Erik Asla is none other than the former boyfriend of the model, actress, and businesswoman Tyra Banks. Asla is actually a Norwegian photographer who dated Tyra for 4 long years. Erik is also the father of their child born through surrogacy named York Banks Asla.
Erik, age 54, is an established photographer back in Norway. Find out more about Erik Asla’s net worth, career, relationship with Banks and more.
Erik Asla: life, career, and nationality
Asla was born in the year 1954 in Norway which actually makes his nationality a Norwegian. Erik is a Photographer who first worked in Paris, France after which he moved to Los Angeles. In Los Angeles, he worked as a photo assistant for photographer Herb Ritts. His works have been published by magazines like ELLE, Glamour, GQ, The New York Times Magazine, Bazar, etc. Erik, in addition, is also a fashion photographer working for brands like Calvin Klein, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Audi.
Erik Asla: girlfriend and personal life
Erik Asla came to highlight after he began dating the popular American actress, model, and businesswoman Tyra Banks. The couple began dating one another after meeting on the sets of Norway’s Next Top Model. First, they tried their best to keep their affair private, however, could not hide it long after they were first seen as a couple during a lunch date. Erik and Banks also had a major age difference which was noticeable as well. The couple had nearly a 10 years gap that couldn’t go unnoticeable.
Caption: Erik Asla split with Tyra Banks
Eventually, the couple went official and accepted their relationship. After which they dated for a really long time. Together the couple also had a son born through surrogacy in the year 2016 whom they named York Banks Asla. Despite the relationship that went for a good deal of time they decided to call it quits. The real reason as to their split is still a mystery. The couple has decided to maintain privacy about their relationship. However the couple ended it all in good terms, he and Banks decided to co-parent their son York despite their split. Similarly, they will also be working together professionally as Asla is set to shoot for America’s Next Top Model. Asla previously also had two children from his past relationships.
Erik Asla: net worth
Erik Asla is a talented photographer for sure. His work often reflects a minimalist approach towards photography. As a photographer, he has impressed many around the world. Despite his career which is pretty visible and in the limelight, we cannot determine his financial figures. As a matter of fact, his monthly or yearly salary is not available. Likewise, we also cannot confirm his net worth estimation.
Erik Asla is active on social media sites like Instagram and Twitter. His Instagram account especially is full of amazing pictures and photography.