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     Tyra Banks 
Tyra Banks (Cycle 1-present)
  • Elimination Catchphrase:
    • Pre-elimination:
    Tyra: "*the current number of girls* stand before me. But I only have *a number short of the current girls' lineup* photos in my hands. These photos represent those who still have a running towards becoming/to become ''America's Next Top Model."
    • Post-elimination:
    Tyra: "Congratulations. You're still in the running towards becoming America's Next Top Model."
  • N-Word Privileges: She had no qualms calling Nicole, Nik and Bre vanilla, caramel and chocolate during the Cycle 5 finale. She did this again in Cycle 18 with Eboni and Candace calling them "chocolate babies".

     Jay Manuel 
Jay Manuel (Cycle 1-18)
  • Anime Hair: Known for his spiky white hair, starting in cycle 2.
  • Straight Gay: Zig-Zagged. While certainly still Camp, he openly stated that he doesn't need to cross-dress to show that he's proud of being gay. He's also quite masculine compared to Ms. J and wants to be referred to as "Mr.".
  • Stern Teacher: He can be quite rigid to the girls, but he only does it to push them.
  • Two First Names: Manuel is traditionally used as a male first name.

     J. Alexander 
J. Alexander (Cycle 1-18, 21 - present)
  • Commuting on a Bus: After being relieved as a panel member after Cycle 13, he occasionally shows up during Cycles 14 to 18.

     Janice Dickinson 
Janice Dickinson (Cycle 1-4)
  • Commuting on a Bus: After being fired as a panel member after Cycle 4, she returned a few more times during Cycles 5 to 7. She was Put on a Bus for good starting Cycle 8.

     Beau Quillian 
Beau Quillian (Cycle 1)

     Kimora Lee Simmons 
Kimora Lee Simmons (Cycle 1)

     Nigel Barker 
Nigel Barker (Cycle 2-18)
  • Sexy Mentor: Many of the contestants are Squeeing over him. Cycle 6 runner-up Joanie Dodds in particular openly states that she has a crush on him.
  • Sharp-Dressed Man: Always dressed in a suit during panels.

     Eric Nicholson 
Eric Nicholson (Cycle 2)

     Nole Marin 
Nole Marin (Cycle 3-4)
  • Early-Bird Cameo: He made a few guest appearances in Cycle 2 before becoming a panel judge for the next two cycles.

Twiggy (Cycle 5-9)
  • Cool Old Lady: She was already in her fifties when she first started appearing as a judge.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: Far more people know her as "Twiggy" then by her real name. This was lampshaded during a Cycle 8 challenge, where she told the girls to create a nickname.

     Paulina Porizkova 
Paulina Porizkova (Cycle 10-12)

     Andre Leon Talley 
Andre Leon Talley (Cycle 14-17)

     Kelly Cutrone 
Kelly Cutrone (Cycle 18 - present)

     Rob Evans 
Rob Evans (Cycle 19 - 20)

     Johnny Wujek 
Johnny Wujek (Cycle 19 - 20)
  • Nice Hat: Often seen wearing different caps.

     Bryan Boy 
Bryan Boy (Cycle 19 - 20)


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