Tyler Perry

Tyler Perry is an American actor, director, screenwriter and playwright. He got his start as a playwright in Atlanta in the 1990s. Perry later turned his plays such as I Can Do Bad All By Myself (1999) and Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2001) into films. He is best known for his Madea character, who he has portrayed in his plays, films and TV shows. Perry has also appeared in the movies Gone Girl (2014), Vice (2018) and Don't Look Up (2021).
Tyler Perry
Full Name
Emmitt Perry Jr.
New Orleans


Who is Tyler Perry married to?

Tyler Perry isn't married. Perry began dating model Gelila Bekele after meeting her at a Prince concert in 2007, but he announced in 2020 that they had split.

Where is Tyler Perry Studios?

Tyler Perry Studios is located in Atlanta. The 330-acre lot used to be home to Fort McPherson army base.

How old is Tyler Perry's son?

Tyler Perry's son Aman Tyler was born in 2014. He shares his son with ex-girlfriend Gelila Bekele

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Tyler Perry honored Sidney Poitier, Bill Murray remembered Ghostbusters director Ivan Reitman and Jamie Lee Curtis tribute to Betty White
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The 2022 Academy Awards, hosted by Amy Schumer, Regina Hall and Wanda Sykes, will air Sunday, March 27, on ABC
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These actors made a political statement with their red carpet choices amid the crisis in eastern Europe
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The famous writer and director put the Jimmy Kimmel Live! host on the spot for missing the 2019 opening of Tyler Perry Studios
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Tyler Perry shares 7-year-old son Aman with ex-girlfriend Gelila Bekele

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