A lot of actors and actresses earn a lot. Actually, they are not only the ones behind the success of a movie production. One of the people who have the important role is the director. Can you name one of the most successful directors in Hollywood?
One of the big names is Tyler Perry. For those fans of Diary of A Mad Black Woman that was released in 2005 must be familiar with him. He has produced and directed more than 30 movies, 20 stage productions, and 8 TV shows. Apart from that, he is also an active actor. From being an actor, a director, a playwright, and a producer, he has earned a lot. Do you know his net worth?
The net worth of Tyler Perry is estimated $800 million. He is named as one of the most financially successful directors in Hollywood.
The number comes from directing and producing more than 30 movies, 20 stage productions, and 8 TV shows. He earns about $200 and $250 million annually from the entertainment industry. He also has a production company that usually collects a total of $150 million each year from one deal alone with the thing known as ViacomCBS.
Things Tyler Perry Spends His Earnings On
- Real Estate
Atlanta is the place Tyler Perry mostly spends his life in. in Atlanta, he owns a place that is located close to his studio, Tyler Perry Studios. There is a rumor of him to turn his building into an organic farm as he sold the building in Atlanta for $17.5 million.
Even if the rumor is true, he still has a few ones to reside. The second home that he purchased is the one on the island on the White Bay Cay in the Bahamas. It is a 14,000 square foot. It was purchased in 2009 $6.4 million.
A year before, he had a home consists of 10 bedrooms in Mulholland Estates in Los Angeles. After only 9 months of purchase for $14.5 million, he decided to sold it for $15.6 million to the popular singer, rapper, and songwriter named Pharrell Williams.
The one that has been sold to Pharrell Williams was not his only place Tyler Perry had in LA. Besides, there is another one located within the uber exclusive gated community known as the Beverly Ridge Estates. It is a customized one. In May last year, the British Royal couple, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, were renting the building as they left the monarchy started a new life in Los Angeles. According to some sources, the sources, the house is worth $20 million.
- Private Jet
Tyler Perry purchased a Gulfsteram III private jet worth $125 million. It has a screening room with 42 inch LCD flat screen and satellite hookup. To make everything perfect, he spent at least $50 million. By spending the amount, now there is a formal living room, a VIP bedroom, and a kitchen in it. actually, this one is not the only private jet he has. After the first purchase, he made the second one, the similar private jet. His private jets are not only used for himself and his importance. He usually uses them to deliver supplies to the places that hit by the tragedies as well.
As stated before, Tyler Perry usually uses his private jets for good cause. He will not hesitate to deliver supplies to the places that hit by the tragedies. He is known to be a supporter of a number of chartable causes and likes to lend resources to those in needs. He once sponsored a total of 65 children from a Philadelphia camp to enjoy their time in Walt Disney World.
Career and Success
Tyler Perry kept trying to rewrite and reproduce his musical even though he was not good financially. His effort was paid off when his musical named I Know I’ve Been Changed was well-received. The second play, I Can Do Bad All by Myself, was produced in 2000. From this production, he made an iconic character played by himself known as Madea.
Following the success of I Can Do Bad All by Myself, he released Diary of a Mad Black Woman and Madea’s Family Reunion. Just like the first two, these two also got positive reviews.
The third one related to “Madea” called Madea’s Class Reunion was dropped in 2003. Two years later, Tyler Perry made a debut on the big screen through the movie called Diary of a Mad Black Woman, the one that immediately received a success. In 2006, the thing named Madea’s Family Reunion was filmed and he also had a new TV series aired on TBS, Tyler Perry’s House of Payne. In the same year, he released his book entitled Don’t Make a Black Woman Take Off Her Earrings: Madea’s Uninhibited Commentaries on Love and Life.
The next year, he dropped Daddy’s Little Girls (movie) and in 208, Meet the Browns (movie) was released. In addition, he has also produced a few films such as Madea’s Big Happy Family, Why Did I Get Married Too?, Good Deeds, A Madea Christmas, The Single Moms Club, and Acrimony.
Movies Tyler Perry starred in:
- 2009: Star Trek
- 2012: Alex Cross
- 2014: Gone Girl
- 2016: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows
- 2018: Vice
Movies he produced and directed:
- 2005: Diary of A Mad Black Woman
- 2006: Madea’s Family Reunion
- 2008: The Family That Preys
- 2009: Madea Goes to Jail
- 2010: Why Did I Get Married Too?
- 2011: Madea’s Big Happy Family
- 2012: Madea’s Witness Protection
- 2012: Alex Cross
- 2016: Boo! A Madea Halloween
- 2018: Tyler Perry’s Acrimony
- 2019: A Madea Family Funeral
- 2020: A Fall From Grace
- 2006: Don’t Make a black Woman Take Off Her Earrings: Madea’s Uninhibited Commentaries on Love and Life
- 2017: Higher is Waiting
- 2009: The BET Honors, Media Award
- 2010: NAACP Image Awards, Chairman’s Award
- 2011: NAACP Image Awards, Outstanding Direction in a Motion Picture
- 2017: People’s Choice Awards, Favorite Humanitarian