Lead vocalist and multi-instrumentalist for the musical duo Twenty One Pilots who were signed by Fueled By Ramen in 2012. He plays alongside drummer Josh Dun in the group.
He founded the band in 2009 along with college friends Nick Thomas and Chris Salih who would later leave because of busy schedules. Josh Dun then came in to replace them.
He was a part of the group's self-titled debut album, their 2011 album Regional at Best, and their 2013 studio album release Vessel.
His hometown is Columbus, Ohio where the band also formed. He has brothers named Zack and Jay and a sister named Madison. He married Jenna Joseph on March 28, 2015 and in February 2020, they welcomed their first daughter together named Rosie Robert Joseph.
The album Vessel was produced by Greg Wells, producer for Adele and Katy Perry.