Tyler Perry Height Weight Age Net Worth

Tyler Perry

Tyler Perry
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Birth Date

September 13, 1969


54 years old


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color

Dark Brown


6 ft 5½ in | 197 cm

Net Worth

$800 Million


102 kg | 225 lbs

Shoe size

12 US | 45 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Tyler Perry was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, on September 13, 1969, is an American actor.

Young Tyler Perry first started his career in a community theater at the age of 18.

He made big screen debut in drama film Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005) in role as Madea / Joe / Brian, for which he won the BET Comedy Awards for Outstanding Actor in a Theatrical Film and Outstanding Writing for Theatrical Film.

He got his television debut in his own sitcom Tyler Perry’s House of Payne (2007–2012) in role as Madea.

Tyler's breakthrough came as a creator and performer of the Madea character.

He landed his directorial debut with comedy drama film Madea's Family Reunion (2006).

Tyler Perry Height and Weight

How tall is Tyler Perry and what is his weight? Tyler Perry's height is 6' 5½" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 197 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight is 225 іn pоunds or 102 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

Tyler Perry Age

Tyler Perry is 54 years old.

Tyler Perry Net Worth

Tyler Perry net worth is around 800 million dollars.

Best Movies

He directed, wrote and starred as Madea / Joe / Brian in Madea film series:

Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005)

Madea's Family Reunion (2006)

Meet the Browns (2008) (cameo)

Madea Goes to Jail (2009)

I Can Do Bad All by Myself (2009)

Madea's Big Happy Family (2011)

Madea's Witness Protection (2012)

A Madea Christmas (2013)

Boo! A Madea Halloween (2016)

Boo 2! A Madea Halloween (2017)

A Madea Family Funeral (2019)

A Madea Homecoming (2022)

He was nominated for the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture for his role as Alex Cross in action thriller film Alex Cross (2012).

He was nominated for the African-American Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Tanner Bolt in psychological thriller film Gone Girl (2014).

He won the Boston Society of Film Critic Award for Best Cast for his role as Admiral Barnett in science fiction action film Star Trek (2009).

He played Dr. Baxter Stockman in superhero film Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016).

He voiced Cyrus the Camel in animated comedy movie The Star (2017).

He portrayed Colin Powell in political satire black comedy movie Vice (2018).

He voiced Truck Driver in animated action adventure comedy film PAW Patrol: The Movie (2021).

He was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for his role as Jack Bremmer in apocalyptic black comedy film Don't Look Up (2021).

Best TV Shows

He created, directed, produced and stars as Madea in sitcom Tyler Perry’s House of Payne (2007–2012; 2020– ).

He created, directed, produced and starred as Madea in Oprah Winfrey Network sitcom Love Thy Neighbor (2013-2017).

He created, directed, wrote and produced soap opera If Loving You Is Wrong (2014–2020).


Has two sisters: Yulanda Wilkins, Melva Porter and one brother, Emmbre Perry.

Has African-American ancestry.

Published his first book "Don't Make a Black Woman Take Off Her Earrings: Madea's Uninhibited Commentaries on Love and Life" in 2006 and his second book, "Higher Is Waiting" in 2017.

Good friends with Oprah Winfrey, Janet Jackson and Will Smith.

Has his own company, The Tyler Perry Studios.

Huge fan of country music.

He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7024 Hollywood Boulevard in 2019.

He won the BET Best Movie Ultimate Icon Award in 2019.

He won the Primetime Emmy Governors Award in 2020.

He received the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award from the Academy Awards in 2021.

He was inducted into Black Music & Entertainment Walk of Fame in 2022.


He dated Ethiopian model Gelila Bekele (2009-2020), they have one son, Aman Tyler Perry.