Oprah Winfrey, an actress, philanthropist and media magnate is a success story.
that her net
worth at the moment is $2.9 billion. Winfrey grew up in poverty, and she had a difficult childhood and teens.
Winfrey's determination to succeed and prove herself was what propelled her to fame and fortune. Oprah Winfrey
rose from poverty, abuse and prejudice to become one the most powerful women in the world. Orpah Gail winfrey was
born on January 29, 1954. It was not a typo. Her given name was "Orpah", which was a reference at a biblical person
from the Book of Ruth. Her name was often mispronounced "Oprah" as a baby. This stuck. She was born in
Mississippi's Kosciusko. Vernita Lee was her mother. She was an unmarried housemaid as an adolescent. Vernon
Winfrey was Oprah's biological dad. He was a military veteran at the time. He worked as a barber and as a coal miner
before becoming a member the city council. According to some, Noah Robinson was her biological father.