Tyler Perry is an American actor, writer, producer, and director. In 2011, Forbes listed him as the highest-paid man in entertainment, earning US$130 million between May 2010 and May 2011. Perry created and performs the Madea character, a tough elderly woman.
Reports currently gathered from Forbes indicates that Tyler Perry is officially a billionaire. The busines magazine titled their report ‘From “Poor as Hell” to Billionaire: How Tyler Perry Changed Show Business Forever’.
According to the report, Tyler’s success is credited to the fact that he perfected a craft that others did not really buy into, and he made sure to control it all.”
According to the business magazine, Tyler has earned more than $1.4 billion in pretax income since 2005. This is what the talented actor was also quoted saying; “I love when people say you come from humble beginnings. It means you were poor as hell. It also makes success sweeter. Ownership changes everything”.