Erik was born on the 21st day of May in 1964 in Norway. As of 2018, he is 54 years old. He is a very private person and has not revealed anything about his family and early life. We know that he is of Caucasian heritage and had white parents. Apart from this, we do not know much about his life as a child and his family.
He has 4 kids from different relationships. He has 3 daughters and a son, his son is with ex-girlfriend Tyra through surrogacy due to her fertility issues. Asla lives in Los Angeles currently with his son. Although he has worked in many fields his main profession was photography. He came to L.A, California from Paris, France in search of better opportunities and follow the American Dream.
Erik is a very handsome man who must’ve had many relationships in the past. However, we do not know about his girlfriends or who he dated before his famous relationship with Tyra Banks. He met Tyra in Norway’s Next Top Model in 2013. Sparks flew immediately and they got hooked to each other. After dating for quite some time they wanted to have a child but it was difficult because Tyra wasn’t fertile. They tried but failed many times so they used surrogacy to welcome their baby boy into this world in January of 2016. Although the couple was relatively quiet about their relationship, they were caught kissing. After dating for quite some time they started to grow apart and eventually separated in 2017. They didn’t tell the media the reasons for their break up. Apart from his kid with Tyra, Erik has 3 other kids from former relationships.
Erik’s journey has taken him to lots of places for his career. He firstly moved from Paris to L.A in search for better opportunities. There he worked as a photo assistant for ace photographer Herb Ritts. He was selected due to his passion and talents and he used this opportunity to learn a lot of things which helped him a lot later on. He has photographed global icons such as Emily Ratajkowski and worked for esteemed publishers such as The New York Times Magazine, GQ Australia, Interview and Vanity Fair. We can surely say that he has had a stellar career. We can also see his work in shows such as Norway’s Next Top Model and America’s Next Top Model.
He is worth around $3 million at present. As the average salary of a photographer is $98 thousand, he salary might fall under same range.