There is no one-size fits all path to social media success. For some people, it happens on Instagram, for others Youtube, and many more find their success on a myriad of other social media platforms. Tyler Brown started with Youtube but the social media star essentially found success on a range of platforms.
His biggest fan base can be found rooting for him on the TikTok, the platform that was formerly known as Musical.ly. Tyler’s clips on the app are different in that he loves to infuse energy and whimsical nature that endears him to his fans. And when you have over 3 million people rooting for you, you know that you’re doing something right. Here is everything we were able to find concerning the Youtube and TikTok star’s life and career.
Tyler Brown’s Bio, Age
The details available concerning Tyler Brown’s early life are few and far between. What is known is that the social media star is a native of California. He was born on February 2, 2002, in Northridge, California. Nothing is known about his parents beyond their names. He was born to his father, Tyler Brown Jr., and his mother, Samantha Brown. Through his parents, he has two younger brothers: Christopher Brown and Brody Brown.
For his high school education, while it is certain that Tyler Brown attended high school, the name of his school remains a mystery. Tyler doesn’t possess any star power about his physical appearance – he wears braces and looks any other kid – but it is clear that there is more to him than meets the eyes. He is also up and doing in school, posting a GPA of 3.9 in high school.
Tyler Brown forayed into the world of Youtube when he launched his Tylerxbrown channel on March 2, 2013, a month after his 11th birthday. However, he only took the channel seriously in 2017 and posted his first video on August 18, 2017. As of May 2019, he has uploaded 25 videos on his Youtube channel and has been able to record over 19.3 million total views and more than 590,000 subscribers. He also has another channel titled Tyler Brown Vlogs. As of May 2019, the one-and-half-year-old channel has only 4 videos but has garnered over 1.2 million total views.
While his Youtube was picking up and was around the 160,000 subscriber mark, Tyler Brown created his Instagram channel where he has achieved seven-figure followership.
Tyler was having a good time building his social media career, however, he had a dream to venture into music. This led him to Musical.ly in the summer of 2015. Using the handle ‘itztylerbrown’, he started posting his music videos to the platform. The feedback was impressive. Within the first year of joining the platform, his fan base went from zero to well over 4.3 million fans. As of June 2019, his account has surpassed 66 million views for his more than 290 music videos. In fact, his following is so loyal that there is a name for them. They are called ‘Tyler’s Brownies’.
One of his most popular videos was the one titled Steady 1234 where he collaborated with fellow TikTok stars Jackson Krecioch and Jordyn Jones. Tyler Brown did not stop with TikTok though. The social media celebrity is also on YouNow as ‘thesavagetyler’, and on Snapchat as ‘tyler220276’. As of June 2019, both platforms have collectively given him more than 300,000 fans.
In 2016, Brown had the privilege of being on the roster for the prestigious TLG Tour. The tour could have ended on a sour note had Tyler and his friend Brandon landed in prison. As the story goes, both Tyler and Brandon had illegally tried to interact with their fans, a move that saw nearly thrown behind bars.
What is Tyler Brown’s Height?
The Instagram, Youtube, and TikTok star has a lot going for him and stands head and shoulders above most of his contemporaries in terms of the success he has recorded. This towering height does not reflect physically, however. If there was a gap between short and average height, this is the space he would occupy. The social media man is estimated to stand at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m).
Facts About the Instagram Star
Tyler Brown is bisexual and unsurprisingly, owing to his overall outlook and interests, many of his fans suspected it too. However, he officially came out in January 2017 to his fans via an Instagram post. He had just come out to his parents 4 days prior to the announcement.
He was once rumored to be dating Nikki Valenzuela because he serenaded her on an Instagram post. The rumor mills also suggested he was dating a school mate of his by the name of Bryana Ramirez. Both rumors turned out to be false.
While Tyler has a choice of either boyfriend or girlfriend, he has opted to go for the former. The Instagram star is dating a young man known as Justin Blake. At the age of 16, the lovebirds took a bold step and moved in together. He posted a video to that effect on August 14, 2018, on his Youtube channel. The video was essentially a tour of their new apartment. They are fondly referred to by their fans as ‘Jyler’.
Brown is not on any of the two biggest social media platforms: Twitter and Facebook. But then this isn’t really surprising as people in his age bracket tend to navigate to the more video oriented platforms.
The social media celebrity is rumored to have a net worth of $100,000, although this has not been confirmed by any reliable source.