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Tyler Perry tops list of Hollywood's highest paid

September 13, 2011 12:34:31 AM PDT
He may not be the most recognizable man, but Hollywood's highest paid man is actor, writer and producer Tyler Perry, according to Forbes magazine.

Forbes says Perry made $130 million between May 2010 and May of this year.

Perry is the force behind the "Madea" movies in which he dresses as a woman. He has also had a number of other successful films, two TV series and stage productions.

Producer Jerry Bruckheimer came in second on the Forbes list, followed by Steven Spielberg, Elton John and Simon Cowell.