Quick facts
Birth date 1 Dec, 1988
Age 31 yrs
Occupations Singer
Record producer
Citizenship United States of America
Birth place Columbus
Education Ohio State University
Gender Male
Description American singer-songwriter and record producer

Tyler Joseph is a well-known singer, instrumentalist, record producer, rapper and songwriter. Tyler Joseph hails from the country of the United States of America. At present Tyler Joseph is associated with Twenty One Pilots, the musical duo, in which he serves as the lead vocalist along with his partner, drummer, Josh Dun.

Personal Life

Tyler Joseph was born on December 1st, in the year 1988 in the city of Columbus, located in the state of Ohio, it was here that he grew up alongside three siblings, two brothers, one named, Zachary Philip "Zack" Joseph who himself is a singer and another brother named Jay Thomas Joseph, he also has one sister who is named Madison Grace Brett. Their mother, a woman named, Kelly Stryke Joseph, by profession, was a math teacher at the Olentangy school district.

Later, in the year 2013, she was announced as the basketball coach of Olentangy Orange High School team. Tyler’s father, a man named, Christopher Anthony "Chris" Joseph, was professionally a coach associated with the Worthington Christian High School beginning from the year 1996 to the year 2005, he is also the school’s principal.

Tyler Joseph was an enthusiastic blanket ball player from childhood, he even played as the point guard for his school, Worthington Christian High School. In the year 2008, the basketball team he played for came second at the Division IV state tournament.

On the 8th of July in the year 2014, Tyler Joseph got engaged to Jenna Elizabeth Black. Later, on the 28th of March, in the year 2015, the couple got married eventually.


The band named Twenty One Pilots was originally formed in the year 2009 in the city of Columbus in the state of Ohio. Back then it comprised of Tyler Joseph as the lead, Nick Thomas, who was the bassist and Chris Salih, who was the drummer and he eventually quit the band.

Beginning from the year 2007 to 2008, he recorded No Phun Intended, which was his solo album.The entire album was recorded in his basement and later revealed that he contributed with the guitar to numerous songs on the it.

During the years from 2007 to the year 2013, Tyler Joseph ran a YouTube channel called “slushieguys" and it comprised of short skits, usually comedic in nature, was uploaded to it.

Post seeing a performance at some High Street club by a songwriter, he refused the offer from Otterbein University to play basketball, he even forfeited the scholarship to the university. He began playing music after he found an old keyboard sitting in the closet, which was actually gifted to him by his mother for Christmas years ago. Using that he began to mimick melodies on the radio.

Out of his first performances for the duo of Twenty One Pilots, he candidly stated that his mother would stand outside the Ohio State University handing out tickets and requesting people to go see the son play music.

Last Modified: Feb 7, 2020

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