Who is Tyler, the Creator?
Tyler, the Creator is a skillful record producer, songwriter, singer, rapper, and music video director from the United States of America. Originally named Tyler Gregory Okonma, he came to limelight after the creation of an alternative hip hop collective known as ‘Odd Future’. He is the de facto leader and co-founder of the group. The talented guy has been working industriously on every single Odd Future release since the beginning.
Okonma has officially launched 5 studio albums and 1 mixtape in his professional career as a musician. He takes care of the production work by himself.
Who are Tyler, the Creator's Parents?
Tyler is the beloved son of Walter Whitman (father) and Louisa Van Velsor Whitman (mother). He grew up with his siblings named George Washington, Andrew Jackson, Thomas Jefferson, Edward, and Jesse. The future rapper was born on Mar 6, 1991, in Ladera Heights, California, United States. He is also famous by other nicknames such as Tyler Haley, Gap Tooth T, Ace, DJ Stank Daddy, and Wolf Haley.
His father, Walter, belonged to Nigerian and Igbo descent. On the contrary side, his mother, Louisa, came from European-Canadian and Afro-American lineage. He was keenly interested in the music industry.
Oknoma rose to prominence when he co-founded the famous alternative hip hop group titled ‘Odd Future’ in 2007. Other celebrities that helped him accomplish this included names such as Casey Veggies, Left Brain, and Hodgy. In November 2008, the amazing collective self-released debut mixtape captioned ‘The Odd Future Tape’. The next year on Dec 25, 2009, Tyler launched his debut solo mixtape with the title ‘Bastard’. It was well-received by music fans in America, Canada, and other countries.
The rapper has successfully launched five hit studio albums thus far in his professional ap career. On May 10, 2011, he made a splash with his debut studio album titled ‘Goblin’. It was launched via XL Recordings. It was a full-length album with 73:49 minutes of nonstop fun and entertainment.
On Apr 2, 2013, the rapper rolled out his 2nd studio album as a soloist. It came out with the title ‘Wolf’ and included guest appearances from Pharrell, Hodgy Beats, Domo Genesis, Left Brain, Mike G, Erykah Badu, among others. Tyler’s 3rd studio collection of songs was launched on Apr 13, 2015, via Odd Future Records. Tyler himself handled majority of the production work. His 4th studio album was titled ‘Flower Boy’, which came out officially on Jul 21, 2017. On May 17, 2019, the amazing American rap artist pushed his 5th album titled ‘Igor’ via Columbia Records and A Boy is a Gun.
Does Tyler, the Creator Have a Girlfriend?
In 2016, the amazing rapper was rumored to be in an alleged relationship with the American hottie named Kendall Jenner. The duo was spotted together at dinner. All the gossips came to an end when both of them completely denied these baseball accusations. Most of the people believe him to be a homosexual. According to recent alleged reports, he is in a relationship with Jaden Smith. The rapper has not fathered any child from his former relationships.
How much is Tyler, the Creator's Net Worth?
Tyler kicked off his professional rap career at a young age. He laid the foundation of his record label ‘Odd Future’ at the beginning of his musical journey. The outstanding rap artist has launched five studio albums and numerous hit singles thus far. He has amassed a net worth of around $16 Million. He enjoys a lavish lifestyle akin to other American millionaires.