Breakthrough Model

1997: Wanna Be On Top?

Banks received the opportunity to grace the cover of Sports Illustrated, Swimsuit Edition for the second year in a roll.10th Victoria's Secret Fashion Show - Runway

1998: Inside and Out with Tyra

The top model published her first book, Tyra’s Beauty Inside & Out. The book shares Banks thoughts on self-esteem such as how she feels beautiful in her own skin. She explains that beauty is not only physical but within as well.

2001: Becoming A Leader On and Off the Runway

Banks established her foundation, The Tyra Banks TZONE Foundation in Southern California. The foundation is a camp with a mission to build self-esteem within young women.

Later in 2001, Banks models in Victoria’s Secret first ever-broadcast fashion show.

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