“The best present we worked and prayed so hard for is finally here. He’s got my fingers and big eyes and his daddy Erik’s mouth and chin. …” the Tyra Banks shared on Instagram.
Former supermodel, business mogul and “America’s Next Top Model” host Tyra Banks is a new mom, adding motherhood to her list of accomplishments. Banks, 42, and her Norwegian photographer boyfriend, Erik Asla, welcomed their first child, a baby boy named York Banks Asla, to the world on Wednesday evening.
The couple had the baby via gestational surrogate. “As we thank the angel of a woman that carried our miracle baby boy for us, we pray for everyone who struggles to reach this joyous milestone,” Banks said.
“We are so excited for our new baby boy bundle of joy. The journey to now has not been an easy process, as I’ve shared before. But there was a beautiful bright light at the end of the tunnel for me and his father, Erik,” she said in an exclusive statement.
The super gorgeous model who opened up on “FABLife” show about her fertility struggles has finally had her prayers answered.“As I gaze into the beautiful eyes of my son, I think about all the people who struggle with fertility or carrying a child and continue to pray for them every day. My hopes and dreams are filled with well wishes that they get to feel what my little treasure, York Banks Asla, feels like in my arms.” Banks said