Tyra Banks Biography

(Television personality, Actress, Businesswoman, Producer, Author, Former model, Occasional Singer)

Well-known for working with Victoria’s Secret as their angel and also with Sports Illustrated Swimsuit.

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Tyra dated American actor Will Smith for two or three months previously. Banks was rumored to be dating Canadian vocalist Michael previously. Also, she was rumored to be dating English actor Rupert Everett previously.

In 1990, Tyra began dating Manhattan’s Fordham University’s First Year Law Student, Craig Taylor. English musician Seal dated Tyra quickly in 1996. In this short-lived relationship, the couple showed up openly just once, and that was during Essence Awards.

They at long last softened up October 1996. Basketball player, Chris Webber, and Tyra Banks were impractically connected from December 2011 until September 2004. During these more than two years, The rumors of their engagement additionally hit the web yet everything chilled off, once the couple isolated in 2004. In 2002, Banks was rumored to be a thing with Honduran film chief. Actor Tyler Perry was rumored to be dating Tyra after they were envisioned together on numerous events in 2006. They named their relationship as only a companionship. After that, Norwegian mold photographer, Erik Asla dated Tyra Banks in 2013. On January 27, 2016, Tyra brought child York Banks-Asla by means of surrogacy. At the current time, she is in a relationship with Erik Asla.

Relationship Facts of Tyra Banks

  • Tyra Banks is having an affair.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Tyra Banks?

Tyra Banks is an American citizen. She is a television personality, actress, businesswoman, producer. Additionally, she is also an author, former model, and occasional singer.

She is well-known for working with Victoria’s Secret as their angel and also with Sports Illustrated Swimsuit.

Tyra Bank: Age, Parents, Ethnicity

Tyra Banks was born on December 4, 1973. As of 2021, she is 47 years old. She is of American-American ethnicity and holds an American nationality.

She experienced her childhood days in Inglewood, California, United States. Her full name is Tyra Lynne Banks. Her mom, Caroline London is a NASA photographer, and her father, Donald Banks is a computer consultant. She has an older brother named Devin. When she was six years old, her parents separated.

Tyra Banks and Erik Asla
Caption: Tyra Banks and Erik Asla (Source: News Weekly)


Regarding her education, Tyra went to John Burroughs Middle School and graduated from Immaculate Heart High School in Los Angeles in the year 1991. Subsequently, she enrolled at Claremont McKenna College, and Loyola Marymount College. Be that as it may, after she found the opportunity to go to Europe for modeling, she put her instruction on hold when she was 16. She is a Harvard Business School graduate.

Tyra Banks: Professional Life and Career

Tyra began her career in modeling at 15 years old, she was marked by the Elite Model Management, which is the biggest in the modeling fraternity. Afterward, she handled her initial print appearance in the “Seventeen” magazine.

Furthermore, she at that point highlighted in the publicizing efforts for the’s ‘Who’s Who‘ in the form world. In 1993, she was marked by Cover-Girl and chosen to return home to proceed with her taking off displaying profession. She likewise won the VH1 ‘Supermodel Of The Year’ Award in 1997.

The same year, she was the first African American chosen for the cover of Victoria’s Secret catalog and became a Victoria’s, Secret Angel. She additionally made her acting introduction by showing up in the ‘Crisp Prince of Bel Air’ in 1993 nearby her displaying profession and later dove into the universe of unscripted television as the maker of her home generation ‘AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL’. In 2008, Tyra won the Daytime Emmy grant for creation, for The Tyra Banks Show. She is likewise a judge on the CW’s America’s Next Top Model and at introduce has her own particular show FABLife.

In 2011, Tyra distributed a book titled ‘Modelland’, which depends on all alone demonstrating background. She has shown up in a few music recordings one of which is the Michael Jackson’s – Black or White. Moreover, she has featured in different movies like Love Stinks, Coyote Ugly, Halloween: Resurrection, and some more. In 2015, she propelled “tyra.com”, an intuitive restorative internet business web page.

Tyra Banks: Salary and Net Worth

Tyra has received a good salary but the exact figure is unknown. However, she has a net worth of $90 million but her salary is not revealed yet.

Tyra Banks: Rumors and Controversies

Rumors surrounding Tyra Banks and her involvement in America’s Next Top Model are suggesting that Rita Ora could be on her way out to make room for a new host. Many of the issues Tyra Banks who serves as executive producer for America’s Next Top Model experienced were with the woman who replaced her as the show’s host. Besides this, she has not been involved in any controversy yet.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Talking about her body measurements, Tyra has a perfect height standing at 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m), and weighs around 64 kg. She has a seductive body size of 37-24-36 inches and bra size is 34C. She has a Voluptuous body shape with naturally brunette (brown colored) hair and Hazel eye color. Her dress size is 6 (US) while her shoe size is 9 (US).

Social Media

She is active in various sorts of social media like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has around 12 million followers on Facebook. She has more than 6.7 million followers on Instagram and has more than 14.1 million followers on Twitter.

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