Erik Asla and Tyra Banks are new parents to a beautiful baby boy! The couple surprised everyone when Tyra announced they were parents, but we’re all wondering — who is Erik? Here’s 5 things to know about Tyra’s man!
Congrats to Erik Asla, 51, and Tyra Banks, 42! The couple welcomed a baby boy via surrogate, and we’re so happy for the new family. Check out the first photo HERE! But you may wondering who Erik is and what he’s up to. Have no fear! Here’s 5 key things you need to know about Erik!
1. He’s Norwegian!
We don’t know much about Tyra’s boyfriend, but we do know he is from Norway. We have to say, Tyra’s dating one hot man!
2. He’s a photographer!
When he came to Los Angeles, he was hired as a photo assistant to renowned photographer Herb Ritts, according to his website. On his Twitter account, he describes himself as a “photographer, father, dreamer.” He adorably captioned an Instagram photo announcing the birth of his son, “Witnessing the dawn of life is quite possibly life’s greatest gift.”
3. His work has been published in countless magazines.
His photos have been published in magazines such as Allure, Bazaar, ELLE, Glamour, GQ Australia, Interview, The New York Times Magazine and Vanity Fair. What a resume! We bet he loves Tyra’s smize!
4. He’s been dating Tyra for over 2 years.
Back in Sept. 2015, Erik and Tyra had been dating for over two years. Tyra and Erik have wanted to start a family, and she struggled with fertility issues before Tyra and Erik welcomed their son via surrogate.
5. They have a Next Top Model connection!
Tyra is best known for being the the host of America’s Next Top Model. However, she met her beau on the set of Norway’s version of Top Model. How cute!
HollywoodLifers, what do you think of Tyra’s boyfriend? Were you shocked by their baby news? Let us know!