Norwegian by nationality, Erik Asla is a well-known photographer. He appeared into the limelight after being in the relationship with the famous model, actress and entrepreneur Tyra Banks. Their relationship lasted for 4 years but unfortunately got separated. Asla has worked for various renowned magazines like ELLE, Glamour, Allure, GQ Australia and Bazaar. According to Erik Asla biography, he was born on May 21, 1964, which makes the photographer age be 54 years old as of now. He is a father to three daughters including Tatjana Asla and a son York Banks Asla. Continue reading to explore more about Asla’s wiki below:
Early Life and Education
Erik was born in 1964 in Norway to the parents from white ethnicity background. He was a talented student and was keen on photography and arts from his childhood age. No further information regarding Erik’s early life, parents, siblings and academic achievements are available.
Career and Professional Life
Erik initial professional life started in Paris, the capital city of France. In search of better opportunities for his career, the photographer moved to the United States in Los Angeles, California. There, he started working for popular black and white photographer named Herb Ritts (born on August 13, 1952). He served as a photo assistant to Herb Ritts.
Since then, the Norwegian photographer has never stopped in uplifting his professional level. During his career, he has photographed numerous celebrities including British model and actress Emily Ratajkowski (born on June 7, 1991). He has also worked for various magazines like Allure and Bazaar. He has contributed to The New York Times Magazine, GQ Australia, Interview and Vanity Fair as well. He is also recognized for his work with Norway’s Next Top Model and AmErika’s Next Top Model. Some of his clients include the brands like Audi, Saks Fifth and Calvin Klein.
Despite sharing a successful professional life, Erik is famous for his personal relationship issues with Tyra Banks. They proved that age and nationality are nothing in front of the love. Erik met Tyra during in 2013 during Norway’s Next Top Model. The duo started dating and their relationship turned out to be the talks of the town. The couple wished to become the parent of a child but was unable because of the fertility issue of Tyra. But their dream came true in January 2016 as Erik and his girlfriend became parents to a baby boy named York Banks Alsa who was born from a surrogate mother.
Tyra is not the only lady in Erik’s life. He was earlier married and is the father to three daughters from his former wife. Erik and Tyra stayed in the relationship for four years but were unable to take their relationship to the wedding level.
Tall and handsome Erik Asla has a perfect height of 6 feet and 3 inches. His weight is estimated around 80-84kg. The veteran photographer has done his best effort to maintain a sound physique. He is blessed with blonde hair and blue colored eyes.
Salary and Net worth
Erik Asla has an estimated net worth amounting to 3.5 million USD which he has garnered from his professional photography career. His high-profile clients are ready to pay an impressive figure for his job. His remuneration from magazines and other brands are jaw-dropping which have been boosting Erik’s net worth every year.
Wiki and Facts
Erik’s profile is still missing from Wikipedia but other wiki sites have presented his biography. He describes himself as a grateful father, visual artist and a perpetual dream in his Instagram profile which is available @erikasla. His Twitter account can be reached @erikaslastudio.