Oprah Winfrey: "Queen of All Media"
Oprah Gail Winfrey is a famous talk-show host, media proprietor, philanthropist, actor and producer from the US. She was born in 1954. She is famous for her talk show named the Oprah Winfrey Show. In the history of talk shows, it was the highest rated one in its time. The show has been nationally syndicated in between 1986 to 2011. Oprah has a very strong personality and she is rated as a very influential woman on this planet.
Winfrey was not born with a silver spoon in her mouth. She suffered quite a number of hardships in her childhood. She had been a victim of child abuse and teen pregnancy. When she was living with her so-called father in Tennessee, she got a radio job at 19, still being in high school. She used to co-anchor the local news in the evening. Her talent in the ad-lib delivery, which had an emotional touch, soon got her promoted to the talk show area at the daytime. She then upgraded herself as a talk show host in one of Chicago’s talk shows from third grade to first one. Post her success she made her own production company and gradually gained international acclaim.
She is has a number of honors that has been bestowed upon her, She ranks as the wealthiest Afro- American in 20th Century being the only dark billionaire of the North America. She has doctorate degrees, which are honorary from Harvard and Duke. She has redefined the whole nature of talk show with her aura and personality.