But he hasn't publicly commented on his sexual preference.
The multitalented actor-director is expecting his first child with on-again, off-again girlfriend Gelila Bekele.
"He said he had to start getting used to not getting a lot of sleep, because his life was about to change in a big way," a guest at Perry's 45th birthday bash in Los Angeles told E!
But most recently, in January 2010, he attended the opening gala of his studio with 24-year-old Ethiopian model Gelila Bekele, his rumored girlfriend.
Tyler has called Gelila a "special person" in his life in interview with Oprah, so naturally, engagement rumors followed.
Like I said, I just want to see him get the help I believe he desperately needs, at the end of the day he is Destiny's father.
According to Tyler Perry he is "happily spoken for".
Tyler Perry and his model girlfriend Gelila Bekele have welcomed their first child together, sources confirm to Us Weekly.
The couple's son Aman Tyler Perry arrived on Sunday, Nov. PHOTOS: 2014's babies of the year "They are totally and completely excited, and really looking forward to their first holiday with their son," a source tells Us.
Perry is an eminent American director, screenwriter, play writer, producer, author and an actor.
Perry has written and produced many shows since the 1990s.
I also believe that he's afraid the medication will numb him, or turn him into some kind of zombie so he won't be able to write and create, which will ultimately ruin his career.