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My Favorite Billionaire

Tyler Perry’s rags to riches story is better than any fairy tale

(Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP, File)

Several years ago, I attended a charity fundraiser at a 58-acre estate called Dean Gardens. After wandering around the 42,000 square foot pink mansion with its wedding chapel, private amphitheater, 24-karat-gold sinks, 18-hole golf course, and helipad, I decided whoever built it had more money than they knew what to do with.



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Bebe Nicholson

Writer, editor, publisher, journalist, author, columnist, believer in enjoying my journey and helping other people enjoy theirs.