Oprah Gail Winfrey

Prepared by: Olbrine Thelusma

Facts

  • Date of Birth: January 29, 1954 (62)
  • Place of Birth: Kosciusko, Mississippi
  • College/Degrees: Attended Tennessee State University and graduated with a Speech and Performing Arts degree

Achievements

  • Has one of the longest running daytime television talk shows in history
  • Received 47 daytime Emmy awards
  • Founded the Harpo productions, Inc in 1986
  • Only African American billionaire with the estimated net worth of 2.9 billion
  • Oprah was named the first recipient of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' Bob Hope Humanitarian Award
  • Oprah recieved

Quote

"Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough."

Oprah Gail Winfrey