Biography / Wiki
Record producer, songwriter, and video director Tyler Gregory Okonma are more famous as a rapper with his stage name “Tyler, The Creator.” Tyler self-produced his initial ‘Bastard’ mixtape and then followed it up with his ‘Goblin’ debut album. He seemed to take comfort in writing original music from a young age, although he had a distressing childhood.
Most of his songs appear to be a representation of verses from his derogatory history. In top TV shows such as ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’,’ The Mindy Project’, and ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ he has appeared. He had the chance to collaborate with ‘XL Records’, ‘Sony Music Entertainment’, and ‘RED Distribution’ mega recording labels.
By establishing his own clothing business called ‘Golf Wang’, he recently entered the garment industry. For his distinctive work as an artist and performer, Tyler has received many honors.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on the 6th of March 1991 Tyler is currently 31 years old. With his height of 6 feet 2 inches, he appears to be quite tall and weighs 79 kg approximately. He is also quite slim and his body figure measurements are 40-30-35. Tyler’s dashing looks are complemented with his black colored hair and his eyes of dark brown color.
As one of the popular and upcoming songwriters, Tyler has released multiple singles and mixtapes which gained a lot of traction and popularity in the music world. He has earned most of his wealth through his career in music and has also worked with many talented artists. Tyler now lives a luxurious life. The total net worth estimated for Tyler, The Creator is $6 million US dollars as of now.
Education / Family
The native of California Tyler Gregory Okonma was born and raised in Ladera Heights, California, USA. The son of Walter Whitman and Louisa Van Velsor Whitman, he grew up with his sister. He has completed his high school graduation but it is not known if he attended any college.
Tyler Gregory Okonma
|Nickname||Tyler, The Creator, and Wolf Haley|
|Birth Place||Ladera Heights, California, USA|
|Date Of Birth||March 6, 1991|
|Height||In Centimetres – 188 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
|Weight||In Kilograms – 79 Kg
In Pounds – 174 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Profession||Record Producer, Songwriter, Video Director, and Rapper|
|Home Town||Ladera Heights, California, USA|
|Fathers Name||Walter Whitman|
|Mothers Name||Louisa Van Velsor Whitman|
Career / Fashion And Style
While his debut mixtape titled ‘Bastard’ was not marketed under any banner, it was quite a success and put on ‘Pitchfork Media’s’ Best Album list for 2010 at rank 32. He signed a one-disk contract with ‘XL Records’ after his first mixtape. The music video was a success, and on top of music shows, it played on all charts.
In 2010, his album ‘Goblin’ was released, positive reception was received and he was invited to participate at various shows and concerts. In 2011, he made his first TV appearance on ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’ where he played the ‘Sandwiches’ single.
He formed the hip-hop group ‘Odd Future‘ in 2011 and released their own TV show under the production of ‘Dickhouse Productions’ for ‘Adult Swim’ from Cartoon Network. With the help of ‘Red Distribution’ and the gigantic brand,’ Sony Music Entertainment,’ he recorded the album under his own label,’ Odd Future Records.’
He arranged a world tour for the album in the middle of 2015. The shows started in North America and ended in Asia. His third official album was released in 2015. Two singles from the album were uploaded to Odd Future’s YouTube channel on 9th April.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More
Tyler has dated many popular celebrities including Jaden Smith and Kendall Jenner.
|Partners||Iggy Azalea (2014),
Kendall Jenner (2016),
Jaden Smith (2018)
Here we provide you the list of Tyler, The Creator’s favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Chris Evans|
|Favorite Actress||Kristen Stewart|
|Favorite Holiday Destinations||Barcelona|
|Favorite Food||Waffles and syrup|
|Favorite Dessert||Mint Ice-Cream|
Some Interesting Facts About Tyler, The Creator
- He has said that he does not drink alcohol or use other drugs that change the mind. He has once revealed that he had twice attempted cannabis in his lifetime.
- He is allergic to dogs and may not even be in a dog-haired home.
- Tyler suffers from asthma and has worked to spread knowledge of the medical condition with numerous foundations and organizations.
- In September 2020, in the 2020 U.S. presidential election, he encouraged his fans and followers to “pull up” and participate.
- On May 17, 2019, through Columbia Records, he launched his 5th studio album, Igor, and it peaked on the US Billboard 200 chart and the US Top R&B / Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) chart.
- Tyler has also been criticized for being homophobic as he frequently uses the term faggot on his Twitter stream.
- By the age of 14, he had learned to play the piano on his own.
- He worked at Starbucks for two years and then at FedEx for a brief time, before making his music career fruitful.
- For the presence of violence against women in his songwriting, he has been often criticized.