CBS "Reveal" 1/21/16 Tyler Oakley and Korey Kuhl: Best friends
Meet best friends Tyler Oakley and Korey Kuhl, who are both social media influencers. Tyler is one of the most well-known YouTube personalities and Korey co-hosts the award-winning podcast, Psychobabble, alongside Tyler.Name: Tyler Oakley
How many total followers do you have across all platforms? 21,505,520 followers
Hometown: Jackson, Mich.
Connection to your teammate: Best Friend and Co-Host of “Psychobabble!”
Current occupation: Online Video Personality, Author and Host
Describe what you do: Professional oversharer on the Internet.
3 words to describe you: Passionate, hard-working and goofy.
Favorite hobbies: Pop divas, red wines and board games.
What is the accomplishment you are most proud of? Raising more than $1,000,000 with my online audience for suicide prevention.
What scares you most about traveling? Unintentionally disrespecting other cultures.
What excites you most about traveling? Experiencing new cultures and challenging myself to get outside of my comfort zone.
Biggest challenge you and your teammate will face on The Race together: Dealing with challenges that are out of our control.
What country and place would you most like to visit and why? Any country in Africa - I think Americans have such a distorted view of African countries, and by traveling there, I hope to learn more and share the experience with my audience.
What do you hope to accomplish by running The Race (other than winning one million bucks)? My goal is to push my limits, to have a blast with my teammate and to learn more about the world. Name: Korey Kuhl
Twitter: @koreykuhl Instagram: koreykuhl
How many total followers do you have across all platforms? 400,000
Hometown: Jackson, Mich.
Connection to your teammate: Best Friend
Current occupation: Content Producer
Describe what you do: I help create and facilitate a wide range of social content across multiple digital platforms including, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, as well as produce and co-host a weekly podcast called “Psychobabble.”
3 words to describe you: Funny, competitive and positive.
Favorite hobbies: Running, traveling and writing.
What is the accomplishment you are most proud of? I am most proud of the fact that I was able to come out of the closet and be true to myself confidently and whole-heartedly.
What scares you most about traveling? Accidentally being insensitive to someone else's culture or customs.
What excites you most about traveling? Getting to see new places and experience new cultures.
Biggest challenge you and your teammate will face on The Race together: We both think we're always right.
Pet peeve about your teammate: He's a terrible driver.
What country and place would you most like to visit and why? I'd love to go to New Zealand or Bora Bora.
What do you hope to accomplish by running The Race (other than winning one million bucks)? As a super fan of the show I just want to prove that I can run the race and run it well.