As a young child, Erko left his war-torn homeland behind to find sanctuary in the Belgian city of Antwerp. At the age of sixteen, he started lifting weights to combat a leg injury and became addicted to working out. Encouraged by the owner and trainer Bill Richardson at his gym, Erko decided to enter his first bodybuilding competition. On his debut appearance, Erko won the first of his three Belgian junior titles. In his second career as a male model, Erko has worked with renowned photographers such as Luis Rafael, Dirk Alexander, Kevin De Borger.
Helping people get back in shape is now also a part of his life. He works in a Fitness Center and is a personal trainer. Specialized in fat loss / lean muscle building / weight gain, besides that Erko also preps athletes in differents sports for their competitions.
- 3 times in a row Belgium Ifbb junior champion
- Balkan Ifbb championships : 2nd place
- Musclemania Model Universe (Miami) : 3rd place
- Physique3d (Usa), Rutinas (Mexico), Humo (Belgium), Sport & Fitness (Netherlands), Man (Sweden)
Competition weight: 90.3kg
Spoken languages: English, Dutch and Bosnian