Emmitt Perry Sr Biography

(Celebrity Family, Media Personality)

Emmitt Perry Sr is popular with the media being the father of Tyler Perry. Emmitt is more well-known as the name Tyler in the industry.

More about the relationship

Emmitt Perry was married to Willie Maxine Perry. Willie used to work as a pre-school teacher at the time.

Moreover, he has two children Karen Topps and Clifton Knox from his previous relationship.

Sadly Willie Maxine Perry died at age 64 following an illness on December 8, 2009.

Relationship Facts of Emmitt Perry Sr

  • Emmitt Perry Sr is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Emmitt Perry Sr?

Emmitt Perry Sr is popular with the media being the father of Tyler Perry. Emmitt is more well-known as the name Tyler in the industry.

Emmitt is however a carpenter by the profession.

Emmitt Perry Sr: Age, Parent, Ethnicity

There is no information regarding the birth of Emmitt. Born in the United States, he holds an American nationality.

The personality came to the media for being the father of Tyler Perry. Other that than, there’s no elaborate information concerning his father and mother.

Similarly, the information regarding his siblings is also still under the curtains. He belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity.

Emmitt Perry Sr: Career, Professional life

Emmitt came into the limelight as his sons were the popular faces of the entertainment industry. He came more into the spotlight after Tyler shared that he is not the biological father.

Tyler Perry is an American actor, writer, comedian, and director. Moreover, he also writes various songs in the gospel genre.

And then his other son Emmbre Perry is also a director and actor. He has worked in movies like No More Games, Two Is Better Than One, and others.

Talking about Emmitt’s profession he is a carpenter. However, the organization he works for and other details are not available at the moment.

Emmitt Perry Sr: Salary, Net Worth

Emmitt’s earning information is not revealed. However, his sons have collected a good sum of money from their careers.

Tyler has a total $1 billion value of total assets. Similarly, his other son Emmbre’s net worth is also in the millions.

Emmitt Perry Sr: Rumor and controversy

Emmitt was highlighted in the media after Tyler shared that he wasn’t his biological father. Tyler said that they spent their childhood very hardly.

His father i.e. Emmitt always used to beat him very badly and used to abuse him so much.

Furthermore, his mother also became the victim of that physical abuse. In spite of the situation, he used to work hard day and night for them and gave them food so that they don’t have to sleep without food.

He shared that Emmitt has even hit him which left him suicidal at one point and cut his slits. He has been hit with a vacuum cord.

Tyler at the age of 16 then changed his name from Emmitt Perry Jr to Tyler. As he shared, he did it to escape from his behavior and his legacy. Tyler gets to know that Emmitt wasn’t his biological father after 40 yrs.

A DNA test was done and after that, the truth was revealed.

Body measurement: Height, Weight

Emmit stands with an average height and weight. However, its details are unknown as of now.

He has black-colored hair and eyes and regularly wears specs.

Social media

The celebrity father isn’t active on various social media sites like Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and others.


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