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Tyra Lynne Banks (born December 4, 1973) is the hostess of Season 12 and Season 13 of America's Got Talent.


She was the former host of America's Next Top Model, and she made a guest appearance on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.

It was announced on July 15, 2020 that she would be taking over as host of ABC's Dancing with the Stars, replacing longtime host Tom Bergeron. She stayed for 2 seasons, leaving in 2022 after it was announced the show would be moving from ABC to Disney+.

Other Appearances


  • Tyra is the show's first female host.
  • Tyra is the show's second African-American host. The first being Nick Cannon and the third being Terry Crews.
  • Both of her Golden Buzzers went to group acts specializing in dance.
  • Both of her Golden Buzzer acts reached the finals of their respective seasons, each placing in the top 3
  • Golden Buzzer Acts: Light Balance (12), Zurcaroh (13)

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