Tyra and then-boyfriend Erik Asla welcomed son York Banks Asla through surrogate in January 2016.
“One of the best current we labored and prayed so arduous for is lastly right here,” the Life-Measurement actress wrote on Instagram, saying the information. “He’s received my fingers and massive eyes and his daddy Erik’s mouth and chin. As we thank the angel of a lady that carried our miracle child boy for us, we pray for everybody who struggles to succeed in this joyous milestone. York Banks Asla, welcome to the world.”
The previous America’s Subsequent High Mannequin host raved concerning the new addition to the household in a press release to Folks on the time.
“We’re so excited for our new child boy bundle of pleasure. The journey to now has not been a simple course of, as I’ve shared earlier than. However there was an attractive vibrant gentle on the finish of the tunnel for me and his father, Erik,” she mentioned.
“As I gaze into the attractive eyes of my son, I take into consideration all of the individuals who battle with fertility or carrying a toddler and proceed to hope for them daily. My hopes and goals are stuffed with nicely needs that they get to really feel what my little treasure, York Banks Asla, appears like in my arms.”
Providing an replace concerning the toddler final month, Tyra informed Folks that coming residence to York each night time makes her busy schedule price it. “If it’s late, I’ll get into mattress and cuddle with him.”
She additionally revealed that pandemic life and mask-wearing is “simply regular” for York, and that her mom, Carolyn London, watches the little man whereas Tyra hosts DWTS. “He might be with my mother on the sofa, bored,” she added, laughing. “He’s very verbal. He’ll say, ‘Why do we’ve to look at Mommy’s TV?’”