Tyler Oakley

Tyler Oakley

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Biography

YouTube sensation Tyler Oakley is one of the world’s most popular YouTube vloggers. A self-proclaimed "fangirl," Oakley's humor, talent, and devotion to pop culture have captured the hearts of over 2 million followers on YouTube. Since uploading his first YouTube video in 2007, while a freshman at Michigan State University, he has ascended to the status of vlogger elite -- frequently doing guest appearances on YouTube’s "What's Trending," hosting red carpet events, and hanging out with the likes of Lady Gaga, Perez Hilton, and One Direction. Tyler is an outspoken supporter of The Trevor Project, an organization for the prevention of suicide in LGBTQ youth, concentrating many of his vlogs on gay rights, politics, and culture. He co-hosts the weekly pop-culture news update – "Top That!" for PopSugar. At the podium, Tyler shares his personal story, his creative process, the importance of activism, and the art of stalking One Direction!