Tyler Perry Age, Movies, Wife, Net Worth, Studio, Billionaire

Tyler Perry 

Tyler Perry is one of the famous Hollywood actors, Director, Producer, and Screenwriter and he listed himself in 2011 Forbes Highest richest people. Now he is being the highest-paid person in the entertainment industry who earned $130 million US from 2010-2011.

Perry well known for his creativity and performed the Madea character, a tough elderly woman. He built a huge empire of entertainment that he built-in which his better successful movies, plays, and best-selling books are included.

Tyler Perry Biography 

Tyler Perry’s full name is Emmitt Perry Jr. and he was born on 13 September 1969 in New Orleans, Louisiana and now his current age is 51 years as of 2021. His birth sign is Virgo. He belongs to the Christian religion and his nationality is American.

Tyler Perry Family Background

His father is a carpenter who at the hands abuses him suffering for years. He also sexually abused by his four elders. He lived with his one brother and two sisters. 

He loved his mother and grew up closed to her, his mother brought him to church and introduced him to Christianity but his mother died in 2009. Perry said that he cries in the middle of the night because he missed her.

Tyler Perry Body Measurements

Perry’s face color is wheateous and keeps his height 1.96 m and weight is 88 kg. His eye color is brown and his hair color is black, hair size is tiny small.

Tyler Perry Education

He dropped out of his higher school education but he eventually passed his high school examination. He eventually earned a General Educational Development (GED) Degree

Tyler Perry Quotes:


1. “Stay in your lane and do what you’re supposed to do.”

2. “Life is sometimes hard, and you have to laugh your way through it.”

3. “It doesn’t matter if a million people tell you what you can’t do, or if ten million people tell you no. If you get one yes from God, that’s all you need.”

Tyler Perry Early Life & Career

Tyler Perry’s childhood is passed in a tough position. In 1992 he directed, produced, and starred in the music video, I Know I’ve Been Changed.

I Can Do Bad All by Myself, who brought to life the character Madea and that be would be a string of his upcoming successful movies. He also developed lots of tv shows, in which House of Payne is one of his favorite.

He also worked in successful movies like Alex Cross (2012), Gone Girl (2014), and Vice (2018).

In 2019 he built his own studio Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta whose cost is $250 million.

With his routine torture he escaped from home and at 16 he changed his first name to Tyler so that he is separated from his father.

Perry dropped out of high school and trying to discover his passion.

He got inspired by watching an episode of Oprah Winfrey’s talk show, in which a comment line motivated him, how writing about difficult experiences could lead to personal breakthroughs.

After that, he made a series, which is based on the musical I Know I’ve Been Changed.

The show became successful because it is based on the subject of child abuse. 

After saving $12000 he debuted the show which is directed and produced in 1992 at Atlanta theater.

He gets disappointed when only 30 audiences come to see the show, but he stages the show in various cities but it’s not got him success.

After that in 1998, he once again tries to win the audience over the theater, he rented out the house of Blues in Atlanta for another production of I Know I’ve Been Changed. Soon he won the hearts of audiences and he earned critical acclaim and commercial success.

The next project is Madea, A grandma with the gun-toting, sharp-tongued first appeared in his 2000 play, I Can Do Bad All by Myself. Next, he appeared in Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2001).

After that, he made his play by including Madea features which, Madea’s Family Reunion (2002) and Madea’s Class Reunion (2003)

After that, he debuted his career in the movie, Diary of a Mad Black Woman, whose starrer was Kimberly Elise as the scorned wife and Steve Harris as the adulterous husband. Its box office collection is more than $50 million. Other Madea’s Family Reunion (2006) which turn over is more than $63 million at the box office.

He started his first TV show House of Payne on the TBS network.

Madea’s Big Happy Family (2011), Madea’s Witness Protection (2012), A Madea Christmas (2014), the animated Madea’s Tough Love and Boo! A Madea Halloween (2016)

Perry did also title the role of the crime drama Alex Cross (2012), the romantic dramas Good Deeds (2012) and Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor (2013), and the comedy-drama The Single Moms Club (2014)


He wrote the book in 2006 which is one of the best-selling books of the year. Don’t Make a Black Woman Take off Her Earrings: Madea’s Uninhibited Commentaries on Love and Life.

With his book popularity, he also honored by two Quill Awards- one is Book of the Year and the second is Best in Humor.

