Tyler Perry is a highly successful filmmaker, playwright, and actor. His career began with a series of letters that Tyler wrote to himself and later became the basis for the successful musical, I Know I’ve Been Changed. He created the iconic character of a tough elderly black woman named Madea which he has portrayed in several movies, stage plays and television series over the years. Having entered the entertainment industry in the early 1990s, Perry still remains one of the top artists in the industry and is ranked among the highest paid male stars of the industry. As far as his private life goes, Tyler Perry is yet to get married but has been in a long-term relationship with model Gelila Bekele who gave birth to the couple’s first child, a son named Aman Tyler Perry in 2014.
Tyler Perry Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Emmitt Perry Jr.
- Nicknames: Tyler Perry
- Date of Birth: September 13, 1969
- Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
- Nationality: American
- Occupation: Actor, Filmmaker, Playwright
- Zodiac Sign: Virgo
- Eye Color: Dark Brown
- Hair Color: Black
Tyler Perry Height Weight Body Measurements Age Facts Family
Tyler Perry Family Details:
- Father: Emmitt Perry, Sr. (Carpenter)
- Mother: Willie Maxine Perry (Preschool Teacher)
- Siblings: Yulanda Wilkins and Melva Porter (Sisters), Emmbre Perry (Brother)
- Spouse Name: Unmarried
- Children Name: Aman Tyler Perry (Son)
Tyler Perry Relationships History:
- Tyra Banks (2006)
- Gelila Bekele (2009)
Tyler Perry Career Highlights:
- First Film: Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005)
- First TV Show: Tyler Perry’s House of Payne (2006)
Tyler Perry Distinctive Features:
- Towering Height
- Close-Cropped Hairdo
Tyler Perry Body Measurements:
Complete information about Tyler Perry height, weight, shoe size and other body measurements is listed below.
- Height in Feet: 6’ 5”
- Height in Centimeters: 196 cm
- Weight in Kilogram: 91 kg
- Weight in Pounds: 201 pounds
- Chest Size: 44 inches
- Waist Size: 35 inches
- Arms/ Biceps Size: 15 inches
- Feet/ Shoe Size: Unknown
Tyler Perry Interesting Facts:
- He is a huge Country Music fan.
- As a child, Tyler suffered from asthma.
- Tyler Perry first began to write because of Oprah Winfrey.
- He was violently beaten by his father during childhood.
- Prior to becoming a well-known artist, he used to work in the construction field.