Sun Sign: Aries
Also Known As: Mathew Tyler Oakley
Born in: Jackson, Michigan, United States
Famous as: YouTuber
mother: Jackie Oakley
U.S. State: Michigan
education: Communication, Marketing and Social Media from Michigan State University
Internet today is an incredibly compelling platform for one to climb up the ladder of success and renown. The advent of this medium has actually made the world a much smaller place, to say the least. So, if you have the style, right approach and a cool attitude, I am sure this tool will get the better of you and turn you into a panjandrum at the snap of a finger. Tyler Oakley, a face which is mesmerizing the youth of today, is a hunk of a kind, who has a very powerful presence on the web at the moment. Born in Michigan, Oakley is a YouTube sensation, podcast personality, an activist and a humorist. The magic of his spell was cast on millions of people when he began uploading videos on YouTube in 2007. With over 7 million subscribers to his channel, this young dynamite is adored for his satirical and eccentric humor. He has authored a book titled ‘Binge’, an autobiography penned in an intriguing style. A former member of the well-known channel, ‘5Awesomegays’, Tyler openly admits being a homosexual. After all said and done, we won’t mind knowing more about Tyler Oakley, the star who is making all the heads turn.
- Oakley is sweeping the internet with style by the virtue of his unconventional personality.Recommended Lists:
Recommended Lists:In one of the interviews, we found him saying, ‘Since the beginning, I have always tried to just be me. There have been moments in my career as a YouTuber where I’ve recognized that I’m trying to emulate something else or I’m being heavily influenced by a YouTuber or something like that and I realize that’s not what I want to be putting out’. The courage to stand on his own and present to the world purely his original, untarnished self is what sets Oakley apart from the rest.Recommended Lists:
Recommended Lists:He began creating videos for ‘YouTube’ when he was in the first year of his college at the ‘Michigan State University’, back in 2007. Basically, it started by using the video sharing option to touch base with one of his friends, whom he lost all contacts with.Recommended Lists:
Recommended Lists:Tyler’s first video was titled ‘Raindrops’ and since then he hasn’t looked back. Today, he stands tall with a video count of more than 399 videos with 535,000,000 views and over 8,000,000 subscribers to his channel, which embraces a gamut of happening matters. He is quite regular in posting content based on politics, pop culture and humor. His burgeoning popularity is attributed to the recognition he received from television stars and celebrities like Ellen DeGeneres, Liam Payne, Chris Colfer and Jerry Springer.The celebrated star was awarded the opportunity to meet the American President Barack Obama at the grand White House solely due to his massive prominence on various social media platforms. The free spirited lad even had a video done with Michelle Obama which aimed at throwing light on the subject of education.The young vivacious star sees Ellen DeGeneres as his role model. This is what he had to say about his role model, ‘She's using her influence for good, and everyone knows who she is, what she stands for, and that she is a lesbian’.He believes that sexual orientation shouldn’t be an impediment in one’s life. You ought to stand for the good inside you and this is what makes this young stud a scintillating hero in the eyes of the world. This accounts for the many awards and accolades he has been recognized with.Continue Reading BelowWhat Makes Tyler Oakley So Special
- Tyler, one of the most searched names of YouTube is hailed by many as a guy with a heart of gold. The Midas touch of his supreme magnanimity for the ‘Trevor Project’ is unmatched and his endeavors in uplifting non-straight people are praiseworthy. As an activist, Tyler encompasses issues addressed to LGBT, Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender as well as issues of general social interest.Beyond Fame
- The element of nobility doesn’t elude the notable ones even. And yes Tyler has joined the league by his stellar contribution to the ‘TREVOR’ Project, which was found in 1998. This project is aimed at providing suicide prevention aid to lesbian, gay, transsexual, bisexual and questioning young people.With this glorious feat, Oakley has raised enormous funds and huge donations for this noble cause and in turn has helped save countless lives.He has been fiercely advocating on social issues like health care and education as well. The 27-year-old YouTube star had his first book published which is titled ‘Binge’. The content of the book covers Oakley’s upbringing in Michigan in U.S., some revelation about his past relationship, and different interactions with numerous hotshots.In the light of some somber moments of his life, he even emphatically makes a mention of his domestic violence history and the ordeal he faced with his eating disorder till high school.Nevertheless the comic tone which is so characteristic of Tyler’s personality covers up for the gaps and brings out the fun and animated aspect of the young lad.Behind The Curtains
- Tyler Oakley was born on 22nd March, 1989 in Jackson, Michigan, United States. He has a total of twelve siblings. Sadly, his parents split while Tyler was still an infant. His proclivity towards acting and music made him win many friends and a brand for himself. Soon after finishing high school, he pursued communication, marketing and social media from ‘Michigan State University’. That’s when Tyler rested his hands on You Tube and a star was born.We are absolutely clueless about the name of the guy, whom Oakley is dating at present, as he hasn’t revealed it openly. However, he does confess that he has a secret boyfriend, but unfortunately most sources haven’t revealed the name.Oakley was always passionate about acting and music. His loud tunes have attracted a lot of followers for him consequently.His pockets are already over flooding with money, wonder what he’s gonna be in few years down the line.