In 2017, Tyler Perry became the first black writer/director to cross the $100 million mark at the box office and gross over $150 million in total film revenue. And with movies like Boo 2! A Madea Halloween and Acrimony coming out in 2018, it’s likely that Tyler Perry will continue to dominate the film industry in the years to come. But just how rich is Tyler Perry right now? How much money does he have? This article takes a look at Tyler Perry’s net worth in 2017 and estimates what it might be in 2018 and beyond.
1) Net worth from Films
In total, Tyler Perry has earned $930 million from his films. Most of his big paydays have come from Madeas Family Reunion ($73.8 million), Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married? ($71.2 million), and Tyler Perry’s A Madeas Christmas ($50.5 million). He only starred in one film over $100 million, Think Like a Man, which made him $10.3 million. Although he’s done some acting in other films, it hasn’t been enough to make a significant dent on his net worth.
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2) Net worth from Television
The Tyler Perry show, which first aired on TBS in 2011, is a sitcom that’s currently broadcast by BET. Last year’s season finale of The Haves and Have Nots was watched by 7.3 million viewers, making it one of BET’s most popular shows ever. Forbes estimates that for every 1 million viewers on TV or online, show creator Tyler Perry receives $10 million to $15 million per year. Considering how many people watch his show every week, that figure could easily double — or even triple — over the next five years.
3) Net worth from Stage Productions
After a decade of phenomenal success, Tyler Perry is easily among one of Hollywood’s highest paid entertainers. In 2014 alone, his movies alone grossed more than $350 million dollars. Good Deeds, which was released on February 24th, 2012 is his highest grossing film to date. It has grossed over $100 million worldwide at box offices. The theatrical trailer for it was so popular that it broke records for that medium and became Yahoo!’s first ever entertainment video to reach 10 million views online. His stage plays such as Why Did I Get Married? and Madeas Family Reunion have been huge successes as well.
4) Homes and Vehicles
The 43-year-old has spent a significant amount of his fortune on property and automobiles. He purchased multiple homes across Los Angeles, including one he’s using as a set for Meet The Browns and another he reportedly bought from Will Smith for $17 million. Tyler also spends big on cars; in 2014, he reportedly purchased a McLaren 650S Spider for $1.4 million.
5) Annual Salary
$36 million ($285,304 per month) Tyler Perry is an American actor, director, screenwriter, producer and playwright. His net worth was $440 million in 2016. He started his career as a comedian then turned to writing and directing stage plays. In 2011 Forbes estimated his net worth at $400 million making him one of Hollywood’s highest paid actors that year. As of 2018 he has a net worth of $600 million and has also made more than $500million selling DVDs worldwide during that time. Born and raised on his grandparents farm in New Orleans, Louisiana he was educated at two independent Baptist schools before dropping out at age 14 because he couldn’t stand school any longer and wanted to pursue a career as a comedian.
6) Estimated Yearly Earnings
$46.7 million [$2,166,000 per month] to $51.4 million [$2,450,000 per month]
Last Updated on December 19, 2021
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