Tyler Perry - Updated Sep 2023

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Tyler Perry

Tyler Perry is a very famous actor from the United States. Tyler Perry is also a producer, director, and billionaire screenwriter. He became famous for many of his works mainly for creating the character Madea, a tough elderly woman. Moreover, fans have loved his works like; House of Payne, A Made Christmas, Brain on Fire, etc.

Early life

Tyler Perry was born on 13th September 1969, in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America. This makes him 52 years old as of now. His father’s name is Emmitt Perry, Sr., and his mother is Willie Maxine Perry. And, he also has two brothers named Melva Porter, and Emmbre Perry. While he also has a sister named Yulanda Williams.

While he holds an American nationality and practices Christianity. Further, he belongs to the African-American ethnicity. According to astrology, he has Virgo as his zodiac sign. Talking about his formal educational status, he completed his schooling at a local school in his hometown. And, he also accomplished his higher studies at university.

Professional life

Profession-wise Tyler Perry is an actor, director, producer, writer, and comedian. He has proved himself as one of the successful in the entertainment industry through his works and projects today. Tyler was very interested in it and wanted to have a great career. Primarily talking about his acting career, he first acted in the movie named Diary of a Mad Black Woman which was released in 2005 in the role of Madea/Joe/Brain. Since then he has acted in many other movies.

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Caption: Poster of the play featuring Tyler Perry in the character of Madea (Source: Pinterest)

Some of his acting credits in movies are; Madea’s Family Reunion, Why Did I Get Married?, Meet the Browns, The Family That Preys, Why Did I Get Married Too?, Good Deeds, A Made Christmas, Brain on Fire, A Madea Family Funeral, Those Who Wish Me Dead, Don’t Look Up, etc. Moreover, among his acting credits, he has also directed some movies like; Madea’s Family Reunion, Daddy’s Little Girls, The Family That Preys, I Can Do Bad All By Myself, Why Did I Get Married Too?, For Colored Girls, Good Deeds, Boo! A Madea Halloween, Nobody’s Fool, A Fall from Grace, etc.

Further, he has made an equally impressive impact on television projects too. Some of the projects that he has been part of are; House of Payne, Meet the Browns, The Haves and the Have Nots, Love Thy Neighbor, If Loving You Is Wrong, The Passion: New Orleans, Ruthless, Bruh, All the Queen’s Men, etc. Furthermore, he has also made contributions to different stage works. Some of the stage plays are; I know I’ve Been Changed, I Can Do Bad All By Myself, Diary of a Mad Black Woman, Madea’s Family Reunion, The Marriage Counselor, Laugh to Keep from Crying, A Madea Christmas, Hell Hath No Fury Like a Woman Scorned, etc.

Tyler Perry – Net worth 2023

Tyler is living a comfortable life with his family. Thanks to the fame and fortune he has earned from his work as of today. Moreover, his total net worth is about $1 billion US dollars as of 2022. Forbes enlisted him as the highest-paid man in the industry in 2011.

Tyler Perry – Personal life

Moving on toward the romantic and private life of Tyler Perry, he is divorced. Previously he was in a marriage relationship with Gelila Bekele from 2009 to 2020. The couple had a comfortable lifestyle along with a child named Aman Tyler Perry. Apart from it, he has no affairs with any other person. While he is straight regarding gender choices. And, he does not have any kind of controversial events till today.

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Caption: Tyler Perry and Gelila Bekele (Source: Fabiosa)

Tyler Perry – Body measurement

Tyler is very good-looking and has an amazing personality. The celebrity actor stands about 6 feet and 4 inches tall. While he weighs 102kg. Moreover, talking about the overall body measurement, the number has not been revealed yet. The color of his eyes is brown, and he has black colored hair.

Social media

Tyler is also present on social media. He has a Facebook account under his own name with around 15 million followers. While he also has an Instagram account under the name @tylerperry with 6.7 million followers. Moreover, his Twitter account @tylerperry has 6.5 million followers.