- Name: Tyler, The Creator
- Age: 26 years old
- Height: 6ft 1in (186 cm)
- Occupation: Rapper
- Net Worth: US $6 Million
- Status: Alive
Tyler, The Creator is an American rapper, producer and music video director. He’s the founder of the alternative hip hop collective, Odd Future. His discography includes Goblin (2011), Wolf (2013), Cherry Bomb (2015) and Flower Boy (2017). Tyler Gregory Okonma was born on March 6, 1991 in Ladera Heights, California. He was raised by a single mother. Tyler taught himself the piano at a young age. He attended several different schools in California. He also worked at Starbucks prior to music.
The hip hop collective, Odd Future (OFWGKTA), was formed in Los Angeles in 2007. The founding members include Tyler, Hodgy, Left Brain, Casey Veggies, The Super 3 and Jasper Dolphin. Their debut studio album, The OF Tape Vol. 2, was released in 2012. It charted at #5 on the Billboard 200 and #1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. Their other releases include The Odd Future Tape (2008), Radical (2010) and 12 Odd Future Songs (2011). They were nominated for a NME Award for best international band in 2013. In addition to music, they have a clothing line called ‘Golf Wang’ and a mobile app called ‘Golf Media’. They’re also known for the sketch comedy series ‘Loiter Squad’ which ran on Adult Swim from March 2012 to July 2014.
Tyler’s debut mixtape, Bastard, was independently released in December 2009. It was led by the single “French!” featuring Hodgy Beats. The tape was dubbed one of the top 50 albums of 2010 by Pitchfork Media. Tyler’s debut studio album, Goblin, was released by XL Recordings in May 2011. It peaked at #5 on the Billboard 200 and sold more than 230,000 copies. It spawned tracks like “Yonkers” and “She” featuring Frank Ocean. He won a MTV Video Music Award for best new artist in 2011. Tyler’s sophomore release, Wolf, dropped in April 2013. It was released by his label Odd Future Records and by RED Distribution. The album peaked at #1 on the Top Rap Albums chart. Tyler was featured on the single “Whoa” from Earl Sweatshirt’s debut album, Doris (2013). He was featured on ScHoolboy Q‘s third album, Oxymoron (2014). He’s also collaborated with artists like Pusha T, The Game, DJ Drama.
Tyler’s third album, Cherry Bomb, was released in April 2015. It sold 51,000 copies during opening week. The album featured guest vocal from Lil Wayne, Pharrell Williams, Kanye West and Charlie Wilson. His fourth studio album, Flower Boy, is pending a July 2017 release by Columbia Records. Tracks from the project include “Who Dat Boy” and “911/Mr. Lonely”. All 14 songs from the album were produced by Tyler, The Creator.
Aside from rapping and producing, Tyler has appeared on several television programs. His television credits include Loiter Squad, Black Dynamite, Axe Cop, Punk’d and Regular Show. He’s performed on late night shows hosted by Jimmy Fallon, Arsenio Hall and David Letterman. Tyler was featured in the documentary Made in America (2013) alongside rapper Jay Z. He’s also directed several music videos under the moniker Wolf Haley.
Tyler, The Creator has an estimated net worth of $6 million. He stands about 6ft 1in tall and he’s of Nigerian, African-American and Canadian descent.
Tyler, The Creator Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki
- Birth Name: Tyler Gregory Okonma
- Birthday: March 6, 1991
- How Old : Age: 26 years old
- Place of Birth: Ladera Heights, California, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Pisces
- How Tall : Height: 6ft 1in (186 cm)
- Occupation: Rapper, Producer, Director
- Years Active: 2007-present
- Net Worth & Salary: US $6 Million
- Death-O-Meter: Alive
- Official Site: oddfuture.com