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Tyra Banks was born in Los Angeles December 4, 1973, to Carolyn and Don Banks. Tyra Banks was born in Los Angeles December 4, 1973, to Carolyn and Don.

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3 Tyra Banks was born in Los Angeles December 4, 1973, to Carolyn and Don Banks. Tyra Banks was born in Los Angeles December 4, 1973, to Carolyn and Don Banks. Banks attended Immaculate Heart High School, a rigorous Catholic girls' school in the Los Feliz section of Los Angeles, where classmates also teased her because of her increasing height (5'11") and weight (around 125 lbs). Banks attended Immaculate Heart High School, a rigorous Catholic girls' school in the Los Feliz section of Los Angeles, where classmates also teased her because of her increasing height (5'11") and weight (around 125 lbs). Growing up, she would often parade around the family's Inglewood duplex in her mother's high heels and long robes, play-acting at being a model. Growing up, she would often parade around the family's Inglewood duplex in her mother's high heels and long robes, play-acting at being a model.

4 Tyra Banks on the Cover Girl Magazine. Tyra Banks on the Cover Girl Magazine.

5 A new nickname for Banks in her early model year was the "new Naomi Campbell. A new nickname for Banks in her early model year was the "new Naomi Campbell.

6 Meanwhile, Banks had been cast in an occasional recurring role on the hit sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel–Air, starring former hip-hop star and feature- film actor Will Smith.

7 Taking cues from the success of reality television programming, Banks created America's Next Top Model in The program follows the ups and downs of a group of models as they compete for the chance to win a modeling contract.

8 While she played a doll magically given life in the made-for- television movie Life- Size, for the most part Banks remained true to her desire not to take roles that simply relied on her looks.

9 What I learned form Tyra Banks is that you have to follow your dreams. Also dont let anyone break your confidence or stop you from accomplishing your goals What I learned form Tyra Banks is that you have to follow your dreams. Also dont let anyone break your confidence or stop you from accomplishing your goals

10 Where was Tyra Born? Where was Tyra Born? 1. L. A. L. A. L. A. 2. N. Y. N. Y. N. Y. 3. N. J. N. J. N. J.

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13 What High School did she attend? What High School did she attend? 1. La Prep Academy La Prep Academy La Prep Academy 2. Mount Saints High School Mount Saints High School Mount Saints High School 3. Immaculate Heart High School Immaculate Heart High School Immaculate Heart High School

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16 In what year did the 1 st America's Next Top Model air? In what year did the 1 st America's Next Top Model air?

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