Tyler Perry; Wife, Age, Kids, Bio, Net Worth, Studio, Movies, Net Worth

Published Date: 19 Jan, 2020 Updated date: 19 Jan, 2020 By Celebs Podium

Tyler Perry, age 50, has one of the largest studios under his name where the blockbuster Marvel movie, Black Panther was filmed. The actor’s net worth shines in million-dollar figures from professional acting, writing, and producing work for over 27 years.

American actor and writer Tyler Perry is best for the role of Rory in the 2020 movie A Fall from Grace. In the same film, he also had a significant part as a writer and producer.

Tyler Perry Bio & Family

The actor was born as Emmitt Perry Jr. on 13 September 1969 in New Orleans, Louisiana to parents, late Willie Maxine Perry (née Campbell) and Emmitt Perry Sr. His other family member include of his three siblings; a brother, Emmbre Perry and two sisters, Yulanda and Melva Perry. Due to severe illness, his mom passed away at age 64 on 8 December 2009.

As a part of education, he did his GED but not complete high school. Tyler stands at the height of 6 feet 4.25 inches (193.7 cm) tall and weighs around 102 kg.

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Career & Net Worth

The 50-year-old has a net worth of $600 million from professional acting since 1992. Some of the names of his movies are A Fall from Grace (2020), Vice (2018), The Star (2017), Good Deeds (2012), and Star Trek (2009). He did the role of Rory in A Fall from Grace, which was written and directed by him, which also includes his role as a producer.

Tyler Perry’ movie still as Rory in A Fall from Grace in 2020 (Picture: BBC)

Apart from movies, his TV works include Sistas (2019- ), The Paynes (2018- ), If Loving You is Wrong (2014), to name a few. The actor back in 2007 bought a 17-acre estate in the Paces neighborhood of Buckhead, Atlanta, which he sold for $17.5 million in May 2016.

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Does Tyler Have a Wife?

Tyler’s partner’s name is Gelila Bekele. Together the longtime couple shares their only son Aman Tyler Perry with no other kids, born on 30 November 2014. The couple is seen in many public events and movie award nights together.

Tyler Perry and Gelila Bekele at the 6th Annual Charity: Ball benefiting charity: water at the 69th Regiment Armory on 12 December 2011 in New York City (Picture: Zimbio)

However, Gelila is yet to be his wife because they have not walked the wedding aisle yet. By profession, Gelila is a model.

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Some Interesting Facts About Tyler Perry

  • Tyler’s father is a professional carpenter.
  • Emmitt Sr. was not Perry’s biological father per DNA test.
  • During early childhood, he tried to commit suicide to avoid his father’s beatings.
  • The actor’s mom used to take him to church every week for refuge and contentment.
  • To distance from his father, he changed his name legally from Emmitt to Tyler at age 16.
  • At age 10, he was molested, and his father also did the same activity to his friend.
  • Tyler Perry Studios is one of the largest film studios in the U.S. He is the first African-American to own a major film studio outright.
  • On 19 February 2018, he on his IG announced filing the blockbuster Marvel film, Black Panther.
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