Tyler Butler-Figueroa is from Raleigh, North Carolina. He was diagnosed with leukemia at 4 years old but has now been in remission from chemotherapy. He first discovered the violin after seeing a flyer at school for free afterschool violin lessons which helped him overcome being bullied in school due to his cancer. He has performed in the streets of downtown Raleigh. 
Tyler Butler-Figeruoa's audition in Episode 1403 consisted of playing Kelly Clarkson's "Stronger" on the violin. Impressed by his performance, Simon Cowell pressed his Golden Buzzer, sending Tyler straight to the Quarterfinals.
Golden Buzzer Tyler Butler-Figueroa Earns Simon Cowell's Support - America's Got Talent 2019