Tyler The Creator Net Worth 2022 (Forbes) – Salary, Income, Girlfriend

Tyler The Creator Net Worth

Tyler The Creator has an estimated net worth of $20 million. American rapper, record producer, songwriter, and video director Tyler Gregory Okonma, also known as “Tyler, The Creator,” is the co-founder of the thriving hip-hop collective Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All. He earns most of his income from album sales, concerts and music streaming.

Tyler The Creator started his career by uploading songs on “Tumblr”, which quickly went viral and attracted the attention of the masses. Tyler self-produced his first mixtape “Bastard” and soon followed it up with his debut album “Goblin”. He appeared on popular television shows such as “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon”, “The Mindy Project” and “Jimmy Kimmel Live”.

He also hosts the annual “Camp Flog Gnaw” carnival at Exposition Park in Los Angeles, which attracts music lovers from all over the world. He has had the opportunity to work with major record labels such as “XL Recordings”, “Sony Music Entertainment” and “RED Distribution”.

He has also entered the clothing industry by starting his own clothing company called “Golf Wang”.

Tyler has received several awards for his distinctive contribution as an artist and performer.

To calculate the net worth of Tyler The Creator, subtract all his liabilities from her total assets. Investments, savings, cash deposits, and any equity he has in a house, car, or other similar asset are included in the total assets.

All debts, such as personal loans and mortgages, are included in total liabilities. 

Here’s the breakdown of his net worth:

Name: Tyler The Creator
Net Worth: $20 Million
Monthly Salary: $200 Thousand
Annual Income: $5 Million
Source of Wealth: Record producer, Rapper, Actor, Music Video Director, TV Personality, Screenwriter

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Early Life

Tyler Gregory Okonma was born in Ladera Heights, California on March 6, 1991. His father is Nigerian, and his mother is white Canadian and Afro-American. Tyler has never seen his father because his father abandoned his mother.

In his hometown, he grew up with his sister, Lynda. He began replacing old album covers with his whimsical albums when he was seven years old. They used to be made up of a list of songs, a title track, and the length of the songs.

During his 12 years of education, he attended several schools. In fact, he attended a different school each year. These schools were all in the Los Angeles and Sacramento areas.

By the age of fourteen, he had developed a strong interest in music. He wanted to play a musical instrument, so he taught himself to play the piano and quickly became a skilled pianist.

He was quite athletic as a child. In his teens, he was given a skateboard. He received no training and learned how to use it by watching the video game ‘Pro Skater 4’ and other videos.

He didn’t hang out with the wrong crowd at school. He was quite aloof and shy at first, but as he approached his senior year, he gradually gained popularity. When his classmates discovered his musical abilities, they began to idolize him.

Before launching his music career, he worked for FedEx for two weeks and Starbucks for several years. He eventually quit doing odd jobs and decided to pursue music as a career.

Debut Mixtape & Album

Tyler produced and released his debut mixtape, ‘Bastard,’ in 2009. Despite the fact that he was not promoted by any label, his mixtape was a big hit, ranking 32 on Pitchfork Media’s Top Album list for 2010.

Following the release of his first mixtape, he signed a one-record deal with ‘XL Recordings.’ Soon after, he announced that he was working on an album with the brand, and his first single from the album, ‘Yonkers,’ was released on radio.

The music video was a smash, appearing on all charts and top music shows. His album ‘Goblin,’ which was released in 2010, received positive reviews, and he was invited to perform at various shows and concerts.

In 2011, he made his first television appearance on ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,’ performing the song ‘Sandwitches.’ He also appeared on ‘MTV Awards’ and ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live.’

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Working with Odd Future

Tyler began collaborating with other rappers and featuring in their albums and songs after the release of his first album. He also collaborated on songs for other artists.

He co-founded the hip-hop collective ‘Odd Future’ with Matt Martians, Hodgy, Left Brain, Pyramid Vritra, Casey Veggies, and Jasper Dolphin in 2011. Later on, other artists such as Jeff Tremaine, Simitry Elyashkevich, Lace Bangs, and many more joined.

‘Odd Future’ debuted their own TV show for Cartoon Network’s ‘Adult Swim,’ produced by ‘Dickhouse Productions.’ The show, titled ‘Loiter Squad,’ aired in 2012.

It was a ten to fifteen minute live action comedy sketch television series featuring pranks and music by ‘Odd Future.’ The show aired for three seasons and 31 episodes.

Tyler announced on social media that he had started work on his second album, titled ‘Wolf,’ which would include more instrumental tracks than rap songs. The album was expected to be released in 2012, but it didn’t arrive until early 2013.

