Tyler Robert Joseph (born December 1, 1988) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, and rapper. He is best known as the frontman for the musical duo Twenty One Pilots, alongside bandmate Josh Dun. Joseph was also a solo artist for some time, and released an album titled No Phun Intended in 2008. He has been nominated for six Grammy Awards, of which he has won one.
Joseph was born in Columbus, Ohio and grew up with two brothers, Zachary Philip "Zack" Joseph (also a singer) and Jay Thomas Joseph (a Twitch streamer), along with one sister named Madison Grace Brett. His mother, Kelly Joseph (née Stryker), was a math teacher in the Olentangy school district before being named Olentangy Orange High School's basketball coach in 2013. His father, Christopher Anthony "Chris" Joseph, was also a coach at Worthington Christian High School from 1996 to 2005, and is a former school principal.