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From the 10th Annual Shorty Awards

Tyler Oakley

Nominated in Creator of the Decade

About Tyler Oakley

Tyler Oakley couldn’t have known when he started posting videos as a college freshman in 2007 that a decade later he’d have 21M+ social media fans and would meet President Obama—but he’s not complaining. The beloved blondie has amazing success with his impressive Instagram page and hilarious Twitter feed, though he is best known for YouTube videos. He entertains 7.8M+ subscribers with posts of him and other popular YouTubers discussing a chosen topic or collaborating on fun activities and challenges. Most importantly, Tyler uses his massive influence to raise awareness for members of the LGBTQ+ community suffering from depression, working closely with The Trevor Project to help save lives. His advocacy and creativity led Tyler to appear in the Forbes “30 Under 30” list in 2017.

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