|Tyler, The Creator Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 0¾ in|
|Date of Birth||March 6, 1991|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Tyler, The Creator is an American rapper, musician, songwriter, producer, actor, and visual artist who co-founded the alternative hip hop group Odd Future in Los Angeles in the year 2007. Some of his albums, mixtapes, extended plays, and tracks include Flower Boy, Goblin, Wolf, Cherry Bomb, Bastard, Music Inspired by Illumination & Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch, 911 / Mr. Lonely, I Ain’t Got Time!, Okra, Earfquake, Best Interest, and Peach Fuzz. Over the years, he has received many awards such as a Grammy Award, a Brit Award, and an MTV Video Music Award.
Tyler Gregory Okonma
Wolf Haley, Tyler Haley, DJ Stank Daddy, Odd Future, Tyler, Thurnis Haley, Ace, Gap Tooth T, and Ace, the Creator
Ladera Heights, California, United States
Tyler attended 12 different schools during his 12 years of schooling in the Sacramento and Los Angeles area.
Rapper, Record Producer, Music Video Director, Musician, Songwriter, Actor, Visual Artist
- Mother – Bonita Smith
- Siblings – Lynda (Sister). He also has one stepbrother and a younger maternal stepsister.
Alternative hip hop, jazz rap, R&B, neo soul, horrorcore
Vocals, Piano, Drums
Odd Future Records, Sony Music Entertainment, RED Distribution, XL Recordings (former)
6 ft 0¾ in or 184.5 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 actor Jaden Smith after Jaden admitted during Camp Flog Gnaw Festival in Los Angeles that he was dating Tyler.
Race / Ethnicity
Mixed (White and Black)
Tyler is of Nigerian descent on his father’s side, whereas, of African-American and white Canadian descent on his 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 the 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 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 the 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.
- He has claimed that he does not drink alcohol or use any mind-altering substances. Also, he once admitted that he has tried cannabis twice in his life.
- He released his 5th studio album, Igor, on May 17, 2019, via Columbia Records and it peaked the US Billboard 200 chart and US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) chart. Also, the album featured artists like Playboi Carti, Lil Uzi Vert, Solange, Kanye West, and Jerrod Carmichael and won the 2020 Grammy Award for “Best Rap Album”.
- In September 2020, he urged his fans and supporters to “pull up” and vote in the 2020 United States presidential election.