The life of Tyra Banks is legendary from her modeling career to her Emmy winning talk show, The Tyra Show. Many people do not know the different obstacles that Banks had to overcome before becoming a big success on the runways. Without those obstacle Banks would not be such a huge success that she is today. Tyra Banks has opened up the modeling world for many African Americans, showing that any ethnicity can be beautiful and fierce. Banks has used her fame to make girls all over the world feel confident by building their self confidence through her TZone Foundation and her talk show.