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Tyler Oakley
Mathew Tyler Oakley
Date of Birth:
March 22, 1989 (age 27)
Years Active:

Mathew Tyler Oakley (born March 22, 1989) known as just Tyler Oakley is an American YouTuber and creator of the YouTube channel Tyler Oakley with nearly 8 million subscribers. It has become popular for his comedic vlogs.


Tyler Oakley was born in Jackson, Michigan. He came out as gay while he was in high school at the age of 14. He began his YouTube career in 2007 where he made comedy style vlogs and has made numerous collaborations with other YouTubers and celebrities. Tyler Oakley has made guest appearances on Smosh such as a character on Smosh Babies on Shut Up! Cartoons and voiced puppet George "Tyler" Washington in The End of Christmas (Part 2).

His sexuality in Smosh productions is always referenced in his appearances by being flamboyant and performing as an LGBT stereotype. Numerous examples include, announcing that he wasn't in a relationship with Penny, watching a fashion show in Smosh Babies, and telling Anthony and Ian that he is a homosexual due to the sound of his voice. He also loves Jacob who is his boyfriend.


  • Oakley is an advocate for LGBT youth, LGBT rights and the prevention of suicide among LGBT youth.
  • Oakley published a book called "BINGE" in 2015. The book is a biography, and it became a New York Time's Best Seller.
  • Oakley also filmed a documentary called "Snervous" in 2015. It shows his journey through his slumber party tour and a little bit of backstory from his past.