She has also co-created other shows like “True Beauty”, “FABLife”, and 2008 movie “The Clique”.
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After a year of being rejected and ridiculed by a number of agencies, she landed a deal with world’s largest agency, Elite Model Management.
Tyra Bank’s parents divorced in 1979 when she was only six.
At the age of 15, while still in high school, Tyra began modelling and hunting for contracts.
Despite retiring as a model, Banks earned $18 million between 20 thanks to her new venture into reality TV.
Through her Bankable Production company, she created and presented the show “America’s Next Top Model” in 2003.
She recounted her experiences as a model in “Modelland”, a young adult novel published in 2010.
In 2011, the book topped the NYT bestseller’s list.
She came after Carolyn and Banks welcomed her elder brother, Devin Banks.
Her mother was a medical photographer while her father was a computer consultant.
In the early 2000’s, Tyra starred in a number of movies including “Love & Basketball”, “Coyote Ugly”, “Halloween: Resurrection” as well as television movie “Life-Size” alongside Lindsay Lohan.
In later years, Tyra has instead made cameo appearances.
She went on to walk the runway for brands like Christian Dior, Michael Kors, Oscar de la Renta, Fendi, Marc Jacobs, Chanel, Giorgio Armani, Calvin Klein, Givenchy, Perry Ellis, and a dozen others.