• Oprah was born

    Oprah Gail winfrey was born
  • Oprah moved to Milwaukie

  • Oprah was sent to live with her father

    He made education her main priority.
  • oprah graduated from tennesse state university

    She graduated from Tennessee State University with a Degree in Speech and Performing Arts. She alsco became the first black TV news anchor reporter with WTVF-TV
  • Oprah moves to chigaco

    Moved to Chicago, Illinois in late 1983 in preparation to host the talk show A.M. Chicago for WLS-TV Her show becomes one of the highest rated talk shows
  • Oprahs rich!

    Became the first woman and the only african american on Forbes list of 400 richest Americans.
  • Oprah goes broadway

    The Color Purple was made into a Broadway musical of which she was a producer
  • Oprah satelite radio

    Signed 3-year contract with XM Satellite Radio to establish a new radio channel based in Chicago