Tyra Banks Biography, Age, Height, Husband, Net Worth

American multiple personality and modeling sensation Tyra Banks is definitely turning old but her charm isn’t. She was born on 4th December 1973 in Inglewood, California and as a child; she attended Immaculate Heart High School in Los Angeles, California. Tyra was noticed as a model for her physique, from the age of 15 and became the face of several big brands including Victoria’s Secret, Yves Saint Laurent, Dolce & Gabbana, Chanel, Pepsi, Nike. She is the first Afro -American to cover the prestigious magazines GQ and Sports Illustrated Swimsuit. Regularly named in the top of the most beautiful women in the world since 1997, Tyra lent her figure to many cosmetic brands like Cover Girl, and appears on the cover of international magazines like Vogue and Elle.

Modeling Career:

She received the Michael Award for Super-model of the Year and in November 2008, she was named woman of the year (Mogul media category) by Glamor Magazine alongside Hillary Clinton and Condoleezza Rice. Due to her contribution in modeling world, her wax statue is placed in the Madame Tussauds’ museum in London UK. In 1994 and 1996, she was named among one of the fifty most beautiful personalities in the world, and in 2000 as in 2008 and 2009, she was named second among the ten sexiest women in the world. She last appeared on a catwalk during the annual Victoria’s Secret fashion show in November 2005.

Television Career:

Banks also tried as a singer and recorded the song “Shake Ya Body”, which was produced by Rodney Jerkins. The accompanying music video shows the last six candidates for the second season of America’s Next Top Model. The single became a flop and the planned debut album TYRA was never released. Her own talk show, The Tyra Banks Show, broadcasted daily on The CW from 2005 and after the second season, the crew of the show moved to New York City so that America’s Next Top Model and the talk show can be filmed in parallel. Banks won the Emmy in the area of ​​informative daytime shows for the moderation of their talk show in 2008 and 2009, respectively. After the 5th season the talk show was ended.

Tyra Banks Biography

Real Name Tyra Lynne Banks
Birth Date December 04, 1973
Age 46 Years
Birth Place Inglewood, California, U.S.
Nationality American
Profession Model, Actress, TV host, Author
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Sagittarius

Tyra Banks Height, Weight and Body Measurement

Height in feet inches – 5’ 10” – in centimeters – 178 cm  
Weight in Kilograms – 64 kg  –  in Pounds –  141 lbs
Body Measurements 37-24-36
Bra (Breast) Size 34C
Waist Size 24
Hip Size 36
Shoe Size 9 (US)
Dress Size 4 (US)
Hair Color Brunette
Eye Color Hazel
Body Type Slim
Sexual Orientation Straight


School John Burroughs Middle School, Immaculate Heart High School
College Claremont McKenna College, Loyola Marymount College


Father Donald Banks
Mother Caroline London
Sister None
Brother Devin Banks

Tyra Banks Affairs (Relationship Status)

What is Tyra Banks marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorce) Married
How many children does Tyra Banks have? One (York Banks Asla)
Is Tyra Banks having any relationship affair? No
Is Tyra Banks lesbian? No
Who is Tyra Banks husband? Erik Asla (2013–2017)

Tyra Banks Movies

  • Higher Learning (1995) as a Deja
  • Love Stinks (1999) as a Holly Garnett
  • The Apartment Complex (1999) as a Herself
  • Love & Basketball (2000) as a Kyra Kessler
  • Life-Size (2000) as a Eve
  • Coyote Ugly (2000) as a Zoe
  • Halloween: Resurrection (2002) as a Nora Winston
  • Eight Crazy Nights (2002) as a Victoria’s Secret gown
  • Larceny (2004) as a Herself
  • Mr. Woodcock (2007) as a Herself
  • Tropic Thunder (2008) as a Herself
  • Hannah Montana: The Movie (2009) as a Herself
  • Life-Size 2 (2018) as a Eve

Tyra Banks Television Series

  • The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1993) as a Jackie Ames
  • All That (1996) as a Customer
  • New York Undercover (1997) as a Natasha Claybourne
  • Space Ghost Coast to Coast (1998) as a Herself
  • Just Shoot Me! (1999) as a Herself
  • The Hughleys (1999) as a Nicole
  • MADtv (2000) as a Katisha Latisha Parisha Farisha Johnson
  • Felicity (2000) as a Jane Scott
  • Soul Food (2001) as a Nina Joseph
  • America’s Next Top Model (2003–2015; 2017–present) as a Herself
  • All of Us (2004) as a Roni
  • American Dreams (2004) as a Carolyn Gill
  • The Tyra Banks Show (2005–2010) as a Herself
  • Gossip Girl (2009) as a Ursula Nyquist
  • Mexico’s Next Top Model (2011) as a Herself
  • Vietnam’s Next Top Model (2012) as a Herself
  • Shake It Up (2012–2013) as a Mrs. Burke
  • Top Model po-russki (2012) as a Herself
  • Asia’s Next Top Model (2013) as a Herself
  • Glee (2013) as a Bichette
  • Korea’s Next Top Model (2014) as a Herself
  • Australia’s Next Top Model (2015) as a Herself
  • FABLife (2015) as a Herself
  • Black-ish (2015–2016) as a Gigi Franklin
  • The New Celebrity Apprentice (2017) as a Herself/Advisor
  • America’s Got Talent (2017–2018) as a Herself
  • Germany’s Next Topmodel (2019) as a Herself

Favorite Things

Perfume Demeter PMU
Actress Not Known
Films  Not Known

Tyra Banks Net Worth

During her modelling career, she remained one of the most demanded supermodel of all time and even Victoria Secret owners considered her as the best. Apart from this, she has worked in several movies and television shows which is the second source of her income. Her net worth is estimated to be whopping $90 million and she has tried her hands as a businesswoman as well.

Trivia: Important Facts about Tyra Banks:

  • She was born on raised in Ingewood, California and currently lives in New York.
  • In 1991 she was discovered by the model agency Elite at the age of seventeen and later dropped out of school and moved to Paris.
  • Before her modeling career, Tyra Banks was accepted by five different colleges to study film and television production.
  • However she was destined only for the modeling thus she decided to pursue a career on the catwalk.
  • In November 2006, Tyra Banks made a parody of the clip of the singer Beyonce.
  • Tyra has been ranked among the most influential women in the world by Forbes Magazine since 2007.
  • So many media publications most often make comparisons between Oprah Winfrey whom they regard as “America’s mom” and Tyra as “the cool big sister”.
  • Her show The Tyra Banks Show is considered to be the most watched show by the aged 18-34.
  • In 2008, Tyra was honored with the BET Award for her successful modeling career and her work on television shows.

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