Tyler Joseph

Tyler Joseph biography
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Interesting Biography Facts

Real name

Tyler Robert Joseph


singer, songwriter, band member

Birth Date

December 1, 1988


34 years

Zodiac Sign



Columbus, Ohio, United States


Worthington Christian High School



Tyler Joseph family members

Father's Name

Chris Joseph

Mother's Name

Kelly Joseph

Siblings names

Zack Joseph (younger brother), Jay Joseph (younger brother), Madison Brett (younger sister)

Is Tyler Joseph a gay/bisexual?


What is Tyler Joseph marital status?


Who is Tyler Joseph wife?

Jenna Black

When did get married?

March 28, 2015

Tyler Joseph wife

Jenna Black (wife since 2015)

Tyler Joseph

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Date of birth: June 12, 1993

Twenty One Pilots lead vocalist got married Jenna Black on March 28, 2015. Jenna is a distant relative of Tyler’s school friend, so they got acquainted through their friends. They got engaged on July 8, 2014, and tied a knot a couple of months later.

Her full name is Jenna Elizabeth Black. She grew up in Ohio, in the big and happy family of Gregory and Debbie Black. She has two sisters and two brothers. Jenna was a cheerleader at a high school.  After school, she studied American Sign Language in college. After that, she worked with children. Jenna was known as a philanthropist and volunteer, too.

She started dating the music star Tyler Joseph in 2013, and a year later they got engaged. Now Jenna and Tyler seem happy together. Mrs. Joseph works as her husband’s assistant when he is on tour. They live in a big house in Columbus, Ohio.

Who are Tyler Joseph parents?

Chris Joseph (father)

Chris Joseph

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Date of birth: circa 1959

The name of Tyler’s father is Christopher Anthony Joseph. By the way, Twenty One Pilots member was blessed with a great dad. Chris is a basketball coach. He trained kids at Worthington Christian High School (and his son Tyler studied there). Besides, during many years he served as the school principal.

Now Mr. Joseph resides in Columbus, Ohio. He spends a lot of time with his kids and grandchildren. Tyler has a close bond with his dad. On Father’s Day, he even took Chris to the stage and introduced him to his fans.

Kelly Joseph (mother)

Kelly Joseph

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Date of birth: circa 1965

Kelly Stryker Joseph is Tyler’s mother. She is her son’s biggest fan and greatest supporter.

Kelly lives in Columbus, Ohio. She is a well-educated woman. Previously she studied at Bridgewater-Raritan High School and then entered Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

During many years she has been married to an educator Chris Joseph. Kelly joined her duties of a wife and a mother with the work of a teacher. Currently, she works at Olentangy Local Schools.

Tyler Joseph siblings

Zack Joseph (younger brother)

Zack Joseph

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Date of birth: September 12, 1990

Zack gained wide public attention as a brother of Twenty One Pilots singer Tyler Joseph. Now he is an Instagram star with 270k+ subscribers.

Zack and Tyler attended the same school, and both played for the school basketball team, coached by their dad.

After graduation, Zack entered Ohio Dominican University. He studied business administration, and now he earns his living as the owner of the company “Next Era Audio Technologies”. He is married to an ex-Vine star Tatum Joseph. They have a daughter Pepper, born in 2018.

Jay Joseph (younger brother)

Jay Joseph

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Date of birth: September 3, 1998

Tyler’s other brother Jay is a devoted basketball player, too. After graduation from “Olentangy Orange High School,” he worked at “Nike Basketball”. The man lives in Lewis Center, Ohio as of now. He is single.

Madison Brett (younger sister)

Madison Brett


Date of birth: June 25, 1994

The younger sister of a music star is registered on Instagram and boasts with 124k+ followers. She graduated from Olentangy Orange High School. She resides in Columbus, Ohio with her husband William Brett and their two kids.


Tyler Robert Joseph is famous as a musician and band member. He is the founder and the lead singer of a popular band “Twenty One Pilots”. In 2009 he formed the band, which he named after his reading of the book “All My Sons” by Arthur Miller. The book tells about the plane crash and 21 pilots, who managed to survive.

Tyler was born and raised in Ohio. He grew up in the family of two educators. He has three younger siblings. His father coached a school basketball team, and he practiced this kind of sports, too. In his teens, he got interested in music, and after graduation from school, he decided to give it a chance. He refused from sports scholarship and didn’t go to college. His parents supported him in his intention to become a solo singer.

He started to compose music, using an old keyboard, which he found in his house (his mother presented it to him earlier). During a year he was working hard and had recorded his first solo album “No Phun Intended”. In 2009 he stopped performing solo and founded the band “Twenty One Pilots”.

In 2011 Josh Dun joined him, and since then they have been performing together. “Twenty One Pilots” have already released 5 studio albums, the most successful of which is “Blurryface”, released in 2015.

Interesting and fun facts

  1. Since his teens, Tyler suffers from seasonal depression. Music helps him to recover.
  2. He is a faithful person. In his songs he sometimes mentions God.
  3. The music video to his song “House of Gold” was directed by Mark C. Eshleman at first, and then finished by Warren Kommers. Warren, who made the second and final version of the video, shot it in the back part of the rancho, which belongs to a movie star Will Smith (Willow Smith father). The song was included into the third album of the band “Vessel”, which got multi-platinum certificate.
  4. His favorite film is “Donnie Darko”, directed by Richard Kelly. The actors’ who played the main roles in the movie are Jake Gyllenhaal and Jena Malone.
  5. Joseph has several tattoos, including a three-part one, which is devoted to “something, which saved his life”, as he explained.
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