Tyler Perry
Tyler Perry
Real Name/Full Name Tyler Perry
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Tyler Perry
Birth Place: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 13 September 1969
Age/How Old: 54 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 196 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 5″
Weight: In Kilograms – 102 Kg
In Pounds – 225 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Emmitt Perry
Mother – Willie Maxine Perry
Siblings: Emmbre Perry (brother), Yulanda Wilkins (sister), Melva porter (sister)
School: N/A
College: N/A
Religion: Christianity
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: N/A
Girlfriend: Gelila Bekele (2009–2020)
Wife/Spouse Name: N/A
Kids/Children Name: Aman Tyler Perry
Profession: Actor, Director, producer, Screenwriter
Net Worth: $1 billion
Last Updated: June 2024

Tyler Perry is an American actor plus a director and well-known producer with a talent of a screenwriter. Tyler was listed as the highest-paid man in May 2010- 2011. Therefore, Tyler performed and created his excellent character as Madea being a tough older woman. His films making of films in different styles varied from orthodox filmmaking techniques to making film productions of live stage plays.

He wrote a lot, and he produced many stages of life during the 1990s and early 2000s. He also developed many television series famously known as Tyler Perry’s House Of Payne, which ran for at least eight seasons on TBS started from June 21, 2006, to August 10, 2012.

Well, how well do you know about Tyler Perry? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Tyler Perry’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Tyler Perry to date.

Biography and Early Life

Tyler Perry was born to Emmitt Perry Jr., being the son of Willie Maxine Perry in New Orleans, Louisiana. It is known that his father was a carpenter has too he had three siblings with him. Telling about his father, he said his father had an answer to everything was “beat it out of you.” Therefore many times, Tyler attempted suicide only to escape from his father’s beatings on him. His mother always took him to church that too every week. For distancing himself from his father at the age of 16, he changed his name from Emmitt to Tyler.

After several years later, he moved to revealed for the first time when he saw the film named Precious; he revealed that he had been molested by a friend’s mother whose age when he was ten years old. He was molested after that many times by three men before and then after he learned that his father had molested his friend. It was indicated when his DNA test was taken and found that Emmitt Perry was not Tyler’s biological father.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Tyler Perry in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Tyler Perry’s age is 54 years old as of today’s date 18th June 2024 having been born on 13 September 1969. Though, he is 6′ 5″ in feet and inches and 196 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 225lbs in Pound and 102kg in Kilograms.


Perry did not complete his high school; he only earned his degree at GED and later decided to pursue his career in acting.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

In his early 20s, when he was watching an episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show, he learned and heard from that the effects of an act in which they sometimes describe the act of writings can have, and therefore enabling to work by the author he worked himself out of his problems. And this whole thing, the whole words, inspired him to make himself the best in his career of writings.

He very soon wrote a series and starting writing letters to himself, which became the basics of the musical name I know I have changed.

Is Tyler Perry Gay?

No, Tyler Perry is not gay. He is a famous producer of films and a very talented actor. Therefore his sexual orientation is straight.

Professional Career

Tyler was soon moved to Atlanta in around the 1990s where two years back, he first performed on I know I have changed that too at an essential community theatre, where he was also financed at the age of 22, and his life savings were around $12000. The play that was played includes many things like dignity; all were about Christians the forgiveness, and self-worth while also addressing child abuse and lousy functioning of families. In the next six years, Perry repeatedly wrote about musical themes, and all his reviews were continued in 1998. He made his success at the age of 28, where he tooled the plays named ‘House of Blues’ at the Fox Theatre.

He always continued to stage on new productions, and he devoted himself to large audiences of African and American. Forbes reported that he had sold his tickets of about $100 million and around $30 million in his videos of shows which also estimated in merchandise as $20 million. He did at least 300 live shows, and audiences are occurring on his shows are an average of 35000 people.


  • In 2006, he was awarded as Quill Award for humor and the Quill award for the “Book Of The Year.”
  • In 2005, he was awarded a Black Movie Award for outstanding achievement in screenwriting.
  • In 2009, he was awarded the BET Honours Media Award.
  • In 2010, he made out an award of NAACP Image award, which is a chairman’s award.
  • In 2011, he made an award for NAACP Image Award for the “Outstanding Director.”
  • In 2019, he was again awarded by BET of Ultimate Icon, and recently, in 2020, he was awarded by Primetime Emmy Governors award and also People Choice Award for “People Champion.”

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Tyler Perry in 2024

Tyler Perry Net Worth
Tyler Perry Net Worth

Currently, his net worth is $1 billion, talking about recent 2024, and after all, he is so successful in his life, he deserved for his hard work and gain.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Tyler Perry got his inspiration from Oprah Winfrey that is the reason why he started writing.
  • He has a very tough childhood, still, he managed to succeed by his hard work.

Tyler Perry is a unique, successful, and talented man who is suffering through many issues and still gained a lot in his life more than he expected. His hard work and inspiration to move on and revealing himself out was the turning point of a good in his life. Therefore getting inspired by a man like Tyler Perry is worth it.


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