Tyler Perry Marital Status & Affairs

Perry’s marital status is in a relationship with Gelela Bekele (2009) and both have one child whose birth is in 2014, named Aman. Both mate with each other in a concert in 2007. ‘

Tyler Perry Awards and Honors

His revamped version of I Know I’ve Been Changes got $100 million in tickets, in 2005.

In 2005, Diary of a Mad Black Woman won a Black Movie Award for Outstanding Achievement in Screenwriting.

He won two Quill Awards in 2006, for Book of the Year and Best Humor Book for Don’t Make a Black Woman Take off Her Earrings: Madea’s Uninhibited Commentaries on Love and Life.

 He also honored two times NAACP Image Awards for the years 2010 and 2011.

He also awarded the People’s Choice Awards as the Favorite Humanitarian of the year 2013.

Perry a star in 2019 for his Madea franchise honored by the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Tyler Perry Upcoming Movies

Perry’s trademark character is Madea, which was created in his play in which a gun-toting, rambunctious, brutally honest grandmother role was played in drag.

I Can Do Bad All by Myself (2000; film 2009).

Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2001; film 2005), Madea’s Family Reunion (2002; film 2006), Madea’s Class Reunion (2003), Madea Goes to Jail (2005; film 2009), Madea’s Big Happy Family (2010; film 2011), A Madea Christmas (2011; film 2013), and Madea’s Neighbors from Hell (2014).

Upcoming movies

Not yet planned

Tyler Perry Net Worth

Net worth is $97 million US.

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Tyler Perry Wiki and Biography

Real Name Emmitt Perry Jr
Nickname(s) Tyler Perry
Profession(s) Hollywood actors, Director, Producer,

and Screenwriter

Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters- 196 cm
in meters- 1.96 m
in feet inches- 6′5″
Weight (approx.) in kilograms- 85 kg
in pounds- 187 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.) – Chest: 45 Inches
– Waist: 38 Inches
– Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black
Personal Life
Date of Birth 13 September 1969
Age (as in 2021) 51 Years
Birthplace New Orleans, Louisiana
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Virgo
Nationality American
Hometown New Orleans, Louisiana
School Drop out Higher School
College/University Not Known
Educational Qualification(s) General Educational Development

(GED) Degree

Debut Play– I Can Do Bad All by Myself 2000

Film– I Can Do Bad All by Myself 2009

TV Shows– TBS series House of Payne 2007

Religion Christian
Food Habit Not confirmed
Hobbies Playing Music, Writing Books
Awards/Honours 1.In 2005, Diary of a Mad Black Woman

won a Black Movie Award

2. Two Quill Awards in 2006

3. Two times NAACP Image Awards

(2010 and 2011)

4. Perry a star in 2019 honored by

Hollywood Walk of Fame

Girls, Affairs and More
Marital Status In relationship
Affairs/Girlfriends Gelela Bekele (2007)
Marriage Date He never got married.
Wife/Spouse Gelela Bekele (2009)
Children Son–  Aman Tyler Perry (30th November 2014)
Daughter–  None
Parents Father– Emmitt Perry Sr., a carpenter
Mother– Willie Maxine Perry
Siblings Brother– Emmbre Perry
Sister– Yulanda Wilkins and Melva Porter
Favorite Things
Favorite Food(s) Milk Cow, Burgers and Cookies
Favorite Inspiration Person(s) Oprah Winfrey
Favorite Film(s) Aliens, The Wiz, The Color Purple,

The Illusionist

Favorite Friends Oprah, Jennifer Hudson, Megan Markle
Favorite Band(s)Perfume Not updated
Favorite Music(s) Loves listening to

R & B, Jazz, and Gospel music

Favorite Color (s) Red
Favorite Song Not updated
Favorite Sports Player Not updated
Favorite Sport Not updated
Style Quotient
Cars Collection Not updated
Bikes Collection Not updated
Money Factor
Salary (approx.) Not defined
Net Worth (approx.) $97 million
Social Account
Studio TylerPerryStudio
Instagram TylerPerry
IMdb IMdb
Website TylerPerry
Wikipedia TylerPerry

Tyler Perry Latest Update

Tyler Perry Favorite Things, Like & Dislike

Famous Friends: Oprah, Jennifer Hudson, Megan Markle

Favorite Color: Red

Favorite Food: Burgers and Cookies

Smoking/ Drinking: He stopped drinking in 2012, and he doesn’t smoke.

Tyler Perry Unknown Facts

He described his father as a man whose “whose answer to everything was to beat it out of you.”