It's been dubbed the 'Hollywood of the South', and much of that has to do with Perry.
The acre hectare studio once served as a Confederate army base, and Oprah said the new studio head is a force to be reckoned with.
When They See Us director Ava DuVernay attended in a dusty red maxi dress with a pretty belt detail, along with strappy ruby red slippers.
Jackson, in a pale purple tuxedo.
Jackson, in a pale purple tuxedo with black lapels, spotted bow tie, and matching velvet cap.
Oprah Winfrey, Beyonce and Terrence Howard bring the glam at Tyler Perry Studios' grand opening
And another huge star enjoying the festivities Saturday was Oscar-winning actress Berry, who rocked an all-black satin tuxedo ensemble with a sexy low-cut vest, flared pants and a fab fedora. Black and silver was a winning combination for a number of guests, including Jenifer Lewis with a gleaming jumpsuit and Sunny Hostin with a sparkling gown. He said I'm going to create my own way and as we can see here, become a force for himself. Among the glitzy couples who arrived on the red carpet was the legendary singer Gladys Knight with her husband and fellow performer William McDowell. He was flanked by his beautiful wife Eudoxie Bridges, in slinky black velvet. Oscar winner: Viola Davis, who was featured in Perry's comedy Madea Goes To Jail, was also among the gala attendees, in a pretty strapless pastel pink gown.