Name: Tyra Banks
Birth Name: 
Tyra Lynne Banks
Birth Date: 
December 4, 1973
Birth Place: 
Los Angeles, CA
Model / Actress
Relationship Status: 
Celebrity Ranking # 867

Tyra Banks Celebrates the "Black Issue"

Posted Tuesday August 12, 2008 10:42 PM GMT

Filming an episode of "The Tyra Banks Show", model turned talk show host Tyra Banks celebrated Italian Vogue's "Black Issue" - the first issue of any major international fashion publication featuring black models and content throughout - on Tuesday afternoon (August 12).

Banks, along with fellow famous black models of the past and present (some of whom appear in the issue of Italian Vogue), posed for pictures before releasing an array of balloons during a NYC street party.


Tyra Banks Nabs an Emmy

Posted Saturday June 21, 2008 1:30 PM GMT

Ever since she began her own talk show, something has set Tyra Banks apart from the rest of the pack. And now she has a Daytime Emmy Award to prove it.

At yesterday’s 2008 Daytime Emmy Awards, held at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, the supermodel-turned-talk show host was on cloud nine, garnering the first ever Daytime Emmy for Informative Talk Show.


Tyra Banks Celebrates 600 Episodes

Posted Thursday April 10, 2008 2:48 PM GMT

She conquered the fashion world as a top-notch, highly-sought-after supermodel, and now Tyra Banks is celebrating her success as a talk show host.

Joined by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Miss Banks gathered with a team of ‘model citizens’ yesterday to plant a tree in the Big Apple.


Tyra Banks Hosts Fiercee Awards

Posted Saturday March 29, 2008 2:30 PM GMT

Tyra Banks took over hosting duties at yesterday's 2008 Fiercee Awards in New York City, an event to honor the women of America’s Next Top Model.

Speaking of the hit catwalk reality show, Banks recently put down rumors that she's planning to quit working on the program as a result of a supposed breakdown in her relationship with fellow mentor Jay Manuel.


Fashion Friendly Tyra Banks

Posted Tuesday February 5, 2008 4:51 PM GMT

Taking full advantage of the Mercedes-Benz New York City Fashion Week, Tyra Banks was spotted getting ready to film a segment for her daytime talk show in the Big Apple yesterday.

The Victoria’s Secret beauty set up camp at the Fashion Week tents at Bryant Park, and even invited fans into a fashion show, giving them special “Tyra” gift bags.


New York Fashion Week Gets Underway

Posted Saturday February 2, 2008 8:26 PM GMT

You better believe the paparazzi are ready and waiting for the masses of beautiful people making their way to the Big Apple this weekend. With the NYC Fashion Week kicking off, it’s sure to be a sight to behold.

Over at the Nicole Miller show, stars like Natasha Henstridge (in a classic black ensemble) and Cheryl Hines (wearing a champagne satin cleavage-bearing dress) were spotted hanging out and enjoying the fabulous clothes.


Tyra Banks Goes Bra Burning

Posted Friday February 1, 2008 3:18 AM GMT

Braving the below freezing temperatures in New York City, Tyra Banks and her friends burned some bras while taping a segment for "The Tyra Banks Show" on Thursday (January 31).

On top of her current program, the supermodel has just "landed a deal with the CW network for a brand new untitled fashion magazine reality show."


Tyra Banks Moves To NY: For A Man?

Posted Wednesday August 1, 2007 8:11 PM GMT

When the news broke back in June that Tyra Banks was moving production of her daily talk show from the west coast to New York, no specific reasons were given by Banks' representative. What made the announcement even more mysterious was that there was no word mentioned about Tyra’s Americas Next Top Model show; although we are now hearing rumors that it might also be finding new digs on the east coast.