Perry bought Dean Gardens in August 2010 which is a 58 acre estate in Atlanta.
Perry’s first book Don’t Make a Black woman Take Off Her Earring: Madea’s Uninhibited Commentaries on Love and Life was voted Book of the Year Best Humor Book at the 2006 Quill Awards.
Tyler Perry stands tall at the height of 6 feet 5 inches and is hefty looking.
He became inspired by the Oprah Winfrey Show and started writing a series of letters to himself that later went on to become the base of the musical named I Know I’ve Been changed.
He moved to Atlanta in 1990 and after two years I Know I’ve Been Changed was performed at a community theater. When he was 28 years old, Tyler retooled and restaged the play in Atlanta’s House of Blue Theatre. By 2005 Tyler had became very famous and Forbes reported in 2005 that the play had sold more than $100 million in tickets, $30 million in videos and $20 million in merchandise.
He was named the highest paid man in entertainment by Forbes in 2011 when he earned $130 million between May 20.
Tyler is the recipient of two BET Comedy Awards both for his acting and writing in Diary of a Mad Black Woman. (a Carpenter), mother Willie Maxine Perry and three siblings.He later learned that his own father had molested his friend.Tyler recently took a DNA test that showed that Emmitt Sr. Tyler earned a GED but has not completed his high school.Tyler is an African American and his ethnicity is black.His sexuality is straight but due to his cross-dressing black woman character Madea, Tyler is often mistaken for being gay.Tyler then wrote, produced,directed and starred in the film Why Did I Get Married? Next “The Family That Preys” released on 12 September 2008. Again Tyler wrote, directed and starred in 2009’s I Can Do Bad All By Myself. Then on November 5 2010 Tyler released a film adaptation of Ntozake Shange’s 1975 choreopoem For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf which was directed by him.