Biography of Tyra Banks

Tyra Banks is an American model, television personality, talk show host, producer, author, actress, singer and business woman. By the early 2000s, Banks was one of the top-earning models in the world.

When Banks was 15 years old, she started modeling while attending school in Los Angeles. She was rejected by four modeling agencies before she was signed by L.A. In 1993, Banks signed a contract with CoverGirl Cosmetics, launching advertising campaigns for the cosmetics company.

In 2012, reported that Banks will co-create and produce an ABC comedy series based on her teenage years titled Fivehead. Banks currently stars in the round table lineup talk show FABLife that consists of model and food writer Chrissy Teigen, fashionista Joe Zee, interior designer Lauren Makk, and do it yourself YouTuber Leah Ashley, using a format similar to The View, The Talk, The Real and The Social.

In 2014, Banks started a cosmetics brand; Tyra Beauty, which she completed a non-degree certificate program at Harvard Business School specifically for. Tyra Beauty uses a multi-level marketing system to recruit sales distributors, who are called beautytainers by the company.