Who is Oprah Winfrey
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Oprah Winfrey is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist. She is best known for hosting her own multi-award-winning talk show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, the highest-rated syndicated program on air, from 1986 to 2011. She has also appeared in several movies including The Butler, The Color Purple and A Wrinkle in Time. She became the world’s first multi-billionaire black person and the richest African-American. TIME magazine named her the most influential woman in the world. Born Orpah Gail Winfrey on January 29, 1954 in Kosciusko, Mississippi, USA to Vernita Lee and Vernon Winfrey, she was raised by her single, teenaged mother in the city of Milwaukee. She was raped at age nine by her nineteen year old cousin, who was baby sitting her. When she was fourteen, she became pregnant with an ill son who died shortly after birth. After graduating from East Nashville High School in Nashville, Tennessee (1971), she attended and graduated from Tennessee State University, with a degree in Speech and Performing Arts. She was crowned Miss Black Tennessee while in college. She began working in radio and television broadcasting in Nashville when she was nineteen. Since 1986, she has been in a long term relationship with Stedman Graham.
She began a relationship with Stedman Graham in 1986.
She introduced Mehmet Oz to countless viewers on The Oprah Winfrey Show.
Inspirational Quotes by Oprah Winfrey
"To me, the money is - it's certainly a wonderful thing. But it is in direct proportion to how you're able to bless yourself and bless others with it."
"Whatever has happened to you in your past has no power over this present moment, because life is now."
"Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher."
"What material success does is provide you with the ability to concentrate on other things that really matter. And that is being able to make a difference, not only in your own life, but in other people's lives."
"I have a lot of things to prove to myself. One is that I can live my life fearlessly."