50 Fascinating Facts About Tyler Perry: From Living in His Car to Owning a Studio and Hanging Out With Oprah

Published on Sep 13, 2019

50 Fascinating Facts About Tyler Perry: From Living in His Car to Owning a Studio and Hanging Out With Oprah

Tyler Perry has simply become one of the most important people working in all of entertainment today. A prolific studio mogul who acts, writes, directs and, above all, produces out of his headquarters in Atlanta, working in both TV and film, Perry's empire is estimated to be worth at least $600 million—quite the happy returns for a guy who was living out of his car when he staged his first play. "Hollywood wanted nothing to do with me," Perry recalled to Variety in January as he was making the theater rounds with Madea, the farewell tour for the wisecracking and hard-truth-telling grandma who—as channeled by Perry—has become nothing short of a folk hero, let alone an iconic...

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