No one in Hollywood is making more money than Actor, director, writer Tyler Perry. Yesterday the movie and television mogul celebrated his 42nd Birthday as Holloywood’s Highest Paid Man.
Tyler Perry, The first black producer to own a major television and film studio
Between May 2010 through May of 2011 Tyler Perry brought in 130 Million Dollars. That puts him on top of FORBES list of ”Entertainments Highest-Paid Men”.
The Hollywood renaissance man got his start back in 2005 when he lept onto the big screen with a colorful character by the name of Madea. Perry, a multi talented man played the role so well that a few didn’t notice that he was actually a man dressed in drag. movie and television mogul Tyler Perry.
This means that Tyler even beat out Director Steven Spielberg who comes in 3rd on the list with 107 Million dollars after a three year hiatus.
Here is “Forbes’” list of “Entertainment’s Highest-Paid Men”
1. Tyler Perry (130-million dollars) 2. Jerry Bruckheimer (113-million dollars) 3. Steven Spielberg (107-million dollars) 4. Elton John (100-million dollars) 5. Simon Cowell (90-million dollars) 6. James Patterson (84-million dollars) 7. Dr. Phil McGraw (80-million dollars) 8. Leonardo DiCaprio (77-million dollars) 9. Howard Stern (76-million dollars) 10. Tiger Woods (75-million dollars)Los Angeles:
Oprah, has set Dr. Phil up for life… Poor Tiger, his funds are dwindling..
Perry will next make a rare appearance in a film he didn’t direct, write and produce. He’ll take up the mantle of author James Patterson’s detective Alex Cross in the movie I, Alex Cross. Morgan Freeman played the detective in two earlier films: Along Came a Spider and Kiss the Girls.
Located in Atlanta, Tyler Perry is the only black person to have his own film studio and he may just be getting his OWN cable network soon. He has not done bad. Not bad at all for a man who once called his car home sleeping in it on the streets of Georgia.
You know Spike Lee is somewhere sick with it right now, jumping up and down, talking about F. Yo Couch N#gga!