Tyler Perry born Emmit Perry Jr. is an American famous actor,producer,filmmaker,playwright and entrepreneur.It was at the age of 16,that Perry changed his name legally from Emmit to Tyler.
This was in an effort to distance himself from his father.He is the creator and performer of the Madea character,a tough elderly woman.
In 2022, Perry was inducted into the Black Music and Entertainment Walk Of Fame. He has his website https://tylerperry.com/
Age| How old is Tyler?
Perry was born on September 13 1969,in New Orleans,Lousiana,United States.He is 53 years old as of 2022.
According to Forbes,he has a net worth of 1 billion USD as of 2023.Tyler was included in The Forbes 400,which lists the wealthiest American citizens who own assets in the country.
Tyler Perry Height
Tyler stands at an estimated height of 1.96 m.
Parents |Willie |Emmit
Perry was born to Willie Maxine Perry and Emmit Perry Sr. who was a carpenter.
Siblings | Melva |Emmbre |Yulanda
He has three siblings namely: Melva Porter,Emmbre Perry and Yulanda Wilkins.
Tyler Perry Early Life
Tyler’s childhood was described in retrospect as a ”living hell”. His mother took him to church each week,where he sensed a certain refuge and contentment. This was in contrast to his father.
Perry also revealed that he had been molested by three men during his childhood.
Friendship with Prince Harry Duke of Sussex
In 2020,Tyler Perry,provided initial security and housing for three months that allowed Prince Harry and Meghan ,to safely relocate from Canada to California. This was after the withdrawal of their British royal protection.
He is also the godfather to their daughter,Princess Lilibet of Sussex
Tyler Perry Religion
Perry is a Christian
Wife | Kids | Family
Perry has one son(Aman Tyler Perry) who was born on November 30 ,2014.In December 2020,he announced that he had separeted with his partner Gelila Bekele.He said that he was a single bachelor.
Depression | Dj tWitch
Following the death of Stephen ”tWitch”Boss,Tyler uploaded a video to his Ig account where he spoke about his own struggles with depression.
He went ahead and revealed that he had attempted suicide several times before his career took off.
Tyler Perry Diet | Workouts
On a normal day, Perry enjoys eating scrambled egg white, ground turkey chili,grilled chicken breasts and green shakes for increased protein.
He also does workouts to ensure he maintains his desired weight and that he is healthy.
”Don;t let anything keep you from being healthy and strong.I wish my mother had fought back.She turned diabetic at 40 and died at 64.Don,t let that be you!!Fight back!”