Born on the 4th of December 1973, Tyra Banks is one of the top models of America, a talk show host, actress, singer and businesswoman. Started her career as a model at the age of 17, she became the first American black woman to debut on the cover of GQ, the International monthly men’s magazine in the New York city.

Have a look at the reasons why Tyra Banks will be always at the top of American modelling..!

Tyra got an opportunity to walk the slope as a model in Europe and was booked for 25 shows in Paris Fashion week, 1991.

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She had walked the ramp for Oscar de la Renta, Yves Saint Laurent, Christian Dior, Donna Karan and many other great fashion biggies.

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She has also walked The Victoria’s secret fashion show runway for the first time on February 6, 1996, at the Plaza Hotel in New York city.

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After having produced the show, America’s Next Top Model, she became the hostess and judge of the same.

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She had received the VH1 award as the Supermodel of the Year in 1997.

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She had some strict principles during her modelling days. These were no frontal nudity, no cigarettes, no alcohol.

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She had also appeared in Michael Jackson’s  musical video, “Black or White.”

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Tyra started a cosmetics brand in 2014 namely Tyra Beauty and created an E-commerce site, tyra.com for the same.

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Share this on her birthday wishing her all the success ahead! She will always be one of the top models of America…

Happy Birthday Tyra Banks!