Tyler, The Creator

Tyler, The Creator

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Tyler, The Creator is a rapper, record producer, video director, and also songwriter. Tyler, The Creator is the co-founder of the raising hip-hop collection “Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All”. He has also presented and brought songs for almost every Odd Future release.

Early Life and Childhood

The rapper was born on 6th March 1991, in Ladera Heights, California, United States. Tyler is an American native. Similarly, the American rapper’s current age is 31 years old and his sun sign is Pisces. He was born as Tyler Gregory Okonma to his parents, father, Walter Whitman, and mother, Louisa Van Velsor Whitman. His dad belongs to Nigerian ethnicity whereas her mother belongs to the white Caucasian and Afro-American ethnicity. Sadly, his dad left his mom and he has never got to see his father. When he was a kid, he was with his sister, Lynda.

Moreover, he also has siblings and is Andrew Jackson, Edward, George Washington, Jesse, and Thomas Jefferson. When he was just 7 years old, he was already creating the covers of an album’s case and was creating covers for his own unreal albums. Then after he turned 14 years old, he learned to play the piano. Also, for his twelve years of schooling, he went to twelve different schools in Los Angeles and Sacramento. Before starting his career in the music field, he had worked in various places such as FedEx for only 2 weeks, and Starbucks for 2 years. Then, he took his stage name from a Myspace page and started posting his creations.

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Caption: Tyler, The Creator when he was young (Source: Instagram)

Professional Life

Tyler came out with his 1st mixtape, ‘Bastard’ in the year 2009. Even after being his first attempt and not being helped by any banner, the mixtape turned out to be quite popular. Then, he made a record deal together with ‘XL Recordings’. Soon after that, he declared that he was creating an album with the brand, and ‘Yonkers’ was out on the radio. Similarly, his album ‘Goblin’ was out in 2010 which got various good comments and then he was invited to numerous shows and concerts after then. In 2011, he made his 1st TV presence on ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’ where he sang Sandwiches.

The rapper also performed at the ‘MTV awards’ and ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ as well. He then started working together with other rappers. He even started creating songs for others. He even created the hip-hop collective ‘Odd Future’ in 2011 with Jasper Dolphin, Matt Martians, Casey Veggies, Hodgy, Pyramid Vritra, and also Left Brain. ‘Odd Future’ then formed their own television show through ‘Dickhouse Productions’ for Cartoon Network’s ‘Adult Swim’. Its name was ‘Loiter Squad’ and was a 10-15 minutes live-action comedy sketch TV series with pranks and music.

More about her career

The show went on for 3 seasons and crossed over thirty-one episodes. The rapper then declared on social media that he had started working on his 2nd album ‘Wolf’ and it would contain more instrumental tracks rather than rap. The album was then out in early 2013. Moreover, he brought the album under ‘Odd Future Records’ with RED Distribution and Sony Music Entertainment. The album successfully sold more than 90,000 copies in the 1st week of it being out on itself. It also includes the compositions which were created by him at the age of 15 years.

In the year 2015, he declared about his 3rd official album. On April 9, 2 singles (‘Fucking Young’ and ‘Deathcamp’) from the album were posted to Odd Future’s YouTube channel. After four days he digitally brought out his album, ‘Cherry Bomb’. Other Celebrity artists like Lil Wayne, Kayne West, and Schoolboy Q were also presented in the album. He then managed to bring out a world tour for the album in mid-2015. His tour started from North America and was finished in Asia. Also, he had to call off his Australia concert owing to a campaign charging him for his abusive songs.

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Caption: Tyler, The Creator performing on the stage (Source: Instagram)

Net Worth

Tyler, The Creator has an excellent net worth which has been helping him to live a carefree life. As of now, he has a net worth of approximately $16 million. Moreover, he is currently living a luxurious life in Los Angeles, United States.

The rapper purchased his 1st home after getting successful from his album ‘Goblin’. Then, he purchased a house for his mother and sister in the same year. There is no doubt that the rapper’s income will drastically increase more in the future.

Relationship Status

The rapper is suspected to be bisexual as he has made several straight references in his lyrics and also in his interviews about having same-sex relationships or experiencing same-sex attractions as well. Jaden Smith declared in November 2018 that he was in a relationship with Tyler, however, he himself has not agreed with these. Moreover, there was a rumor in the year 2016 that he was dating Kendall Jenner after they were seen having dinner together. Then, the two of them cleared their relationship via Twitter that they were not dating each other.

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Caption: Tyler, The Creator dining with Kendall Jenner (Source: Instagram)

Body Measurement and Social Media

Regarding the rapper’s physical appearance, Tyler has a good height of 6 feet 2 inches or else 188 cm or 1.88 m. The rapper also has a suitable body weight of 79 kg or 174 lbs. Similarly, the body measurements of the rappers are 40-30-35 inches and the size of his biceps is 14.5 inches. He usually wears a shoe having the size of 11 (US). Moreover, he, The Creator has a dark complexion with a pair of dark brown eyes with black hair. Also, the rapper has an average body type with a stylish personality. However, the rapper seems to be weak physically and has asthma as he been seen using an inhaler on stage.

The rapper obviously is very active on social media platforms. On Instagram, he has 10.3 million and on Twitter, he has gained 8.6 million followers. Likewise, he also has a Facebook where he has achieved more than 3 million followers. Like other artists, he also has his own YouTube channel where we can find his own world full of his creations and collaborations as well. As of March 2021, he, The Creator has achieved 3.04 million subscribers on his YouTube channel. It seems like, the artist has already won the hearts of millions of people.