Name: Tyler Perry
Birth Name: 
Emmitt R. Perry, Jr.
Birth Date: 
September 13, 1969
Birth Place: 
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Actor, Screenwriter, Theatre director, Film director, Television director, Playwright, Film producer, Television producer
Relationship Status: 
Celebrity Ranking # N/A

“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows” Drops First Trailer: Watch Here!

Posted Thursday December 10, 2015 10:43 AM GMT

Building some serious pre-release buzz, “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows” unveiled the first teaser trailer late Wednesday night (December 9).

Starring Megan Fox, Will Arnett and William Fichtner, the much-anticipated sequel is slated to hit theaters on June 3rd, 2016.


Tyler Perry & Gelila Bekele Welcome Baby Boy!

Posted Friday December 5, 2014 9:40 AM GMT

It’s going to be an extra-merry Christmas at the Perry home this year as Tyler Perry and his model/activist girlfriend Gelila Bekele are new parents.

Ms. Bekele gave birth to baby boy Aman Tyler Perry on Sunday (November 30) and everything is going well so far. An insider told People, “Mom and baby are happy and healthy. Tyler is so excited.” Perry chose the name Aman because it means “peace” and represents “the true meaning of Thanksgiving and then, of course, the holiday season.”


Stork Alert: Tyler Perry’s Girlfriend Gelila Bekele is Expecting!

Posted Thursday September 25, 2014 2:43 PM GMT

It’s an exciting season of life for Tyler Perry as his lovely lady Gelila Bekele is gearing up to give birth to their first child.

The “Madea” hunk made a reference to a bun in the oven while giving a speech at his 45th birthday party in Los Angeles.


Ben Affleck Is Completely Creepy in New “Gone Girl” Trailer: Watch Here!

Posted Tuesday August 26, 2014 12:29 PM GMT

With just over a month to go, 20th Century Fox just dropped a new teaser trailer for “Gone Girl” and it’s pretty intense.


Check Out a Poster and Sneak Peek at "Gone Girl"

Posted Monday April 14, 2014 5:40 PM GMT

Gearing up early for a fall release, a teaser poster and trailer for "Gone Girl" hit the web on Monday (April 14).

Based on the bestselling novel, the drama tells the story of a woman's mysterious disappearance on the day of her wedding anniversary.


Tyler Perry Plugs “The Single Moms Club” on “Chelsea Lately”

Posted Friday March 14, 2014 2:38 PM GMT

Stepping out for some media duties, Tyler Perry was in the house at “Chelsea Lately” on Thursday night (March 13).

The “Madea” mastermind confessed to Chelsea Handler that he wanted her to “invite all the white people to come see the movie,” because his main audience is usually comprised of African American moviegoers.


Oprah Makes a Special Appearance on "Live with Kelly and Michael"

Posted Tuesday May 28, 2013 8:45 PM GMT

Much to the delight of the excitable hosts, Oprah Winfrey made an unexpected appearance on "Live with Kelly and Michael" on Tuesday (May 28).

Joining pal Tyler Perry, who was there to promote his new series, "The Haves and the Have Nots" on the Queen of Daytime's OWN Network, she gave and received much love on the episode.


Tyler Perry & Oprah Winfrey Talk Friendship in Essence June 2013

Posted Sunday May 5, 2013 1:38 PM GMT

With two of his original series coming up on OWN, Tyler Perry joined Oprah Winfreyon the cover of Essence magazine's June 2013 issue.