Tyler Oakley: YouTuber, Actor, Activist, Age, Net Worth !  

Tyler Oakley is an American-based YouTuber, actor, activist, and author. Most of his activism has been dedicated to LGBT rights, and LGBT youth, along with social issues like health care, the prevention of suicide among LGBT youth, and education. He regularly posts information on topics like pop culture and humor.

In 2007, Tyler started uploading his video on his YouTube channel, and he has over 682 million views and over 8 million subscribers. He is openly gay and a former member of the collaboration channel “5AwesomeGays”, where he has been producing the Friday video for over three years. Tyler was featured in the Frontline (2014) investigative report “Generation Like.” Further, SocialBlade, a website that rates Instagram and YouTube accounts, ranks his YouTube channel; as of 1st February 2021 with a grade “B,” a video view rank at 7,022nd, a subscriber rank of 1,434th, and a SocialBlade rating of 345,254th. In addition, Tyler currently has more than 5.1 million followers on Twitter and 6 million on Instagram.

In 2013, from March to October, Tyler co-hosted a weekly pop-culture news update with Becca Frucht for PopSugar titled “Top That!”. Further, from 2013 to 2014, he has given his voice to Mr. McNeely in 5 episodes of The Most Popular Girls in School, a comedy web series. Tyler has thousands of followers on Facebook and Tumblr. In 2015, he released his first collection of humorous personal essays, Binge, via publishers Simon & Schuster.

Tyler was the host of The Tyler Oakley Show, and in 2017, he was named in Forbes’s “30 Under 30”. 

Tyler Oakley Early Life:

Full Real Name Mathew Tyler Oakley
Family Name Oakley
Profession YouTuber, actor, activist, and author
Date Of Birth March 22nd, 1989
Age 33 years old
Birthday March 22nd
Year Of Birth 1989
Nick Name Ty, Tilly
Current Residence Los Angeles, California
Country United States
Nationality American
Ethnicity English and Irish
Religion Christianity

Tyler was born on 22nd March 1989, in Jackson, Michigan, and when he was in the sixth grade, Tyler was shifted to Okemos; there, he became involved in drama and choir. He once mentioned via a Youtube video that he is not religious. 

As a teenager, Tyler has an eating disorder. called bulimia nervosa. 

Since Tyler was 11, his mother was aware of his sexuality, and at college, he broke up with a long-term boyfriend.  

Tyler Oakley Family Background: 

Father Todd Dean Oakley
Mother Jackie Oakley

Tyler was born to Todd Dean and Jackie Oakley. When he was a toddler, his parents divorced. Tyler has twelve siblings and some half-siblings. Tyler shares a close relationship with his mother and often features her in several videos. 

Tyler Oakley Education:

Highest Qualification Bachelor of Arts in communication, marketing and social media
University Michigan State University
High School N/A

Tyler graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Arts in communication, marketing, and social media.

Tyler Oakley Physical stats:

Weight In Kg 58 kg
Height In Feet 5 ft 6 in
Hair Color Dark brown
Eye Color hazel eyes

Tyler stands 5 ft 6 in tall and weighs around 58kg. His physical appearance expresses how he takes care of his fitness. Tyler often dyes his hair, and there is no color that he has not tried; Sometimes, Tyler goes with bright blond, sometimes vibrant purple color, and many others. Further, he has brown eyes, and his distinctive features include his lesser height than the average American height of men and his spectacles. 

Tyler Oakley Birth Signs:

Sun Sign Aries
Star Sign Aries
Birth Sign Duality Assertive
Birth Sign Modality Cardinal

Tyler was born on Wednesday and is currently 33 years old. His sun sign is Aries, and his birth flower is Daffodil. Further, according to the astrologer, Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs because of its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius). It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.

Tyler Oakley Net worth:

Net Worth between $6 and $7 million

Tyler started making videos in 2007, and his first video has around 70k views. Since then, he has created hundreds of videos with over a million views and YouTube subscribers. In addition, Tyler has millions of followers on other social media profiles. Further, he has collaborated with and endorsed many ventures and brands. Tyler has also appeared as host in many shows and has been featured in well-known magazines. Today he is one of the highest-paid internet personalities. Based on all the above facts, his estimated networth should be between $6 and $7 million. 

