Tyra Banks (b. 1973) is a supermodel who hosts the reality series America's Top Model and is the host of her own syndicated talk show The Tyra Show.
Tyra made a brief cameo alongside Cindy Crawford and Baby Bear in Elmopalooza.
She and Elmo introduced a segment listing the winners of the "Children's Emmy Awards", during the 2007 broadcast of the Daytime Emmy Awards.
In a 2007 episode of Sesame Street, she presented the word "struggle". She will be making another appearance during season 44.
On December 3, 2009, Elmo, Rosita, and Cookie Monster appeared on her show to promote Sesame Street's 40th anniversary, and Elmo went for a bite of Tyra's neck.