About Oprah Winfrey
One of the richest media moguls in the entertainment industry Oprah Winfrey net worth has been reported to have an estimate of almost 3 billion dollars which also makes her one of the billionaires in the world. In addition to her high net worth, it has been stated that Oprah Winfrey receives 315 million dollars as her annual salary, which also increases Oprah Winfrey net worth a lot.
One of the most shocking and surprising facts is that she is one of the most influential people in the industry, however it is hard to realize that she rose to fame from poverty, abuse in the family and prejudice. From an early age, Oprah Winfrey attempted to reach more in her life and succeed in everything she was going to do. Therefore, she excelled at school in every subject and she got a scholarship to study at the Tennessee State University.
Oprah Winfrey got involved into entertainment industry when she was a teenager and was chosen to announce the news in one radio station. In 1984 Oprah Winfrey started her fame in television with the rise of her talk show called The Oprah Winfrey Show which today brings millions of dollars to the overall amount of Oprah Winfrey net worth. At first, the show became a huge hit in the Chicago area and replaced the show called Phil Donahue which stayed at number 1 position for quite a long time. Later, The Oprah Winfrey Show became a hit all across the United States. Two years later, in 1986, the show began to be broadcasted on a national level and once again the ratings of it surpassed the Phil Donahue Show.
During the Oprah Winfrey Show, the talk show host talks about various things such as international and humanitarian issues, religion, political matters, health. In addition, she interviews various people, from people who are not famous till people who are known all across the world. Furthermore, Oprah Winfrey is considered to be a talk show host who changed the platform of television talk shows.
In addition to her hosting a TV show, Oprah Winfrey is also an accredited actress. In 1985 she appeared in the movie called “The Color Purple” which portrayed black women place in a society which treated them unequally at that time. Moreover, for her appearance in the movie, Oprah Winfrey was nominated for an Academy Award. The movie was a huge international hit and it increased Oprah Winfrey net worth by a mile.