A very well-known American author, photographer, TV and podcast host, and activist came into the existence on September 2, 1985. Wright’s first book, Darling Days, A Memoir was released on September 27, 2016, followed by his other writings such as, “Self Evident Truths: 10,000 Portraits of Queer America” and “Oasis: Modern Desert Homes Around The World”. He was a well-known public speaker who has discussed sexuality and gender as a spectrum in 2012, at TEDxWomen in Washington, DC, called Fifty Shades of Gay.
Who Is iO Tillett Wright?
Wright is a self-taught photographer, who has photographed 10,000 people in all United States. On September 15, 2020, a monograph, called “Self Evident Truths: 10,000 Portraits of Queer America” includes all of his ten thousand images. iO Tillett Wright is a 36-year-old author who has been named a “polymath native New Yorker” on his official website. Wright’s net worth is about $100000 – $1Million as per the internet sources. As of 2022, iO Tillet Wright is not dating anyone. In 2002, at the age of 17, Wright became the founder of the street art magazine, Overspray and served as editor-in-chief for it till 2009. iO Tillet Wright wrote his memoir, Ecco. Later he hosted “The ballad of Billy Balls” whilst serving as its producer. He has co-hosted MTV’s show “Suspect”, with Nev Schulman in 2016, and “Catfish” with Max Joseph in 2017, on Episode 6 of Season 6.
iO Tillett Wright Early Life
Wright was brought up in New York City by his mother Rebeca Wright, who was a poet and an actress. Wright completed his studies at Brockwood Park School in England, UK. Wright is a transgender man and he has also documented the struggles of his upbringing in his memoir Darling Days.
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iO Tillett Wright Personal Life
iO Tillet Wright, a native New Yorker, is now based in Los Angeles. According to the records, iO Tillet Wright is still single and no future commitments have been made. As per the resources iO Tillet Wright had at least one relationship which is unknown for now. iO Tillet Wright’s life purpose is to encourage people to be real about how they live and to get psyched about it.
iO Tillett Wright Career
At the age of 17, iO Tillet Wright became the founder of a street art magazine named “Overspray”, and served as a tor-in-chief for it till 2009. Later from 2010 to 2012, iO served as a featured columnist for “T Magazine”, at The New York Times where he had two blogs called “Notes From The Underground.
Wright’s first book, “Darling Days, A Memoir” was released on September 27, 2016, by Ecco Books, an imprint of Harper Collins. iO’s second book, “Self Evident Truths: 10,000 Portraits of Queer America”, has been published on September 15, 2020, by Prestel. The third book, Oasis: Modern Desert Homes Around The World, has been published in November 2020, by Clarkson Potter.
iO delivered a powerpack talk at TEDxWomen in Washington, DC called Fifty Shades Of Gay, in 2012, discussing sexuality and gender as a spectrum. The talk has been viewed over three million times. Wright’s first camera was a Pentax XK and he was a self-taught photographer. Wright opened Breedings, his first solo show of photographs, on September 22, 2010, at Fuse Gallery in Manhattan. iO debuted Camila, his second solo show, in August 201,1, and Act Like You’re Fine, a group show he curated at Tokyo’s Vacant Gallery. Wright has photographed 10,000 people in all 50United States and on September 15, 2020, a monograph, called Self Evident Truths: 10,000 Portraits of Queer America”, has been published on September 15, 2020, by Prestel, with a foreword by Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors. Later in 2016, iO Tillet Wright co-hosted the MTV Show “Suspect” With Nev Schulman and in 2017, he was a co-host with Max Joseph, on Episode 6 of Season 6 of MTV’s, “Catfish: The Tv Show”.
Wright appeared in some independent films, including an appearance as a Mcdonald’s worker in “Sex and the City”, and after an almost decade long hiatus, with a part in the feature film “Holy New York”. In the year 2019, he released and hosted “The Ballad Of Billy Balls” which is a true-crime investigation of the murder of his mother’s romantic connection. He is always been an activist who believes in encouraging people to be real about how they live and to get psyched about it.