Atlanta-based Tyler Perry Becomes a Billionaire


Forbes has revealed that Tyler Perry, Atlanta media mogul, can put his name on the billionaire list.

He joins over 600 people on the billionaire list but very a few are black including: Oprah Winfrey, Robert Smith, David Steward, Jay-Z, Kanye West and Michael Jordan

Forbes estimated his net worth by breaking down his many assets.

  • $300 million in cash and investments
  • $60 million stake in BET+
  • $40 million in homes and toys
  • $320 million library
  • $280 million on his studio on 330 acres

Tyler Perry is known for his charitable efforts. During the pandemic, Perry has paid groceries for senior citizens and left a $500 tip for each person working at Houston’s restaurant.

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