Tyler Perry Expecting First Child With Gelila Bekele

Tyler Perry Expecting First Child With Gelila Bekele

The filmmaker will be a dad later this year.

Published September 25, 2014

Tyler Perry sure knows how to keep a secret! The media mogul is expecting his first child with Gelila Bekele, multiple sources have confirmed. Bekele is already seven months along, meaning the couple could welcome their child before the end of the year.

"They are overjoyed and really, really happy," the source tells Us Weekly of Perry and his model girlfriend. "He was so happy in the moment so he told the guests," the insider says of the private star, who broke the news in front of 100 family members and close friends including Jennifer HollidayTevin CampbellMonicaJazmine Sullivan, and LeAnn Rimes at his 45th birthday party in Atlanta.

Congratulations to Perry on his growing family!

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Written by Evelyn Diaz

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