Gelila Bekele Net Worth: Know her income source, career, personal life, assets and more

Gelila Bekele Net Worth: Know her income source, career, personal life, assets and more

Facts of Gelila Bekele Net Worth: Know her income source, career, personal life, assets and more

Net worth$400 thousand
Date of Birth:1986 September 4
First NameGelila
Last NameBekele
Age:37 years old
Birth Nation: Ethiopia

Gelila Bekele is an exceptionally talented and renowned social activist, model, actress, writer, humanitarian and a filmmaker. She is an American- Ethiopian.
Gelila Bekele is an American-Ethiopian model who has amassed a net worth equal to about $400 thousand dollars, her husband Tyler Perry’s net worth is $600 million.

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Know about income sources and assets of Gelila Bekele

Gelila is a woman with beauty and brains what makes her more unique is her involvement in the social activity. She along with her husband is a philanthropist and as a charity has given millions.

She makes good money from her modeling and acting career.
Besides, she is also featured in different fashion magazines covers, runway shows and advertisement campaigns which has helped her to be even more wealthier.
Recently she is involved in documentary filmmaking and writing books.
Gelila and her husband Tyler are living a luxurious lifestyle with their massive net worth.
They own a lavish house in Beverly Hills, California worth a whopping $14.5 M

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They have a Rolce Royce one of the luxurious car in the world.

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Also, they own a private jet worth $125M.

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Early life and career of  Gelila Bekele

Gelila Bekele was born on 4 September 1986 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She has a sister Anna Rossetti.
She spent her most of her beautiful life traveling between the United States and Europe with her step-sister Anna.
Bekele was always passionate and interested in becoming a model from her childhood days. With her consistency, dedication, and determination she made her dream come true by becoming one of the popular models globally.
The modeling career of Gelila began in 2006 by working with Ford models.
She has been a successful model and has been able to grace the covers of various leading magazines like Marie Claire, Essence and Allure.

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She has also featured in different beauty campaigns which include Diesel, Levi’s, Michael Kors, Pantene, L’oreal and so on.
She has maintained a good reputation and remained relevant in a fashion industry.
Currently, Bekele represents the Women 360 Model Management in New York and Paris.
Gelila played the role of Mulunesh in the movie Full and made her acting debut in 2009. After that, she has contributed to a few movies which have provided her an identification as a great actress.
Later, In 2015 she pursued her passion as a documentary filmmaker. She released a documentary film titled Mai: Life is not Honey the same year.
In 2016, She published a book Guzo which reflects her personality as an author as well.


The book represents the daily lives of Ethiopians in 2016. It’s about the religious beliefs, culture, occupations, customs, and traditions of the tribes in Ethiopia. The book has got several positive reviews.

How is the Gelila's Personal life? Know here

Gelila Bekele started dating an American actor, filmmaker, comedian, and songwriter Tyler Perry in 2009. Since then they have been living together but never been married because they want to keep it that way.
On 30, November 2014, Gelila and Tyler were blessed with a son named Aman Tyler Perry.

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Gelila along with her husband have done many runway projects. Their philanthropic works have gained a wide range of accolades.
Gelila has been carrying on different humanitarian projects with entrepreneur Scott Harrison. She is also related with Glimmer of Hope which aims in fighting for the proper use of natural resources.
Gelila Bekele believes in promoting a green lifestyle. She is a vegan.
She has over 54K followers in Instagram, 55K followers on Twitter and has got around 30K fans on Facebook.

ActressmodelWritersocial activist$600 millionAmerican- Ethiopian 4 September 1986Addis Ababa, Ethiopia