Oprah Winfrey

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Oprah Winfrey

Winfrey has co-authored 5 books. She's also starred in many films such as The Color Purple, Charlottes Web, The Princess and the Frog, and The Butler. She also has launched her own television network OWN which you can catch on channel 49 if you have comcast. She also has sign 3 $55 million constracts with XM Satellite radio to launch a station in 2006.

Oprah Gail Winfrey was born January 29, 1954. She's best known for her talk show "The Oprah Winfrey Show." Oprah was born in rural Mississippi to poverty and her mom was only a teen when she gave birth to Oprah.She had a hard childhood, she was raped at 14 and then became pregnant with her son whom she miscarried. But she prevailed through that all and had been ranked the richest African American of the 20th century.She was awarded honorary doctorate degrees from Harvard and Duke by President Obama/

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Oprah owns not 1, not 2, or 3 but 7 homes scattered around the world. As of 2014 Oprah has a net worth of 2.9 billion dollars She is the richest self-made woman in America. In 2000, she was awarded the Spingarn Medal from the NAACP. In 2013 Winfrey donated $12 million to the Smithosonian's National Mueseum of African American History and Culture. Winfrey was the first recepient of the Bob Hope Huminitarian Award.

Mona Gassama 3aBook: Oprah Winfrey, A biography by: Helen S. Garson. Also Added recent Oprah information.


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