Who would have thought Tyler Perry was more fierce or ‘fiercer’ than Sasha Fierce aka Beyonce. According to a report based on 2008’s top celebrities Perry and his pistol packing character Madea topped Beyonce “putting a ring on it”. Perry, after releasing two films (“Meet the Browns,” “The Family That Preys”) and inking two major sitcom deals with TBS (“Tyler Perry’s House of Payne” and “Meet The Browns”), earned $125 million in 2008, reports Parade. In contrast Beyonce and her 2008 alter ego “Sasha Fierce,” who even had Queen Latifah doing the dance to “Single Ladies” at the American Music Awards, raked in $80 million but combined with her husband Jay-Z’s earnings “BeyonJay” took in $162 million dollars ! Other celebrities who earned major cash in 2008 include Britney Spears with 2.25 million, Taylor Swift with $5.5 million, and “Greys Anatomy” star Patrick Dempsey with $3.5 million.
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