Tyler Oakley Relationship Status: 

Marital Status single
Relationship Status Single

Tyler is currently single. About his past relationships, he dated Anthony Russo in 2018. The two reportedly met on the dating app, Bumble, and they officially started dating after a meet-up.  

Before Anthony, Tyler was linked to Adam Rippon, who was also featured in one of his videos on Tyler’s channel. Further, Tyler dated Troye Sivan (a singer from Australia); but they never officially commented about their relationship. 

Tyler Oakley Career:

Tyler is active across many social media platforms. He has sung Christmas carols on stage with the English-Irish boy band One Direction. Tyler is known for gathering attention from well-known celebrities and organizations, including Liam Payne (One Direction), Chris Colfer (the television series Glee), and the restaurant chain store Taco Bell, mainly on Twitter after tweeting about them. Due to Tyler’s success with social media and distinction among many social media platforms, he was allowed to meet U.S. President Barack Obama at the White House. Tyler has also made a video with First Lady Michelle Obama; the video is about education issues discussion. 

Tyler attributes his partial success to his accessibility as a young gay man, and  Ellen DeGeneres is his role model. 

The Advocate (an American LGBT-interest magazine), in their 2014 edition of “40 under 40: Emerging voices,” says that, due to Tyler’s presence on YouTube, he is the first openly gay person many people have met. He is considered one of the world’s leading Celebrity influencers and has a Score of 99 from Klear, the influencer marketing software.

In December 2020, Tyler announced he was taking an indefinite break from creating Youtube videos.

Further, Tyler has appeared on the YouTube Premium show Escape the Night with Joey Graceffa as “The Thespian” for 10 episodes of season 2.

In 2014, Tyler premiered a live show tour titled “Tyler Oakley’s Slumber Party,”; which featured him in pajamas and doing skits; it was an interactive segment with the audience. In early October, his initial 2 shows in Chicago and Royal Oak, Michigan, were sold out in 72 hours. Further, in December 2014, seven dates on the East Coast made up the next leg of the tour, which was expected to go to 40 cities eventually. Tyler was also a part of DigiTour’s 2014 US Summer tour (of Vine and YouTube personalities).

Tyler has a podcast named Psychobabble, launched in 2014 with his best friend, Korey Kuhl; as of 2022, it was more than 350 episodes. 

Tyler has made appearances on-screen on broadcasting platforms, with some airing on national TV, including Insider Tonight, featuring as co-host Kevin Frazier and Thea Andrews. He has also interviewed live on the 2014 Kids Choice Awards red carpet and many other events, with him meeting and speaking to celebrities.

Tyler, with Korey Kuhl, competed in The Amazing Race (28th season), which aired in 2016; they finished in 3rd place. This duel also participated in the 31st season of the show, which started airing on 17th April 2019, and they finished in 2nd place.

In 2018, Tyler appeared on the 10th episode of the 10th season of RuPaul’s Drag Race, where he was paired with Monét X Change for a makeover challenge.

Tyler supports The Trevor Project, an organization for preventing suicide among LGBT youth. In 2009, he interned with them and, since 2011, has co-hosted the charity’s annual red carpet event titled TrevorLIVE. Further, in 2013 Tyler raised $29,000 for his birthday in support of the Project, and in 2014, he raised $525,704 in a likewise event; later, in 2015, he raised $532,224.

Tyler Oakley Social Appearance:


Tyler has more than 6.85M subscribers on his Youtube channel “Tyler Oakley.” Further on his Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, he has around 6M, 5.1M, and 2.2M followers, respectively. By looking at these profiles, his creativity is visible, and why people follow him. His videos and pictures are unique; Tyler has given each post his special touch. 


Tyler Oakley is a perfect inspiration for those seeking to make a career in social media. With his hard work, passion, creativity, Confidence, and vision, he has become one of the top personalities known. Our warm wishes are always with him. 

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