Dec. 4th, 1973
Los Angeles, California, USA
Tyra Banks' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2009 - Hannah Montana: The Movie
2008 - Tropic Thunder
2007 - Mr. Woodcock
2002 - Eight Crazy Nights
2002 - Halloween: Resurrection
2000 - Coyote Ugly
1999 - Love Stinks
1995 - Higher Learning
Guest TV Roles
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- (1996) Chosen by People (USA) magazine as one of the most beautiful people in the world.
- In 1994, she started the Tyra Banks Scholarship.
- (2000) Took Second Place by the readers of Black Men Magazine for "The 10 Sexiest Women of the Year."
- Was named "Woman of the Year" for 2000 by Sports Illustrated.
- Her mother, 'Carolyn London (I)' (qv), is a professional photographer, and worked as her manager.
- Signed with Elite Model Management her senior year of high school.
- She is of Native American descent and has been an advocate against racism in Hollywood.
- Grew up in Inglewood, California.