Tyler Perry: Billionaire, Media Mogul, and LGBTQIA+ Ally. And He Started It All with a Wig and a Cheap House Dress

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Tyler Perry: Billionaire, Media Mogul, and LGBTQIA+ Ally. And He Started It All with a Wig and a Cheap House Dress

From EXCLUSIVE from Michael P Coleman

It all started with a wig and a cheap house dress.

Tyler Perry’s name is becoming more and more prominent every day. Earlier this year, he made Forbes’ world billionaires ranking, which also includes celebrities like Jay-Z and Oprah Winfrey.

That’s right: Perry’s net worth exceeds a cool $1 billion!

Although Perry had conquered the African American theatre circuit, Hollywood dismissed him and his creative ideas. So he did what any strong black man would do: he set out to bring his ideas into reality by himself.

Freelance Writer Michael P ColemanMichael P Coleman is a Sacramento based freelance writer who has his eye on the Pulitzer Prize. Connect with him at michaelpcoleman.com or follow his blog, his IG and his Twitter.

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