She had small roles in the romantic film Love & Basketball (2000) and horror film Halloween: Resurrection (2002), and appeared in television series Gossip Girl and Glee.
In 2003, Banks created and began presenting the long-running reality television series America's Next Top Model, which she executive produced and presented for the first twenty-two seasons until the series' cancellation in October 2015.
She then co-starred with Lindsay Lohan in the Disney film Life-Size, playing a doll named Eve who comes to life.
Banks is the executive producer and former presenter and judge of America's Next Top Model.In addition, she hosted The Tyra Banks Show, a daytime talk show aimed at younger women, which premiered on September 12, 2005, and ran until May 28, 2010.In 2004, she recorded her first single, "Shake Ya Body", which had a music video featuring contestants from cycle 2 of America's Next Top Model. Banks held a casting call to find faces for her line, eventually selecting Melody Parra, Monique Hayward, Katy Harvey and Top Model Norge contestant Marita Gomsrud as the cosmetic line's original beauty models.In 2013, Banks transformed herself into 15 supermodels, in collaboration with fashion photographer Udo Spreitzenbarth.She was a Victoria's Secret Angel from 1997 to 2005.
By the early 2000s, Banks was one of the world's top-earning models.
She co-hosted the talk show FABLife for two months.
In 2017, Banks replaced Nick Cannon as host of America's Got Talent for its 12th season.
In 1979, when Banks was six years old, her parents divorced.
Banks attended John Burroughs Middle School and graduated in 1991 from Immaculate Heart High School in Los Angeles. When she got the opportunity to model in Europe, she moved to Milan.
Tyra Lynne Banks (born December 4, 1973) is an American television personality, producer, businesswoman, actress, author, former model and occasional singer.