Oprah Gail Winfrey (born Orpah Gail Winfrey, January 29, 1954) is an American media executive, actress, talk show host, television producer, and philanthropist. She is best known for her talk show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, broadcast from Chicago, which was the highest-rated television program of its kind in history and ran in national syndication for 25 years from 1986 to 2011. Dubbed the "Queen of All Media", she was the richest African American of the 20th century and North America's first black multi-billionaire, and she has been ranked the greatest black philanthropist in American history. She has also been sometimes ranked as the most influential woman in the world.
|Full name at birth||
Orpah Gail Winfrey
|Claim to fame||
The Oprah Winfrey Show
|Date of birth||
29 January 1954
|Place of birth||
Kosciusko, Mississippi, USA
Media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist
5' 6½" (169 cm)
150 lbs (68.0 kg)
Montecito, California Lavallette, New Jersey Telluride, Colorado Maui, Hawaii Chicago, Illinois Fisher Island, Florida
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