WHO IS TYLER PERRY REALLY???
by: Kierston Harris
actor, producer, director, screenwriter, playwright, author, and songwriter
Was born with the name Emmitt Perry Jr., changed his name at age of 16
One of four children
Was abused as a child
Was inspired to write after hearing someone talking on Oprah .
Didn't graduate high school but got his GED
Tried to commit suicide at one point in his life
YPerry Zodiac is Virgo. Their element is earth