Tyler Perry, Gelila Bekele, many celebrities, family and friends gathered on February 15, 2015 in Perry’s backyard to christen their son Aman Tyler Perry. Perry decided to christen Aman in the gospel.
Perry had a church built in his backyard in honor of his mother. The church is almost a direct replica of the church his mother grew up in. “I know she was with us in spirit,” said Perry.
Some of many that attended the christening were Pastor Smokie Norful, Jennifer Hudson, VaShawn Mitchell, Yolonda Adams and Bill and Kori Withers.
During the christening the Godparents were recognized. Cicely Tyson and Oprah Winfrey are the Godmothers and Oliver Ripley is the Godfather.