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Tyler Perry Net Worth : $400 Million
Tyler Perry is a Actor and Director. And who doesn’t know him as a songwriter and author. Tyler Perry net worth is $400 million.
Quick Facts About Tyler Perry
Full Name "Tyler" Emmitt Perry Jr Profession Actor, Author, Director, Song and Screenwriter Height 1.96m Ethnicity African-American Nationality American Date Of Birth September 13, 1969 Place Of Birth New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. Marital Status Married to Ethiopian model Gelila Bekele Achievements Won The BET Honors Media Award of Year 2009 Twitter Account twitter.com/tylerperry
Tyler Perry was born on September 13, 1969 in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. Early days of his childhood was full from challenges. Perry disliked his father and once he was so afraid of beaten by his father that he attempted a unsuccessful suicide. For the same reason, he legally changed his name to Tyler. So that he could go away from his father.
His interest towards writing was born when he was watching a show of “The Oprah Winfrey Show” He then started letter writing to himself. He same concept was applied in Musical I Know I’ve Been Changed. He also did playwriting and stage-play films.
Around 1990, He decided to move and make his life running in Atlanta. After two years, Musical I Know I’ve Been Changed was released and it added $12000 to Tyler Perry Net Worth. It was starting time of his career. To collect dollars for his first film launch, Perry raised $5.5 million. It was the movie Diary of a Mad Black Woman. He earned $50.6 million from same. Perry won BET Comedy Awards for this.
Tyler Perry then released numerous hits on box office. Daddy’s Little Girls and Why Did I Get Married? were released back to back. Why Did I Get Married? added US $21.4 million to Tyler Perry Net Worth in first week only.
In 2005, Famous magazine Forbes announced that Tyler produces more than 300 live shows each year. And on an average of 35,000 people watches his shows per week. Perry began TV show Tyler Perry’s House of Payne on June 21, 2006. It got a big hit in U.S and run for eight seasons. Tyler signed 100 episode deal with Satellite Television Channel TBS for US$200 million. All seasons of this show got high ratings.
Lions Gate Entertainment is co-producer of all Perry’s films. They also manage distribution of perry’s films. They are thinking on release of his films in United Kingdom very soon. His latest releases are Madea’s Tough Love (2015) and Gone Girl (2014). Perry is soon going to appear in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Half Shell and Brain on Fire next year.
Forbes listed Tyler as the highest paid man in music and entertainment world. Between mid of 2010 and 2011, perry made more than $130 million from entertainment industry. Which undoubtedly gave rise to Tyler Perry Net Worth.