Happy 42nd Birthday Tyler Perry, Named Highest Paid Man In Entertainment!

Born Emmit Perry, Jr, the actor, writer, producer and philanthropist not only celebrates a birthday today but may be having the best week ever!

According to Forbes, he is currently the highest paid man in entertainment between May 2010 and 2011.

Thanks to five movies he has cranked out over the past two years and two TV series, Perry earned $130 million between May 2010 and May 2011, which ranks him as the highest-earning man in entertainment for that time period.

Perry will next make a rare appearance in a film he didn’t direct, write and produce. He’ll take up the mantle of author James Patterson’s detective Alex Cross in the movie I, Alex Cross

What a what to kick off a birthday celebration, wouldn’t you agree?

Congrats to Mr. Perry!

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