51-Year-Old Actor and Film Studio Owner Tyler Perry Wiki-Bio | His Age, Height, Partner, Wife, Children & Net Worth!

Tyler Perry is one of the well-known Hollywood icons who is an actor, writer, producer, and director. Likewise, he is also one of the highest-paid men in entertainment earning $130 million in a year. Tyler is notable for creating and performing the Madea character in several movies. Besides, he has created and working in many movies and TV shows.

One of the 100 Most Influential People, there is much to know on the amazing Tyler Perry. Learn more on the Hollywood star and get to know more on him including his dating life, children, net worth, and much more.

Celeb Facts

Birth NameTyler Perry
BirthdaySeptember 13, 1969
BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana
Zodiac SignVirgo
Height6 feet 5 inches
ProfessionActor, Producer, Director, Writer
ParentsEmmitt Perry Sr. and Willie Maxine Perry
Dating/PartnerGelila Bekele
SiblingsYulanda, Melva and Emmbre
Net Worth$800

Is Tyler Perry Married? Who’s Tyler Perry Wife?

Tyler has remained unmarried and has not tied the knot with anyone. However, the Hollywood star has started a family with his longtime partner, Gelila Bekele, a model by profession. Tyler and his partner has been dating since 2009. Nonetheless, the dup has kept the story of how they met a secret.

Regardless, after years of on-and-off relationship, Tyler and his first introduced their son, Aman Tyler Perry, in November of 2017, after the news of Gelila’s pregnancy surfaced in September of last year. Regardless, Tyler and his partner have had not shared any words on tying the knot.

How Much is Tyler Perry’s Net Worth?

Tyler started off as a writer in his hometown and quickly earned success from local theatre productions. Later, he approached Lionsgate and wrote, produced, and acted on Diary of a Mad Black Woman. The successful movie was followed by Madea’s Family Reunion. Tyler has produced over 14 “Madea” movies which have grossed over $700 million at the box office. Besides, Tyler also had huge success in Television with the popular sitcom, Tyler Perry’s House of Payne which ran for eight seasons from 2006-2012. His other produced shows include Love Thy Neighbor, Too Close to Home, The Paynes, Sistas, Ruthless, Bruh and Assisted Living.


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Moreover, Tyler has also worked as an actor in a handful of movies such as Star Trek, Alex Cross, Gone Girl, and Vice. He has authored books such as Don’t Make a Black Woman Take Off Her Earrings: Madea’s Uninhibited Commentaries on Love and Life (2006) and Higher is Waiting (2017). Tyler is also a founder of Tyler Perry Studio which he founded in 2006. As of 2020, Tyler Perry holds a net worth of $800 million and owns a Gulfstream III private jet that reportedly cost $125 million to acquire and customize.

Tyler Perry Wiki-Bio

Emmitt Perry Jr. was born in 1969 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He celebrates his birthday on September 13, which makes his age 51. He was born to his mother, Willie Maxine Perry, and his father, Emmitt Perry Sr. He has two sisters; Yulanda and Melva, and a brother, Emmbre. Tyler was abused by his father as a child and at age 16, Tyler legally changed his name to distance himself from his father. However, a DNA test later indicated that Emmitt was not Tyler’s biological father. The actor did not graduate from High School but passed GED.

He holds an American nationality and comes from African-American ethnicity. Tyler has a height of 6 feet and 5 inches.