Celebrity: Oprah Winfrey
Date of Birth
64 years old, American media personality, talk show host, actress, producer, and businesswoman, Oprah Winfey, who has a net worth of $3.2 billion, against all odds rose from being poor, to being abused, and prejudice to become one of the most influential people in the world.
Oprah who opened the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa in 2017, an all inclusive school for poverty-stricken young ladies was born on the 29th of January, 1954 in Kosciusko, Mississippi and though she has never been married she has been in a long-term relationship with Stedman Graham.
Oprah Winfrey who till today earns a yearly pay of $315 million on account of her exceedingly lucrative media empire is a committed researcher, that performed excellently at school and earned a scholarship to Tennessee State University.
Opra’s career in media started in her teenage years when she was hired by a neighborhood radio station to report the news and from that point she proceeded to TV with The Oprah Winfrey Show she debuted in 1984 that rapidly rose to the number one talk show in Chicago, uprooting Phil Donahue.
Oprah’ whose differing group included world and compassionate issues, well being, spirituality, and interviews with the non-celebrated and renowned alike is credited for having revolutionized the TV talk show platform. Oprah who won basic recognition as an actress for her supporting part in the 1985 film ‘The Color Purple’, for which she got an Academy Award nomination’s production company, Harpo Productions, has produced many movies and telefilms.
Oprah who has also published five books and two magazines, one of which was named the best start-up ever by Fortune magazine’s show aired in 140 countries before influencing the hop to her to the Oprah Winfrey Network “OWN” that was earlier Discovery Health station. Up until now, the “OWN” network has attempted to achieve the ratings that many media watchers anticipated. She did got huge ratings in the wake of landing exclusive interviews with Lance Armstrong and Lindsay Lohan following their individual scandals.