Tyler Oakley Bio, Age, Gay, Partner, Book, Net Worth, Awrds

Tyler Oakley Biography

Tyler Oakley (Mathew Tyler Oakley) is known as an American YouTuber, actor, author, activist, and Twitch streamer. More of his activism has been dedicated to LGBT youth, LGBT rights, and also as social issues such as education, health care, and the prevention of suicide among LGBT youth.

How old is Tyler Oakley? – Age

The actor is 34 years old as of 2023. She was born on 22 March 1989, in Jackson, Michigan, United States.

How tall is Tyler Oakley? – Height

Oakley stands at a height stature of 5 feet 4 inches (1.65 m).

Tyler Oakley Mother, Father, Siblings – Family

Oakley was born to his parents in Jackson, Michigan, United States. He is the daughter of Jackie Oakley (mother). However, he has not disclosed his father’s information to the public yet. Besides, he has twelve siblings.

Tyler Oakley Education

Oakley graduated holding a Bachelor of Arts in communication, marketing and social media from Michigan State University. In college, he got a short depression after a breakup together with his long-term boyfriend. Additionally, Oakley admits he considered suicide at this time. His college years were as well when he first was involved with YouTube, using the video sharing website to communicate along with his high school friends, who attended different schools.

Is Tyler Oakley Married? – Partner

Oakley is openly gay. As a teenager, Tyler had bulimia nervosa. He came out as gay while in high school.

YouTuber and actor Tyler Oakley photo
YouTuber and actor Tyler Oakley photo

Acting Career

Oakley is known as an active user of several social media platforms. As well known as a self-proclaimed “professional fangirl”, Tyler is a fan of Darren Criss from Glee, together with Julie Chen of CBS’s daytime talk show The Talk. Moreover, he sang Christmas carols on stage with English-Irish boy band One Direction and also television presenter Jerry Springer.

Later in December 2020, he announced he was taking an indefinite hiatus from making Youtube videos.In addition, Oakley is currently actively streaming on Twitch, and sporadically uploads on YouTube.

Oakley as well appeared on the YouTube Premium show Escape the Night, appearing as “The Thespian” for 10 episodes in Season 2.

Live appearances

He premiered a live show tour, (Tyler Oakley’s Slumber Party), featuring him in pyjamas and also doing skits, and interactive segments with the audience in 2014. In addition, his two initial shows in Chicago and in Royal Oak, Michigan in early October both sold out in 72 hours. Seven dates, all on the East Coast, made up the next leg of the tour, which became expected to eventually go to 40 cities in December 2014. several noted that the trend of (digital-native stars hitting the road for ‘in-real-life’ shows) had been increasing. Besides, he had been a part of DigiTour’s 2014 US Summer tour of YouTube and Vine personalities.


On screen, he has done appearances on broadcasting platforms, along with some airing on national TV. Moreover, he was seen on Insider Tonight, featuring co-hosts Kevin Frazier and Thea Andrews. Besides, he has interviewed live from the 2014 Kids Choice Awards red carpet, together with many other events that have him meeting and also speaking to celebrities.


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  • YouTube Star
  • Video Blogger
  • Blogger
  • Activism
  • Petty Category
  • First Person
  • Trevor Youth Innovator Award
  • OUT100 Readers’ Choice
  • Young Hollywood Awards: Viral Superstar
  • Teen Choice Award for Choice Web Star: Male
  • OUT Magazine’s Power 50
  • Teen Choice Award 2016 for Choice Web Star: Male
  • The Hollywood Reporter’s Top 25 Digital Stars
  • Variety Famechangers
  • People’s Choice Awards for Favorite YouTube Star
  • Out Web Fest: Vanguard Award
  • Streamy Awards: 2018 Streamy Legacy Award
  • HRC Awards: 2018 Visibility Award
  • Out Power 50 Awards: Power of Originality 2018 Award
  • Teen Choice Awards: Choice Male Web Star

Tyler Oakley Net Worth

From his acting career, Oakley has an estimated net worth of $8 million.

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