Forbes confirm Tyler Perry as a billionaire
Forbes confirm Tyler Perry as a billionaire today having grossed a net worth of $1 billion and has earned more than $1.4 billion in pretax income since 2005.
The popular movie star is now officially a billionaire, joining the likes of Oprah Winfrey, Steven Spielberg and George Lucas, according to Forbes
According to the popular American business magazine, known as Forbes Tyler Perry has a networth of $1 billion and has earned more than $1.4 billion in pretax income since 2005.
Forbes also reported that the movie star owns the entirety of his creative output, which includes more than 1,200 television episodes, 22 films, at least two dozen plays and a 330-acre studio lot in Atlanta.
Tyler Perry went on to tell the Forbes magazine that he learnt the value of ownership at a very young age from his father
“My father was a subcontractor, and he would get paid on Fridays and be so happy that he had made $800,”
“But I would watch the man that owned the house sell it and make $80,000.
So I always knew that there was more power in the man that owned the house rather than the man that actually was working on it and building it.
So I always wanted to be the guy that owned the house.
Ownership for me was easy because I was underestimated.
They said, ‘Sure, you can own it.’ They didn’t think it’d be worth anything
“I also wanted to foster an environment where minorities and women and LGBTQ, anybody who wanted to come and work and do a great job was welcome.”
What I found is, if you invest in the underdog, if you invest in the people who haven’t had the opportunity, the level of gratitude and understanding for what is happening for them is so powerful. I
It is just wonderful.”Forbes confirm Tyler Perry as a billionaire
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