On its opening weekend, February 24–26, 2006, Perry's film version of Madea's Family Reunion opened at number one at the box office with .3 million. Perry and his co-stars promoted the film on The Oprah Winfrey Show.As with Diary, almost all of the Madea Perry wrote, directed, produced and starred in his next film, Why Did I Get Married? It opened at number one, grossing US.4 million that weekend. Filming began March 5, 2007, in Whistler, British Columbia, a resort town north of Vancouver, then moved to Atlanta, where Perry had opened his own studio.Talking about her personal life, she is yet unmarried but is in a serious relationship with her boyfriend.Her boyfriend is an American actor, producer, director and songwriter, whom she is dating since 2009. As the couple has got a strong bonding with one another, they probably are looking forward to getting married soon.
Tyler has called Gelila a "special person" in his life in interview with Oprah, so naturally, engagement rumors followed.Perry also creates films, some produced as live recordings of stage plays, and others filmed using full sets and locations with full editing.Perry is estimated to have earned around US million by 2008.Madea Goes to Jail opened at number one on February 20, 2009, grossing US million and becoming his largest opening to date. Abrams, also in 2009, Perry had a small role as the Starfleet Academy commandant Admiral Barnett in Star Trek, which opened on May 8.This was Perry's seventh film with Lionsgate Entertainment. This was his first film appearance outside of his own projects. It featured Janet Jackson, Cicely Tyson, Louis Gossett, Jr., Jill Scott, and Malik Yoba.The 45-year-old writer, producer, director and actor of the popular Madea franchise and the 28-year-old Ethiopian model will reportedly welcome the baby as soon as next month 'He is thrilled and over the moon': The talented star - seen here on March 11 - hinted at the exciting news during his birthday celebrations in Georgia on the weekend, telling guests, 'He had to start getting used to not getting a lot of sleep because his life was about to change in a big way' Not his best work!She is a stunning Ethiopian model, humanitarian and social activist, who is known for her work with Ford Models.But for now at least, the two are just happily dating.According to multiple reports, the 45-year-old writer, producer, director and actor of the popular Madea franchise will welcome his first child with on-again, off-again girlfriend of five years Gelila Bekele in as little as one month.Tyler Perry is one of the most successful men in showbiz at the moment -- Forbes ranked him sixth among the highest-paid men in Hollywood last year.So naturally, questions surrounding his personal life have popped up here and there. Since he's been fairly private about his romantic life and has dressed as a woman in his movies, many people have speculated over the years that he's homosexual.