Tyra Banks

Tyra Banks maybe best know for being a model and the host of such shows as America's next top model and the Tyra Banks Show

Tyra Banks was born and raised in Inglewood, California. Born Tyra Lynne Banks on December 4th 1973.

Tyra Banks started modeling when she was around the age of 16.

Tyra Banks was the first African American women on the covers of GQ, the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, and the Victoria's Secret catalog

In 93 Tyra Banks also tried her hand in acting when she landed the role of Jackie Ames on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Trya Banks has also appeared in such moves as Higher Learning, Halloween: Resurrection, Coyote Ugly and Love and Basketball

Tyra Banks is not only the host of the shows The Tyra Banks Show and America's Next Top Model but also is the producer of these shows.