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When she got the opportunity to model in Europe, she put college on hold and moved to Milan.
In her first runway season, she was booked in 25 shows at the 1991 Paris Fashion Week.
Cycle 1, Cycle 2, Cycle 3, Cycle 4, Cycle 5, Cycle 6, Cycle 7, Cycle 8, Cycle 9, Cycle 10, Cycle 11, Cycle 12, Cycle 13, Cycle 14, Cycle 15, Cycle 16, Cycle 17, Cycle 18, Cycle 19, Cycle 20, Cycle 21, Cycle 24 Tyra Lynne Banks is an American television personality, producer, author, actress, and former model.
She first became famous as a model, appearing twice on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and working for Victoria's Secret as one of their original Angels.
In 2004, she recorded her first single, "Shake Ya Body", which had a music video featuring the final six contestants of cycle 2 of America's Next Top Model. Banks released a single with NBA player Kobe Bryant, entitled "K. Banks announced in May 2010 that she would be writing a novel, titled "Modelland", loosely based on her own modelling experience.
Published September 2011, it is the first of a planned three-part series.
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. Models and then switched to Elite Model Management at age 16.
She has since started focusing on her film career and hosting her own TV show.
She has featured in advertising campaigns for Dolce & Gabbana, Yves Saint Laurent, Ralph Lauren and Nike.
In the mid-1990s, Banks returned to America to do more commercial modeling.
Banks attended John Burroughs Middle School and graduated in 1991 from Immaculate Heart High School in Los Angeles.
As a child Tyra Banks suffered from what she calls an "ugly duckling" period in her life; when Banks was 11 years old she grew three inches and lost 30 pounds in three months.