A legend! Tyra Banks was a household name long before cohosting Dancing With the Stars, prior to her 2023 departure. In fact, the California native has been in the spotlight for nearly three decades — and her staggering net worth proves it! To learn more about how she makes her money, keep reading.

What Is Tyra Banks’ Net Worth?

As of 2023, Tyra is worth an estimated $90 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

How Does Tyra Banks Make Money?

While Tyra isn’t considered one of the five original supermodels of the ’90s — Cindy CrawfordChristy TurlingtonLinda EvangelistaNaomi Campbell and Claudia Schiffer — she is definitely up there with some of the greats. Believe it or not, Tyra was rejected by four modeling agencies before breaking into the industry at just 16 years old. In 1991, she booked a whopping 25 shows during Paris Fashion Week and her career has been on the rise ever since.

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What Shows Did Tyra Banks Host?

Tyra was featured in 282 episodes of America’s Next Top Model. She also acted as one of the executive producers of the reality TV series.

From 2005 to 2010, The Tyra Banks Show on the CW was hugely popular. The hour-long segments primarily featured young women undergoing makeovers and dealing with weight issues, as well as appearances from celebrity guests.

In September 2020, the beloved personality took over for Tom Bergeron as the host of Dancing With the Stars on ABC. She was joined by Alfonso Ribeiro as cohost during season 31, before she announced her exit from the show in March 2023.

“It’s also in producing new TV, which we’re working on … but I really, really want to focus on my business, and you can’t do that hosting a show,” she told TMZ at the time. “But you’ll see me creating things not just hosting things. So we got some big things.”

Prior to that, Tyra hosted America’s Got Talent from 2017 to 2019.

What Movies Has Tyra Banks Starred In?

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Love & Basketball, Life-Size, Coyote Ugly, Felicity, Gossip Girl and Black-Ish are just a few of the movies and scripted television shows Tyra had roles on.

Is Tyra Banks An Author?

In 1998, Tyra self-published a self-help book titled Tyra’s Beauty Inside & Out. Later, in 2011, she teamed up with Penguin Random House to release a Young Adult Fiction novel titled Modelland.

Does Tyra Banks Run a Business?

According to the business’ official Instagram page, SMiZe Cream is an “all-natural super premium ice cream with a hidden, yummy SMiZE surprize.” Of course, the flavors go far beyond your basic chocolate or vanilla — including a recipe with meatless bacon, toasted waffles and maple syrup caramel.