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
- Size 9 shoe. (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine)
- Ranked 54 on VH1's 100 Hottest Hotties
- Her mother 'Carolyn London (I)' (qv) is her best friend.
- Is a "Youth Correspondent" for _"The Oprah Winfrey Show" (1986)_ (qv), and there is speculation that 'Oprah Winfrey' (qv) is training Tyra to eventually take over the show (as of February 2000).
- Godmother of 'Kimora Lee' (qv)'s and 'Russell Simmons' (qv)'s daughter Ming Lee
- Within Banks' first week in Paris, other designers were so entranced by her presence on the runway that she was booked for an unprecedented 25 shows--a record in the business for a newcomer.
- Was named "Woman of the Year" for 2000 by Sports Illustrated.
- Served as maid of honor at the wedding of best friend 'Kimora Lee' (qv) to 'Russell Simmons' (qv)