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Tyra Banks

1973 - Today

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Tyra Lynne Banks (born December 4, 1973), also known as BanX, is an American model, television personality, producer, writer, and actress. Born in Inglewood, California, she began her career as a model at the age of 15 and was the first Black American woman to be featured on the covers of GQ and the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, on which she appeared three times. Banks was one of only a few Black models to achieve Supermodel status. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tyra Banks has received more than 12,410,527 page views. Her biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 58 in 2019). Tyra Banks is the 44th most popular model (down from 30th in 2019), the 4,904th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,972nd in 2019) and the 9th most popular American Model.

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  • 12M

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  • 49.59

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 60

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.58

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.44

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among models, Tyra Banks ranks 44 out of 249Before her are Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Kendall Jenner, Kylie Jenner, Cara Delevingne, Jerry Hall, and Laetitia Casta. After her are Sable, Jean Shrimpton, Adriana Karembeu, Kiki Håkansson, Lilli Carati, and Miranda Kerr.

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Among people born in 1973, Tyra Banks ranks 100Before her are Yorgos Lanthimos, Gabriela Spanic, Verka Serduchka, Björn Kuipers, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, and Asia Carrera. After her are Brendan Rodgers, Tadanobu Asano, Michael Reiziger, Savo Milošević, Portia de Rossi, and Brandi Love.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tyra Banks ranks 4,904 out of 18,182Before her are Wilson Bentley (1865), Peter Jacobson (1965), Charles Yerkes (1837), Gina Torres (1969), Shelley Long (1949), and E. B. White (1899). After her are Bill Medley (1940), Roy Rogers (1911), William Daniels (1927), George Bellows (1882), Carole Landis (1919), and Bill Vukovich (1918).

Among MODELS In United States

Among models born in United States, Tyra Banks ranks 9Before her are Gigi Hadid (1995), Gia Carangi (1960), Carmen Dell'Orefice (1931), Kendall Jenner (1995), Kylie Jenner (1997), and Jerry Hall (1956). After her are Sable (1967), Janice Dickinson (1955), Jenny Shimizu (1967), Christy Turlington (1969), Stephanie Seymour (1968), and Hunter Schafer (1998).

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