Tyler Perry's Longtime Partner Gelila Bekele Shares Old Photo of Her Grandma Receiving a Diploma

Tyler Perry's longtime girlfriend, Gelila Bekele went down memory lane with a recent post on her Instagram page.

The 32-year-old model posted a throwback photo of her grandmother (who she resembles) receiving her diploma. Being educated is a critical aspect of human life, as it has many advantages.

GELILA'S THROWBACK POST

The supermodel posted a picture, showing her grandmother, (who is the first person to ever graduate from her family) receiving a diploma in Commerce.

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The striking resemblance between Gelila and the older woman was evident in the picture, and most of her fans pointed out that fact.

Gelila's caption of the post read:

"Grandma receiving her diploma from Commerce, as a mom of 3. #Ethiopia #Education the greatest equalizer," and she signed off with a big heart emoji. 

The caption showed that the Ethiopian-born model does appreciate the importance of education in bridging the gap between worlds and putting everyone on an equal playing ground.

Most people who commented agreed with her notion, while some chose to point out the striking resemblance between Gelila and her grandmother. 

GELILA'S MANY ACHIEVEMENTS

It can be argued that the model came into the spotlight when her relationship with Tyler Perry became known to the public. But, she has been making huge strides in her own and carving a name for herself.

Gelila Bekele began modeling in 2006, at the age of 19, after signing up with Ford Models. Her modeling career has grown from strength to strength since then, spanning thirteen years.

She is a writer who published a book titled "Guzo," which describes the ways of her people in Ethiopia.

She recently delved into filmmaking and shooting documentaries. Gelila is also a known activist, lending her voice to the needs of girls around the world, especially on girl child education.

She is such a fascinating woman, and it is no wonder she and Tyler Perry seem to be a good match. The pair have been dating since 2007, and have a son, Aman, together.

The child was born in November 2014. They continue to live together happily, with many of their fans making calls for them to tie the knot. 

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