Born In: Columbus, Ohio, United States
Tyler Robert Joseph is an accomplished American singer, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, rapper and record producer, more renowned as lead vocalist of the Grammy Award winning musical duo ‘Twenty One Pilots’. Foraying into the world of music early in his life, Joseph embarked on a solo career which included releasing his album ‘No Phun Intended’ comprising songs like ‘Save’ and ‘Whisper’ among others. He went on to form the band ‘Twenty One Pilots’ with his friends, Chris Salih and Nick Thomas. The group came up with their first album ‘Twenty One Pilots’ that was well received. Eventually, Salih and Thomas left the band which presently comprise of Joseph and the drummer Josh Dun. After Joseph and Dun released the band’s second album ‘Regional at Best’, they signed with American record label ‘Fueled by Ramen LLC’ and came up with their debut album with the label titled ‘Vessel’. Their real breakthrough came with their second album with the label ‘Blurryface’ that topped Billboard 200. Two of its singles ‘Stressed Out’ and ‘Ride’ climbed at #2 and #5 on Billboard Hot 100 respectively. Their international tours enhanced their popularity further and moving on they won the prestigious Grammy Award for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance.
Also Known As: Tyler Robert Joseph
Spouse/Ex-: Jenna Black (m. 2015)
father: Kelly Joseph
mother: Chris Joseph
siblings: Jay Joseph, Madison Joseph, Zack Joseph
Born Country: United States
U.S. State: Ohio
Ancestry: Lebanese American
City: Columbus, Ohio
His father was a school principal and remained the basketball coach of ‘Worthington Christian High School’ from 1996 to 2005. His mother used to teach mathematics in Olentangy school district before taking basketball coaching of ‘Olentangy Orange High School’ in 2013.
He started off playing music with an old keyboard he received years back from his mother as a Christmas present. He would mimic radio melodies, compose songs and practice singing. However, his actual exposure to music happened in 2006, through DC Talk, a Christian hip hop group.
While still in high school, Tyler Joseph started working on his solo music career and released an EP titled ‘No Phun Intended’. He recorded the EP in his basement during his senior year in high school from 2007 to 2008. Till 2015, it was available on his PureVolume account.
He conceived the idea of forming a band and in this pursuit founded ‘Twenty One Pilots’ with his high school friends, Chris Salih and Nick Thomas in Columbus, Ohio in 2009. He named the band inspired by ‘All My Sons’, a 1947 play by Arthur Miller.
He was part of Five14 Church's variety show ‘Christmas With the Stars’ held on December 24, 2013, in New Albany, Ohio including singing the Christian hymn ‘O come, O come, Emmanuel’ and also taking part in the magic segment along with David McCreary, the host and emcee of the church.
Meanwhile, the musical duo embarked on ‘Blurryface Tour’, an international concert focussing on the ‘Blurryface’ album. It started in Glasgow, Scotland, on May 11, 2015, and after performing 113 shows around the world concluded in Bunbury, Western Australia on May 7 2016.
They then commenced on the ‘Emotional Roadshow World Tour’, yet another international tour predominantly focusing on the ‘Blurryface’ album.
Tyler Joseph was romantically associated with Jenna Joseph, his high-school friend’s sister-in-law, for several years and on July 8, 2014, the two got engaged.
He married Jenna on March 28, 2015. On September 7, 2019, the couple announced that they were expecting their first child together. On February 9, 2020, their daughter, Rosie Robert Joseph was born. In September 2021, Joseph announced that they were expecting their second child together. On April 8, 2022, Junie Belle Joseph was born.
As of 2022, his net worth is estimated to be around $20 million.