Tyra Banks Splits With Father Of Her Child Erik Asla After Five Years
Model turned host and businesswoman, Tyra Banks has reportedly split from photographer and father of her child Erik Asla. According to Page Six, the couple who have been dating for the past five years, were reportedly struggling to keep their relationship on track after the birth of their son York Banks Asla, via surrogate, in January 2016.
During their time together, Banks acted as stepmother to Asla’s two daughters from a previous relationship. Apparently now though, Asla has moved out of the LA mansion they shared. A source allegedly close to Banks told Page Six, that the breakup was “drama-free and they’re co-parenting their young son.”
The breakup was said to have been so amicable that the couple still plan to work with one another professionally.
“He is slated to shoot the photos for the opening credits of…the upcoming ‘America’s Next Top Model,” the source said. Tyra has also reportedly put her Battery Park City apartment on the market amid the breakup for $17.5 million.
Reps for both Banks and Asla declined to comment.