Tyra Banks

Born: December 4, 1973, Inglewood, California;

Company: Bankable Enterprises;

Position: President & Chief Creative Officer;

Industry: Film and Television Production;

Residence: United States;

Nationality: American

Bankable Productions was started by Tyra in 2003 as a film and television production company.

As a top supermodel Tyra was the first black model on the cover of GQ, Sports Illustrated's swimsuit issue and the Victoria's Secret catalogue.

Her company has developed the prime-time hit America's Next Top Model and the hit syndicated program The Tyra Banks Show, which is aimed at women ages 18 to 34. The show has averaged 1.7 million viewers since its debut.

Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution announced Monday January 23, 2006  that The Tyra Banks Show has been renewed for the 2006-07 season during the first day of the NATPE 2006 conference at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.

UPN also announced the renewal of her America`s Next Top Model, for the seventh and eighth cycles at the Television Critics Assn. press tour January 19.

Both shows are produced by Tyra's Bankable Productions.

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