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Tyler Oakley          

YouTube Personality, New York Times Bestselling Author, and Gay Youth Advocate

Tyler Oakley began making videos in 2007. Since uploading his first video while a freshman at Michigan State University, he has received over 86,000,000 video views and gained over 2,000,000 subscribers along with over 200 videos posted. He is a former member of the successful collaboration channel "5AwesomeGays," where he produced the Friday video for over three years. Currently, he is described as having "one of the loudest voices on YouTube," and Bloomberg defines him as a "YouTube sensation."

Since March 2013, he co-hosts a weekly pop-culture news update – "Top That!" – with Becca Frucht for PopSugar. He posts regularly on several social networking sites, including: Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Instagram.

Oakley supports The Trevor Project, an organization for the prevention of suicide in LGBTQ youth. He has interned with them, hosted a red carpet event and raised over $25,000 in support of their work. He has also interned at Bowery. Other ventures include: working as a resident mentor; teacher's assistant; product marketer/developer at Michigan State University; social media and communication manager at Chictopia; and director of social media at Good Ideas for Good Causes.

Oakley is an active member across all mediums of social media having amassed a twitter following of over 6 million.

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Davey Wavey And Tyler Oakley Explain '25 Ways To Know You're ...

(Note: The above video contains sexual language) It seems Internet YouTube celebs Davey Wavey and Tyle Oakley have gone down under together.

Pop Culture News With Tyler Oakley | March 29, 2013

Welcome to the first episode of Top That! YouTube's own Tyler Oakley and POPSUGAR's Becca Frucht are bringing you this week's pop culture cheat sheet on ...

It Is Time to Take YouTube’s Tyler Oakley Seriously

It’s the curse of the YouTube personality. Amass over 20 million fans across various platforms, have an audience with Barack Obama, and appear on the cover of a major magazine and still leave most of the country hearing your name and wondering, “Who?”

Tyler Oakley, YouTube Star at VidCon 2015 : People.com

Watch Tyler Oakley's Vine "Hi #VidCon, it me." taken on 23 July 2015. It has 0 likes. Vine is the best way to see and share life in motion. Create short, beautiful ...

YouTube Star Tyler Oakley Comes To MSU

The Innovate State Speaker Series at MSU announces a new addition to this year’s lineup: YouTube superstar Tyler Oakley.

Tyler Oakley Got A-list Celebrities To Dramatically Read Kanye’s Tweets

Kanye West is unavoidable at the moment. If he’s not removing every single one of his performances from YouTube, attacking deadmau5 on Twitter or being involved with THAT hashtag, is there anywhere we can actually avoid Kanye Fever? Well, for celebrities on the Oscars Red Carpet last weekend, Tyler Oakley had a unique challenge lined up for them which deserves it’s own Kanye-themed-Oscar nomination.

YouTube Star Tyler Oakley Signs With WME (Exclusive) | Hollywood ...

The LGBT activist is planning to launch a production company.

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