Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey

Full Name: Oprah Winfrey
Birth Date:
January 29, 1954
Birth Place:
Kosciusko, Mississippi, U.S.
Education:
Talk Show Host, Film Actress, Philanthropist
Occupation:
Tennessee State University
Years Active:
1983–present
Net Worth: 
$3 billion
Boyfriend (s):
Stedman Graham
Religion: 
Protestant
Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius

Oprah Winfrey is a very popular American television host, actress, producer, and philanthropist. She is best known around the world for her won named television talk show ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’. Oprah is one of the richest African-American women who come from humble background and went through miseries at early life. She was awarded honorary doctorate degrees from Harvard and Duke as well as Presidential Medal of Freedom by Barack Obama.

Oprah Winfrey Early Life:

Orpah Gail Winfrey was born on January 29, 1954, in Kosciusko, Mississippi, U.S. to an unmarried teenage mother Vernita Lee. Several people claim that they are her biological father but usually noted Vernon Winfrey is her biological father who is a coal miner. Noah Robinson, Sr. a World War Second veteran has claimed to be her biological father.

She was raped at first at 9 years old eventually gave birth to a son at 14 who died shortly after birth. Being sexually abused, she left the house where betrayed by the family members. She studied at Lincoln High School then transferred to Nicolet High School. Winfrey won a scholarship for study in communication at the Tennessee State University.

Oprah Winfrey Failures:

1-She was not so fair to host the television program.
2- After birth, the mother left her and spent first six years of life living in rural with her maternal grandmother.
3- She was raped at only 9 years old by a number of male relatives and friends of her mother.
4- Give birth to a son at only 14 years old.
5- She fired from the job at 23 years old.

Oprah Winfrey Career:

Oprah Winfrey kicked off the career journey by working in radio and television broadcasting in Nashville. She moved to Baltimore, Maryland for hosting the show ‘People Are Talking’. A breakthrough comes in her career when Chicago TV station hired her for host mooring show, A.M Chicago. She had taken her show to first place rating from the third position by her outstanding performance.

In 1985, Opera made her acting debut by acting in the movie ‘The Color Purple’ which raised her visibility in the eye of the public and critics and won the Academy Award for the best supporting role. Following the year, she began the talk show ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ which grossed $125 million ends of its first year. Then she opened a new production company named ‘Harpo Productions’.

In 2013, Opera made an outstanding acting performance in the movie ‘The Butler’ with co-actress Minka Kelly, which conveys several awards for the actress. Following the year, she appeared in the movie ‘Selma’ alongside Giovanni Ribisi and Tom Wilkinson. She is considered one of the most powerful women in the world.

Personal Life:

Oprah Winfrey has been in a relationship since 1992 with Stedman Graham but they never married. The couple lives in Chicago.

Oprah Winfrey Height, Weight and Body Measurement:

Height: 5 feet 6½ inches
Weight: 77 kg
Bra Size: 38C
Waist Size: 32 inches
Hip Size: 40 inches
Body Measurement: 41-32-40 inches
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Body Shape: Banana
Shoe Size: 10.5 US

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