Tyra Banks Welcomes Her First Child

Supermodel, talk show host and the Queen of 'Smize' has welcomed a beautiful baby boy.

Tyra Banks has announced she is now a mum to her first baby with her partner Erik Asla.

The 42-year-old former Victoria's Secret Angel and host of America's Next Top Model,  shared the happy news via Instagram. 

"The best present we worked and prayed so hard for is finally here," she wrote.

"He's got my fingers and big eyes and his daddy Erik's mouth and chin. 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.

"York Banks Asla, welcome to the world."


Tyra used a surrogate to carry the baby after openly struggling with IVF treatments.

She previously broke down on her show, Tyra Presents FABLife, saying: "I've had some not happy moments with that, very traumatic moments. It's difficult as you get older. It's not something that can just happen."

Tyra and has been dating Erik, a Norwegian photographer, for two years.

Wishing them and their new bundle of joy a happy life!



Everyone deserves to be loved like this.

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