is the epitome of sexy on the runway. In 1996, Tyra made history as the first-ever black model to grace the cover of Sport's Illustrated
. Since then, the supermodel has graced the pages of top magazines including Maxim
. This fashion maven also sees herself as a mentor, telling UK's Channel 4, "We need every culture represented in fashion to show that young girl that she matters, that she exists, and that she is beautiful." While we sure do miss seeing Ms. Tyra strut her stuff on the Victoria's Secret runway, we do enjoy watching her on America's Next Top Mode
l and The Tyra Banks Show
. Watch out, Oprah!