The first thing Tyson bought with the money he made from their debut album was a TV set for Nick Wheeler.
Tyson was only 16 when he wrote the songs on the band's debut album "The All-American Rejects."
Tyson's favorite song from the record "Move Along" is Move Along.
Tyson is in the August 2006 issue of Teen People in which he and his girlfriend, Kim Smith are modeling in a section called "All-American Style".
Tyson is a smoker.
Tyson has his own clothing line called "Butter."
Ty had to learn how to play bass in only a few weeks in order to join the band.
Tyson claims that his biggest fan is his little sister.
Tyson says that his favorite band is N*SYNC.
Tyson Ritter has the AAR symbol tattooed on his front-right side just below his shoulder.
Tyson Ritter wrote all the lyrics to all of the songs on their self titled album.
Tyson won't drive with the radio on. He thinks the music distracts him from coming up with his own riffs.
Tyson's favorite cereal is Vanilla Frosted Mini-Wheats.
On stage, Tyson is known for dancing crazily during Nick Wheeler's solos.
Tyson chipped his front teeth from hitting himself with a microphone.
Tyson wrote the songs on the band's sophomore album "Move Along" for an ex-girlfriend who cheated on him.
Tyson is one of the founding members of The All-American Rejects.
In addition to playing bass for The All-American Rejects, Tyson also occasionally plays piano for AAR.
According to J-14 Magazine, Tyson weighed about 215 pounds in 9th grade, but since then has lost 65 pounds.
Tyson was born at a Van Halen concert, and after he came out, he was wrapped in a t-shirt for the band.
Tyson is a fan of Def Leppard.
Tyson's parents are divorced.
Tyson graduated early to pursue his career in music, but he walked with the rest of his class a year later.
Tyson's height is 6'4".
Tyson's favorite foods are peanut butter, cereal, and pizza.
Tyson's nickname is "Ty."
Tyson: Guys don't feel anything...I don't, unless I'm writing a song. Guys have like five feelings and girls have like 105.
Tyson: (On the first time he heard the song "Swing, Swing" on the radio) Yeah. I'll never forget. I just left this party in Oklahoma. The local station had just started playing it. I was with this chick and we were driving back to her place and at 2:01 in the morning, Swing Swing came on, which was totally crazy and it helped me out at the end of the date. I got to come inside. It was a touch of fate; perfect timing.
Tyson: I'm sensitive, but I'm not a pu**y. That's all I knew when I was writing songs. I didn't know about comparing life to an ocean or using metaphors. I was not a deep child. I have a short attention span.
Tyson: I'd be up all night watching AC/DC, then jumping up on the table in my pajamas and pretending to be Bon Scott.
Tyson: I went right out, got a bass and learned how to play it. I stayed inside the whole time during Christmas break until I could come out and join the band.
Tyson: (on fame) Yeah, and everybody who moves out to L.A. gets that Hollywood thing in their blood, and their second record always sounds like s**t. And if we end up there, we take it back.