Life is not as easy as it supposes to be, but some people just make their own way. No matters how hard life is! Oprah Gail Winfrey is an American executive, actress, and a great talk show host. She was born in Kosciusko city in Attala County, Mississippi, the United States, and her birthplace of James Meredith and Oprah Winfrey.

In her teens, she was molested and got pregnant. Winfrey was born into the poverty of rural and also a teenage mother. Also, she lost her child. But still, she didn’t let down with all these things. And now she is a television producer, philanthropist, and was a famous talk show host, the Oprah Winfrey Show, which was the highest-rated television program of its kind in history and was nationally syndicated. From 1986 to 2011 in Chicago.

She is the richest African and American of the 20th century and North America’s first black multi-billionaire and has been ranked the greatest black philanthropist in American history.  She has also been sometimes ranked as the most significant woman in the world.

Let’s continue to more about Oprah Winfrey Biography Age and Other more

Her Early Life

Born Oprah Gail Winfrey, her first name was spelled Orpah (not Oprah) on her birth certificate after the biblical figure of that name in the Book of Ruth, but people mispronounced it regularly and “Oprah” stuck. She was born in Kosciusko, Mississippi, to an unmarried teenage mother. She later said that her conception was due to a single sexual encounter and the couple broke up not long after. Her mother, Vernita Lee, was a housemaid. Winfrey’s biological father is mainly noted as a Vernon Winfrey, a coal miner turned barber turned city councilman and who had been in the Armed Forces when she was born. However, Mississippi farmer veteran Noah Robinson Sr.  has claimed to be her biological father.

Her Early Life:Biography

Television

Working in local media, she was the youngest news anchor and the first black female news anchor at Nashville’s WLAC-TV. Oprah moved to Baltimore’s WJZ-TV in 1976 to co-anchor the six o’clock news. In 1977, she was removed from co-anchor and she worked in lower-profile positions at the station. She was then recruited to join Richard Sher as co-host of WJZ’s local talk show People Are Talking, which is premiered on August 14, 1978. Winfrey also hosted the local version of Dialing for Dollars.

In 1983, She was relocated to Chicago to host WLS-TV’s low-rated shows and a half-hour morning talk show, AM in Chicago. The first episode was aired on January 2, 1984. Within a month after Winfrey took over, the show went from the last place in the ratings to overtaking Donahue as the highest-rated talk show in Chicago. Her movie critic Roger Ebert persuaded her to sign a syndication deal with King World. Ebert predicted that Winfrey would generate 40 times as much revenue as his television shows, at the Movies, and It was renamed The Oprah Winfrey Show, expanded to a full hour and broadcast nationally beginning on September 8, 1986. Winfrey’s syndicated show brought in double Donahue’s on the national audience, displacing Donahue as the number-one daytime talk show in America.

 

Live media: Oprah Winfrey

Other Media

Other Media: Oprah Winfrey

Film

In 1985, Winfrey co-starred in Steven Spielberg’s The Color of Purple as a distraught housewife Sofia. Winfrey was nominated for an Academy Award for the best-supporting actress for her performance. Alice Walker’s novel went to become a Broadway musical actor which opened in late 2005, with Winfrey credited as a producer. In October 1998, Winfrey produced and starred in the film Beloved, based on Toni Morrison’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name. The protagonist, her former slave, she experienced a 24-hour simulation of the experience of slavery, which included being tied up and blindfolded and left alone in the woods.

Publishing and writing

Winfrey co-authored with him. Her personal trainer Bob Greene, he was said that her undisclosed advance fee had broken the record for the world’s highest book advance fee.

Online

Oprah Winfrey company has created the name of Oprah.com website to provide resources and interactive content relating to her shows and magazines, book club, and public charity. Oprah.com averages more than 80 million page views and more than six million users per month and receives approximately 25,000 e-mails each week.

Radio

On February nine and 2006, it was announced that she had signed a three-year, $55-million contract with XM Satellite Radio which establishes a new radio channel. Oprah Radio features get famous contributors to The Oprah Winfrey Show and O, The Oprah Magazine including Nate Berkus, Dr. Mehmet Oz, Bob Greene, Dr. Robin Smith, and Marianne Williamson. Oprah & Friends began broadcasting September 25, 2006, from a new studio at Winfrey’s Chicago headquarters. The radio channel broadcasts twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week on XM Radio Channel 156. Her contract requires her to be in the air 30 minutes a week, 39 weeks a year.

Personal Life and Bio

Personal Life And Bio: Oprah Winfrey

Oprah currently lives in “Promised land” with ocean and mountain view in Montecito in California. She has also her owns a  house in Lavalette.

Oprah’s Love

Stedman Graham is Oprah’s long-time love since 1986. While the couple was engaged to be married in 1992, but the ceremony never happened. Many fans, waiting for that day Oprah and Stedman to tie the knot. In 2003, Oprah told Essence Magazine, “The truth of the matter is, had we gotten married we wouldn’t be together now, because in no way is this a traditional relationship.”

BIO

Real Name: Oprah Gail  Winfrey

Nick Name: O, O Lady, Deepak Oprah.

Profession:  Journalist, Television Presenter, Business Person, TelevisionProducer, media Proprietor, Philanthropist, Author,  Voice Acting.

Sun Sign: Aquaris At 09 Degree.

