York Banks Asla

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Celebrity Son (2016)
Tue May 09 2023
By   Ruku

Many people get recognition for their successful professional work. But there are some who gain attention right after being born into parents a celebrity family. Like others, York Banks Asla is also one who is earning wide media concentration as the celebrity son. 

York was born in January 2016 to famous media personalities Tyra Banks and her former love partner Erik Asla. Tyra & Erik shared their first child York via gestational surrogate. As of now, he is living a lavish and spotlight life. 

Renowned Parents: Tyra and Erik

York's mother Tyra Lynne Banks is an American model, TV personality, actress, and businesswoman. Banks has performed her character in movies and TV shows like Love & Basketball, American Dreams, Hannah Montana: The Movie, Eight Crazy Nights, etc. 

The celebrity son York Banks Asla with his mother Tyra Banks, host, model.
Image: The celebrity son York Banks Asla with his mother Tyra Banks, host, model.
Source: Daily Mail

Similarly, Tyra has hosted TV programs like America's Next Model, The Tyra Banks Show, America's Got Talent, Dancing with the Stars, Mexico's Next Top Model, and others. Likewise, the Daytime Emmy Award-winning Banks is also the founder of the cosmetics brand Tyra Beauty.

On the other hand, York's father Erik Asla is a Norwegian photographer. Asla has worked with various famous fashion artists whose images have appeared in magazines like GQ, ELLE, Allure, etc. 

Fleeting Romantic Relationship

York's parents Tyra and Erik first met one another on the set of Norway's Next Top Model back in 2012. After the first encounter, they shared a good bond, and later in 2013, Asla and Banks start their romantic affair. 

York Banks Asla's parent's Tyra Banks and Erika Alsa dated from 2013 to 2017.
Picture: York Banks Asla's parent's Tyra Banks and Erik Alsa dated from 2013 to 2017.
Source: People

The TV personality Tyra and the photographer Erik kept their relationship private for two years. Later, in 2015 officially declared that they are having a romantic affair. 

Afterward, the former couple welcomed their first son York in 2016 via surrogacy and began parenting him jointly & merrily. Everything was going fine, but the couple partitioned their relationship in 2017 after dating for five years. Even after the separation, they are on good terms and share joint custody of their child.


York didn't have any biological siblings, but he has three half-siblings Tatjana Asla, Taylor Asla, and Tatum Asla. The Tatum sisters were born via Erik's former marital affairs. But the information regarding his ex-wife is still missing. 

York Banks Asla with his father Erik Asla and half-sisters, Tatjana, Taylor, and Tatum Asla.
Snap: York Banks Asla with his father Erik Asla and half-sisters, Tatjana, Taylor, and Tatum Asla.
Source: Instagram @erikasla

Tyra shares a good bond with his half-sisters. They feature on most of the posts updated by their father on his official social networking accounts. 

For the information, before sharing a love life with the photographer Erik, Tyra previously dated a professional NBA player Chris Webber from 2001 to 2004. It is also reported that Tyra was in a relationship with Canadian businessman Louis Belanger Martin from 2018 to 2020.

York Is Smart

According to York's mother, Tyra, he is the smart one among his siblings and can speak three languages i.e. Spanish, Norwegian, and English.

Furthermore, Asla is good with colors as well as with music. The American model Banks posted a clip of her son's rapping skills which was about lettuce wraps.

Net Worth

York Banks is at a tender age. More than involved in any professional work and earning a good sum of wealth, he is studying well and enjoys his quality time with his family members. He enjoys her parent's net worth.

York Asla's beloved and famous mother Tyra has a total fortune of $90 million which she collected from her successful professional works. Likewise, his father Erik has an estimated net value of around $1 million.

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