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- Born or Age: When was Oprah Winfrey born?
- Net Worth: What is the net worth of Oprah Winfrey?
- Personal Life: Is Oprah Winfrey married yet?
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Short BioOrpah Gail Winfrey who is shortly known as Oprah Winfrey who is talk show anchor, producer, actress, philanthropist and a media proprietor by her profession. Oprah was well known to the world for her talk show named The Oprah Winfrey Show. This talk show was the top highest rated TV program in its history and it was nationally organized (syndicated) from 1986 to 2011 in Chicago, Illinois of the United State. She holds American nationality and she belongs to the family of the mixed ethnicity of the African-American. Currently, she is the age of 64 years old. Oprah is the 1st African-American woman to become a billionaire in American history.
Born or Age: When was Oprah Winfrey born?Oprah was born on 29th January 1954 in Kosciusko, Mississippi of the United State of America. She is the daughter of Vernita Lee (mother) and Vernon Winfrey (father). Noah Robinson Sr. declared (claimed) that he is Oprah's biological father. But the claim is not cleared.
CareerOprah Winfrey joined Nashville East High School. During her college time, she was Miss Black Tennessee. Then she joined Lincoln High School in Milwaukee of Wisconsin and again she was transferred to Nicolet High School.
Oprah Winfrey started her television career while she was at her college time. She was offered (provided) a job as a co-host on the Columbia Broadcast System (CBS) television. At the same time, she was the first black female news anchor at Nashville's channel of WLAC-TV and the youngest news host. In 1976, she moved to Baltimore's channel of WJZ-TV to co-host the six o'clock news. At the age of 19, she started co-hosting the evening news. Then she was fired (removed) as a co-hosting. Then after, she was selected to attend Mr. Richard Sher as co-anchor of WJZ's local talk show named People Are Talking which was on air on 14th August 1978. Winfrey also anchored the local version of Dialing for Dollars. Oprah sent recorded tapes of her show in 1981 to a talk show in Chicago called A.M. Chicago. Furthermore, she debuts as a film actress in 1985 in a period drama film i.e. The Color Purple where she played a role of a troubled housewife named Sofia. On the award show, she was nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her character (role) in the movie. Winfrey starred in 1998 in the movie named Beloved where she played the character of Sethe and the film was also produced by her. The Princess and the Frog, Charlotte's Web, and Bee Movie are the movies where she has also acted.