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Banks, Tyra Lynne (Banks, Tyra)

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Born: 1973 AD
Currently alive, at 40 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Artists, Models

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1973 - Born on December 4th in Los Angeles, California. American supermodel and television host.

1991 - She accepted the modeling job at age 17 from Elite fashion magazine; she then went to Paris for fashion shows.

1993 - Starred in "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" as Jackie Ames.

1994 - Appeared in "Higher Learning".

1996 - Played as herself in the Nike commercials with basketball star Anfernee 'Penny' Hardaway and "Little Penny" Hardaway.

1997 - Won the Michael Award for Supermodel of the Year.

2000 - Appeared in "Coyote Ugly," "Life Size," and "Love and Basketball".

2002 - Appeared in "Halloween Resurrection".

2003 - Hosted and judged for the reality show "America's Next Top Model".

2004 - Recorder her only single entitled "Shake Ya Body".

2005 - Retired from modelling and made her final catwalk at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.

         - Launched her TV show "The Tyra Banks Show" on the 12th of September.

- She and Naomi Campbell reconciled on her talk show, "The Tyra Banks Show".

2006 - Was named as one of the world's 100 most influential people on the 8th of May, issue of TIME magazine.

2007 - Chosen by FTC Publications Class-Elite Magazine (USA) as "The Role Model for Models".

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