Erik Asla is a professional photographer known for his works in magazines like Allure, Bazar, Elle, Glamour and GQ Australia Magazines. He has also done some commercial and fashion photography for top-notch clients like Calvin Klein, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Audi. To further accentuate his celebrity status, the talented photographer was once the love interest of TV diva, Tyra Banks.
Stay tuned as we roll out everything worth knowing about Erik’s bio, family life, net worth and yes! his relationship with the elegant Tyra Banks.
Erik Asla Bio, Age
From facts that we dug up, Erik Asla has the birth date 21st May 1964 and he was born in Norway. By virtue of birth, he is Norwegian and belongs to the white ethnicity. There is not much information about his early life but facts have it that the professional photographer graduated from a local high school in his native land.
Before his rise to fame, the Norwegian photographer was based in Paris but he later relocated to Los Angeles, California where he commenced work as a junior employee to Herb Ritts. While he worked as a photo assistant, he gained experiences and lessons from his boss which left a positive impact on his photography career and on his personal life as well. Erik Asla is also known for his work with Norway’s Next Top Model and America’s Next Top Model.
There is no doubt that Erik Asla has reached the pinnacle of his career and he can be best described as a gentleman who’s very passionate with his career, affectionate, full of curiosity, extremely independent and can not be limited! Like expected, Erik can be found on social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter where he posts some of his exquisite photographs.
It’s no news that the hard-working professional photographer has risen to high heights in his craft which have landed him so many endorsement deals and he has worked with so many reputable magazines as mentioned earlier. Erik Asla has equally piled up a good amount as his net worth but the figure has not been ascertained yet. However, sources have pegged his net worth at a tidy $3.5 million with prospects of increasing tremendously in the coming years.
Relationship With Tyra Banks, Children
The Norwegian photographer is known to have gained further popularity when he started a relationship with the American television personality, Tyra Banks who is known to be a producer, a successful businesswoman, an actress, author, as well as a former model who worked for Victoria’s Secret Shows. The pair is said to have met at Norway’s Next Top Model back in 2013 and the fireworks sparked leading them to date steadily for two years before making their relationship public sometime in 2015. During the course of their relationship, the pair were known to be very loving to themselves as seen in many public events but sadly Erik Asla and Tyra Banks’s relationship is now a thing of the past as it ended in 2018.
As regarding his children, the accomplished photographer is a father to 3 beautiful daughters from a previous relationship whose names are Tatjana, Taylor, and Tatum. Tatjana is also a rising model who is singed with the distinguished modeling agency, Elite Modeling which was where Tyra Banks also had her initial start in her young days.
Erik Asla and Tyra, however, could not make babies together and sources have it that the couple tried all sorts of fertility program available even IVF but it all ending up not working. They finally turned to surrogacy and welcomed their son named York Banks Asla on the 8th of January 2016.
Catastrophy hit their fairytale love life and their long-term relationship could not survive the hit as it crashed in October 2018. Erik Asla is said to have moved out from their home and he is currently living alone. Facts gathered also revealed that the estranged couple tries as much as possible to provide for their son’s needs in a very cordial manner.
Body Stats: Height
Erik is approximately 6 feet 2 inches tall with a commensurate body weight of 85 kg. The handsome photographer has a fit body statue, light blonde colored hair and a set of blue colored eyes that light up whenever he smiles.