WHO IS TYLER PERRY REALLY???

by: Kierston Harris

Birthday

September 13,1969

Birth Place

New Orleans

Occupations

actor, producer, director, screenwriter, playwright, author, and songwriter

Background

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

Character Trait: Determined

Perry has found a way to get over his dark past and make himself successful. He teaches truth and life lessons through comedy dressed as an old lady, it works.

Fun Fact

YPerry Zodiac is Virgo. Their element is earth
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