Tyra is 5 feet, 10 inches tall. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, the average American woman stands 5 feet, 3.8 inches tall, so by that standard, Tyra Banks’ height is quite exceptional. But how does the “America’s Top Model” host stack up against others in her field?
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Tyra’s height makes her taller than supermodels Naomi Campbell (5 feet, 9.5 inches), Cindy Crawford and Christy Turlington (both 5 feet, 9 inches), and Kate Moss (5 feet, 6 inches). Tyra stands as tall as Linda Evangelista, but Banks is 39, compared to Evangelista’s 47, so were the two vertically blessed beauties to compete in some sort of sporting event—and really, we have no idea why they would—Tyra would probably have the edge.
One woman who’s taller than Tyra Banks: Michelle Obama. At 5 feet, 11 inches, Michelle would require an actress taller than Tyra to portray her in a biopic, though with the requisite amount of CGI (or you know, taller shoes), Banks could probably pull off the role.
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