Height: 1.69 m

Nationality: American

Address:  Currently Lives in The Promised Land

Chairwoman and (CEO) Of Harpo, Production

  • Family:

Father  – Vernon Winery

Mother  – Venita Lee

Brother – Jeffry Lee

Sister   – Patricia Loften, Patricia Lee Lloyd

Partner – Stedman Graham

Boys, Affairs, & More

Marital Status: Married

Affairs/boyfriends:  Stedman Graham

Husband: Stedman Graham

Son: cannon (born.1968 died c.1968)

Money Factor

Salary (approx.):  $3,000 Million

Per Year: $100 Million

Per Month: $8.33 Million

Per Week: $1.92 Million

Filmography

Oprah Winfrey’s Top 15 Movies:

Oprah has been a force in Hollywood for over 30 years and her onscreen success can be credited to far more than The Oprah Winfrey Show, That was her highly-rated talk show. She’s starred in box office hits like Selma and A Wrinkle in Time as well as less-known TV films such as The Women of Brewster Place. Whether Oprah takes a role in a coming of age period drama or a buzzy book to film adaptation, Oprah is a jack of all trades, as proven by this chronological list of every movie she has been attached to.

Let’s briefly about Winfrey’s Top 15 Movies

ARelease DateStarringMovie Name
1.December 12, 1895Danny Glover, Whoopi Goldberg, Margaret Avery, Willard E. Pugh, Akosua Busia, Rae Dawn Chong, Leonard Jackson, and Dana IveyThe Color  Purple
2.December 12, 1986Victor Love, Matt Dillon, Elizabeth McGovern, Geraldine Page, Carroll Baker, and Akosua BusiaNative Son
3.March 19, 1989Mary Alice, Olivia Cole, Robin Givens, Jackée Harry, Paula Kelly, Lonette McKee, Cicely Tyson, and Phyllis Yvonne StickneyThe Women of Brewster place
4.November 28, 1993Keith David, Mark Lane, Norman D. Golden II, and Maya AngelouThere Are No Children Here
5.October 26, 1997Ellen Barkin, Tina Majorino, Julia Stiles, John Savage, and Burt YoungBefore Women Had Wings
6.October 16, 1998Danny Glover, Thandie Newton, Kimberly Elise, Hill Harper, and Beah RichardsBeloved
7.December 15, 2006John Cleese, Cedric, the Entertainer, Kathy Bates, Reba McEntire, Kathy Bates, Robert Redford, Thomas Haden Church, and André BenjaminCharlotte’s Web
8.November 2, 2007Jerry Seinfeld, and Renée Zellweger, Matthew Broderick, John Goodman, Chris Rock, Kathy Bates, and Barry LevinsonBe Movie
9.November 25, 2009Anika Noni Rose, Keith David, Bruno Campos, Michael-Leon Wooley, Jim Cummings, Jennifer Cody, John Goodman, Jenifer Lewis, and Terrence HowardThe Princess and the Frog
10.August 16, 2013Forest Whitaker, John Cusack, Liev Schreiber, James Marsden, Robin Williams, Mariah Carey, Vanessa Redgrave, Clarence Williams III, David Oyelowo, Elijah Kelley, Cuba Gooding Jr., and Lenny KravitzLee Daniels’s The Butler
11.December 25, 2014David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, Common, Cuba Gooding Jr., Tom Wilkinson, and André HollandSelma
12.April 22, 2017Renee Elise Goldsberry, Rose Byrne, Reg E. Cathey, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Leslie Uggams, and Courtney B. VanceThe immortal life of Henrietta Lacks
13November 17, 2017Steven Yeun, Keegan-Michael Key, Aidy Bryant, Gina Rodriguez, Ving Rhames, and Zachary Levi.The star
14March 9, 2018Storm Reid, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Levi Miller, Chris Pine, Deric McCabe, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Zach Galifianakis, and Michael PeñaA Wrinkle in Time
15November 15, 2018John Legend, Constance Wu, Tye Sheridan, Diego Luna, and Liza KoshyCrow: The Legend

Awards and shows

Academic Awards

yearNominated WorkCategoryResult
1985The Color PurpleBest Supporting ActressNominated
2011Jean Hersholt Humanitarian AwardWon
2014SelmaBest PictureNominated

 

Acapulco Black Film Festival

YearNominated WorkCategoryResults
1999BelovedBlack Film Awards For Best ActressNominated

 

NAACP Image Awards

  • 1989: Talk or Information of Series or Special: Oprah Winfrey: On Location in Forsyth County
  • 1991: Entertainer of the Year
  • 1992: Talk or Information – Series or Special: The Oprah Winfrey Show
  • 1992: Talk or Information – Series: The Oprah Winfrey Show
  • 1993  Talk or Information – Series or Special: The Oprah Winfrey Show
  • 1994: Talk or Information – Series or Special: The Oprah Winfrey Show
  • 1995: Talk or Information – Series or Special: The Oprah Winfrey Show
  • 1996: Talk or Information – Series: The Oprah Winfrey Show
  • 1998: Talk or Information – Series: The Oprah Winfrey Show
  • 1998: Talk or Information – Special: Dinner With Oprah: A Lifetime Exclusive – Toni Morrison
  • 2005: Hall of Fame
  • 2012: Talk Series: Oprah’s Lifeclass
  • 1999: Lead Actress in a Motion Picture: Beloved
  • 2013: Talk Series: Oprah’s Lifeclass
  • 2014: News/ Information (Series or Special): Oprah: Where Are They Now?
  • 2014: Talk Series: Oprah’s Lifeclass
  • 2014: Talk Series: Oprah’s Next Chapter
  • 2015: News/ Information (Series or Special): Oprah’s Lifeclass
  • 2015: Talk Series: Oprah Prime
  • 2015: Variety (Series or Special): Oprah’s Master Class
  • 2015: Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture: Selma
  • 2016: News/ Information (Series or Special): Oprah Prime: Celebrating Dr. King and the Selma Marches 50 Years Later
  • 2016: News/ Information (Series or Special): Oprah: Where Are They Now?
  • 2017: Talk Series: Super Soul Sunday

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