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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 05: Event co-host Tyra Banks attends the Target 20th Anniversary Collection hosted by Livestream at Park Avenue Armory on September 05, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/Getty Images)

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.