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Tyler Perry‘s work as an actor, writer, director and producer have certainly paid off.

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Forbes magazine has put out a new report of “The Highest Paid-Men in Entertainment” and Tyler is number one!

From May 2010 to May 2011, Tyler reportedly earned $130 million. Tyler spent the year releasing Madea’s Big Happy Family and Why Did I Get Married Too which earned $53.3 million and $60 million respectively.

In addition, he kept putting out episodes of his TV shows House of Payne and Meet The Browns.

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Tyler beat out Jerry Bruckheimer for the number one spot. The movie producer earned $113 million during that year, largely in part to the success of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.

Coming in third was Steven Spielberg at $107 million.

Check out the full list over at Forbes!

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