Tyra Banks

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Tyra Lynne Banks (born December 4, 1973), also known as BanX, is an American television personality, model, businesswoman, producer, actress, and writer. Born in Inglewood, California, she began her career as a model at the age of 15, and was the first woman of African-American descent to be featured on the covers of GQ and the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, on which she appeared three times. She was a Victoria's Secret Angel from 1997 to 2005. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tyra Banks has received more than 10,142,262 page views. Her biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Tyra Banks is the 30th most popular model (down from 23rd in 2019), the 3,974th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,819th in 2019) and the 7th most popular American Model.

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  • 10M

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  • 62.40

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 58

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.22

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.08

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among models, Tyra Banks ranks 30 out of 251Before her are Kate Moss, Helena Christensen, Kylie Jenner, Catherine Hessling, Irina Shayk, and Cara Delevingne. After her are Victoria Silvstedt, Elle Macpherson, Laetitia Casta, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Inès de La Fressange, and Miranda Kerr.

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Among people born in 1973, Tyra Banks ranks 72Before her are Hande Yener, Corey Taylor, Li Bingbing, Christian Panucci, Tim Kang, and Savo Milošević. After her are Pharrell Williams, Rose McGowan, Portia de Rossi, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, Ioan Gruffudd, and Neve Campbell.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tyra Banks ranks 3,974 out of 15,968Before her are Lennie Tristano (1919), Taj Mahal (1942), Sam Wanamaker (1919), Giovanni Ribisi (1974), John Amos (1939), and Warren Oates (1928). After her are Laurie Metcalf (1955), Marion Davies (1897), Amy Beach (1867), Antonin Scalia (1936), Randy Couture (1963), and Charles Jewtraw (1900).

Among MODELS In United States

Among models born in United States, Tyra Banks ranks 7Before her are Cindy Crawford (1966), Gigi Hadid (1995), Bettie Page (1923), Gia Carangi (1960), Carmen Dell'Orefice (1931), and Kylie Jenner (1997). After her are Sable (1967), Kendall Jenner (1995), Chrissy Teigen (1985), Janice Dickinson (1955), Jerry Hall (1956), and Stephanie Seymour (1968).

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