The world famous 63 years old talk show host Oprah Winfrey needs no introduction. She is a famous personality on T.V or media known for hosting a talk show. But like everyone else she also has some mysteries of her life to unravel. These life-related mysteries of her will shock anyone else.
Today, Oprah Winfrey is among the top richest persons of USA, however, only a few knows that her childhood was so miserable and poor. She spent her childhood days in the struggles of poverty. It is said that since her birth to age 6 she didn’t even have a pair of footwear. She had revealed during an interview that when she was just 9 years old, she was raped by her family members.
For the four continuous years, she went through sexual abuse. She decided to leave home and at the age of 13, she ran away. Because of the sexual abuse or rape she had, she got pregnant at the very young age of 14. But her son was born prematurely and he died shortly after birth.
Her first job as a teenager was at the grocery store. She won the Miss Black Tennessee beauty pageant at the age of 17. She also attracted the attention of the local black radio station which hired her to do the news part-time.
Now Oprah has wealth, fame, luxuries and almost everything. Her real name is “Orpah” but people mispronounced it regularly and called her Oprah.and she got famous by this name all around the world. She is the first black woman who is among the top richest billionaires of the world.
Oprah is a daughter of an unmarried teenage mother Vernita Lee. She was a housemaid. She brought up Oprah as a single mother. Winfrey’s biological father is usually noted as Vernon Winfrey, a coal miner turned barber turned city councilman who had been in the Armed Forces when she was born. However, Mississippi farmer and World War II veteran Noah Robinson, Sr. has claimed to be her biological father.
In 1986, for the first time on the American National television, she hosted her show ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show‘. This show got so famous that she became a celebrity overnight. She then interviewed many top celebrities of the world on her show.
Now she has her own production house named as Harpo Production. She is a Chairwoman and CEO of this production house. Apart from that, she is also a chairwoman of Oprah Winfrey Network as well as a CEO and CCO.
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