The richest actor in the world is none other than Hollywood superstar, Tyler Perry. With a net worth of over $600 million, Perry comfortably sits atop the list of wealthiest actors in the world.Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, Perry grew up relatively poor and experienced a tough childhood. He was often bullied and beaten up by his classmates and struggled with depression and suicidal thoughts. However, he eventually found his calling in acting and writing plays. After years of toiling away in relative obscurity, Perry finally broke through with his hit play “I Know I’ve Been Changed”.Since then, there’s been no looking back for Tyler Perry. He has gone on to write, produce, and star in some of the most popular movies and TV shows of the past decade. He has also built an empire unto himself, with his own production studio and multiple business ventures. All told, it’s no surprise that Tyler Perry is the richest actor in the world.