Oprah Winfrey

Super talented host, creative author, charming actress and prudent television producer, Oprah Gail Winfrey was born on January 29, 1954, in Kosciusko, Mississippi. Her mother, Vernita Lee, was a poor housemaid. Vernon Winfrey is noted as her biological father, who was a coal miner, barber and afterward turned city councilman. When Winfrey was born, he had been in the Armed Forces.

Winfrey spent her first six years with her grandmother living in miserable conditions due to extreme poverty and used to wear dresses made of potato sacks. Other children always made fun of her. She suffered and struggled a lot in her early life. She was molested by her uncle, cousin and a family friend starting when she was nine years old. She became pregnant at only 14 and her son was born prematurely and died shortly after birth.

She took her first job in a local grocery store. When she was a teenager of age 17, she won the Miss Black Tennessee beauty pageant.

The WVOL, the local black radio station, noticed her for her extraordinary hosting performance and hired her to do the news part-time. She worked there during her terminal years of high school and in her first two years of college. She got a full scholarship to Tennessee State University, by winning an oratory contest. There she studied communication. After becoming a successful television personality, she delivered her final paper and received her degree in 1987. She was considered the youngest news anchor and the first black female who anchored the news at Nashville’s WLAC-TV.

She launched The Oprah Winfrey show, where she began to host shows on spirituality, heart disease, geopolitics, meditation and other broader topics. She interviewed lots of celebrities who were directly involved with related social issues. She also produced and co-starred in dramas, films and she co-founded the women’s cable television network “oxygen”. She has also co-authored five books. Winfrey had a partnership with numerous companies and she is president of Harpo Productions, which is a film and TV production company.

In her personal life, She had a long romantic journey from an early age. She had relationships with several men, whom she loved a lot, but relationships did not last long every time. At last, she got Stedman Graham as her boyfriend and they have been together since 1986. They were engaged to be married in 1992, but later they changed their mind and still staying together without marrying. The couple has no children.

Oprah Winfrey Biography
Name Oprah Winfrey
Nickname The Preacher
Profession Host, producer, actress
Birth Date January 29, 1954
Birthplace Kosciusko, Mississippi, USA.
Age 67 year
Residence Montecito, CA, USA
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Education East Nashville Magnet Middle School
Nicolet High School
Tennessee State University
Awards Academy Awards
Golden Globe Award
People’s Choice Awards
Primetime Emmy Award
Tony Awards
Physical Status
Height in Feet 5 feet 7 inch
Height in Meters 1.69 Meter
Weight in Pounds 149 lbs
Weight in Kilogram 68 kg
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Oprah Winfrey Net Worth
Estimated Net Worth in 2021 $ 3.5 billion (Approx)
Estimated Net Worth in 2020 $ 3 billionn (Approx)
Annual Income $ 75 million
Income Source Anchoring, Producing, Acting
Cars Unknown
House 8
Oprah Winfrey Family
Father Vernon Winfrey
Mother Vernita Lee
Brother Jeffrey Lee
Sister Patricia Lee Lloyd
Husband N/A
Children N/A
Relationship Status
Marital info Unmarried
Girlfriend/ Boyfriend
Bubba Taylor
John Tesh
Kitty Kelley
Randolph Cook
Roger Ebert
Reginald Chevalier
Stedman Graham (present)
Social Media Profile
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YouTube Oprah Winfrey YouTube Channel Here.
Linkedin N/A

FAQs

Oprah Winfrey age 67 years.
Oprah Winfrey born in Kosciusko, Mississippi, USA.
Oprah Winfrey tall 5 feet 7 inches / 1.69 m.
Oprah Winfrey weight 149 lbs / 68 kg.
Oprah Winfrey worth $3.5 Billion Approx.
Oprah Winfrey is Unmarried.