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 # 454
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9 Reality TV Moments That Make Me Want to Be a Reality TV Star

Posted Friday December 19, 2008 8:24 PM GMT

Reality television often gets a bad wrap. Although it’s one of the most addictive forms of entertainment ever created by man, naysayers still choose to focus on the personality flaws of reality TV actors/celebs, the plausibility of some shows being pre-scripted, and other like-kind criticisms.

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Robert Pattinson Teams Up with Tyra Banks

Posted Thursday November 20, 2008 11:09 PM GMT

Continuing along with his hectic promotional duties, Robert Pattinson from the buzz-stirring movie "Twilight" took to the streets of New York City for the " Tyra Banks Show" on Thursday afternoon (November 20).

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Fashion Rocks Brings Out the Stars

Posted Saturday September 6, 2008 3:08 AM GMT

While New York City has always been a great spot for celebrity sightings, the streets outside of Radio City Music Hall today were a paparazzo’s dream. And it was all thanks to the Conde Nast Media Group’s 5th Annual Fashion Rocks event.

Hosted by Dennis Leary, Fashion Rocks included some of the biggest names in entertainment including Beyonce Knowles, Rihanna, Miley Cyrus, and Justin Timberlake.

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Tyra Banks: Bazaar Beauty

Posted Thursday September 4, 2008 6:53 PM GMT

She’s no stranger to the cover of a magazine, and the latest publication to display the likeness of Tyra Banks is the September Issue of Harper’s Bazaar.

Last night, Harper’s held a shindig to celebrate their September 2008 covergirl in New York City. And Miss Banks looked lovely in a black floor-length dress as she arrived to pose in front of the magazine cover.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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