Tyra Banks

Supermodel/TV Mogul

This California born beauty started as a model on Paris runways, but Tyra Banks became a star showcasing her curvier figure for Victoria’s Secret lingerie. The first African American featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated, Banks also worked as an actress on TV in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and screen in Love & Basketball. She catapulted her star to mini mogul status when she created, produced and hosted the reality show America’s Top Model, which has aired for over 16 seasons. Banks hosted her own talk show, The Tyra Banks Show for five years.

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Strike a Pose: The Best of the Best of ANTM

Looking back at the stunners of color.

Tyra Banks Bails on Her Own Show Just Two Months In

She says she's focusing on her cosmetics line.

No More Smizing: America's Next Top Model Is Over

The long-running series will end after Cycle 22.

Listen to Tyra, Mind Your Business

#Stopasking women about their wombs and baby plans.

Ebony Honors Newest Black Models With Fall Fashion Cover

The magazine also interviews former models about diversity in the industry.

Tyra Blasts Fashion's New Standards

Supermodel tackles selfies, size, and off-duty wardrobe.
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