Saturday, August 16, 2008

Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Gail Winfrey is an American television host, media mogul, an influential book critic, an Academy Award-nominated actress, and a magazine publisher. She has been ranked the richest African American of the 20th century, the most philanthropic African and the world's only black billionaire for three straight years.

Oprah Gail Winfrey was Born in rural Mississippi to a poor unwed teenaged mother, and later raised in an inner-city Milwaukee neighborhood. She was raped at the age of nine, and at fourteen, gave birth to a son who died in infancy.

Her internationally-syndicated talk show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, has earned her multiple Emmy Awards and is the highest-rated talk show in the history of television. she was Credited with creating a more intimate confessional form of media communication. By the mid 1990s she had reinvented her show with a focus on literature, self-improvement, and spirituality.

Name: Oprah gail winfrey
Birth date: 29-01-1954
Birth place: Kosciusko, Mississippi, United States
Present Residence: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Profession: Talk show host, media mogul
Propery Net worth: over US$2.5 billion (as of Sept. 2007)

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