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About Tyra Banks
Tyra Banks is a model, television personality and talk show host known for creating and hosting the hit reality television show America's Next Top Model as well as the popular talk show The Tyra Banks Show. She was the first African American woman to appear on the covers of both GQ and the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. She is widely regarded as one of the most successful models of her generation.
She is the daughter of Caroline London and Donald Banks. In January, 2016, she had her first child via surrogacy.
She made her first screen appearance on the famous television sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air in 1993 playing the character Jackie Ames.
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Famous quotes by Tyra Banks
Black women don't have the same body image problems as white women. They are proud of their bodies.Tyra Banks
Black women have always been these vixens, these animalistic erotic women. Why can't we just be the sexy American girl next door?Tyra Banks
Designers are very fickle. I never wanted to be a victim of that. You're in one minute, out the next.Tyra Banks
I don't go to the cool, trendy restaurants. I go to either the holes in the wall or the super-fancy restaurants where there are no cool people.Tyra Banks
I love all kinds of bread. Whenever I crave junk food, I want salty things like peanuts or potato chips.Tyra Banks
I love food and feel that it is something that should be enjoyed. I eat whatever I want. I just don't overeat.Tyra Banks
I made my living being 20 or 30 pounds heavier than the average model. And that's where I got famous.Tyra Banks
I'm trying to build a strong business. I want to create new stars, new shows and new products for my audience and create a legacy that outlives me. There are so many other ways I want to reach women besides doing a talk show.Tyra Banks
I've been singing for six years. I've been in and out of the studios with top producers, but it wasn't something I was ready to express to the public or to the press. I wasn't ready to come out. I wanted to perfect my voice and be 100 percent positive that I could come out right.Tyra Banks
My mom never taught me to be waiting for some prince on a white horse to swipe me off my feet.Tyra Banks
Paris is one of the most beautiful places in all the world. Unfortunately, I was so homesick I couldn't appreciate its beauty.Tyra Banks
People always ask me if I'm going to stop modeling because I have started an acting career. I hope to continue to model for years to come.Tyra Banks
Smiles come naturally to me, but I started thinking of them as an art form at my command. I studied all the time. I looked at magazines, I'd practice in front of the mirror and I'd ask photographers about the best angles. I can now pull out a smile at will.Tyra Banks
The runway symbolizes something in society that's very intimidating to women.Tyra Banks
There's always going to be dreams and goals I have, but I never really tell people what they are.Tyra Banks
Tyra Banks' Popularity
Tyra Banks is a famous American model and actress, who was born on December 4, 1973. As a person born on this date, Tyra Banks is listed in our database as the 4th most popular celebrity for the day (December 4) and the 18th most popular for the year (1973).
People born on December 4 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. Tyra Banks is the 160th most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Tyra Banks' birthday, Tyra Banks is the 1303rd most famous American and ranks 2nd in famous people born in Inglewood, California, U.S.
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