before she signed, Tyra planned on attending Loyola Marymount University.

Actor Credits

Keeping Up with the Kardashians: Season 1 (2008) America's Next Top Model: Cycle One (2005) Larceny (2003) Halloween: Resurrection (2002) Coyote Ugly (2000) Life-Size (2000) Love Stinks (1999) Higher Learning (1995) American Dreams: Season Two

Age: 36 Born: December 4, 1973 Los Angeles, California


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