Tyler Perry: Wiki, Bio, Age, Movies, Career, Wife Net Worth, House, Actor

Tyler Perry: Wiki, Bio, Age, Movies, Career, Wife Net Worth, House, Studios, American actor, Height, Weight, Children, Family: Tyler Perry, whose original birth name was Emmitt Perry Jr. was born on 13 September 1969 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is an very popular American actor and director along with a great producer and screenwriter. He is a multi-talented personality. He is also one of the highest-paid American actors. Get to know all about him in the article below.

Tyler Perry

Tyler Perry Early Life

Tyler Perry, with the original birth name as Emmitt Perry Jr., was born on 13 September 1969 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is currently 51 years old. His mother’s name was Willie Maxine Perry who was primarily from Campbell and his father’s name was Emmitt Perry Sr. His father was a carpenter by profession and very aggressive and dominating by nature. According to Tyler Perry, once in his childhood, he even tried to attempt suicide to escape from his father’s beatings.

Tyler’s mother was a calm and spiritual lady, in contrast to his father obviously. They used to go to church regularly.

It was years later after distancing himself from his father that Tyler Perry got to know that Emmitt was not his real father and therefore, he was so cruel.

Tyler does not have a high school degree because he never completed high school education but earned a GED.

Tyler is a Christian. His wife’s name is Gelila Bekele.

Tyler Perry

Tyler Perry Career

Initially, Tyler Perry wanted a career in writing because he was convinced that writing can have a therapeutic effect on the writers and helps them calm their mind, heart and soul, so he used to write letters to himself as a teenager.

Later, in 1990, Tyler shifted to Atlanta where he started performing in community theatres, a show named I know I’ve been changed, this show revolved around the things which he wrote in the letters to himself. He was 22 years at that time and used his life savings for his career.

Having a rough childhood, he was very sensitive to the topic of forgiveness, love, self-worth and dignity. Then he started giving musical performances for the next 6 years and grew very famous. He grew a large and devoted African-American audience by the year 2005. He was ranked as the highest-paid man in the entertainment industry by Forbes in 2011, earning US$ 130 Million between 2010-2011.

Tyler Personal Life

After a few years of his stardom, Tyler Perry opened his own film and music studio under the name of Tyler Perry Studios which was a former 330 acre military base in Atlanta.

As a director, producer, actor and screenwriter, he has given birth to many inspiring, touching and great films and music albums of all time. Some of the films are– Diary of a Mad Black Woman(2005), Madea’ s Family Reunion(2006), Daddy’s Little Girls and Why did I get married, both in 2007, Meet The Browns and The Family That Preys , both in 2008, I can Do Bad All By Myself (2009), Why Did I get Married Too (2010), Good Deeds (2012), Alex Cross (2012), Peeples (2013), The Single Moms Club(2014), Gone Girl (2014), Brain on Fire(2016), Nobody’s Fool (2018). His latest movie of 2021 is PAW Patrol: The Movie and upcoming movie of 2022 is A Madea Homecoming.

He has also produced and directed many TV Shows including House Of Payne, Meet the Browns, For Better or Worse, The Haves and The Have Nots, Love The Neighbor, If Loving You Is Wrong, Too Close To Home, The Passion, The Paynes, The Oval, Sistas, Young Dylan, Bruh and so on.

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Tyler Bio, Height, Weight, Profile, Net Worth

Real Name Tyler Perry
Nickname N/A
Gender Male
Profession Actor, Producer, Director
Height (approx.) in feet inches– 6’ 5”
Weight (approx.) in kilograms– 102 kg
Figure Measurements (approx.) Not Known
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black
Date of Birth 13 September 1969
Age (as in 2018) 51 Years
Birth Place New Orleans, Louisiana, US
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Virgo
Nationality American
Hometown New Orleans, Louisiana
School Not Known
College/University Not Known
Educational Qualification Not Known
Religion Christian
Ethnicity Black
Caste Not Known
Address Not Known
Hobbies/Interests Writing
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Boyfriends/Girlfriends Not Known
Sexuality Straight
Parents Father: Emmitt Perry Sr.

Mother: Willie Maxine Perry

Siblings Emmbre Perry, Yulanda Wilkins, Melva Porter
Husband/Wife/Spouse Gelila Bekele
Children N/A
Net Worth 100 crores USD

Some lesser-known facts about Tyler 

  • Tyler Perry loves to eat burgers and cookies.
  • His favourite singer is Tim McGraw.
  • As a child, Tyler Perry loved to play with remote-controlled aeroplanes.
  • As a kid, he had suffered from Asthma.
  • Tyler Perry has been a constant supporter of the Feeding America Foundation and has opened around 200 food banks.
  • At the age of 16, he changed his name legally from Emmitt to Tyler to break links from his father in any way.

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