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Tyra Banks reflects on her journey from ‘supermodel to super businesswoman’

Tyra Banks reflects on her journey from ‘supermodel to superbusinesswoman’ in new Instagram post celebrating her 49th birthday

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Tyra Banks celebrates her 49th birthday on Sunday and reflects on her amazing journey from “supermodel to superbusinesswoman.”

Banks shared a look back at her days as a supermodel on Sunday and a topical “smizing” photo with her 7.1 million Instagram followers.

The supermodel and Dancing With the Stars host reflected on her journey in a heartfelt post.

Journey: Tyra Banks Celebrates Her 49Th Birthday On Sunday And Reflects On Her Amazing Journey From 'Supermodel To Superbusinesswoman'

Journey: Tyra Banks celebrates her 49th birthday on Sunday and reflects on her amazing journey from ‘supermodel to superbusinesswoman’

1670203182 665 Tyra Banks Reflects On Her Journey From Supermodel To Super

1670203182 665 Tyra Banks Reflects On Her Journey From Supermodel To Super

Current: Banks on Sunday shared a look back at her days as a supermodel and a topical “smizing” photo with her 7.1 million Instagram followers

‘Wow. It’s my birthday. And I think about my journey. From supermodel to superbusinesswoman,” Banks began.

‘Yes. Entrepreneur. Hurrah! Feels so good to run. Transition. To keep DREAMING,” Banks added.

‘What were YOU yesterday and what do you want to be TODAY? Remind yourself of your DREAM by sharing it with me below. And a nice DREAM day to YOU!’ she concluded.

Trip: “Wow.  It'S My Birthday.  And I Think About My Journey.  From Supermodel To Superbusinesswoman,” Banks Began

Trip: “Wow.  It'S My Birthday.  And I Think About My Journey.  From Supermodel To Superbusinesswoman,” Banks Began

Trip: “Wow. It’s my birthday. And I think about my journey. From supermodel to superbusinesswoman,” Banks began

A number of her famous friends wished Banks a happy birthday, including Michael Costello, Patrick Starr and Questlove.

‘So proud of you sister! Love you and happy birthday MOGUL,” Real Housewives of Atlanta star Kenya Moore added.

Model and activist Mamé Adjei added: “Happy Birthday Tyra!!! Forever our favorite supermodel and an exemplary businesswoman.”

Celebrities: Several Of Her Celebrity Friends Wished Banks A Happy Birthday, Including Michael Costello, Patrick Starr, And Questlove

Celebrities: Several Of Her Celebrity Friends Wished Banks A Happy Birthday, Including Michael Costello, Patrick Starr, And Questlove

Celebrities: Several of her celebrity friends wished Banks a happy birthday, including Michael Costello, Patrick Starr, and Questlove

Banks was born in Inglewood, California, to a medical photographer and computer consultant, and became a model at the age of 15.

She is one of the few black models to have achieved “supermodel” status and became the first black woman to land on the cover of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue as well as the covers of GQ and the Victoria’s Secret catalog.

Banks retired from modeling in 2005, though she came out of retirement in 2019 to pose again for the SI swimsuit issue in one of three covers with Alex Morgan and Camilee Kotsek.

Model: Banks Was Born In Inglewood, California, To A Medical Photographer And Computer Consultant, And Became A Model At The Age Of 15

Model: Banks Was Born In Inglewood, California, To A Medical Photographer And Computer Consultant, And Became A Model At The Age Of 15

Model: Banks was born in Inglewood, California, to a medical photographer and computer consultant, and became a model at the age of 15

She started her acting career in an arc on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air as one of Will Smith’s old Philly friends Jackie Ames.

She made her feature film debut in the 1995 John Singleton film Higher Learning, which she followed up with Coyote Ugly, Love & Basketball, and Soul Food.

She would later create America’s Next Top Model with Ken Mok and Kenya Barris, which debuted in 2003.

Acting Debut: She Started Her Acting Career In An Arc On The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air As One Of Will Smith'S Old Philly Friends Jackie Ames

Acting Debut: She Started Her Acting Career In An Arc On The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air As One Of Will Smith'S Old Philly Friends Jackie Ames

Acting Debut: She started her acting career in an arc on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air as one of Will Smith’s old Philly friends Jackie Ames

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