Tyler Perry net worth: African-American actor, author, director and producer, Tyler Perry has a net worth of $400 million.
Tyler Perry was born as Emmitt Perry Jr. on September 13, 1969 to an abusive father and a loving mother both of whom have inspired Tyler in being what he is today. Tyler found his passion as a writer in his early twenties, when he wrote a play inspired by his own childhood, “I know I’ve been changed”, and later on he showed it in the theaters. This was the play that earned him millions of dollars and audience, with his perseverance and trust in his ability. Hopping on to the film-making, producing and acting Tyler has made himself renowned in Hollywood.
With his entrepreneurship skills, Tyler saw his future in film-making where he risked his millions to earn 20 times as much with his movies that sell themselves all around the world. His highly successful Tyler Perry’s House of Payne, that follows the African American household of three generations was a part of his $200 million deal with TBS which also earned him $100 million more from tickets.
Tyler Perry now has a deal with Oprah Winfrey Network for his newer series such as “The Haves and Have Nots” and “Love Thy Neighbors” gaining more and more viewers which has significantly benefited OWN as well as Tyler himself.
Tyler is the only filmmaker in the history to have five films open #1 at the box office for five years till 2013 and is the highest paid personality in entertainment business earning around $ 150 million a year. His ability to effortlessly mold into roles of an actor, producer, writer and director has made him quite a Richie rich. He owns a private island, a private jet, three or more mansions around U.S.A and has a cool collection of luxury cars.
The most eligible bachelor of Hollywood , Tyler has a son, Aman Tyler Perry, with his girlfriend Gelila Bekele. This multi-talented personality has a net worth of $400 million as of now, and is among the richest celebrities in the world.
Quick Facts about Tyler Perry
Full Name: Emmitt Perry Jr.
Profession: writer, actor, producer, director, entrepreneur
Height: 6ft 5 inches
Weight: 88 kg (195 lbs)
Ethnicity: African American
Date of Birth: September 13, 1969
Place of Birth: New Orleans, Louisiana
Marital status: Single
Astrological sign: Virgo