Tyler Perry Timeline

Timeline created by Daquanbeck
  • Birth

    Emmitt Perry Jr was born in New Orleans Lousiana
  • Change Name

    Change Name
    Emmitt Perry Jr changed his name to Tyler Perry. He then set out to take on a new life as a new man and not follow in his footsteps of his dad.
  • Moving Day

    Moving Day
    Tyler perry moved to atlanta to start a new life to pursue his dream of directing and staring in one of his written plays.
  • Mainstream Launch

    Mainstream Launch
    After a 6 year gap, Tyler Perry succeeded in a retooling of the play in Atlanta first at the House of Blues, then at the Fox Theatre
  • Diary of a Mad Black Women

    Diary of a Mad Black Women
    Diary of a Mad Black Woman, which went on to gross $50.6 million domestically, while scoring a 16 percent approval rating at the film review web site, Rotten Tomatoes.
  • Forbes

    Forbes reported that Tyler Perry had sold "more than $100 million in tickets, $30 million in of his shows and an estimated $20 million in merchandise" and that "the 300 live shows he produces each year are attended by an average of 35,000 people a week."[10]
  • Daddys Little Girls

    Daddys Little Girls
    Perry's next Lionsgate project, Daddy's Little Girls, starred Gabrielle Union and Idris Elba and was released in the U.S earning over 31 Million.
  • Why Did I Get Married

    Why Did I Get Married
    Perry wrote, directed, produced and starred in his next film, Why Did I Get Married?, It opened at number one, grossing $21.4 million that weekend.
  • Family That Preys

    Family That Preys
    The Family That Preys opened and grossed over $37.1 million.
  • Madea Goes to Jail

    Madea Goes to Jail
    Madea Goes to Jail opened at number one on February 20, 2009, grossing $41 million and becoming his largest opening to date. This was Perry's seventh film with Lionsgate Entertainment.
  • Why Did I Get Married Too?

    Why Did I Get Married Too?
    Why Did I Get Married Too?, the sequel to Why Did I Get Married?, opened in theaters on April 2, 2010. It featured Janet Jackson, Cicely Tyson, Louis Gossett, Jr., Jill Scott and Malik Yoba. As of April 18, the film has grossed over $54 million domestically, with $29 million made the opening weekend.
  • Worldwide

    As of June 2011, Perry's films had grossed over $500 million worldwide
  • Good Deeds

    Good Deeds
    Tyler perrys most recent film was Good Deed opening is one of his most recent films where he directs and stars in.
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