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