Emmitt Perry Jr popular as Tyler Perry is an American actor, writer, director, and producer. He is famous for his fabulous acting in several movies, television, and stage shows such as Diary of a Mad Black Woman, The Family That Preys, I Can Do Bad All By Myself, House of Payne, Love Thy Neighbor, Madea Goes to Jail, and many more. Recently, in 2021 he received Academy Awards in the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award category.
Tyler was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana along with his parents and siblings. He didn’t take any formal education, all of his education was done by her mother at home. Having been passionate about writing, in 1998 he began his career with stage shows. His debut stage show was “I Know I’ve Been Changed” as Joe.
With gaining popularity as an actor and producer, Tyler has accumulated millions of followers on various social media platforms. On Instagram, he has amassed more than 6.2m followers. Subsequently, he has been featured in several global magazines for his humanitarian work.
|Name||Emmitt Perry Jr|
|Birth Place||New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S|
|Date of Birth||September 13, 1969|
|Age in 2021||51 Years|
|Profession||Actor, director, and producer|
Tyler Perry Age, Height, and Weight
According to Tyler’s date of birth, his age is 51 years. He is about 6’ 2” tall and his weight is approx 81 kg.
Willie Maxine and Emmitt Perry Sr. are Tyler’s parents. Further, he has three siblings.
- Tyler began his career as a writer and stage performer in 1998 with his debut stage show “Know I’ve Been Changed” as Joe. His performance in the show was commendable and it attracted appreciation from the audience and critics. Subsequently, he played various characters in popular stage shows such as Woman, Thou Art Loosed! Madea’s Family Reunion, Madea Goes to Jail, The Marriage Counselor, I Don’t Want To Do Wrong, Madea on the Run, Madea’s Farewell, and many more.
- In 2005, Tyler made his movie debut with the 2005s movie “Diary of a Mad Black Woman” as Madea, Joe, and Brian. The movie was commercially successful and his acting in the movie was fabulous and received several nominations and awards. Subsequently, he appeared in some popular movies such as Madea’s Family Reunion, Why Did I Get Married? I Can Do Bad All By Myself, Why Did I Get Married Too?, Madea’s Witness Protection, Brain on Fire, A Fall from Grace, and many more. Tyler’s upcoming movies are Those Who Wish Me Dead, PAW Patrol: The Movie, and Don’t Look Up.
- In addition to this, in 2007, Tyler made his television appearance with the 2007s show “House of Payne” as Madea. Subsequently, he appeared in several successful shows such as For Better or Worse, The Haves and the Have Nots, Too Close to Home, The Paynes, Bruh, and many more. Further, Tyler’s first book “Don’t Make a Black Woman Take Off Her Earrings: Madea’s Uninhibited Commentaries on Love and Life” became one of New York’s Best Selling books and he received the Quill Awards in 2006 for his book. his second book was “Higher Is Waiting”.
Awards and Achievements
- In 2020 Tyler received the Primetime Emmy Awards in the Governor’s Award category. In the same year, he received a nomination in the Golden Raspberry Awards for his work in Madea Family Funeral.
- In 2015 he received a nomination in the Georgia Film Critics Association Awards for his work “Gone Girl” in the Best Ensemble category. Subsequently, he has won a nomination in the Central Ohio Film Critics Association for the same movie.
- Recently, in 2021 Tyler received the Academy Awards in the “Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award” category for his massive contribution to the society for development.
Girlfriends and affairs
Tyler was married to his longtime girlfriend Gelila Bekele and together they have a son named Aman. Unfortunately, the couple separated in 2020 citing personal issues.
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As of now, in 2021 Tyler’s net worth is approximately $120m. Major sources of his earnings are acting, writing, and other business ventures.
What is the age of Tyler Perry?
Age of Tyler Perry is 51 years.
When is the Birthday of Tyler Perry?
Tyler Perry’s birthday is on September 13, 1969.
How tall is Tyler Perry?
Tyler Perry is 6′ 2″ tall.
Where is Tyler Perry from?
Tyler Perry is from New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.