Tyler Perry has finally made placement on the Forbes billionaires list for the first time, with $1 billion. Tyler Perry and his powerhouse productions have recently announced his billionaire ranking in No. 2,677.
Tyler Perry’s Madea franchise, The Have and the Have Nots, A Jazzman’s Blues, Sistas, The Oval are just his surface projects that gave him a huge advantage to his newly billionaire life. He is currently working on All the Queen’s Men for BET+, the streaming service shared enterprise among Perry and ViacomCBS.
Tyler Perry accompanies Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, who are also are currently going through a divorce and among 493 newly additions to Forbes’ 35th annual list, which gives it a mass total of 2,755 billionaires. The newest list adds 660 more than a year ago.
Tyler Perry makes the list followed by other stars
Musical entrepreneur Kanye West, who is currently partnered with Adidas under a multi-year deal to design sneaker brand Yeezy, is billionaire No. 1,750 with $1.8 billion. Internet and reality star Kim Kardashian West, who rose to fame from reality TV stardom and expanded her empire fortune with a mobile game, cosmetics, and most recently shapewear, is No. 2,674 with $1 billion.
Besides Tyler Perry’s additional ranking, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos of course tops the list with a $177 billion dollar evaluation. Elon Musk temporarily passed Bezos during the year with help from the growth of Tesla’s stock. He is ranked No. 2 with $151 billion.
The other top 10 billionaires are Berkshire Hathaway founder Warren Buffett; Microsoft founder Bill Gates; Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin; Mukesh Ambani, chairman of India’s Reliance Group; Facebook founder-CEO Mark Zuckerberg; Bernard Arnault, CEO of LVMH Moët Hennessy – Louis Vuitton; as well as Oracle founder Larry Ellison.
Forbes said the total worth of the billionaires is now $13.1 trillion, which has grown up from $8 trillion in 2020. Most successful listers (724) are based in the U.S, while China (including Hong Kong and Macao) with 698. Forbes continues to use stock prices and exchange rates to determine net worth.
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