About Tyler Perry
Tyler Perry is known as one of the most talented actors, producers and directors in Hollywood. It also has been estimated that the overall amount of Tyler Perry net worth is as high as 400 million dollars, which makes him one of the highest earning people in the entertainment industry. His work includes producing more than 15 films which received success and also working on several TV shows.
Tyler Perry is credited with being the only one filmmaker, whose productions opened at number 1 place in the box office during five years in a row, which beat productions made by famous producers and directors, such as Steven Spielberg, Quentin Tarantino and James Cameron. Thus, it is obvious that cinema industry is a very important source of Tyler Perry net worth. Making movies really pays off for Tyler Perry. Eight productions of his have grossed over 418 million dollars, while to make one film costs less than 10 million dollars to Tyler Perry.
In addition to being active in the cinema industry, he is also known as a song writer, mainly writing songs of gospel genre. In 2011, he got a title of the highest earning man in the entertainment industry, according to Forbes. This could be proved by the fact that between the years 2010-2011 he earned 130 million dollars, which apparently increased Tyler Perry net worth by a mile. Tyler Perry is also known to be performing in drag shows. He is mostly known for his performance of Madea, who is a giant elderly woman character, being all the time overreactive and thuggish.
Tyler Perry has produced both conventional and stage play films. Talking about the latter ones, his first production was called “Know I’ve Been Changed”, which was released in 1998. His conventional movie career began in 2005, when he produced a film called “Diary of a Mad Black Woman”. The movie features his drag character, Madea, which is sometimes considered to be the one, which actually made Tyler Perry famous. Also, it has been known that a lot of conventional movies made by Tyler Perry are based on his stage play films.
In addition, Tyler Perry is known as a creator of various TV shows, as well, one of them being “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne”. The show was broadcasted for 8 seasons on the TBS channel. In 2012, he began collaborating with another popular TV star Oprah Winfrey. Thus, his involvement into TV business also increases Tyler Perry net worth.