Perry has also created several television shows, his most successful of which is Tyler Perry's House of Payne, a show that ran for eight seasons on TBS from June 21, 2006, to August 10, 2012.On October 2, 2012, Perry struck an exclusive multi-year partnership with Oprah Winfrey and her Oprah Winfrey Network.Several of Ty6ler’s stage play films have been made into professional films.Perry had an exclusive multi-year partnership with the Oprah Winfrey Network in order to bring scripted television to the OWN network."I had never thrown myself a birthday party, so for my 45th I wanted to do something special," he wrote on Facebook. A celebration in thanks to God for my life." The "For Better or Worse" creator is probably thanking God for the blessing of Bekele's pregnancy as he previously indicated that he wanted to be a father."Jennifer Holliday, Desiree Coleman Jackson, Tevin Campbell, Ledisi, Monica, Jazmine Sullivan, Tamia, Mary Mary, Le Ann Rimes, Yolanda Adams, Rachelle Ferrell and Stevie Wonder brought the house down," Perry added. Thanks to all of them for making this night special for me. "I know I would be a great father," he told Steve Harvey in a 2013 interview.
I also know, that as hard as I'm working — doing 20 hours a day — now is not the time." What a difference a year makes.
is an American actor, comedian, filmmaker, writer, and songwriter, specializing in the gospel genre.
Perry wrote and produced many stage plays during the 1990s and early 2000s.
Perry is estimated to have earned around US million by 2008.
Many of Perry's stage-play films have been subsequently adapted as professional films.
The partnership was largely for the purposes of bringing scripted television to the OWN network, Perry having had previous success in this department.