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Tyler Joseph

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.

Type: rap,composer,singer,singer-songwriter,rapperNationality: United States of America

Tyler Oakley

Mathew Tyler Oakley (born March 22, 1989) is an American YouTuber, activist and author. Much of Oakley's activism had been dedicated to LGBTQ+ youth, LGBT rights, as well as social issues including health care, education, and the prevention of suicide among LGBT youth. Oakley regularly posts material on various topics, including queer politics, pop culture and humor.Oakley began making videos in 2007; his first video Raindrops has received almost 500,000 views on YouTube as of November 19, 2017. Since uploading his first video in 2007 while a freshman at Michigan State University, his channel has over 650 million views and, at his peak over 7.7 million subscribers. Oakley, who is openly gay, is a former member of the successful collaboration channel "5AwesomeGays," where he produced the Friday video for over three years. He was featured in the 2014 Frontline investigative report, "Generation Like," a follow-up on how teenagers are "directly interacting with pop culture" to the 2001 report, "The Merchants of Cool." SocialBlade, a website that rates YouTube and Instagram accounts, ranks his YouTube channel, as of November 19, 2017, with a grade "B", subscriber rank of 224th, video view rank at 2,010th, and a SocialBlade rating of 33,897th. As of September 2018 he also has more than 6.3 million followers on Twitter and 6.2 million on Instagram.As of March 2013, Oakley co-hosted a weekly pop-culture news update – "Top That!" – with Becca Frucht for PopSugar until October 31 when he announced his departure. From 2013–14, he performed the voice of Mr. McNeely in five episodes of the comedy web series The Most Popular Girls in School. He has hundreds of thousands of followers on Facebook and Tumblr. In 2015, he released his first collection of humorous personal essays under the title Binge, via publishers Simon & Schuster.Oakley was the host of The Tyler Oakley Show. The show aired weekly on Ellen DeGeneres’ ellentube platform. He was named one of Forbes' 2017 30 under 30.

Type: writer,blogger,essayist,humorist,podcaster,YouTuber,LGBT rights activistNationality: United States of America

Tyler Perry

Tyler Perry is an American actor, director, screen and playwright, producer, author, and songwriter. Perry wrote and produced many stage plays during the 1990s and early 2000s. He is known for creating, and performing in drag, the character Mabel Madea Simmons. He has created many feature films, starting with Diary of a Mad Black Woman, in 2005, featuring Madea.

Type: Actor, author, producer, director, songwriterNationality: American

Tyler Posey

Tyler Garcia Posey (born October 18, 1991) is an American actor and musician, best known for his role as Scott McCall on the MTV series Teen Wolf (2011–2017).

Type: actor,singer,guitarist,television actor,film actorNationality: United States of America

Tyler, The Creator

Tyler Gregory Okonma (born March 6, 1991), commonly known by his stage name Tyler, the Creator, is an American rapper, record producer, and music video director. He rose to prominence as the co-founder and de facto leader of the alternative hip hop collective Odd Future, and has performed on and produced songs for nearly every Odd Future release. Okonma has created all the artwork for the group's releases and has also designed the group's clothing and other merchandise. As a solo artist, Okonma has released one mixtape and four studio albums, often handling most or all production himself.

Type: actor,composer,businessperson,singer,record producer,graphic designer,rapper,film actorNationality: United States of America

Tyne Daly

Tyne Daly is an American stage and screen actress, widely known for her work as Detective Mary Beth Lacey in the television series Cagney & Lacey and as Maxine Gray in the television series Judging Amy. She is also known for her role as Alice Henderson in television series Christy.

Type: ActressNationality: American

Tyra Banks

Tyra Lynne Banks is an American model and media personality. She first became famous as a model, appearing twice on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and working for Victoria's Secret as one of their original Angels.

Type: ModelNationality: American

Tyrese Gibson

Tyrese Darnell Gibson, also known simply as Tyrese, is an American R&B singer, rapper, actor, author, former fashion model and MTV VJ. After releasing several albums, he transitioned into films, with lead roles in several Hollywood releases.

Type: Actor, author, singer, vj, screenwriterNationality: American

Tyron Woodley

Tyron Lakent Woodley (born April 7, 1982) is an American professional mixed martial artist, rapper and broadcast analyst who is currently the reigning UFC Welterweight Champion. A professional since 2009, Woodley also fought in Strikeforce. As of January 2, 2019, he is #6 in official UFC pound-for-pound rankings.

Type: mixed martial artistNationality: United States of America

Tyrone Power

Tyrone Edmund Power, Jr., usually credited as Tyrone Power and known sometimes as Ty Power, was an American film and stage actor who appeared in dozens of films from the 1930s to the 1950s, often in swashbuckler roles or romantic leads such as in The Mark of Zorro, Blood and Sand, The Black Swan, Prince of Foxes, The Black Rose, and Captain from Castile.

Type: ActorNationality: American

Tyson Chandler

Tyson Cleotis Chandler (born October 2, 1982) is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Chandler was the second overall pick of the 2001 NBA draft by the Los Angeles Clippers, then was immediately traded to the Chicago Bulls. He has also played for the New Orleans Hornets, Charlotte Bobcats, Dallas Mavericks, New York Knicks, and Phoenix Suns. As starting center for Dallas, he played an integral role in the franchise's first NBA championship in 2011. He has been named to the NBA All-Defensive Team three times. While with New York, Chandler was voted the NBA Defensive Player of the Year in 2012, when he was also named to the All-NBA Third Team. He won gold medals with the US national team in the 2010 FIBA World Championship and the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Type: basketball playerNationality: United States of America

Tyson Fury

Tyson Luke Fury (born 12 August 1988) is a British professional boxer. In 2015 he won the unified WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, IBO, Ring magazine and lineal heavyweight titles by defeating long-reigning champion Wladimir Klitschko. As of December 2018, Fury is ranked as the world's second best active heavyweight by The Ring and the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, and third by BoxRec.

Type: boxerNationality: Ireland,United Kingdom

Tyson Gay

Tyson Gay is an American track and field sprint athlete who competes in the 100 metres and 200 metres. His 100 m personal best of 9.69 seconds is the American record and makes him the second fastest athlete ever. His 200 m time of 19.58 makes him the 5th fastest athlete in that event. In 2008, he ran a 100m in 9.

Type: AthleteNationality: American

Tzachi Hanegbi

Tzachi Hanegbi is a prominent Israeli lawmaker and security expert. Hanegbi was the Chairman of the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee at the Knesset. Among the top cabinet positions he previously held are Minister of Justice, Minister of Internal Security and Minister of Intelligence and Nuclear Affairs.

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Tzipi Livni

Tzipora Malka Tzipi Livni is an Israeli lawyer and politician. She was the Israeli Opposition Leader from 2009 to 2012 and leader of Kadima, the largest party in the Knesset. Raised an ardent nationalist, Livni has become one of her nation's leading voices for the two-state solution. In Israel she has earned a reputation as an honest politician who sticks to her principles.

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Tzvetan Todorov

Tzvetan Todorov is a Franco-Bulgarian philosopher. He has lived in France since 1963 with his wife Nancy Huston and their two children, writing books and essays about literary theory, thought history and culture theory.

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