Tyler Posey is an American actor and musician. He is best known for his role in the MTV television series Teen Wolf. Although he began his career as a child actor, Tyler Posey has managed to avoid all the usual pitfalls that plague child stars and has built a successful career for himself. Winning an ALMA award as the most popular TV actor in a leading role shows that he has what it takes to make it in the entertainment industry.
Tyler Posey Biography
Tyler Garcia Posey was born on October 18, 1991, in Santa Monica, California, the son of John Posey and Cyndi Teresa Garcia. His father, John, is also an actor known for his role as Judge Bill Millstone in the television drama How to Get Away with Murder. Tyler has two brothers – Derek and Jesse – and one sister – Mayra. He attended Hart High School in Santa Clarita and played the piano throughout his school days.
Prior to his role as Breakout in 2011, he had continuously participated in film and television shows. In 2002, he appeared in the film Collateral Damage and in the romantic comedy Maid in Manhattan, where he played the role of Jennifer Lopez’s son. In 2007 Posey sang a character from the Disney cartoon SheZow, which was part of the mini-series Shorty Mc Shorts’ Shorts. In 2011, Tyler Posey was given the lead role in the MTV television series Teen Wolf, based on the 1985 film of the same name. Tyler’s role as Scott McCall, a high school student who was bitten by a werewolf, was described as his escape role. By 2015 he became co-producer of the fifth season of Teen Wolf.
In 2017 he was cast as Lucas Moreno in the thriller film Truth or Dare. The film was released later, on April 13, 2018, and became a hit. He also joined the MTV television series Scream as a series director during the third season.
Is He Gay?
The actor’s sexuality was questioned several times. His gay role in the series Now Apocalypse, in which he plays a friend of the character Avan Jogia, helped feed these speculations.
Well, based on his dating history, one can safely say that the Teen Wolf star is definitely heterosexual. While Tyler Posey is a strong supporter of the LGBTQ community, he has also confirmed heterosexual sexuality in social media.
The American actor, who began as a child actor and eventually became a household name, particularly through his role in Teen Wolf, has accumulated a total net worth of $7 million. As his career continues to flourish, this amount is expected to increase in the future.
After breaking off an engagement and a ten-year relationship with his childhood sweetheart Seana Gorlick in 2013, Tyler Posey has since moved on. Currently, the teen wolf star is officially dating Sophia Taylor Ali. He has moved to his Instagram page to share his newfound love.
Sophia Taylor Ali is an American actress known for her role in the medical drama series Grey’s Anatomy. The two met when the young actress worked on the same set as Tyler Posey for the film Truth or Dare. There were rumors that they had been together since August 2017, but it was not until January 2018 that it became official.
Five Facts About Tyler Posey
Tyler Posey is of mixed ethnic origin, with his mother being Mexican and his father having Irish, British and American roots.
2. Height & Weight
The good-looking actor has a slim build. His height is indicated with 5 feet 10 inches, while his weight is indicated with 72 kg.
In addition to acting, Tyler Posey is a musician who plays the guitar and, along with Freddy Ramirez and Nick Guzman, also provides the vocals in the band PVMNTS. On June 14, 2018, the trio released the song Standing (On My Own Two Feet), which Tyler Posey wrote to commemorate the death of his mother in 2014. He also plays with Disappearing Jamie, a band he actually started with.
Tyler Posey is not the only one among his siblings who have talent. His brother Jesse is also an actor. He also attended Hart High School and later Hancock College and the College of Canyons, where he studied film and writing. Jesse Posey produced his father’s solo show “Father, Son and Holy Trainer” at the WhiteFire Theatre in 2016.
The actor has a dog named Chica, which he proudly and consistently presents on social media.