5 wins & 8 nominations.
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America's Next Top Model
(TV Series) (executive producer - 243 episodes, 2003 - 2014) (associate show producer - 1 episode, 2006)
(TV Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
... (executive producer)
(TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
TV commercial for Victoria's Secret (1999)
1 Biographical Movie |
1 Print Biography |
1 Portrayal |
9 Interviews |
18 Articles |
67 Pictorials |
43 Magazine Cover Photos |
Tayra Benks | Tyra
5' 10" (1.78 m)
Did You Know?
[When she began to question about the natural of beauty and the role race played]: I know that I got the covers of those magazines and that I had a very successful commercial side of the modeling industry. I think it had to do with my coloring and the fact that my eyes were green and my hair is sandy and my skin is caramel-colored. And I look at who society puts on a pedestal when it comes to ...
First African-American model to appear on the cover of Sports Illustrated's swimsuit edition (Winter 1997). She was captured in a red/pink polka dot bikini by Australian photographer Russel James
for the issue that went on to become one of the best-selling covers ever for the magazine.
The catchphrase - "art of smiling with your eyes"