Tyler Perry single-handedly builds biggest film studio in America for $250m

Tyler Perry single-handedly builds biggest film studio in America for $250m

- Tyler Perry, a Black-American actor, writer, producer and director has made history as the owner of the biggest film studio in the US

- According to Bcausewecan, the 330-acre Atlanta-based studio is large enough to fit Warner Bros, Disney, Fox and Paramount studios combined

- Perry's historic studio, with stages, ranging in size from 20,000 to 40,000 square feet was constructed at a cost of $250 million

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Actor, writer, producer and director, Tyler Perry, has made history as the first Black person to own and head the biggest studio in America.

At 330 acres, the Atlanta-based studio is large enough to fit Warner Bros, Disney, Fox and Paramount studios combined.

The business and entertainment mogul left many greatly impressed at the grand opening of his film studio, one of the largest film studios in the US and in the process, became the first Black person to own and head a major film studio of that size.

Perry hosted a star-studded event that gathered prominent personalities in Black excellence to celebrate his achievement.

Attendees included Congressman John Lewis, Oprah Winfrey, Patti Labelle, Bill Clinton, Beyonce, Cicely Tyson, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and countless others.

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Previously a Confederate Army base, the location is now a permanent reflection of Black excellence.

The property hosts numerous houses including a replica of The White House, expansive green space and 12 sound stages available for rent.

The stages has the names of Black achievers and trailblazers in the film and entertainment industry including Oprah Winfrey, Spike Lee, Halle Berry, Whoopi Goldberg and Sidney Poitier.

According to the Tyler Perry Studios website, the stages range in size from 20,000 to 40,000 square feet.

Meanwhile, Ghana made history when the flawless Star Nyaniba Annan represented the nation in the country's first-ever participation in Miss World pageant in 1959 which came off at the Lyceum Ballroom in London.

Miss Ghana, Star Nyaniba Annan, debuted on the global stage in the 9th edition of the Miss World in 1959.

It was Ghana’s first appearance on the revered international platform which earned global headlines and was the first to be televised by the BBC.

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