Tyler Perry Networth: How Tyler Perry make im money to become Hollywood newest billionaire

Tyler perry

Getty Images

American actor, Tyler Perry don officially become billionaire according to Forbes magazine recent estimate.

Forbes estimate say Tyler Perry don earn more than $1.4 billion in pretax income since 2005, wey im use take buy homes for Atlanta, New York, Los Angeles and Jackson Hole, Wyoming, plus two planes.

Today Forbes estimate im net worth at $1 billion, with clear path to future membership inside di Forbes 400.

How Tyler Perry take join di Billionaire club

Tyler Perry

Getty Images

According to Forbes, Tyler Perry different stakes for various parts of di entertainment business don boost im bank balance.

Na 100% of im own creative output, including more dan 1,200 episodes of television, 22 feature films and at least two dozen stage plays, plus 330-acre studio lot for di edge of Atlanta southern limits.

Perry wey also be writer, director and filmmaker use dis control to bargain for one deal with ViacomCBS wey pay am $150 million a year for new content and dey give am equity stake in BET+, di streaming service wey debut last September.

Forbes don breakdown how dem feel say Perry climb to dis level;

  • Im 330 acre Georgia studio, wey e buy for 2015
  • $280m, $40m investment for homes and toys.
  • $320m from im complete back catalogue
  • $60m stake in streaming service BET+
  • $300m in cash and investments.

Di 51 years old actor, tell Forbes say im learn everything about business on his own without going to business school:

“You gatz to understand, I no get mentors. My father no sabi anything about business, and my uncles and mother, no sabi too. I no go business school. Everything wey I learn, I learn am in progress.”

Afta e drop out of high school, e gain knowledge any way e fit.

E begin to dey write scripts while e get two jobs as bill collector and selling cars.

At one point, Perry, dey live for im car until e gain attention from im production work for one community theatre.