|Full Name/Real Name:||Oprah Gail Winfrey|
|Birth Date:||29 January 1954|
|Birth Place:||Kosciusko, Mississippi, United States|
|Spouse:||Stedman Graham (1986–)|
|Children:||Canaan (born c. 1968, died c. 1968)|
|Profession:||Media executive, actress, talk show host, television producer and philanthropist|
|Net Worth in 2019:||$3 Billion USD|
She has been a revolutionary in every sense of the word and has even been credited with the creation of the rapport talk form of media communication, which has been fondly titled ‘Oprahfication’. Ring a bell? Yes! We are talking about none other than Oprah Winfrey, an American media house owner, actor, producer, and philanthropist.
She has hosted many talk shows till date but gained most of her fame from the talk show, “The Oprah Winfrey Show” which ultimately turned out to be the highest ever rated talk show. She has been ranked as the wealthiest African American personality of the twentieth century. Many reports even claim that she is the most influential women in the world.
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As of 2019, Oprah Winfrey has a net worth of 260 crores USD.
Early Life & Biography:
Oprah was born on 29 January 1954 in a poor rural village of Mississippi, United States. Her childhood as she describes was very tough. She was born in such a poor family that she had to wear clothes made of potato sacks. She was molested and became pregnant just at 14. After her birth, her mom left her with her maternal granny for six years. Oprah was a brilliant girl and could recite bible versus just at the age of three.
She initially went to Lincoln High School but later was promoted to Nicolet High School through a scholarship program. After winning an oratory contest, she was admitted to the Tennessee State University where she studied communication.
Oprah Winfrey’s Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurements
Oprah Winfrey was born on 29 January 1954 and currently as of 2019, she is 65 years old. Statistics put Oprah Winfrey height as 1.69 m and weight 84kg.
Oprah Winfrey Personal Life: Affair, Dating, Boyfriend, Husband, Family & Children
Relationship Statistics of Oprah Winfrey
|What is Oprah Winfrey marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced):||Married|
|Is Oprah Winfrey having any relationship affair?||N/A|
|Is Oprah Winfrey Lesbian/Gay?||No|
|Who is Oprah Winfrey’s Spouse? (name):||Stedman Graham (1986–)|
|Does Oprah Winfrey Have Any Kids?||No, (Canaan (born c. 1968, died c. 1968)|
Oprah was born to an unmarried teenage mother named Vernita Lee who was a housemaid by profession. Her biological father as claimed is Vernon Winfrey who was in the Armed Forces at the time of her birth. However, Noah Robinson Sr. (World War II veteran) has also claimed to be her biological father. She was in a relationship with her high school friend Anthony Otey but later broke up with him.
In 1971, she started dating her University friend, William “Bubba” Taylor but this relationship could also not last for long. From 1986, she has been in a relationship with an author and businessperson named Stedman Graham Jr. but has not married yet. Her only child, Canaan was born in 1968 when she was just 14 years old. The child died in his infancy in the same year.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Oprah’s professional career in journalism started just at the age of 19 when she joined a local news channel as a co-anchor. From 1986 to 2011, she hosted the syndicated talk show, “The Oprah Winfrey Show.” In 1986, she founded a U.S.-based multimedia production company called “Harpo Productions” and has been its chairperson and CEO till date.
On 1 January 2011, Harpo Studios and Discovery Inc. launched a TV channel after Oprah’s name, and it was called the “Oprah Winfrey Network” (OWN). From the day it was founded, Oprah joined it as a Chairwoman, CEO, and CCO. Apart from TV shows, she has also worked on many films. In 2006, she voiced the role of Gussie in the action feature film, “Charlotte’s Web” and in 2007, she voiced the role of Judge Bumbleton in the animated comedy film “Bee Movie.”
In 2008 for the first time, she openly endorsed the US presidential candidate, Barak Obama. In 2013, she received the “Presidential Medal of Freedom” from the then US President Barak Obama. The “Duke University” and the “Harvard University” has honored her with Doctorate degrees.
Net Worth & Earnings:
As of 2019, The total estimated net worth of Oprah Winfrey till date is $3 billion. Her annual income in 2013 alone was reported to be $75 million. Forbes has ranked her 887 among the top billionaires of the world and 306 in the US. In 2010, the magazine claimed her to be the 64th most influential person in the world. She has accumulated this considerable wealth mainly from her journalism career and media businesses. She has also worked in various films and earned from there too.
Oprah Winfrey is known to be the girl who came from nowhere but today is being counted among the most influential persons in the world. The way she lived her childhood is not only tough but even scary. She was beaten with a stick by her granny even for small mistakes and had to wear potato sacks in lack of clothes. She went through all these hardships but never broke. It’s her determination and hard work that has today paid her this great name and fame.