Tyra Banks is an American former supermodel, actor, author, producer, entrepreneur, and television personality.Check out this biography to know about her childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about her.
She was rejected by four modeling agencies before she was signed by L. Banks appeared in editorials for American, Italian, French, and Spanish Vogue; American, French, German, and Spanish Elle; American, German, and Malaysian Harper's Bazaar; V; W and Vanity Fair.
In 2004, she recorded her first single, "Shake Ya Body", which had a music video featuring contestants from cycle 2 of America's Next Top Model. Banks held a casting call to find faces for her line, eventually selecting Melody Parra, Monique Hayward, Katy Harvey and Top Model Norge contestant Marita Gomsrud as the cosmetic line's original beauty models.
In 2013, Banks transformed herself into 15 supermodels, in collaboration with fashion photographer Udo Spreitzenbarth.
She co-hosted the talk show FABLife for two months.
In 2017, Banks replaced Nick Cannon as host of America's Got Talent for its 12th season.