Gelila bekele tyler perry still dating
But in January 2010 he attended the opening gala of his new studio with 24-year-old Ethiopian model Gelila Bekele, who was later revealed to be his girlfriend.In an interview with Oprah Winfrey, Perry called Bekele a "special person," so the Internet started buzzing that the two could be engaged.Gelila was born on September 4, 1986, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.She spent most her life shuttling between Europe and the United States with her sister named, Anna Wossetti.The partnership was largely for the purposes of bringing scripted television to the OWN network, Perry having had previous success in this department.As a child, Perry once went so far as to attempt suicide in an effort to escape his father's beatings.Tyler Perry has spoken in the past about wanting to become a father.And now it appears his girlfriend, Gelila Bekele, is pregnant with his first child.
Gelila has appeared in Various runway shows and also involved in numerous advertisement campaigns.
Perry has also created several television shows, his most successful of which is Tyler Perry's House of Payne, a show that ran for eight seasons on TBS from June 21, 2006, to August 10, 2012.
On October 2, 2012, Perry struck an exclusive multi-year partnership with Oprah Winfrey and her Oprah Winfrey Network.
Baby rumors swirled earlier this week, when a source claimed Tyler Perry announced at his 45th birthday party that he was going to be a father.
Some Internet detectives then did some digging and found the below month-old photo on Pietro Mourao’s Instagram page.
Regarding her nationality and ethnicity, she is a black and of Ethiopian/ American nationality.