The supermodel and her longtime boyfriend, Erik Asla, welcomed their little boy via surrogate in January 2016. “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,” Tyra wrote on social media following York’s birth.
“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,” she continued.
After Tyra welcomed her son, she spent as much time with him as possible, and soon enough, she noticed how quickly he started to pick up on things.
“I will say my son is very advanced,” she recently gushed to Closer Weekly and other reporters about her little bundle of joy. “He asked me about symbiosis the other day, and I had to Google it.”
The America’s Next Top Model host was stumped. “I was like, ‘Symbiotic, what does that mean again?!’” she hilariously said. “He was like, ‘Mommy, it’s symbiosis.’ Oh, yeah now he’s talking about stalagmites and stalactites! He’s not even 4 yet. Yeah, he’s a good science boy.”
At home, York doesn’t like to break the rules either. In fact, he’s all about enforcing them when he has guests over. “He’s also like in charge so when he’s eating I try to tell him you must sit at the table when you eat, you cannot run around, you must sit,'” the supermodel explained to Entertainment Tonight in June 2018. “So the other day, yesterday, my mom is eating at the counter in the kitchen. He’s like, ‘Nana, sit down. You eating. Sit down, Nana.'” So cute!
York is growing up to be a boss just like his momma!
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