Name: Tyra Banks
Birth Name: 
Tyra Lynne Banks
Birth Date: 
December 4, 1973
Birth Place: 
Los Angeles, CA
Occupation: 
Model / Actress
Relationship Status: 
Single
Celebrity Ranking # 420
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Tyra Banks Premieres "America’s Next Top Model"

Posted Wednesday September 8, 2010 1:04 PM GMT

She’s always up for a swanky shindig, and earlier today (September 8) Tyra Banks was spotted at the premiere party for America’s Next Top Model Cycle 8 in New York City.

Joined by Andre Leon Talley, Ms. Banks was all smiles as she posed for the paparazzi at the Marea venue in Manhattan.

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Tyra Banks Turns Author with Modelland

Posted Tuesday May 11, 2010 10:22 AM GMT

She’s a woman of many talents, and now Tyra Banks is adding another notch on the ol’ belt.

The reality TV queen will be writing a novel called “Modelland,” which Tyra describes as “a fantastical place you’ve never seen, or heard about, or read about before…Where dreams come true and life can change in the blink of a smoky eye.”

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2010 Kids' Choice Awards: The Show, The Winners

Posted Saturday March 27, 2010 9:16 PM GMT

With another awards show having come and gone, the stars put on quite the show at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards in Los Angeles on Saturday (March 27).

Hosted by "Paul Blart: Mall Cop" actor Kevin James, the annual fete at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion was kicked off with a hip-hop dance routine while Adam Sandler serenaded him while descending from the ceiling dressed as an angel.

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Tyra Banks: New York City Outing

Posted Wednesday February 24, 2010 7:18 PM GMT

Stepping out for a special evening, Tyra Banks was spotted at the CW’s “It’s a Reality” at Simyone Lounge in New York City on Tuesday night (February 23).

The supermodel/talk show host looked beautiful in an all black get-up, and happily talked with press while posing for pictures.

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Lauren Conrad Reads With Tyra Banks

Posted Friday February 12, 2010 6:41 PM GMT

Basking in the glory of her second bestselling novel, Lauren Conrad dropped by “The Tyra Show” to do a very special reading.

The former “Hills” hottie celebrated her success by taking turns with Tyra reading a few excerpts from “Sweet Little Lies,” much to the delight of the audience.

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Tyra Banks: Calling it Quits on Talk Show

Posted Monday December 28, 2009 3:37 PM GMT

She’s been having a blast with her daytime hit “The Tyra Show” for the last five seasons, but now Tyra Banks has said she’s moving on.

The Victoria’s Secret vixen announced, “This will be the last season of The Tyra Show. I’ve been loving having fun, coming into your living rooms, bedrooms, hair salons for the past five years.”

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Tyra Banks: Big Earner

Posted Wednesday October 14, 2009 7:03 PM GMT

Her hard work is paying off, as Tyra Banks has been named the top moneymaking female on prime time TV.

Thanks to her hit show, “America’s Next Top Model,” Banks has scored the number one spot on the Forbes list of top earning women on prime time, beating out stars like Eva Longoria, Katherine Heigl and Julia Louis Dreyfus.

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Tyra Banks: Photo Shoot Sexy

Posted Monday October 12, 2009 4:55 PM GMT

Getting back to her modeling roots, Tyra Banks was spotted doing a photo shoot in New York City earlier today (October 12).

The “America’s Next Top Model” diva looked amazing as she donned a variety of outfits and poses while the photographer snapped up plenty of sexy pics.

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