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Oprah Winfrey (born Orpah Gail Winfrey; January 29, 1954) is an American television host, actress, producer, and philanthropist, best known for her self-titled, multi-award winning talk show, which has become the highest-rated program of its kind in history.
She has been ranked the richest African American of the 20th century, the greatest black philanthropist in American history, and was once the world’s only black billionare.
Winfery was born into poverty in rural Mississippi to a teenage single mother . She experienced considerable hardship during her childhood, including being raped at the age of nine and becoming pregnant at 14; her son died in infancy. After being sent to live with
the man she calls her father, a barber in Tennessee,
She landed a job in radio, and began co-anchoring the local evening news at the age of 19. Then boosted a third-rated local Chicago talk show to first place.
She influenced millions of people all around the world with her enthusiasm and love of life through her talk show and her good deeds such as building a school in Africa and her eagerness to help whoever is in need.
She now has her own magazine, talk show, and soon her own network !