5 Things to Know About Tyra Banks

Don't miss Tyra tonight at 6P/5C!

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5 Things to Know About Tyra Banks - Tyra Banks is a supermodel-turned-businesswoman that has changed the world of fashion forever. Beyond that she's inspired young people everywhere for the past two decades. Here are five things you should know about Tyra. Oh, and don't miss her tonight on 106 at 6P/5C! 1. She was the first Black woman to cover the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. (Photo: Anthony Monterotti, PacificCoastNews.com)

2. Emmy Winner - From 2005 until 2010, Tyra Banks hosted her very own daytime talk show appropriately titled The Tyra Banks Show. While on the show, she tackled issues ranging from beauty to business to life. In 2008 and 2009 she won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Talk Show.  (Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

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2. Emmy Winner - From 2005 until 2010, Tyra Banks hosted her very own daytime talk show appropriately titled The Tyra Banks Show. While on the show, she tackled issues ranging from beauty to business to life. In 2008 and 2009 she won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Talk Show.  (Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

3. To the Top - In high school Tyra was bullied a lot because of her tall and skinny frame. She was called "giraffe" and "lightbulb head." She says that it was a lesson in kindness because before being bullied, she was a bully. We're sure that it also gave her the thick skin she needed to be a supermodel.  (Photo: Darla Khazei, PacificCoastNews.com)

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3. To the Top - In high school Tyra was bullied a lot because of her tall and skinny frame. She was called "giraffe" and "lightbulb head." She says that it was a lesson in kindness because before being bullied, she was a bully. We're sure that it also gave her the thick skin she needed to be a supermodel. (Photo: Darla Khazei, PacificCoastNews.com)

4. Real Woman - After rising to stardom in Paris, Tyra put on a few pounds and since it wasn't "acceptable" overseas she moved back to the states and pursued swimsuit and lingerie modeling. Needless to say that she won by working with Victoria's Secret and Sports Illustrated. The lesson here is be you and be proud! (photo: John Ricard / BET)

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4. Real Woman - After rising to stardom in Paris, Tyra put on a few pounds and since it wasn't "acceptable" overseas she moved back to the states and pursued swimsuit and lingerie modeling. Needless to say that she won by working with Victoria's Secret and Sports Illustrated. The lesson here is be you and be proud! (photo: John Ricard / BET)

5. She Has an App - It's not just any app, it's an app to help you "smize" (smile with your eyes) better. If you don't have it try it out and have a good time!Don't miss Tyra Banks tonight at 6P/5C only on 106! (Photo: Lloyd Bishop/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank)

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5. She Has an App - It's not just any app, it's an app to help you "smize" (smile with your eyes) better. If you don't have it try it out and have a good time!Don't miss Tyra Banks tonight at 6P/5C only on 106! (Photo: Lloyd Bishop/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank)