Tyler Robert Joseph was born on December 1, 1988 in Columbus, Ohio and is an American singer and songwriter. He is popular for being the lead vocalist of the two member band ‘Twenty One Pilots’ which was set up in 2009 with Joseph’s high school mates Chris Salih and Nick Thomas as the other members. Joseph got the idea for the name of the band after reading Arthur Miller’s ‘All My Sons’, which was a play about a man who caused the death of twenty one pilots during World War 2 by sending them faulty parts to make more money.
The band released their first album ‘Twenty One Pilots’ on December 29, 2009 and began their tour of Ohio. By now, drummer Josh Dun had replaced the other members of the band and the next album titled ‘Regional at Best’ was released in 2011. The duo’s next album titled ‘Vessel’ was released in January 2013, which was later followed by their fourth album, ‘Blurryface’ in May 2015. In the years 2015 and 2016, Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun went on a couple of international tours such as ‘The Emotional Road-Show World Tour’ and ‘The Blurryface Tour’.
The duo also won the best pop duo award in the group performance category at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards. Joseph also worked on a solo album titled ‘No Phun Intended’, which was made in his basement in 2007 and 2008 while he was still in high school. He later released a few songs on the internet such as ‘Save’ and ‘Whisper’. Joseph collaborated with his high school friend and rapper Joseph Michael Langston, and two other rappers named Alon and Juda who also belonged to the same school.
They worked on the song titled ‘Live’, which was released in 2010 and was also the opening number of Langston A.K.A Jocef’s album, ‘In search of Love’. Jocef was later featured on the song ‘Be Concerned’ by Twenty One Pilots for their album ‘Regional at Best’ in 2011. Tyler Joseph turned his attention towards something different when he featured in the mockumentary titled ‘The moderately inspiring tale of the Long board Rodeo Tango’ by Five14 Church in 2011.
Joseph played the role of a Church intern in the mockumentary. In 2012, he was seen in ‘What’s Your Story’, which was a video to spread awareness on internet use and in the following year, he worked on a few tracks for Five14 Church. Joseph also gave the background vocals for Dallon Weekes’ song ‘Sickly Sweet Holidays’.
I his early days, Joseph was home schooled and played basketball for a while. He wanted to get a scholarship for college, so he thought that playing basketball was a good way of doing that. He has three siblings including one sister named Madison and two brother named Jay and Zack.
One of Joseph’s brothers, Zack is a singer and a musician himself. His mother, Kelly was the basketball coach at the Olentangy Orange High School before which she was a Math teacher in the school district. His father’s name is Chris and he is a school principal now, but was also the coach of Worthington Christian High School between 1996 and 2005. Joseph played basketball for the Worthington Christian High School and took the point guard position.
He had also got an offer from Otterbein University for a scholarship based on basketball but rejected it after he saw a singer perform at a club and became interested in music. Joseph has been married to Jenna Black since March 2015.
Tyler Joseph Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $11 Million US Dollars
The estimated net worth of Tyler Joseph is $11 million US dollars as of 2017 and he has earned most of it through singing. The success of 21 Pilots also had a huge role to play in this after it was signed by ‘Fueled by Ramen’. Albums such as ‘Vessel’ and ‘Blurryface’ did well on the US charts which made sure that the money kept coming in.
The duo of Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun which is called 21 Pilots has recently won the best pop duo award in the group performance category at the 59th Annual Granny Awards and are on a high. Joseph is busy making new music along with his band-mate josh Dun.
This American Artist has come a long way in his music career with the success of his band 21 Pilots and a few solo projects under his name. Tyler Joseph had never expected that he will be able to reach such a point in his musical career but he his enthralled by it. He is happy that people like his music, as it gives him the motivation to continue creating great music. Joseph believes that there should be some purpose behind what you do and it also reflects in his songs.