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Tyler Perry's Girlfriend & Mother of His Only Child Flaunts Toned Body in Cream Netted Sweater

Afouda Fortune
Apr 15, 2020
11:30 A.M.
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Model and mother to 5-year-old Aman Perry, whom she shares with long time partner Tyler Perry, shows off her beautiful body in a sultry Instagram post.

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Gelila Bekele took to Instagram to share a beautiful photo of her wearing a crochet blouse. The post came with a quote from David Brooks, a New York Times Op-Ed columnist followed closely with #ConfrontationWithYourOwnWeaknesses.

Gelila Bekele attends the screening of "Les Miserables" during the 72nd annual Cannes Film Festival on May 15, 2019 | Photo: Getty Images

Gelila Bekele attends the screening of "Les Miserables" during the 72nd annual Cannes Film Festival on May 15, 2019 | Photo: Getty Images

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The photo which was captured by Michel Nafziger, a beauty and fashion photographer in New York was promptly given 2,950 likes. Her followers also took to the comment section to praise and compliment her beauty.

Bekele also wrote a book titled “Guzo!” (2018), which, as it’s English meaning implies, documents the life journey of native Ethiopians.

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It would be recalled that Gelila has been in a long time relationship with Tyler perry, even though the latter rarely talks about it in public. However, the one person he can’t stop talking about is his son, Aman Perry.

According to a Heavy article “her humanitarian side is probably one of the big things that draw Perry to her.” The couple has been dating since 2009, and they have one child together.

Director Tyler Perry and model Gelila Bekele attend the 2nd annual Steve Harvey Foundation gala at Cipriani Wall Street on April 4, 2011 | Photo: Getty Images

Director Tyler Perry and model Gelila Bekele attend the 2nd annual Steve Harvey Foundation gala at Cipriani Wall Street on April 4, 2011 | Photo: Getty Images

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In an exclusive interview for his PEOPLE cover in 2019, the 50-year-old filmmaker describes his son has bringing the most joy in his life.

According to Heavy, he told PEOPLE that “his entire life now involves kids, cartoons, toys, and taking care of his family when he’s not producing films and hosting tribute shows.”

Tyler Perry speaks at the Dr. Phil McGraw Star Ceremony On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame on February 21, 2020 | Photo: Getty Images

Tyler Perry speaks at the Dr. Phil McGraw Star Ceremony On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame on February 21, 2020 | Photo: Getty Images

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Asides being together with Tyler Perry since 2009 and mothering his only child, Bekele is presently an activist and documentary filmmaker.

According to her website, she spends her time shuttling Europe, the United States, and Ethiopia, her home country, to help people through a charity that focuses on providing access to clean water and education.

Model Gelila Bekele poses for a photo at the 6th Annual Charity:Ball benefiting charity:water at the 69th Regiment Armory on December 12, 2011 | Photo: Getty Images

Model Gelila Bekele poses for a photo at the 6th Annual Charity:Ball benefiting charity:water at the 69th Regiment Armory on December 12, 2011 | Photo: Getty Images

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As a model, she has featured in several fashion and beauty campaigns, including those for top brands like Levi’s, Diesel, Michael Kors, Mikimoto, H&M, Pinko, Nespresso, Pantene, and L’oreal.

Passionate about issues concerning Fundamental human rights, in 2013, Gelila began her narrative and documentary film career to draw attention to this issue.

Gelila Bekele attends the screening of "Rocketman" during the 72nd annual Cannes Film Festival on May 16, 2019 | Photo: Getty Images

Gelila Bekele attends the screening of "Rocketman" during the 72nd annual Cannes Film Festival on May 16, 2019 | Photo: Getty Images

As a documentary filmmaker, her productions include Anbessa, which she produced, Mai: Life is not Honey and Model Activists, two separate works she directed.

Bekele also wrote a book titled “Guzo!” (2018), which, as it’s English meaning implies, documents the life journey of native Ethiopians.

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