TYLER PERRY TO BE HONORED WITH 'THE PEOPLE'S CHAMPION AWARD' FOR HIS YEARS OF DOING GOOD DEEDS
Thursday, 15 October 2020
Actor and producer Tyler Perry will be recognized next month for his recreational work, unwavering commitment to supporting charities and “inspiring empathy and progress for humankind”
The renowned philanthropist will be honored with “The People’s Champion of 2020” award at the E! People’s Choice Awards, which will be broadcast on Sunday evening, November 15.
“In a year of unrest and uncertainty, Tyler Perry proved a natural leader,” reads an E! News statement. “From his pioneering efforts in successfully, and safely, restarting production and creating jobs at Tyler Perry Studios, to personally supporting charities and families in need, he continuously inspires hope in people.”
Since opening the largest privately owned motion-picture studio in the US, Tyler Perry has made history on numerous accounts and has received valuable accolades for his work. In 2020, Tyler made history by being one of the first filmmakers to begin filmmaking safely in the midst of the COVID-19 epidemic by creating "camp quarantine" at Tyler Perry Studios Lot in GA, Atlanta, and named Time's 100 Most Influential People of 2020.