• Oprah Winfrey's journey from a radio anchor to billionaire

    Oprah Winfrey, a well known American television host, actress, producer, and philanthropist was born on January 29, 1954. Her self-titled talk show earned the highest ratings among the programs of such kind. Her childhood passed in dire poverty and many adversities, being abused at the age of nine. But, Winfrey’s successful journey in the media industry turned her into the richest African American of the 20th century.