Oprah Winfrey is an American talk show host, producer, media proprietor, and philanthropist. Winfrey total net worth is $3 billion. Winfrey height is 1.69m. Winfrey age is 61 years old. Winfrey was born in Mississippi, United States on 29 January, 1954 to Vernon Winfrey and Vernita Lee. Winfrey has two sister, Patricia Lloyd and Patricia Lee and one brother, Jeffrey Lee. Winfrey is famous for her multi-award-wining talk show named The Oprah Winfrey Show. This is the highest-rated program of its kind in history and was nationwide syndicated (1986 to 2011). Named the Queen of All Media, She has been placed the richest African-American of the 20th century, the top black philanthropist in American history. Winfrey is now North American’s only black billionaire. She is also, according to some valuations, the most powerful women in the world. Winfrey was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by U.S president, Barack Obama in 2013.
Oprah Winfrey was born into poverty in countryside Mississippi to young single mother. She raise in an inner city Milwaukee neighbour. She experienced substantial hardship through her childhood. She saying that she was raped at the age of 9 and became pregnant at the age of 14 but her son died in infancy. She landed a job in radio while still in high school. She started co-anchoring the local evening news at 19. Her expressive ad-lib delivery finally got her moved to the daytime-talk-show arena, and after bosting a third-rated local Chicago talk show to 1st place, she launched her personal production company and became globally syndicated.
Credited with making a more close confessional form of media communication, she is believed to have popularized and transformed the tabloid talk show genre founded by Phil Donahue. She had reinvented her show with a centre on literature, self-improvement and religiousness by the mid-1990s. Through criticized for unchecking a confession culture, indorsing controversial self-help ideas and an emotion-cantered methodology. Her support of Barack Obama, by one approximation, delivered above a million votes in the near 2008 Democratic Primary race from 2006 to 2008. Oprah Winfrey and her boyfriend, Stedman were engaged to be married in November 1992. Oprah’s Angle Network raised more than $80,000,000.