Oprah Winfrey Bio, Net Worth, Height, Facts

Oprah Winfrey
  • Name: Oprah Winfrey
  • Age: 62 years old
  • Height: 5ft 7in (171 cm)
  • Occupation: TV Show Host
  • Net Worth: US $3 Billion
  • Status: Alive

Oprah Winfrey is an American television host, entrepreneur, actress, author and philanthropist. Her syndicated tabloid talk show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, was the highest rated program of its kind.

She was born on January 29, 1954 in Kosciusko, Mississippi. She moved to Tennessee in her teens and became co-anchor of the local evening news at age nineteen. Winfrey moved to Baltimore in 1976 and co-hosted the chat show, People Are Talking. She was recruited by a Chicago TV station in 1983 to host the morning talk show, AM Chicago. The Oprah Winfrey show debuted on September 8, 1986 and ran through May 25, 2011.

As an actress, Oprah is know for her role in films like ‘The Color Purple (1985)’, ‘Beloved (1998)’ and voice actor for ‘Charlotte’s Web (2006)’ and ‘Bee Movie (2007)’. She’s the Chairwoman and CEO of Harpo Productions and the Oprah Winfrey Network. She was a huge supporter of Barack Obama during the 2008 presidential race. Oprah Winfrey has a net worth of $3 billion dollar making her the richest African-American of the 20th century.

Oprah Winfrey Bio, Net Worth, Facts
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Oprah Winfrey Age, Birthday, Married

  • Birth Name: Orpah Gail Winfrey
  • Birthday: January 29, 1954
  • How Old : Age: 62 years old
  • Place of Birth: Kosciusko, Mississippi, United States
  • Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
  • How Tall : Height: 5ft 7in (171 cm)
  • Occupation: TV Show Host, Author, Actress, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist
  • Years Active: 1983–present
  • Net Worth : Salary: US $3 Billion
  • Marriage(s):
  • Death-O-Meter: Alive
  • Official Site: oprah.com

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