Even though Tyler Perry earned a slew of “Razzie” nominations this year, including “worst actor” for his role in ‘Alex Cross’ and “worst actress” for “Madea’s Witness Protection.” There is no denying he’s an entertainment juggernaut.

He’s an:

  • Actor
  • Director
  • Producer
  • Playwright / Author

He has written and produced:

  • 17 plays
  • 15 films
  • 5 TV shows

He also has a 200,000 sq ft production studio, Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia.

And he did all of it in just EIGHT years.

That itself is an amazing thing, but Tyler did all of it after surviving two suicide attempts after a childhood filled with brutal physical abuse and molestation.

Read Tyler Perry's story

Here's Tyler talking about success.