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Deadline Hollywood reports:

Production powerhouse Tyler Perry has landed on the Forbes Billionaires list for the first time, with $1 billion. The prolific filmmaker behind the Madea franchise, A Fall From Grace and recently announced A Jazzman’s Blues – both for Netflix — is billionaire no. 2,677.

Perry joins Kanye West and Kim Kardashian — who happen to be in the midst of a divorce — among 493 first-time additions to the Forbes’ 35th annual list, which totals 2,755 billionaires – 660 more than a year ago.

Topping the list for the fourth year running — Jeff Bezos, worth $177 billion. Elon Musk, who passed Bezos briefly during the year as Tesla stock surged, is number two with $151 billion.

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