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Is Tyra Banks married and how old is the Dancing With The Stars host's son?

THERE isn't much Tyra Banks can't do if she sets her mind to it.

The supermodel turned actress turned TV presenter has had an incredible career since her rise to fame in the 90s.

Who is Tyra Banks?

Tyra, 46, was born in California on December 4, 1973 and is American television personality, model, producer, businesswoman, actress, singer and author.

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.

Tyra was also a Victoria's Secret Angel from 1997 to 2005.

By the early 2000s, she was one of the world's top-earning models.

Is Tyra Banks married?

Tyra isn't married and never has been.

However, she is in a serious relationship with Louis Bélanger-Martin.

The pair started dating in 2019 and are now reportedly living together.

How old is Tyra Banks' son?

Tyra has a four-year-old son called York Banks Asla who was born in January 2016.

His father is Tyra's ex, Norwegian photographer Erik Asla.

Their son was born via a surrogate.

The former couple were together from 2013 before splitting in 2017.

What acting roles has Tyra Banks had?

Tyra began acting on TV in 1993 on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, and made her film debut in Higher Learning in 1995.

In 2000 she landed roles playing Eve in Disney Channel's Life-Size and Zoe in the box-office hit Coyote Ugly.

Tyra also starred in romantic film Love & Basketball (2000) and horror film Halloween: Resurrection (2002).

The busy actress also appeared on high profile TV shows Gossip Girl and Glee.

What TV shows has Tyra Banks presented?

In 2003, Tyra created and began presenting the long-running show America's Next Top Model.

She went on to be the executive producer and host for 22 series' of the show until she quit in 2015.

Tyra also had her own talk show, The Tyra Banks Show, which aired on The CW for five seasons from 2005 until 2010 and won two Daytime Emmy awards for Outstanding Talk Show Informative.

What is Tyra Banks' net worth?

It's fair to say Tyra is worth a pretty penny.

The star has a net worth of around $90M (£69M).

This has been accumulated largely from her work as a model and a TV host.

When did Tyra Banks start hosting Dancing With The Stars?

Tyra replaced DWTS hosts hosts Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews in September 2020, joining the show for series 29.

On episode 4, which aired on October 5, 2020, Tyra made a gaff when she read out the wrong bottom two couple.

She said told viewers that Anne Heche and her pro partner Keo Motsepe were in the bottom two along with Vernon Davis and pro Peta Murgatroyd, but the bottom two facing elimination were actually Anne and Cheer star Monica Aldama with her pro partner Valentin Chmerkovskiy.

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