Tyler Perry went from living in a car and being homeless, to now being worth $1 billion!

Tyler Perry went from living in a car and being homeless, to now being worth $1 billion!

The “Madea” writer, actor, producer and director, Tyler Perry has became the Latest billionaire, Forbes has reported. Tyler Perry has stated in many interviews, before the fame he was homeless and living in just a car.

“I love when people say you come from humble beginnings, it means you were poor as hell.” Perry said.

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Tyler Perry has joined an elite group on the Forbes list which includes, Oprah Winfrey, George Lucas and Steven Spielberg. Forbes reported that the filmmaker is officially worth $1 billion.

The now billionaire owns the rights to all 22 of his movies, which has grossed nearly $1 billion to date.

Perry also owns more than 1,200 TV episodes, over two dozen plays and also 330-acre studio lot in Atlanta, Georgia.

“Ownership changes everything.” He told Forbes, as spoke about the Tyler Perry Studios. “I own the lights. I own the sets. So that’s where the difference is. Because I own everything, my returns are higher.”

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