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Tyler Perry-TV Shows, Movies, Books, Wife, Kids, Height, Net Worth, Age

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Tyler Perry-TV Shows, Movies, Books, Wife, Kids, Height, Net Worth, Age

BET Award-winning American actor, writer, producer, director, and comedian Tyler Perry is best known for making the TV series Tyler Perry's House of Payne, which ran from 2006 to 2012, and The Haves and the Have Nots.

He is known for acting in movies like Star Trek, starring Chris Pine and Zoe Saldana, Alex Cross, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles:
Out of the Shadows, and Gone Girl with Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, and Neil Patrick Harris.

What is Tyler Perry's Net Worth?

The Black Movie Award-winning actor has an estimated net worth of $600 million from his career in the entertainment business.

Tyler started with $12,000, which he invested in the making of drama I Know I've Been Changed and now has a massive wealth.

Earnings and Salary 

According to Celebrity Net Worth, his salary is $80 million and he personally earns between $100-$150 million every year.

Tyler Perry was listed in Forbes 2011's list of highest-paid men entertainment with an estimated earnings of $130 million.

Perry earned $13 million as royalty from Why Did I Get Married Too? (2010) for his role as writer, director, and producer. 

He earned $8 million from the sales of the DVD version of I Can Do Bad All by Myself and $2 million from Precious in 2009.

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In 2005 Tyler earned $75 million from the sales of tickets and DVDs of his eight plays. Later in 2007, the American director signed a $200 million contract with TBS for a 100-episode of the show Tyler Perry's House of Payne.

His earning for different years have been enlisted below:

  • 2008 - $125 million
  • 2009 - $75 million
  • 2010 - $125 million
  • 2012 - $105 million
  • 2013 - $78 million
  • 2014 - $70 million

Residence and Cars

The Boston Society of Film Critics Awards winning writer spends most oh his time in Atlanta where he is having his new house built over 1,200 acres of land. The 35,000 sq ft mansion is being constructed near his Tyler Perry Studios.

He previously lived in another 35,000 sq foot mansion in Atlanta which he later sold in 2016 for $17.5 million. 

Tyler purchased a home in Beverly Hills in August of 2017 for $14.5 million which he later put in the market for $16.995 million. The property was bought by Pharrell Williams for $15.6 million in May 2018.

In 2013 the estimated value of Perry's Avec Chateau was $13.5 million and Dean Gardens was valued at $7.6 million. The Garden was previously put for sale at $40 million but Tyler obtained it for very little but required heavy maintenance for which he paid $1.5 million. Dean Garden's bathrooms are accommodated with 24 karat gold sinks which cost the original owner Larry Dean a clean $88,000. 

He purchased 20 acres of land on the White Bay Cay Island, Bahamas for $6.4 million in 2009. 


Tyler was previously an owner of a Gulfstream V plane which has an estimated price of $65 million. However, records say that he sold it to Kenneth Copeland Ministries for a price ranging between $6 million and $12 million.

His garage also houses a few luxurious cars like a Rolls Royce Ghost whose cost ranges between $528,220 to $722,700, Bentley GT sports coupe that can be bought for $200,000, 2 Range Rovers worth $120,000 each, and a Cadillac Escalade of $76,500.

Tyler Perry's Short Bio

He was born as Emmitt Perry Jr. on 13th September 1969 in New Orleans, Louisiana in the United States to Willie Maxine Perry and Emmitt Perry Sr. He has two sisters named Yulanda Wilkins and Melva Porter and a brother called Emmbre Perry.

50-years-old Tyler is in a long-term relationship with Gelila Bekele since 2007, and the two have a son named Aman Tyler Perry born on 30th November 2014.

Besides that, he has also been in relationships with Tyra Banks and Tasha Smith.