Tyra Banks fashion model first entered into modeling in Paris, London, New York and Milan though her television shows and performance earned her commercial popularity. This top model Tyra Banks is the host and creator of true beauty, America’s Next Top Model and host of her own show the Tyra Banks show.
She was born and bred in California. Her passion for modeling made her opt for modeling career instead of pursuing her education in USC and UCLA. Tyra Banks stepped into modeling when she was in her high school; she moved to Paris and walked down the runway. She has appeared on most of the covers of fashion magazines like vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle and cosmopolitan. Tyra Banks has done print shoot for big designers like Chanel, Victoria’s secret, CoverGirl, YSL and many more.
Some of the biggest achievements of Tyra Banks are that she was the first American-African model appearing on the cover of GQ and sports illustrated swimsuit issue; became the first American African model that was chosen for the cover of Victoria’s secret catalogue. In 1997, this super model Tyra Banks received the award for supermodel of the year.
Tyra Banks has appeared in the several music videos including Michael Jackson’s black and white, Mobb Deep, George Michael and Lionel Richie’s songs and many more. Tyra Banks has a big contribution in film and television industry. Currently, She is the hostess and judge of America’s next top model and the CW Television Network. She gained most of the popularity from her show The Tyra Banks Show. She entered into cinema industry in year 2004 where was starred in drama The Higher Learning and with Lindsay Lohan in the Disney film Life-Size.
Tyra Banks is also writing a novel based on her own modeling experience, the title is Modelland which is about four girls getting into modeling school named Modelland. Tyra Banks is also involved in philanthropy work for girl in their teen years; this institute is named as TZONE.