Tyra Banks

Tyra Lynne Banks, popularly known as Tyra Banks, is a TV personality in the United States of America. She is also an actress, producer, and businesswoman. She worked in a movie called Coyote Ugly (2000), a blockbuster hit in the box office. She also had a show of her name called The Tyra Banks Show, which ran from 2005 to 2010.

Well, how well do you know about Tyra Banks? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Tyra Banks’s net worth in 2021, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Tyra Banks to date.

Biography and Early Life

Tyra was born on 4 December 1973 in Inglewood, located in California, United States of America. Her father is Donald Banks, who is a famous computer consultant. Her mother is Carolyn London Johnson used to be a medical photographer. She has a sibling as well. Tyra was six years old when her parents separated. She has to face many hurdles from her childhood due to this.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Tyra Banks in 2021 and what is her height and weight? Well, Tyra Banks’s age is 47 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 4 December 1973. Though, she is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 150 lbs in Pound and 68 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Hazel and hair color is Brown.


Tyra first attended John Burroughs Middle School for her education. She was good at her studies. Later she joined Immaculate Heart High School, which is located in Los Angeles. She graduated from the school in the year 1991. Then she was admitted into Claremont McKenna College and then Loyola Marymount College. Later she got a chance to go to Europe for modelling. Due to this, she had to drop few years. Moreover, she is a Harvard Business School Graduate.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Tyra has a long dating list in her life. She first dated Brian White for a short time. Then there were rumours about Rick Fox dating Tyra. Rick is a former basketball player in Canada. Kyra was rumoured to be dating Michael Louis Johnson, who is a singer in the past. Then in the year 1990, she dated Craig Taylor, a university student at that time. They knew each other from childhood.

Then in the year 1993, he dated John Singleton, who is an American Film Director. A mutual friend introduced them, and the couple dated for three years. She was also dating Will Smith, a popular actor in the country, for few months. Then in the year 1996, she dated Seal, who is an English musician.

She had a fling with Teresa Weatherspoon in the year 1999, who is a former basketball player. In the year 2002, she dated Hype Williams. She has married Erik Asia in the year 2013, but due to some personal issues, the couple decided to separate.

Is Tyra Banks Lesbian?

No, Tyra isn’t lesbian. She is very straight and has a child too with her ex-husband. Thus, from the instances of her personal life, we can say that her sexual orientation is straight.

Professional Career

Tyra started her career at the early age of 16. She started the job with modelling after signing with Elite Model Management. She walked in the 1991 Paris Walk. She has also walked for Calvin Klein, Valentino, and many more. She has performed for many top brands. In the year 1993, she has appeared in many TV shows. She has appeared in “The Fresh Prince Bel-Air”. She has also appeared on covers of magazines. She has also appeared in many reality shows and also as a judge in many shows. In the year 2017, she was the host of “America’s Got Talent”.


Tyra has many awards under her belt. Some of her achievements are listed below:

  • Daytime Emmy Awards (Winner) in the year 2018.
  • GLAAD Media Awards (Winner) in the year 2009.
  • OFTA TV Awards (Nominee) in the year 2005.
  • Teen Choice Awards (Winner) in the year 2008.
  • Astra Awards (Nominee) in the year 2007.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Tyra Banks in 2021

Tyra is one of the well-known television personality who apart from this, has multiple professions. She acquired a ton from her demonstrating vocation since the beginning. Right now, she has assessed total net worth of $110 million as of 2021. She used to promotions for top brands and got a great deal from it. She has shown up in numerous melodic recordings and motion pictures as well and charges a ton. She has additionally composed books that give her more benefit. She is a financial specialist having her web-based shopping entryway.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Tyra has a situation of “ugly duckling” in her childhood, and due to this, she lost 30 kg. Many agencies first rejected her before entering modelling agencies.

Tyra is considered one of the fruitful performers in the country, who is mainly known for being the host of America’s Got Talent. she has an enormous fan following across the world, and she is exceptionally committed to her profession. Some of her well known works are The Tyra Banks Show and Coyote Ugly.


Facts of Tyra Lynne Banks

  • Gender Female
  • full nameTyra Lynne Banks
  • birthplaceInglewood, California, United States
  • Date of Birth December 04, 1973
  • Age 48 years 8 months
  • Horoscope Sagittarius
  • Lucky Number 9
  • Lucky Stone Turquoise
  • Lucky Color Orange
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo, Aquarius
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristian
  • net worth$110 million
  • professionTV personality, producer, businesswoman, actress, author, model and occasional singer
  • weightIn Kilograms – 68 Kg, In Pounds – 150 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 178 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
  • hair colorBrown
  • eye colorHazel
  • high schoolImmaculate Heart High School

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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