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Tyler Perry Is Hollywood's Highest-Paid Man

Another sign Tyler Perry's taking over the world? He's Hollywood's highest-paid man, Forbes says.The prolific actor, producer and director was the top male earner from May 2010 to May 2011, according to a list Forbes released Monday. Perry was No. 2 last year behind James Cameron.Tyler Perry signs on for third TBS seriesPerry took in $130 million in that period ...

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Another sign Tyler Perry's taking over the world? He's Hollywood's highest-paid man, Forbes says.
The prolific actor, producer and director was the top male earner from May 2010 to May 2011, according to a list Forbes released Monday. Perry was No. 2 last year behind James Cameron.

Tyler Perry signs on for third TBS series

Perry took in $130 million in that period thanks to his Madea franchise and TV shows, Meet the Browns and House of Payne.In second place is Jerry Bruckheimer ($113 million), followed by Steven Spielberg ($107 million).Rounding out the top 10: Elton John ($100 million); Simon Cowell ($90 million); James Patterson ($84 million); Dr. Phil McGraw ($80 million); Leonardo DiCaprio ($77 million); Howard Stern ($76 million); and Tiger Woods ($75 million).