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Mathew Tyler Oakley was born on the 22nd March 1989, in Jackson, Michigan, USA, and is widely known for being a vlogger and internet personality, posting videos on his own YouTube channel, on which has over eight million subscribers. He is also recognized as an activist, who is a big supporter of LGBT rights. He became a member of the entertainment industry in 2007, when his first video was posted.
Have you ever wondered how rich is Tyler Oakley as of early 2016? According to authoritative sources, it is estimated that the overall size of Tyler’s net worth is over $2 million, with the main source of money being, of course, his career on the YouTube channel. Thus, he was named “YouTube sensation” by Bloomberg. In addition to this, he has also appeared in several films and TV series, which have also added to his wealth.
Tyler Oakley Net Worth $2 Million
Tyler Oakley was raised in Michigan, where he attended Michigan State University (MSU).
Tyler`s internet career began as early as 2007, when he posted his first video on his own You Tube channel. Ever since then, his career has gone only upwards, and so has his net worth. His career brought him even to the White House, and a meeting with President Obama and his wife and children. Tyler has also made appearances in various talk shows, including “Ellen DeGeneres”.
To speak of his successful career on the internet, which is the main source of his net worth, he was a member of internet series such as “5AwesomeGays”, for which he served as a producer for the Friday video for over three years. Furthermore, his net worth increased in 2013, when he became a part of the internet series “Top That!”, with co-host Becca Frucht, as a part of the PopSugar media company. Starting in March 2013, he left in October of the same year, but only to start his career as a voice actor, lending his voice to Mr. McNeely of the comedy series “The Most Popular Girls In School” (2013-2014). Most recently, Tyler has released a collection of humoristic essays as a book, entitled “Binge”, which has also added to his net worth.
Thanks to his successful career, Tyler has received numerous prestigious nominations and awards; in 2014 he won the Trevor Youth Innovator Award, and the same year he was also the recipient of the Teen Choice Award for Choice Web Star: Male, Streamy Entertainer of the Year, and Streamy Activist Icon of the Year. In 2015, he received various nominations for awards such as Streamy Awards: First Person Series, and Teen Choice Award for Choice YouTuber, among others.
When it comes to Tyler Oakley’s personal life, Tyler openly came out as gay, which he thinks has helped him a lot through his career in increasing his popularity. He states Ellen DeGeneres as one of his idols.
Additionally to his career on YouTube, he is also active on other social networks, such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc. As a supporter of the LGBT population, he is known for his charity work with The Trevor Project, a non-profit organization which tries to prevent suicide in LGBTQ youth, raising more than $500,000 in just six days. His current residence is in Los Angeles, California.