Erik Asla

Inside Biography

Norwegians fashion and commercial photographer, Erik Asla is popularly known for his relationship with TV host, Tyra Banks. The couple dated for five years before their official split in October 2017, but they decided to co-parent their son, York Banks Asla with no bad blood. Apart from his high profile relationship, Asla successfully established himself as a professional photographer and worked with renowned magazines like Allure,   BazaarELLEGlamourGQ Australia, Vanity Fair, and others. He also shot for Norway's Next Top Model (2013).

Early Life, Bio, And Career Of Erik Asla 

Erik Asla was born on May 21, 1964, in Norway. His birth sign is Gemini which defines his personality as a gentle, affectionate, curious person who is extremely independent and can’t be controlled. He has the nationality of Norway(i.e Norwegian) and belongs to the white ethical community. 

Asla had a keen interest in photography from his early days and to pursue his dream, he moved to Los Angeles where he was hired as a photo a s sistant to renowned photographer Herb Ritts. He worked for Ritts several years before starting his career as a fashion and commercial photographer.  

CAPTION: Norwegians fashion and commercial photographer, Erik Asla. SOURCE:

Erik Asla worked with popular celebrities and brands like Calvin Klein, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Audi. He photographed for various magazines including Allure, Bazaar, The New York Times Magazine, ELLEGlamourGQ Australia, and Vanity Fair. But he came to limelight after dating an American TV personality, Tyra Banks. He is best known as the former boyfriend of Banks.

Erik Asla's Net Worth

Erik Asla is a professional fashion and commercial photographer, the average salary of the photographer is $98k but he is quite experienced so, he might earn more than the average figure. On the other hand, his former partner has an impressive net worth of $90 million.

Erik Asla's Personal Life

Erik Asla is possibly single at the moment but previously he was in a relationship with American TV personality, producer and actress, Tyra Banks. The duo first met in 2012 on the set of Norway’s version Next Top Model where Asla was a photographer and Tyra served as a host.

After a few meetings, the couple eventually fell in love. They were later spotted at Pearl’s Restaurant having lunch together and they were also spotted kissing. 

After a few years of relationship, the pair decided to welcome a baby but couldn't due to fertility issue of Tyre. Later the duo shared a son, York Banks Asla (born on January 8, 2016) via surrogacy which Tyra announced from her Instagram post. However, the couple failed to handle their love life and decided to split apart in mutual understanding in October 2017 but continue to co-parent their son.

CAPTION: The former couple Erik Alsa and Tyra Banks. SOURCE: People

Asla has three children: Taylor, Tatjana, and Tatum from his previous relationship.

Erik Asla's daughter, Tatjana is a famous model who has appered in several magazines cover page. Currently signed to Elite Modeling Agency.

He has more than 21.2k+ followers on Instagram as of October 2018. 


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Body Measurement

  • Age: As of 2018, he is 54 years old.
  • Height: He stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches tall.
  • Weight: He weighs 82 kg. 

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