If you’re well-acquainted with the popular American teen drama series titled Pretty Little Liars, then you’d certainly remember Tyler Blackburn who portrayed the recurring role of Caleb Rivers in the series. He equally reprised the same role in its spinoff Ravenswood. Aside from the movies, Tyler is also a talented singer and model. Learn more about Tyler Blackburn’s bio and other interesting facts below.
Who is Tyler Blackburn?
Tyler Blackburn is a multi-talented American actor as well as model and singer. He rose to the spotlight through his appearance in the American teen drama Pretty Little Liars and since then, the actor has continued to make strides in the American movie industry. His other notable movies include Love Is All You Need? Hello, Again and Cold Case, among others.
The prolific actor was born as Tyler Jordon Blackburn on the 12th day of October 1986. He spent his early years in Burbank, California in the United States. Tyler holds an American nationality and is of Swedish, Welsh, English, and Czech ethnic descent. He grew up along with his three brothers and a sister in California. Meanwhile, Tyler is a private person and hasn’t shared many details with regards to his family. As per his education, the actor has received a quality education; prior to the inception of his career, he graduated from Saugus High School situated in Santa Clarita, California.
Starting his career at the age of seventeen, Tyler Blackburn made his first film appearance in the 2004 Nickelodeon series Unfabulous. In the series, the actor played a minor role as Nathan in a few episodes alongside Emma Roberts. His remarkable performance in the series made way for the youngster to land bigger roles in the future. Tyler’s next project was in the 2005 short film The Doers of Coming Deeds where he played the role of a teacher. He starred as Jeff Felderman in the CBS police drama Cold Case in 2008 and the following year, the actor made a cameo appearance in Next of Kin.
Tyler featured in three films in 2010 including Gigantic, Days of Our Lives, and Peach Plum Pear. In the same year, Tyler earned his breakthrough when he joined the cast of the popular Teen drama Pretty Little Liars. Playing the recurring role of Caleb Rivers, Tyler starred in the series alongside Ashley Benson and Lucy Hale from 2011 to 2017. He also showed brilliant performances in other movies including Ravenswood, Brave New World Hiding, Hello Again, and Love Is All You Need?. The actor is currently on set for the production of the 2019 movie Roswell, New Mexico where he plays the role of Sgt. Alex Manes.
Asides from movies, Tyler Blackburn has equally appeared in web series such as Rockville CA in 2009 and Wendy in 2011, among others. He released a music album Find a Way in 2013. Tyler also launched music videos such as Long Day (2017), directed by Quinn Starr and Hard to Forget (2012). Additionally, the young actor has received several accolades for his excellent role in Pretty Little Liars. So far, he has received three Teen Choice Awards for his remarkable performances.
Is He Gay, Does He Have a Girlfriend?
While Tyler Blackburn has garnered much fame through his exceptional acting prowess, his off-screen relationships seem to be a little more private. Many of his fans are of the opinion that the young actor is gay, however, that is not true. Tyler has had his own share of relationships and is not a newbie to the love game. Having shared a great on-screen chemistry with Ashley Benson, there were speculations that the pair also took their relationship off the screen. The pair was believed to have had a relationship from 2013 to 2016; nevertheless, neither Ashley nor Tyler confirmed if this is true or not.
Prior to their relationship, Tyler was previously dating an American casting director named Heather Catania. The duo had a short-lived relationship that ended so fast before he was linked to dating Ashley. Meanwhile, Ashley is currently dating Cara Delevingne and has previously dated Justin Thorne and Ryan Good. Apparently, Tyler Blackburn is possibly single at the moment. He is focused on reaching the apex of his acting career.