Advertisement
Tyler Perry

Tyler Perry

American actor, director, screenwriter, playwright, producer, author, and songwriter
Perry was born and raised in New Orleans, to Willie Maxine (Campbell) and Emmitt Perry, Sr. His mother was a church-goer and took Perry along with her once a week. His father was a carpenter and they had a very strained and abusive relationship, which led Perry to suffer from depression as a teenager.In 1991, he was working an office job, when he saw an episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986) discussing the therapeutic nature of writing.Wikipedia
BornSeptember 13, 1969
HometownNew Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Net worth$800 million
Height6'5" (1.96m)
PartnerGelila Bekele
ParentsWillie Maxine Perry, Emmitt Perry, Sr.
Profile

Photos

Credit: Getty Images, Rotten Tomatoes, Gracenote Media Services

Videos

022624 entertainment 530 am

022624 entertainment 530 am
  • 02:58
  • 01:10
  • 05:06
  • 07:43
  • 02:31
  • 01:48
  • 08:24
  • 03:58
  • 03:58
  • 03:10

MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Tyler Perry's A Madea Homecoming
Tyler Perry's A Madea Homecoming
1h 47min
2022
Tyler Perry's A Fall From Grace
Tyler Perry's A Fall From Grace
2h
2020
Tyler Perry's A Madea Family Funeral
Tyler Perry's A Madea Family Funeral
PG-13
1h 49min
2019
Tyler Perry's Boo 2! A Madea Halloween
Tyler Perry's Boo 2! A Madea Halloween
PG-13
1h 41min
2017
Tyler Perry's Boo! A Madea Halloween
Tyler Perry's Boo! A Madea Halloween
PG-13
1h 43min
2016
Tyler Perry's Madea's Tough Love
Tyler Perry's Madea's Tough Love
PG
1h 5min
2015
Gone Girl
Gone Girl
R
2h 29min
2014
Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas
Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas
PG-13
1h 40min
2013
Alex Cross
Alex Cross
PG-13
1h 41min
2012
Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection
Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection
PG-13
1h 54min
2012
Tyler Perry's Good Deeds
Tyler Perry's Good Deeds
PG-13
1h 51min
2012
Tyler Perry's Madea's Big Happy Family
Tyler Perry's Madea's Big Happy Family
PG-13
1h 46min
2011
Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too?
Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too?
PG-13
2h 1min
2010
Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself
Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself
PG-13
1h 53min
2009
Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail
Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail
PG-13
1h 43min
2009

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
2022Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureDon't Look UpNominated