Tyler Gregory Okonma
Wolf Haley, Tyler Haley, DJ Stank Daddy, Odd Future, Tyler, Thurnis Haley, and Ace, the creator.
Ladera Heights, California, United States
Tyler attended 12 different schools during his 12 years of schooling in Sacramento and Los Angeles area.
Rapper, Record producer, Music video director
- Father – Unknown
- Mother – Unknown
- Siblings – Lynda (Sister). He also has one stepbrother and a younger maternal stepsister.
Vocals, Piano, Drums
Odd Future Records, Sony Music Entertainment, RED Distribution, XL Recordings (former)
6 ft 2 in or 188 cm
79 kg or 174 lbs
Boyfriend / Girlfriend / Spouse
Tyler has dated –
- Iggy Azalea (2014) – Tyler was RUMORed to be in a relationship with fellow Australian rapper Iggy Azalea in 2014. However, their split seems to have ended on bitter terms as they were involved in a public feud in May 2014. Tyler first called out Iggy for her supposed fake booty and the pop star responded by calling him immature.
- Kendall Jenner (2016) – In August 2016, he was RUMORed to be going out with model and reality TV star Kendall Jenner. However, the rumors of their relationship were turned down by both of them.
- Jaden Smith (2018) – In November 2018, it was rumored that Tyler was dating with actor Jaden Smith after Jaden admitted during Camp Flog Gnaw Festival in Los Angeles that he was dating with Tyler.
Race / Ethnicity
Tyler is of Nigerian descent on father’s side, whereas, of African-American and white Canadian descent on mother’s side.
He is rumored to be gay because of the lyrics of the album “Flower Boy”. Later, in an August 2017 interview, he revealed that he had a boyfriend at the age of 15.
- Tall stature
- Gapped tooth
- Often wear caps
Tyler is speculated to be wearing a shoe of size 11 (US).
Tyler has starred in TV commercials for
- Mountain Dew
- Golf Fashion (to promote the fashion show to be held in November 2016.
Best Known For
- Being the leader of alternative hip-hop collective, Odd Future.
- His second studio album, Wolf.
Tyler released his first studio album Goblin in May 2011 by XL Recordings. It reached #5 on Billboard 200.
Tyler first appeared in the drama film, Wolf as Wolf, Tyler, Sam.
First TV Show
Tyler first appeared in 2011 on the talk show Late Night with Jimmy Fallon as himself. He again appeared on the show in 2013.
Tyler, The Creator Favorite Things
- Food – Waffles and syrup
- Dessert – Mint Ice-Cream
Tyler, The Creator Facts
- Tyler himself designs all the artwork for his alternative hip-hop collective, Odd Future’s all releases along with designing merchandise and clothing associated with the group.
- Before making his music career profitable, he worked at the Starbucks for two years and also at FedEx for a short period.
- He learned to play piano by the age of 14 on his own.
- Often, Tyler has been accused of being homophobic as he regularly uses faggot word on his Twitter feed. However, he rejects such accusations and claims that he uses it because it hits better.
- He has been often criticized for the presence of violence against women in his lyrics. He has been slammed by leading publications, including The Guardian for featuring rape and murder stories in his songs.
- In March 2014, he was arrested by the authorities for inciting a riot as he encouraged his fans to push past the security for his show held during South by Southwest music festival.
- Tyler suffers from asthma and has worked with various foundations and organizations to spread awareness about the medical condition.
- He is allergic to dogs and can’t even be in a house that has dog hair.
- Visit his official website @ oddfuture.com.
- Hear more from Tyler, The Creator on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and MySpace.