“I love waking up in the morning, him come running to me. We’re not the kind of parents — my son’s not famous. “I have my aunts I take care of and sisters and brothers, but you’ve got to be working. We’re trying very hard to keep him protected so that he can know who he is before he gets into the crazy bull crap of this social media world.”Perry’s response is in the same vein of Halle Berry’s response to people on Instagram asking if she is ashamed of her children because she doesn’t show their faces. The writer, director, producer and actor also stated that he wants to raise Aman to be independent. While he is worth around 0 million, the 47-year-old said he’s not giving handouts to anyone in his life.“I say no a lot, man.
On its opening weekend, February 24–26, 2006, Perry's film version of Madea's Family Reunion opened at number one at the box office with $30.3 million. Perry and his co-stars promoted the film on The Oprah Winfrey Show.
As with Diary, almost all of the Madea Perry wrote, directed, produced and starred in his next film, Why Did I Get Married? It opened at number one, grossing US$21.4 million that weekend. Filming began March 5, 2007, in Whistler, British Columbia, a resort town north of Vancouver, then moved to Atlanta, where Perry had opened his own studio.
Perry is estimated to have earned around US$75 million by 2008.
Many of Perry's stage-play films have been subsequently adapted as professional films.
Janet Jackson, Sharon Leal, Jill Scott, and Tasha Smith appeared in the film.