Tyler Toney is a famous American YouTube star who founded the Dude Perfect Show. He is one of the co-founders of the YouTube channel and it is a sports entertainment channel which provides tricks for shots and also there is comedy involved in it. They give great shot tips and people are very much charmed by Tyler’s skills in the game.
Tyler Toney and his early days and childhood time
Tyler Toney was born in Plano, Texas on 24 March 1989 and his current age is 29. He was raised in Prosper, Texas. His parents are Jeff and Pam Toney. His father worked as a pastor in a Church in Austin. There is no information about his other family members. On his Dude Perfect ‘About Us’ video he had this to say:
“Ever since I can remember, I grew up in the church. My earliest memories are being in church every Sunday, youth [group] every Wednesday, Awanas every Monday night.”
He was into athletics and his efforts bore fruit. He used to play quarterback in spite of his good height. After high school, he joined Texas A&M. He has done a degree in wildlife and fisheries.
Tyler Toney and his career
He formed a group and began playing basketball in their house backyard, began betting sandwiches on the game and also took to recording it and uploading it on YouTube.
The first upload was in April 2009 and collected a lot of views. They were interviewed on GMA. Other channels followed suit and soon they were popular. He is the bearded guy in the group and supposedly their leader. The other members are twins Coby and Cory Cotton, Cody Jones and Garrett Hilbert. The YouTube channel has earned over 34 million fans and nearly 6 billion views. It is the fifth most subscribed channel. Tyler is considered to be the trick shot artist of them all.
The group has done TV shows which include known for The Dude Perfect Show (2016), Somebody’s Gotta Do It(2014) and Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Sports 2015(2015).
After his marriage, he settled down and took a real job for some time. He also has endorsed some products such as Xfinity and Bass Pro Shops. His net worth is $ 20 million.
The legitimacy of the shots
People have questioned on how real the tricks displayed on Dude Perfect are. To this, Cody said:
“We love it when people claim it’s fake because it makes the shots seem even more ridiculously impossible; and we get more publicity and hits on YouTube so we love the mystery of knowing whether it’s real or fake.”
They have admitted that they do need to do multiple takes before the final shots.
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Tyler has a height of 5 feet and, 9 inches. His weight is 81 kg. He has dark brown hair and beard and brown eyes.
His Instagram followers number 1.2 m and on Twitter, he has 16.2k followers.
Tyler Toney and his wife and children
Tyler is married to Bethany in 2011 and they have a son named Barrett.
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