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Dustin Tyler Hardie (born October 13, 1985) known professionally as Dustin Tyler, is an American tattoo model, social media influencer and entrepreneur from Mankato, MN.

Born in Mankato, Minnesota, he grew up most of his life in Medford, Oregon and was raised by his mother and step-father. Dustin’s interests growing up included skateboarding and going to the gym. At the age of 24, he became a father to Carson. Dustin is now a licensed barber and also an avid tattoo lover/collector.

Tyler is commonly noted for his tattoos. He has one on his face that reads “Overcome” that serves as a reminder of defeating depression, drug addiction and many other life obstacles. He also has 541 tattooed in a roman numeral style font, which is the Southern Oregon area code in which he grew up. 

With over to 70k followers across his social media platforms, including a few well known celebrities, his posts have comedic adult humor and sarcastic personal touches to them, which helps users connect with him. Dustin proves that showing off your personality and interests can gain you a significant fandom.

Dustin’s passion for his unique and edgy style led him to brand-partnerships with alternative brands, such as Sullen Clothing, Stay Cold Apparel, Clocks and Colours and numerous others. He is also recognized by Famous Birthdays, along with being featured in Star Tribune, Medium and Arianna Huffington’s Thrive Global.



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