Tyra banks show teen dating violence epidemic
In 2005, when asked about her relationship history, she stated, 'I won't be using a lot of names [on the show], but a specific relationship had not just cheating but emotional abuse.
Banks attended John Burroughs Middle School and graduated in 1991 from Immaculate Heart High School in Los Angeles.
She was rejected by six modeling agencies before she was signed by L. Models and then switched to Elite Model Management at age 16.
When she got the opportunity to model in Europe, she put college on hold and moved to Milan.
Banks is the creator and host of the UPN/The CW reality television show America's Next Top Model, co-creator of True Beauty, and was the host of her own talk shows, The Tyra Banks Show and THE FAB.
Banks is one of four African Americans and seven women to have repeatedly ranked among the world's most influential people by Time magazine.