Beat out more than 2,000 young actors for the role of "Michael Sullivan Jr." in Road to Perdition (2002).
Was a U.S. baseball team member at the Pan-American games at age 9
Auditioned for the role of Max in Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003), but lost to Shia LaBeouf.
Has 2 brothers (Tanner and Travis) and a sister (Carrie).
Owns a red Hummer H2
Received a college scholarship to play baseball at Arizona State University (2005).
Hit into the last out ever at LSU's Alex Box Stadium during the 2008 NCAA Baseball Super-Regional as a member of the UCI Anteaters.
He was offered the role as Emmett Cullen in the "Twilight" saga, but turned it down to play college baseball.
His father is of one quarter Swiss-German and three quarters German descent. His mother has English, German, Norwegian, Scottish, and Irish ancestry. Tyler's patrilineal line can be traced back to his great-great-grandfather, Conrad C. Hoechlin, who was born, c. 1839, in Switzerland.
Son of Don and Lori Hoechlin.
Was considered by Zack Snyder and Warner Bros for the role of Bruce Wayne/Batman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) but lost out to Ben Affleck. Hoechlin later was, however, cast as Clark Kent/Superman on Supergirl (2015).
Portrays DC Comics icon Clark Kent/Superman in Supergirl (2015). His real-life prom date was Katie Cassidy who stars as DC icon Dinah Laurel Lance/Black Canary/Black Siren in Arrow (2012) and The Flash (2014).
Was as old as Melissa Benoist (28 years old) when cast as Superman on Supergirl (2015), though his incarnation of Superman is supposed to be twelve years older than his cousin, Kara Zor-El.
Is shorter and younger than co-star Mehcad Brooks, who portrays James Olsen on Supergirl (2015). It is usually the opposite when the characters are depicted in other media.
Tyler didn't have to audition for his role as Superman on the CW show Supergirl in 2016. He was producer Greg Berlanti's first choice for the role so he was offered the role of Superman.