Tyler Posey is an American actor and musician who has a net worth of $8 Million. He is best recognized for playing the role of Scott McCall in MTV’s supernatural teen series, “Teen Wolf.” He began his acting career at an early age and received two Young Artist Award nominations for his work in children’s movies.
Tyler has acted in numerous films and hit television series which makes him one of the lead celebrities in showbiz. Outside of acting, he also made a name for himself in the music industry, performing in several music videos.
Posey has managed to make his appearance in more than 45 acting projects including films and television series. His performances earned him several awards throughout his career which include, ALMA Award (2012), Imagen Award (2012), and Teen Choice Award (2017), among others.
What is Tyler Posey’s Net Worth?
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Tyler Garcia Posey was born on October 18th, 1991, in Santa Monica, California, USA. He grew up in a family of celebrities his father John Posey is an actor and his mother Cyndi Terese was a writer.
Posey has three siblings including a younger brother Jesse, an older, Derek Posey, and a sister Mayra Posey. He is Mexican from his mother’s side and has German, French, English, Scottish, and Irish ancestry from his father’s side.
In terms of education, Tyler went to Santa Clarita’s William S. Hart High School in California, where he graduated. Tyler’s mother passed away due to breast cancer at the end of 2014. The fifth season of the “Teen Wolf” series was dedicated to her in honor of Posey’s mother.
In February 2002 Posey appeared in his first feature film, an action thriller movie, “Collateral Damage.” He also had the main role as Ty Ventura, the son of Jennifer Lopez in the comedy film, “Main in Manhattan” that year. However, his first role was uncredited in the 2000s film, “Men of Honor.”
In 2007 Disney’s cartoon animation, “SheZow” aired as part of the Shorty McShorts’ Shorts miniseries, for which Posey provided vocals for the character. That same year he was cast as Mouse Gonzalez in the film, “Veritas, Prince of Truth.”
In 2010 he portrayed Billy Barrow in the sports drama film, “Legendary” and then co-starred in the comedy movie, “White Frog” released in 2012. During that period he was also appearing in television shows including his first TV appearance in “Doc” from 2001 to 2004.
Posey guest appeared in television series, “Without a Trace” (2002), “Into the West” (2005), “Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye” (2005), and “Smallville” (2006). He had the recurring role of Gabriel in the family drama series, “Brothers & Sisters” from 2006 to 2007.
In 2011 Tyler’s breakout role came, playing the main role of a high school student, ” Scott McCall” in the MTV series “Teen Wolf.” From that point on he continued to appear in major projects. In 2015 he joined the fifth season of “Teen Wolf” as a co-producer.
Posey regularly guest starred in the TV series, “Workaholics” (2012), “The Exes” (2014), “Ridiculousness” (2015), and “Lip Sync Battle” (2016). He played David in the 2013 film, “Scary Movie 5” and then Gordon Greenleaf in the 2016s film, “Yoga Hosers.”
Posey’s role as Lucas Moreno in the 2018 horror film, “Truth or Dare” earned him a lot of popularity in the industry. In 2017 he was named as the newest cast member in the 3rd season of the VH1 slasher TV series, “Scream.” The show began airing in July 2019 in which Tyler had a starring role of Shane.
His popularity grew when it was announced that Tyler would be a part of the Netflix animated series, “Fast & Furious: Spy Racers” in 2019. In addition to this, he is popular for his roles in films and series like, The Last Summer, Elena of Avalor, Lincoln Heights, Alone, and Now Apocalypse.
Outside of acting in films and television series, Tyler Posey tried his hand at music as well. He got an opportunity to play as a frontman guitar in the Disappearing Jamie, a band formerly known as “Lost in Kostko.”
In 2011 Tyler along with the band released their 8-track extended play, “You’re Going to Need a Towel.” On July 2013 Posey announced the band’s breakup on his Instagram. Later in 2019, he was a guest DJ at the second anniversary of Emo Nite LA at the Echoplex in Los Angeles.
In 2020 Posey teamed up with his childhood friend Kyle Murphy to form the pop-punk rock band called, “Five North.” The band’s 8-track debut EP “Scumbag” was released in March of that year.
In August 2021 he was invited by UK’s pop-punk band “The Bottom Line” to make a cameo appearance in the music video for the song, “Broke.” It was his 2018 UK tour when he first met with The Bottom Line band.
From January 2000 to March 2002 Tyler was dating legendary singer Miley Cyrus. In 2001 the couple also appeared in the television series, “Doc.” He has been romantically linked with many celebrities including Bella Thorne.
Posey began his relationship with his childhood girlfriend, Seana Gorlick. The two started dating in 2003 and got engaged after 10 years in July 2013. Tyler and Seana announced their break up in October 2014.
In 2020 Tyler revealed in one of his interviews that he was addicted to Marijuana around the age of 12 and had been sober for about 71 days. He says that he had learned so much throughout his sobriety.
- 2002 Young Artist Awards, Best Supporting Young Actor in a TV Comedy Series _ Won
- 2012 Teen Choice Awards, Favorite Summer TV Star: Male _ Won
- 2012 ALMA Award, Favorite TV Actor for the Leading Role _ Won
- 2012 Imagen Awards, Best Television Actor _ Won
- 2005 Movieguide Awards, Most Inspiring Television Acting _ Won
- Teen Wolf (MTV TV series, 2011-2017)
Tyler Posey Net Worth
Tyler Posey is one of the most promising actors in the entertainment industry. He gained popularity for his role in the hit MTV series, “Teen Wolf.” Following the success, Posey appeared in numerous other films and television shows.
He mostly earns from acting in films, series, brand endorsements, music ventures, and some business works. Tyler started his career in his childhood by appearing in a handful of children’s movies. Now he has become a household name in the industry. As of 2023, Tyler Posey’s net worth is estimated to be $8 Million.
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