Tyra Banks Short Bio
Tyra Lynne Banks was born in Inglewood, California to Caroline London and Donald Banks. After her parents divorce, she was entered to John Burroughs Middle School and continued her study to Immaculate Heart High School in Los Angeles.
Tyra Banks Body Measurement Table
|Date of birth||December 4, 1973|
|Age||40 years old|
|Eye Color||Dark brown|
|Height||5 feet 10 inches|
|Hip Size||36 inches|
|Waist Size||24 inches|
|Weight||68 kg or 150 pounds|
Tyra Banks Career
She started modelling at the age of 15 and as signed to L.A. Models and then switched to Elite Model Management. Her career increased so significantly so she was booked for 25 shows at the 1991 Paris Fashion Week.Her face also become a cover for several magazines like Elle, Teen Vogue and Vogue. Some companies like Dolce & Gabbana, Yves Saint Laurent, Ralph Lauren and Nike was endorsed her.
Tyra Banks become first African American women who was appeared at GQ and the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. She also become the Victoria’s Secret Angel from 1997 to 2005.Beside modelling, Tyra Banks also appeared in several series and television. She was appeared in f The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Felicity, All That, MADtv, Nick Cannon’s Wild ‘n Out and The Price Is Right. She has her own television show named America’s Next Top Model and the 2008 movie The Clique.She also appeared in films like Love Stinks (1999), Love & Basketball (2000), Coyote Ugly (2000) and Halloween: Resurrection (2002).
Tyra Banks Dating
In 1990, she was dated Craig Taylor for a short time and then dating American film director John Singleton, from 1993 to 1996. She also has in relationship with singer Seal and then involved three years relationship from 2001-2004 with Basketball player, Chris Webber. Latter she dated to Basketball player from Italy, Giancarlo Marcaccini from 2005 to 2006. She then dated American investment banker, John Utendahl from 2007 to 2011. Currently, Tyra Banks was dated Norwegian fashion photographer, Erik Asla.