Tyler Perry has proven to his fans and even naysayers that persistence, faith, and hard work pays off. Many may be familiar with his rags to riches story. Tyler Perry’s persistence and faith pays off.
Tyler shares how he lived in his car and put every penny into his savings to produce his plays. Even after failing more than once he never threw in the towel. Instead he continued to push onward and now Tyler Perry’s persistence and faith pays off.
Forbes has named him one of the newest members of the billionaire club. Yes, Tyler is now billionaire status. This is a great achievement for anyone, especially a black man from New Orleans, Louisiana who once lived out of his car.
Naysayers have talked negatively about Tyler Perry’s movie productions and his screenplays. Regardless of the pessimistic comments Tyler Perry’s persistence and faith pays off.
Others have criticized him for supposedly building his fortune from the Chitlin Circuit and recycling his plays and movies over and over. Many even say that he is not a great movie maker and lacks talent.
Well, Mr. Perry must be doing something right because his bank account says differently. With 22 feature films and two dozen stage plays and over 1,200 episodes, Perry’s formula must be working.
Chitlin Circuit or not we can learn a thing or two from Tyler Perry. Tyler has ownership of his creative products. He owns everything he creates. How many people in the movie industry can say that?
“Ownership,” he said, “changes everything.” He owns his own movie studio that sits on 350 acres of a former military base located in Atlanta, Georgia. Now it is one of the largest production facilities in the country and the first to be built by a black man. Source here…
Perry also leverage himself to deal with the big boys. As a keen businessman the new billionaire was able to complete a deal with ViacomCBS to earn $150 million a year. Also let us not forget his equity stake in BET+.
So, some may want to learn the formula that Tyler has in place. Again, from the mouth of Mr. Perry. “Ownership changes everything.”