He produced the album through his own label, ‘Odd Future Records,’ with help from ‘RED Distribution’ and the massive label, ‘Sony Music Entertainment.’ The album sold over 900,000 copies in the first week of its release. Tyler’s compositions from when he was fifteen were included. The album reached the top of the Billboard 200 album chart in the United States.

‘Cherry Bomb’

He announced his third official album in 2015. Two singles from the album were released on Odd Future’s YouTube channel on April 9th. ‘Fucking Young’ and ‘Deathcamp’ were the titles of the singles.

After four days, he released his album, titled ‘Cherry Bomb,’ digitally. On April 28, 2015, hard copies of the album were released in music stores. The album featured celebrity artists such as Lil Wayne, Kayne West, and Schoolboy Q.

He organized a world tour for the album in the middle of 2015. The tour started in North America and finished in Asia. He had to cancel his Australian shows due to a campaign accusing him of writing violent and abusive songs.

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Recent Career

Tyler’s productions and guest appearances have since increased due to collaborations with Ocean, fellow OF associates the Internet and Domo Genesis, and A$AP Mob. Flower Boy, his critically acclaimed fourth solo album, was released in July 2017 by Columbia. The album debuted at number two on the Billboard 200 and was nominated for Best Rap Album at the 60th Grammy Awards.

Tyler followed up with a small batch of non-album singles, as well as the EP-length and, predictably, animated Music Inspired by Illumination & Dr. Seuss’ the Grinch. The thoroughly heartbroken IGOR, the proper follow-up to Flower Boy, was released in May 2019. It debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, earning Tyler his second nomination for Best Rap Album.

Collaborations with Westside Gunn, Freddie Gibbs, and Lil Yachty in 2020 laid the groundwork for his sixth solo album. The Gangsta Grillz mixtape don DJ Drama hosted CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST, which featured some of Tyler’s toughest beats and rhymes while incorporating synth pop and reggae deviations.

The album, which was released in June 2021, returned Tyler to the top of the Billboard 200 and spawned the Hot 100 hit “WusYaName,” which featured YoungBoy Never Broke Again and Ty Dolla $ign. It was also nominated for Best Rap Album at the 2022 Grammy Awards.

Major Works

‘Wolf,’ his most anticipated album, topped numerous charts around the world. It debuted at number three on the Billboard 200 album chart in the United States.

His first single from the album ‘Wolf,’ ‘Domo23,’ peaked at number two on the ‘Bubbling under Hot 100 Singles Billboard’ and number thirteen on the ‘US Heatseekers Songs Billboard.’

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Tyler’s career was shaped significantly by the year 2011. He won three awards, the first for ‘Best New Artist’ at the ‘MTV Video Music Awards,’ and two for ‘Rookie of the Year’ and ‘Must Follow Artist’ at the ‘MTV2 Sucker Free Awards.’

He was nominated for a Grammy Award in the category of ‘Album of the Year (as featured artist)’ in 2013. The following year, he was nominated for ‘Best Art Direction’ at the ‘MTV Video Music Awards.’

In 2015, he was nominated for ‘Best Visual Effects’ at the ‘MTV Video Music Awards’ for his singles Fucking Young and Death Camp.

Personal Life & Girlfriend

Tyler lives in Los Angeles. Tyler purchased his first home following the success of his album ‘Goblin.’ The same year, he bought a house for his mother and sister.

Tyler also has a younger stepbrother. He admires his mother for her perseverance. He moved his mother to tears at the MTV Video Music Awards. He is grateful to the members of Odd Future for providing him with shelter during his most difficult times.

He has been involved in several controversies, with magazines and organizations alleging that the lyrics of his songs are racial, abusive, and disrespectful, particularly to women.

He was rumored to be dating Kendall Jenner after they were seen dining together in 2016. However, speculations were put to rest when the two openly stated that they were not dating on ‘Twitter.’

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Tyler The Creator Quotes

“I’m a pretty nice dude. I have fun, and people take it the wrong way.”


“Rap is really just too conventional. Everybody does the same thing. No one ever pushes the box.”


“I like my raps, but I’m never too happy with some of ’em because I feel like they could be better.”


“I’m an optimistic guy. I’m one of those big dreamers. I’m one of those kids with that annoying imagination.”


“I want to design jewelry for girls and guys. I’ma spread it out, but I’mma design, probably when I’m just designing furniture and buildings, I’ll probably be the jewelry thing, too.”


“Youth is something I never wanna take for granted. I just want to smile and live life.”


“Listen deeper than the music before you put it in the box.”

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