Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey is one of the wealthiest Multi-Billionaires of North America who is regarded as the world’s most influential woman as well.

Rags To Riches Story

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      Oprah Winfrey was born to an extremely poor family in Mississippi. Devoid of a proper family life, she was deprived of love and affection all through her childhood.

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      She had a poor life exposure at a farm in a village and the only source of learning for her was her grandmother.

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      She was a recipient of a juvenile detention home as she was sexually abused for five years.

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      She moved on and grabbed her first job at WVOL radio station at the age of 17 with her studies.

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      The pay was hardly any for her to meet her expenses.

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      With her impressive outgoing personality, she grabbed the attention of the viewers and soon the TRP started rising and it became the most watched show on television.

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      In 1993, ‘Oprah Bill’ was passed by President Clinton who wanted to safeguard the interest of abused children.

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      Roger Ebert gauged her talent and offered her “The Oprah Winfrey Show”.

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      Her interviewing the “King of Pop Music”, “Michael Jackson”, swept the entire America with a storm. It became the 4th most watched show with 36.5 Million viewers in 1993.

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      In 1986, she set up Harpo Production out of her love to create a quality cinema.