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Tyler Perry Net Worth, Movies, Career, Personal Life | 2021

Do you know what is the net worth of Tyler Perry, who is a well-known Hollywood actor and producer? Find out his total earnings, personal life, early career and movies.

Tyler Perry Net Worth
Total Net Worth in 2021:$600 Million
Popular Name:Tyler Perry
Age:51 уеаrѕ оld
Date of Birth:Sep 13, 1969
Place of Birth:New Orleans, Louisiana
Height:6ft 6in
Weight:85 kg
Marital Status:Single
Girlfriend:Gelila Bekele
Kids:Aman Tyler Perry
Profession:Actor, Director, Producer, Author
Last Updated:2021
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Tyler Perry is an American actor, director, author and screenwriter. He has achieved massive success and fame in his multi-niche career.

In his entertainment career, he has produced 25 stage productions, 10 TV shows and over 30 movies, which made him one of the most financially successful people in the world.

He portrayed the character of Madea for almost a decade, which is one of the reasons behind his success. He is a nobleman and his partnership with Oprah Winfrey Network helped him a lot to reach a wider set of audiences.

Age, Height and Weight

Tyler Perry is 51 years old as of 2021.

He was born on Sep 13, 1969, at New Orleans, Louisiana.

Tyler Perry height is 6 ft 6 in (1.96 m) and weight is 85 kg.

Early Life and Career

Tyler Perry is not someone who grew up with a silver spoon. He has been through intense poverty, depression and child abuse. The situation was so worse that he even decided to commit suicide in his younger age. At the age of 16, he dropped out of his school and left his home as well. 

Once he heard a comment on the Oprah Winfrey show stating, “Writing can help people to conquer and fight depression”.

This changed his way of thinking and perspective towards life. Being inspired by that statement, he started writing his infamous musical script ‘I Know I’ve Been Changed’. The play got so famous that it became his first major hit in the late 90s.

This achievement helped Tyler to reach new heights in his journey. After that, he portrayed many roles and characters in his later films.

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Personal Life

Tyler mother was William Maxie who passed away in 2009 due to illness. His father is Sr. Emmitt Perry who is a carpenter by profession and the biggest reason behind Perry’s child abuse.

Tyler always remains in rumours about his love affairs and relationships.

He is still not married but he had a long affair with model Gelila Bekele since 2009. They lived together for many years and gave birth to their son named Aman Tyler Perry.

Tyler and Bekele tried to hide their son from public events and conferences.

Tyler Perry Girlfriend
Tyler Perry Girlfriend

Tyler Perry Net Worth and Earnings

As of 2021, Tyler Perry net worth is $600 million.

He is one of the most paid celebrities on the planet. In 2011, Forbes dubbed him as the highest-paid actor among all. Tyler makes around $120 million to $150 million every year from his salary.

Around 80% of Tyler Perry net worth generates through his movies and TV shows. His official merchandise, investments and sponsor deals also add a handsome amount to his wealth.

He also owns a private studio for his TV screenings and other private events.

Assets and Investments

Talking more about Tyler Perry net worth, he owns a lot of assets. 

He is the owner of many houses and mansions in many parts of the world. He usually spends a good amount of time in Atlanta where he owns most of his real estate properties. He sold his 35,000 sq. ft. Atlanta mansion in 2016 for a massive $18 million. He reportedly lives for 9 years in that mansion.

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List of Tyler Perry Houses

  • 15,000 sq. ft. residence, White Bay Cay island, Bahamas
  • 17 Acre-land mansion in Atlanta
  • 1100 Acre fully owned farmhouse in New Manchester Georgia
  • Glass Walled House in Beverly Hills Mansion
  • Dean Gardens Estate in Johns Creek

Along with big houses, Tyler owns luxurious supercars as well. He has Bentley GT Sports Coupe with premium interior designing. He also has a Ferrari and a BMW car.

Tyler is one of the fortunate celebrities who own their personal private jets. The superstar has a Gulfstream 3 private jet, which he purchased for $40 million. The jet has all premium facilities like Theatre, snooker, big TV screens, and other needful things.

Awards and Achievements

Perry has received many awards and nominations throughout his career and the list is never-ending. Some of his great achievements are:

  • Hollywood Walk of Fame Star (2019)
  • BET Ultimate Icon Award (2019)
  • People’s Choice Award for Favorite Humanitarian (2017)
  • Gracie Award (2015)
  • African-American Film Critics Association Award (AAFCA) (2015)
  • Golden Raspberry Award (2014)
  • CinemaCon USA Award (2011)

Movies and TV shows

Tyler Perry most popular and highest-grossing movies are:

  • Madea Goes to Jail (2009) – $90 million
  • Boo! A Madea Halloween (2016) – $73 million
  • Madea’s Witness Protection (2012) – $65 million
  • Madea’s Family Reunion (2006) – $63 million
  • Why Did I Get Married Too? (2010) – $60 million
  • Why Did I Get Married? (2007) – $55 million
  • Madea’s Big Happy Family (2011) – $53 million

Tyler Perry famous TV shows and Plays are:

  • The Haves and The Have Nots (2013)
  • If Loving You is Wrong (2014)
  • The Paynes (2018)
  • For Better or Worse (2011)
  • Madea Goes to Jail (2006)


How tall is Tyler Perry?

The height of Tyler Perry is 6 foot 6 inches (1.96 m).

Is Tyler Perry Gay?

No, Tyler denied in an interview about his chances of being a gay.

Who is the wife of Tyler Perry?

He is still single as of 2021 and he is not married to anyone in the past.