Tyler Perry to build great-grandmother of seven a new home after devastating fire

Tyler Perry saved one family's Christmas by offering to rebuild a home destroyed in a fire Tyler Perry saved one family’s Christmas by offering to rebuild a home destroyed in a fire 

Entertainment mogul Tyler Perry has offered to rebuild the home of an 88-year-old great-grandmother who lost all her belongings in a fire.

Rosa Lee Ransby and her four-year-old great-granddaughter escaped the fire Tuesday that destroyed her home of 40 years in Coweta County, southwest of Atlanta, and everything in it.

She did not have insurance.

Coweta County firefighters began soliciting donations, and calls flooded in.

The Atlanta-based filmmaker visited Ransby’s neighborhood Thursday and pledged to rent her a house for a year, pay for her utilities, buy her furniture and then build her a new home.

Perry, a self-made millionaire based in Atlanta, made an estimated $125million last year, according to Forbes.

Coweta Fire Chief Todd Moore said, ‘It’s made my Christmas. I’ve been doing this a long time, seen a lot of bad things come and go but this is special.’

They hope to break ground on the new house in January.

Rosa Lee Ransby, left, had no insurance on the home or its contentsRosa Lee Ransby, left, had no insurance on the home or its contents (Mail-online) 

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