Tyra Banks

United States

Tyra Banks Bio

Who is Tyra Banks

Tyra Banks is an American television personality,former model,producer,former talk show host,actress and author.She became a famous model on appearing on different magazines and later on big hit movies like Coyote Ugly,Love & Basketball etc.

Early Life (Childhood)

Tyra Banks spent her childhood in Inglewood,California.Her parents are Caroline London and Donald Banks.She attended Burroughs Middle School.Later she graduated from Immaculate Heart High School in 1991.

Interesting Facts

Tyra Banks parents got divorced when she was just six years old.She started her modelling career when she was 15 years old.She have got brown hair with green eye.She joined Elite Model Management when she was 16.

Personal Life

Tyra Banks was in a relationship with John Singleton.She later dated Will Smith in the 1990s.She also dated Chris Webber who is a basketball player from 2001 till 2004.


Tyra Banks was awarded with Daytime Emmy in 2008 and 2009.In 2009 she was also awarded with Excellence in Media Award.In 2008 and 2009 she also won Teen Choice Award.In 2007 she was nominated for Astra Award.


Tyra Banks was rumored dating Drake or Uber investor Shervin Pishevar.