Tyler Perry Bio, Age, Education, Wife, Children, Education, Movie Series, Net worth

Tyler Perry
Tyler Perry

Tyler Perry’s Biography

Emmitt Perry, Jr who changed his name to Tyler Perry is an African American film maker, director, and a entertainer, who has featured and starred in a number of Tv films like the Tyler Perrys House of Payn aming many others.

Tyler Perry age

Perry was born on September 13th 1969 New Orleans, Louisiana, he is 54 years old.

Tyler Perry family

His parents were carpenter Emmitt Perry Sr his father and Willie Maxine Perry his mother and he had three siblings. Due to abuse he got from his father he hated him, left home, dropped out of school and changes his name from Emmit Perry Jr to Tyler Perry.

Tyler Perry wife/girlfriend

Perry is currently in relationship with Gelila Bekele who is a model

Tyler Perry movie

Perry’s career began in 1990 in Atlanta where he financed a community theatre with his savings worth $12,000 in staging the play named ‘ I know I’ve Been changed‘ which did not get good response and worked on it for some years.

In 1998 he came back with its improved version with music and restaged version. He continued coming up with ideas and writing new plays and he could stage them in the U.S. He also managed to build a good number of audiences especially among the African-American community.

What is Tyler Perry famous for?

His famous creation was Madea which was a force and opinionated African-American grandmother. It took Perry around seven years to establish the success he has in writing, directing, producing and acting.

In 2005 Perry released most featured film that’s based on his character media named Dairy of Black a Black Mad Woman. As a director Perry made his debut with Madea’s Family Reunion.

Tyler Perry book

At the same time, he authored his first book which was titled Do Not Me a Black life. He then produced a film for the Lionsgate entertainment and the first film with Janet Jackson came in 2007. A year later an American African focused sitcom titled Tyler Perrys House of Payne.

In 2009 he was the director and the Co-starring in the Madea Goes to Jail which came out the best. That same year he appeared in Star Trek which was a financially successful film followed by Gone Girl in 2014, Vice in 2018 and Dont Look Up in 2021.

TV films

In 2019 he appeared in Walk of fame a Hollywood where he was the starring. In Atlanta he opened up another studio. He produced a number of famous Tv films including The walking Dead and Black Panther.

Tyler Perry Awards

In 2020, in Times Magazine he appeared in the top 100 list of the most powerful people. That same year during the Primetime Emmy Awards he received Governor’s Award. In 2022 he was included in the Black Music and Entertainment Walk of Fame. Outside studio Perry was a philanthropist where he worked for the marginalized and the homeless.

Tyler Perry Net worth

Perry’s net worth is estimated to be at around $1 billion.