Tyler Perry – From Abuse to RichesFeatured

Abuse Victories, Financial, Inspiration, Life, Rags to Riches Victories

Tyler Perry (otherwise formerly known as Emmitt Perry, Jr) has overcome a traumatic childhood. This month he was featured in Essence magazine and speaks about his success and adversity. Born in New Orléans, Louisiana he had three other siblings and suffered severe abuse and molestation. Perry’s father’s answer “to everything was to beat it out of you.” He attempted suicide once to escape his father’s abuse. He was molested by three men; then on another occasion was molested at the age of 10 by his friend’s mother. Tyler says he…