Tyra Banks
Tyra Banks

Tyra Banks is a renowned American television personality, actress, businesswoman, and producer. She additionally falls out as an author, former model, and an occasional singer. She works with Victoria’s Secret and with Sports Illustrated Swimsuit.

Quick Biography

Tyra Banks was born on the 4th of December 1973 in Inglewood, California, United States. Her mother is Caroline London, who works as a NASA photographer, and her father is Donald Banks, who works as a computer consultant. Her parents separated when she was six.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Tyra Lynne Banks
Age: 48 years old
Birth Date: 4th December 1973
Birth Place: Inglewood, California, United States
Nationality: American
Religion: N/A
Parents: Caroline London and Donald Banks
Spouse: N/A
Children: York Banks-Asla
Height: 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m)
Weight: 64 kg
Profession: Television personality, Actress, Businesswoman, Producer, Author, Former model, Occasional Singer
Net Worth: $100 million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

At the age of 48 years old, Tyra features a height of around 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m) while she weighs around 64 kg. She features a seductive body size of 37-24-36 inches, as well as a bra size of 34C. Tyra features brunette (brown colored) hair as well as Hazel eye color. She wears a dress size of 6 (US) and a shoe size of 9 (US).

Education, School/College University

Tyra started middle school at John Burroughs Middle School. She further attended the Immaculate Heart High School in Los Angeles and graduated in 1991. Tyra did her college at Claremont McKenna College, as well as at Loyola Marymount College. When she was 16, she put her education on hold when she got an opportunity to go to Europe for modeling. Furthermore, Tyra is a Harvard Business School graduate.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

Tyra Banks was born on the 4th of December 1973 in Inglewood, California, United States. Her mother is Caroline London, who works as a NASA photographer, and her father is Donald Banks, who works as a computer consultant.  Her parents separated when she was six. She has an older brother called Devin. She possesses an American nationality as well as a black American Ethnicity.

Married, Affair, Dating, Relationship, Boyfriend, Husband, Children

Previously, Tyra dated Will Smith, an actor for three months. She is also rumored to have an affair with Canadian vocalist Michael and the English actor Rupert Everett. Tyra dated Craig Taylor, a Manhattan’s Fordham University’s First Year Law Student in 1990, while in 1996, she dated English musician Seal shortly. Additionally, Tyra Banks was connected to the Basketball player, Chris Webber, but their relationship did not surpass the two-year mark.

She was, on the other hand, rumored to be with Honduran film chief in 2002 while in 2006 with Actor Tyler Perry when they named their relationship as only a championship. In 2013 Banks dated Norwegian mold photographer, Erik.

Through surrogacy Tyra Banks brought a child named York Banks-Asla. Currently, she is in a relationship with Erik Asla.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Single
When did she get married? (married date): N/A
Does she have any relationship affair? Yes (Erik Asla (2013–2017))
Is Tyra Banks Lesbian? No
Husband/Spouse? (name): N/A
Kids: York Banks-Asla

Professional Life and Career

When she was 15 years old, Tyra Banks started her career in modeling marked by the biggest modeling fraternity, Elite Model Management. Tyra later handled her initially print appearance in the “Seventeen” magazine. She additionally highlighted in the publicizing efforts for the ‘Who’s Who’ in the form world.

Cover girl marked her in 1993, where she chose to continue with her career off displaying profession. In 1997 she won the VH1 ‘Supermodel of the Year’ Award. It was in the same year that she became the first African American to for the cover of Victoria’s Secret catalog hence becoming a Victoria’s Secret Angel.

In 1993 Tyra debuted in acting in the ‘Crisp Prince of Bel-Air’ and later debuted in the unscripted television as a maker of her home generation ‘AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL.’ She then won the Daytime Emmy grant for creation in 2008 for her Tyra Banks Show. She appears as a judge on the CW’s America’s Next Top Model and has introduced her show FABLife.

Later Tyra authored the book ‘Modelland.’ Tyra has also appeared in different music recordings, including Michael Jackson’s – Black or White. She also has featured in various movies like Love Stinks, Coyote Ugly, Halloween: Resurrection, as well as many others.

Awards & Nominations

Among many other awards, Tyra Banks is a Daytime Emmy grant for creation in 2008, the VH1 ‘Supermodel of the Year’ Award in 1997 in addition to many other awards

Tyra Banks’s Net Worth, Income & Salary in 2022

Tyra Banks Net Worth
Tyra Banks Net Worth

As of August 2022, Tyra Banks has amassed a net worth of $100 million; however her salary is not revealed yet.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

Tyra has involved herself with controversies with the woman who replaced her as the show’s host

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

Tyra Banks Facebook page has around 8.6m fan likes, and her Twitter account has around 14.6m followers. On Tyra Banks Instagram account, she has around 6.6m followers while on YouTube, Tyra Banks has around 19.6k subscribers.

Tyra continues to be a phenomenal person in live shows, as well as in modeling. She is one of the greatest black American women ever to break the odds back in her day. She is a great inspiration to many, as well as a mentor.


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