Birth Name: Tyler Robert Joseph
Place of Birth: Columbus, Ohio, U.S.
Date of Birth: December 1, 1988
*father – Lebanese, Serbian
*mother – Dutch, English, German, small amount of Irish
Tyler Joseph is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer. He is the lead vocalist and keyboardist for musical duo Twenty One Pilots, in which he works with Josh Dun.
Tyler is the son of Kelly and Christopher Joseph. He is married to Jenna Black, with whom he has two children.
Tyler’s paternal grandfather was Robert O. “Bobby” Joseph (the son of Tony Joseph and Catherine/Katherine Charlie/Calearly/Kaleel). Robert was born in Pennsylvania, to parents from Tripoli, Lebanon. Tony was the son of Marian.
Tyler’s paternal grandmother was Nancy Krnyaich (the daughter of Austin Krnyaich and Anna Uzelac). Nancy was born in Bellaire, Ohio, to Serbian emigrants from Yugoslavia. Anna was the daughter of Michael Uzelac and Helen Zmezic.
Tyler’s maternal grandfather is Robert H. Stryker (the son of Raymond Eugene Stryker and Evelyn Lida Cook). Raymond was the son of Raymond Cyrenus Stryker and Nora J. Apgar. Evelyn was the daughter of Hovey Reid Cook and Lida Crappe.
Tyler’s maternal grandmother is Joan Carol Jelliffe (the daughter of John Dilts Jelliffe and Olive Mae Allen). Joan has deep lines in New Jersey. John was the son of William Taylor Jelliffe and Elizabeth L. Ten Eyck. Olive was the daughter of Nathan Allen and Annie Bell Hagaman.
Sources: Obituary of Tyler’s paternal grandmother, Nancy (Krnyaich) Joseph – https://www.legacy.com
Obituary of Tyler’s maternal great-grandmother, Evelyn Lida (Cook) Stryker – https://www.legacy.com